Q1. Nagorno-Karabakh region is a subject of dispute between:
a. Armenia and Azerbaijan
b. Bhutan and China
c. Tajikistan and Uzbekistan
d. Israel and Palestine

Q2. Naujawan Bharat Sabha was founded by:
a. Bhagat Singh
b. Chandra Shekar Azad
c. Prafulla Chandra Chaki
d. Khudiram Bose

Q3. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
1. World Economic Outlook: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
2. Global Competitiveness Report: World Economic Forum
3. Ease of Doing Business Report: World Trade Organisation
4. Global Economic Prospects Report: World Bank

a. 1, 2 and 3 only
b. 2 and 4 only
c. 1, 2, 3 and 4
d. 2, 3 and 4 only

Q4: Consider the following statements regarding Red Sandalwood, choose the correct option:
1. Red sandalwood is endemic to western Himalayas in India.
2. They usually grow under cool temperate climates.
3. It is known for its rich hue and therapeutic properties.

a. 1 and 2 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

Answers

MCQS:
Q1. Nagorno-Karabakh region is a subject of dispute between:
a. Armenia and Azerbaijan
b. Bhutan and China
c. Tajikistan and Uzbekistan
d. Israel and Palestine

Answer: a
Explanation:
The landlocked mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh is the subject of an unresolved dispute between Azerbaijan, in which it lies, and its ethnic Armenian majority, backed by neighbouring Armenia.
Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, is a landlocked region in the South Caucasus, within the mountainous range of Karabakh.
It is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan.

Q2. Naujawan Bharat Sabha was founded by:
a. Bhagat Singh
b. Chandra Shekar Azad
c. Prafulla Chandra Chaki
d. Khudiram Bose

Answer: a
Explanation:
Naujawan Bharat Sabha was founded by Bhagat Singh in 1926. Members from the Hindu, Muslim and Sikh communities were there in the organization. In the year 1929, the association was banned.

Q3. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
1. World Economic Outlook: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
2. Global Competitiveness Report: World Economic Forum
3. Ease of Doing Business Report: World Trade Organisation
4. Global Economic Prospects Report: World Bank

a. 1, 2 and 3 only
b. 2 and 4 only
c. 1, 2, 3 and 4
d. 2, 3 and 4 only

Answer: b
Explanation:
World Economic Outlook: International Monetary Fund
Global Competitiveness Report: World Economic Forum
Ease of Doing Business Report: World Bank
Global Economic Prospects Report: World Bank
Q4: Consider the following statements regarding Red Sandalwood, choose the correct option:
1. Red sandalwood is endemic to western Himalayas in India.
2. They usually grow under cool temperate climates.
3. It is known for its rich hue and therapeutic properties.

a. 1 and 2 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

Answer : c
Explanation
Red Sandalwood, also commonly known as Red sanders (Pterocarpus santalinus), is endemic to South India.
They are found in the Tropical Dry Deciduous forest of the Palakonda and Seshachalam hill ranges of Andhra Pradesh and also found in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Red Sanders usually grow in the rocky, degraded and fallow lands with Red Soil and
hot and dry climate.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has put it under the category of near threatened from earlier endangered species in the Red List.
It is known for its rich hue and therapeutic properties, is high in demand across Asia, particularly in China and Japan, for cosmetics and medicinal products, wood-works and musical instruments.
India’s sandalwood trees are facing a serious threat due to Sandalwood Spike Disease (SSD).

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