IAS Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 65 - 68 of 200

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Question number: 65

» Science

Appeared in Year: 2016

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‘Project Loon’, sometimes seen in the news, is related to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Solar power production technology

b.

Wireless communication technology

c.

Water conservation technology

d.

Waste management technology

Question number: 66

» Environment and Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2016

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The term ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contributions’ is sometimes seen in the news in the context of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Pledges made by the European countries to rehabilitate refugees from the war-affected Middle East

b.

Plan of action outlined by the countries of the world regarding Sustainable Development Goals

c.

Plan of action outlined by the countries of the world to combat climate change

d.

Capital contributed by the member countries in the establishment of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Question number: 67

» Environment and Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Sustainable Development Goals were first proposed in 1972 by a global think tank called the ‘Club of Rome’.
  2. The Sustainable Development Goals have to be achieved by 2030.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Neither 1 nor 2

b.

1 only

c.

1 and 2

d.

2 only

Question number: 68

» Environment and Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

With reference to ‘Red Sanders’, sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements:

1. It is a tree species found in a part of South India.

2. It is one of the most important trees in the tropical rain forest areas of South India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 only

b.

Neither 1 nor 2

c.

1 and 2

d.

2 only

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