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Question number: 488

» 2019 » July

» National News » Water Resources

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In recent times, “Johad” was in news. It is actually a

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Traditional rainwater harvesting system

b.

Self-immolation ritual in medieval India

c.

Martial art from central India

d.

Type of handicraft in Western India

Question number: 489

» 2019 » June

» International News » Scientific and Technological Developments

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With reference to ‘INSIGHT Mission’, consider the following statements:

1. INSIGHT stands for ‘Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigation, Geodesy and Heat Transport’.

2. It is ‘NASA Discovery Program mission’ that will place a single geophysical Lander on Mars to study its deep interior.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

1

b.

1 and 2

c.

Neither 1 nor 2

d.

2

Question number: 490

» 2019 » January

» National News » Indian Polity

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Consider the following statements regarding the pardoning power of the President of India.

1. The power of pardoning is not subject to judicial review at all.

2. The President is bound to give a reason for his decision.

3. President cannot examine the evidence afresh before coming to the decision.

Which of the above statements is/are NOT true?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

1 and 2

b.

1 and 3

c.

1,2 and 3

d.

2 and 3

Question number: 491

» 2019 » May

» International News » Health and Welfare

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Which of the following statements regarding the ‘Japanese Encephalitis’ are correct?

1. Japanese Encephalitis is transmitted primarily by Aedes species of mosquitoes.

2. The primary carriers of the virus that causes Japanese Encephalitis are wild pigs and domesticated fowls.

3. The Japanese Encephalitis vaccine is yet to be incorporated into universal immunisation programme.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1 and 2

b.

1,2 and 3

c.

2 and 3

d.

None of the above

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