1. Which of the following are included in ‘Fragile Five’ ?
a)1,2,5 and 6 only
b)1,5 and 6 only
c)1,2,3 and 4 only
d)1,2,4,5 and 6 only
Fragile Five is a term coined in August of 2013 by a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley to represent emerging market economies that have become too dependent on unreliable foreign investment to finance their growth ambitions.
The five members of the Fragile Five include: Turkey Brazil India
South Africa Indonesia
2. Which of the following is known as Terror of Bengal?
It is an aquatic plant with attractive flowers.
Water hyacinth is the fastest growing plant reproducing by runners and stolons rapidly.
Within short time it covers entire surface of the water resources like ponds and lakes.
As it covers entire surface of water, it will not allow the light to penetrate into the water which thereby lead to death of other aquatic animals and plants.
It absorbs more water so that in no time the water resource dries up leaving little contaminated water to this plant.
3. UPSC QUESTION
Which of the following Kingdoms were associated with the life of the Buddha?
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a)1, 2 and 3
b)2 and 4
c)3 and 4 only
d)1, 3 and 4
4. FROM With reference
OUR TEST SERIES
to Point Nemo, consider the followings statements
1. It is a region in the Atlantic that is the loneliest place on the planet.
2. It is used as a graveyard for controlled re-entries and a place where space junk can be dropped safely.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
c) Both 1 and 2
d)Neither 1 and 2
Point Nemo, or in the South
“ocean point of inaccessibility,” is a region Pacific that is the loneliest place on the
It is used as a graveyard for controlled re-entries and a place where space junk can be dropped safely.
Point Nemo, named after Verne’s classic science
the submarine captain in Jules fiction novel 20,000 Leagues
Under The Sea, is about 2,688 kilometers from the nearest land – Pitcairn Islands – which lies to the north of this point.
5. NCERT QUESTION
The Plurality system, an important component for the working of Indian democracy, refers to
a)A system in which the members elected to the legislature represent a diversity of people from varied caste and religious backgrounds
b) A system wherein the elections, the candidate who is ahead of all others contesting gets elected
c)The process by which the Head of the State is elected
d)The concept that allows all citizens above a certain age to participate in the electoral progress without additional educational or property