Welcome to your Sarat Chandra IAS 15th May Quiz
Consider the following statements regarding FASTag technology: 1.FASTag is an electronic toll collection system in India, operated by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). 2.It is affixed on the windscreen of the vehicle and enables to drive through toll plazas without stopping for transactions. 3.It employs Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology for making toll payments directly from the prepaid or savings account linked to it. Which of the given above statements is/are correct?
Consider the following statements regarding La Nina: 1.During La Nina events, trade winds are stronger than usual making the water in the Pacific Ocean near the equator a few degrees colder. 2.La Niña results in weak and below normal monsoon rains in India Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Which of the following is explicitly provided for under the Constitution of India? 1.Reservation of posts in favour of backward class of citizens which is not adequately represented in the services under the State or private sector. 2.Power of State to make any provision for the reservation of appointments or posts in favour of any economically weaker sections of citizens. Select the correct answer using the code given below:
Consider the following statements regarding National River Conservation Plan: 1.It is being implemented by Central Water Commission 2.Ganga and its tributary are under this plan, but their pollution abatement is implemented by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Which of the above statement is/are correct?
Consider the following statements about Whale shark: 1.It is the largest living species of fish. 2.It is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List. 3.It is found in open waters of the tropical oceans and is rarely found in water below 21 °C. Select the correct answer code:
Consider the following statements regarding Sattras of Assam. 1.These Sattras were established as centres of religious, social and cultural reforms. 2.Sattras are monastic institutions created as part of the 16th century Neo-Vaishnavite reformist movement started by Vaishnavite saint-reformer Srimanta Sankaradeva. 3.During the Ahom reign, most of the Sattras across Assam were destroyed. From the following options, choose the correct answer.
The bridge Maitri Setu has been built over which of the following river?
Consider the following statements regarding Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysala: 1.Hoysala are famous for the star shaped base of temples. 2.Hoysala architecture style was mix of both Nagara and Dravida style of Temple building. 3.Hoysala were supportive of Shaivite and Vaishnavite sects of Hinduism, but had negative attitude towards Jainism. Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?
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. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
In which one of the following States is Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary located