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Introduction to Indian Geography

10th Class - CBSE - General Knowledge - 651 Questions - 0 Concepts

Important Questions

Q1 Single Correct Hard
With reference to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), consider the following statements.
$$1$$. These are standards for ambient air quality set by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
$$2$$. The CPCB has been conferred this power by the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, $$1981$$.
$$3$$. The measurement of air quality is based on eight pollutants, namely, $$PM10,\, PM2.5, \,NO2, \,SO2, \,CO, \,O3, \,NH3$$, and $$Pb$$.
Which of the statements given is/are correct?
  • A. $$1$$ only
  • B. $$1$$ and $$3$$ only
  • C. $$1, 2$$ and $$3$$
  • D. $$1$$ and $$2$$ only

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Q2 Single Correct Hard
Consider the following statements about Basel Convention.
$$1$$. It is an international treaty that was designed to reduce the movements of hazardous waste between nations.
$$2$$. It specifically focuses on to prevent transfer of hazardous waste from developed to less developed countries (LDCs).
$$3$$. It also addresses the movement of radioactive waste between different nations.
Select the correct answer using the code given.
  • A. $$1$$ and $$2$$ only
  • B. $$2$$ and $$3$$ only
  • C. $$1$$ and $$3$$ only
  • D. All of the above

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Q3 Single Correct Hard
Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to Cartagena Protocol?
$$1$$. The Cartagena Protocol in Biosafety was the first international regulatory framework for safe transfer, handling and use of Living Modified Organisms (LMOs)
$$2$$. It was negotiated under the aegis of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
$$3$$. India is party to the protocol.
  • A. $$1$$ and $$2$$ only
  • B. $$1$$ and $$3$$ only
  • C. $$2$$ and $$3$$ only
  • D. All of the above

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Q4 Single Correct Hard
Consider the following statements about Nagoya Protocol.
$$1$$. The Nagoya Protocol provides access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their utilization.
$$2$$. Aichi Biodiversity Targets were created in the Nagoya Protocol.
Which of the given statements is/are correct?
  • A. $$1$$ only
  • B. $$2$$ only
  • C. Both $$1$$ and $$2$$
  • D. Neither $$1$$ nor $$2$$

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Q5 Assertion & Reason Hard
ASSERTION

Soft woods grow on the slopes of the Himalayas.

REASON

Himalayas region supplies soft wood to the adjoining plains for paper industry.

  • A. Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
  • B. Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
  • C. Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
  • D. Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect

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Q6 Single Correct Hard
Consider the following statements.
$$1$$. The Narmada valley marks the northern limit of Western Ghats.
$$2$$. Palani hills, Anaimalai hills, and Cardamon hills converge at Doda Betta.
$$3$$. Guru Shikhar is the highest peak in the Eastern Ghats.
Which among the following are correct?
  • A. $$1$$ and $$2$$ only
  • B. $$2$$ only
  • C. $$3$$ only
  • D. None of these

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Q7 Assertion & Reason Hard
ASSERTION

The Eastern coast of India produces more rice than the Western coast.

REASON

The Eastern coast receives more rainfall than the Western coast.

  • A. Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
  • B. Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
  • C. Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
  • D. Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect

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Q8 Single Correct Hard
Consider the following statements about the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL).
$$1$$. The Union Minister of Environment and Forests is the chairperson of NBWL.
$$2$$. National Board for Wild Life is a "statutory Organization" constituted under the Wildlife Protection Act, $$1972$$.
Select the correct code from below.
  • A. $$1$$ only
  • B. $$2$$ only
  • C. Both $$1$$ and $$2$$
  • D. None of the above

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Q9 Single Correct Hard
With reference to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which of the following statements is/are correct?
$$1$$. IUCN is an organ of the United Nations and CITES is an international agreement between governments.
$$2$$. CITES is legally binding on the States that have joined it, but this Convention does not take the place of national laws.
Select the correct using the code given below.
  • A. $$1$$ only
  • B. $$2$$ only
  • C. Both $$1$$ and $$2$$
  • D. None of the above

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Q10 Single Correct Hard
Choose the correct answer from the alternatives given.
Which is the highest peak in Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
  • A. Saddle Peak
  • B. Mount Thuiller
  • C. Mount Diavolo
  • D. Mount Koyate

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