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Ammonium Nitrate

Consider the following with reference to ammonium nitrate:

  1. In its pure form, ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) is a yellow, crystalline chemical which is insoluble in water.
  2. It is also the main component of the explosive composition known as ANFO — ammonium nitrate fuel oil.
  3. Ammonium nitrate is used in some instant cold packs, as its dissolution in water is highly endothermic.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Nagara School Of Temple Architecture

Consider the following statements with reference to the Nagara School of Temple architecture:

  1. In the Nagara style, the temple is generally constructed on an upraised platform called jagati.
  2. Mandapas are present in front of the Garbhagriha.
  3. Nagara style doesn’t usually have elaborate boundary walls or gateways (South Indian temples often sport magnificent Gopurams).
  4. Nagara School is further subdivided into different schools based on region like Odisha, Khajuraho, Solanki, etc.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Mullaperiyar Dam

Mullaperiyar dam has been a long standing issue in between two south Indian states. What is the name of those two states? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


हंगेरियन ग्रैंड प्रिक्स, 2020

जुलाई 2020 में मोग्योरोद, हंगरी में संपन्न फॉर्मूला 1 सत्र, 2020 की तीसरी रेस हंगेरियन ग्रैंड प्रिक्स, 2020 किसने जीती?


​मंगल मिशन तिआनवेन-1

जुलाई 2020 में किस देश ने अपना पहला मंगल मिशन तिआनवेन-1 (Tianwen-1) सफलतापूर्वक लॉन्च किया?


Exclusive Economic Zone

Consider the following statements with reference to the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ):

  1. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) defines an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as generally extending 200 nautical miles from shore, within which the coastal state has the right to explore and exploit, and the responsibility to conserve and manage, both living and non-living resources.
  2. The EEZ includes the territorial sea but does not include the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles.
  3. The EEZ does not include the contiguous zone.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Hoolock Gibbons

Consider the following statements with reference to ‘Hoolock Gibbons’:

  1. The Hoolock gibbons are three primate species of genus Hoolock in the Gibbon family and are native to Eastern Bangladesh, Northeast India, Myanmar and Southwest China.
  2. Eastern Hoolock is listed as ‘Vulnerable’in the IUCN Red List.
  3. Western Hoolock is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’in the IUCN Red List.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


आरबीआई ‘वित्तीय स्थिरता रिपोर्ट’

आरबीआई द्वारा जुलाई 2020 में जारी वित्तीय स्थिरता रिपोर्ट के अनुसार यदि कोविड-19 महामारी का प्रतिकूल आर्थिक प्रभाव 'बहुत गंभीर' रहा तो अनुसूचित वाणिज्यिक बैंकों (SCB) का सकल गैर-निष्पादित परिसंपत्ति (GNPA) अनुपात चालू वित्त वर्ष के अंत तक कितना हो सकता है?


भारतीय मौसम विज्ञान विभाग का ऐप

27 जुलाई, 2020 को पृथ्वी विज्ञान मंत्रालय के संस्थापना दिवस के अवसर पर भारतीय मौसम विज्ञान विभाग के लिए किस नाम से मोबाइल ऐप लॉन्च किया गया?


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