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Sarat Chandra IAS 06th May Quiz

Welcome to your Sarat Chandra IAS 06th May Quiz

Consider the following statements regarding the President's address in the Parliament. 1. In India, the practice of the President addressing Parliament can be traced back to the Government of India Act of 1919. 2. In the past, there are instances where the President's speech is delivered by the Vice president discharging the functions of the President. 3. President's address is the only occasion in the year when the entire Parliament come together. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
With regard to recently constituted ‘Jal Shakti’ ministry, consider the following statements 1. It has been created by the merger of Ministries of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation along with Drinking Water and Sanitation. 2. The ministry will roll out the government’s ambitious plans to provide piped water connections to every household in India by 2024. 3. It will address international and inter-state water disputes and the Namami Gange project which is the flagship initiative to clean the river Ganga. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
With reference to Pacific Ring of fire, consider the following statements 1. The Ring of Fire is the result from subduction of oceanic tectonic plates beneath the lighter continental plates. 2. Tectonic plates usually only move on average a few centimetres each year, but when an earthquake strikes, they speed up massively and can move at several metres per second. 3. Three of the world’s four most active volcanoes is situated in this region. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
With reference to emission standards, What is/are the difference/differences between BS-IV and the new BS-VI? 1. BS-VI has absolutely no sulphur content in it compared to BS-IV. 2. In BS-VI the emission of NOx (nitrogen oxides) from diesel cars is expected to reduce by nearly 70% and 25% from cars with petrol engines compared to BS-IV. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
In the context of The Samadhi Buddha, consider the following statements 1. It is situated in Mahamevnāwa Park in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. 2. Buddha is depicted in the position of the Abhaya Mudra here. 3. The posture here is associated with his first Enlightenment. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
With reference to Kelp forest, consider the following statements 1. Kelp forests are confined to Polar regions. 2. Kelps are extremely large brown algae. 3. Kelp attaches to the seafloor and eventually grows to the water’s surface and relies on sunlight to generate food and energy. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
With reference to Bt Cotton, consider the following statements 1. It is the only GM crop allowed to be cultivated in the country. 2. ‘Cry1Ab’ is the herbicide-tolerant variety gene of Bt cotton. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
In the context of ‘Dead Zone’ in ecology, consider the following statements 1. It is high oxygen areas in the world's oceans and large lakes. 2. It is caused by excessive nutrient pollution. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Global Tiger Initiative (GTI) is a program of which among the following?
With reference to ‘Red Mud’, Consider the following statements 1. It is toxic liquid waste. 2. It is a side-product of the Bayer process Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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