Plutus IAS ‘Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 09 to 14 January, 2023

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Plutus IAS 'Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 09 to 14 January, 2023

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Q1. Extinction Rebellion is an international environmental movement that seeks nonviolent civil disobedience to force government action to prevent tipping points in the climate system, biodiversity loss, and the risk of societal and ecological collapse. Which nation is the main operating location for this organisation?

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Q2. Match the following pairs:

1. Genetic Diversity A. Ecosystem diversity is all the different habitats, biological communities, and ecological processes, as well as variation within individual ecosystems
2. Species Diversity B. All the different genes are contained in all individual plants, animals, fungi, and microorganisms. It occurs within a species as well as between species.
3. Ecosystem Diversity C. Species diversity is all the differences within and between populations of species and different species.

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Q3. Which of the following is/are correct about the Kyoto Protocol?

  1. Only members of UNFCCC can become parties to the Kyoto Protocol.
  2. Canada is not the party of the Kyoto Protocol.
  3. India was exempted from legally binding commitments on greenhouse gas emissions.

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Q4. Consider the following statement:

  1. Lentic and lotic systems are types of water eco system.
  2. Lotic system entails the body of standing water.
  3. Lentic system can be any kind of moving water.

Which among the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q5. Match the following:

A. Amensalism 1. Where one is harmed and the other benefits.
B. Commensalism 2. In this contract, one organism is destroyed or inhibited, and the other remains unaffected.
C. Parasitism 3. In which both organisms benefit from each other.
D. Mutualism 4. It is a long-term biological interaction (symbiosis) in which members of one species gain benefits while other species neither get benefit nor are harmed.

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Q6. As per the Status of Leopard Report , arrange the following states in the correct order of the leopard population:

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Q7.Consider the following statements:

  1. Biomagnification refers to an increase in concentration of pollutants from the environment to the first organism in a food chain.
  2. Bioaccumulation refers to the tendency of pollutants to concentrate as they move from one trophic level to the next.

Which among the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q8. Match the following statements: 

1. Secondary Succession A. Succession that begins in a predominantly inorganic environment
2. Autotrophic succession B. If succession proceeds from an area which has been devoid of organisms
3. Primary succession C. Community development on sites previously occupied by well developed communities.

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Q9. Consider the following statements regarding the Great Indian Bustard:

  1. These are found in fair numbers in Desert National Park.
  2. These are present in sufficiently large numbers in India.

Which among the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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Q10.How many of the following pairs are correctly matched?

1. Leech and Cattle Parasitism
2. Rhizobium and Leguminous plants Amensalism
3. Coral Polyps and Zooxanthellae C. Commensalism

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Q11. With reference to Xenobots, consider the following statements:

  1. These robots were created using human stem cells.
  2. They have the capacity to record memories, self-heal from injury, and cooperate in teams.
  3. Future applications include the search for hazardous substances or radioactive pollution, the collection of microplastic in the water, and going through arteries to remove plaque.

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

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Q1. Which one of the following-is the context in which the "Sunshine Policy " is mentioned ?