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International :

Dead Sea

‘Dead Sea’ is bordered by?

  1. West Bank
  2. Israel
  3. Jordan
  4. Gaza Strip

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Royal Turtles

Consider the following statements about ‘Royal Turtles’:

  1. It is listed as ‘Endangered’ as per the IUCN Red List.
  2. It is endemic to Western Ghats of India.
  3. It lives in brackish water ecosystem.

Which of the above answer is/are incorrect?


Negombo, Mannar And Kandy

Cities like Negombo, Mannar and Kandy sometimes seen in the news belong to which country?


Echidna

Consider the following statements about Echidnas:

  1. It inhabitates the polar regions of the world.
  2. It is listed as ‘Endangered’ as per the IUCN Red List.

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Parrot Fish

Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Parrot Fish?

  1. They play a significant role in bio-erosion.
  2. They are economically important because commercial fishery exists for some of the largerspecies.
  3. Most parrotfish species are herbivores.
  4. It is categorized as ‘endangered’ in the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

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The Global Environment Outlook

Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to ‘The Global Environment Outlook’?

  1. It is released by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPC(c).
  2. Five GEO reports have been published to date.
  3. The GEO project was initiated in response to the environmental reporting requirements of UN Agenda 21.

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Global Clusters

Which of the following can best describe global clusters?


Solar Tsunami

Consider the following statements with respect to Solar Tsunami:

  1. The Sun’s magnetic field, from which sunspots gets generated, wraps around the sun in the east-west direction.
  2. At the end of a solar cycle, magnetic dam can break, releasing huge amounts of plasma cascading like a tsunami towards the equator.
  3. The tsunami waves travel at high speeds of about 1,000 km per hour carrying excess plasma to the upper-latitudes.

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Dark Matter

Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Dark Matter?

  1. Dark Matter emits no light and cannot be seen directly
  2. Dark Matters are stars or planets.
  3. Astronomers do not detect gamma rays produced by them.
  4. Dark matter is black hole.

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World Happiness Report

With reference to World Happiness Report, consider the following statements:

  1. The World Happiness Report is released by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations.
  2. World Happiness Day is observed on 20th March every year.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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