Defence Research and Development Organisation has recently developed ‘Muntra’. Which refers to which of the following? A. An anti-missile tank B. A radar C. A surveillance system D. An unmanned tank. Explanation : Muntra is the unmanned tank, has three variants – surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats. It … Continue reading Prelims 1234
Tropic of Capricorn passes through which of the following countries?1. Peru2. Brazil3. South Africa4. AustraliaSelect the correct answer using the code given below:A.1, 2 and 3B.1, 2 and 4C.2, 3 and 4D.1, 3 and 4Explanation :The line passes through Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Namibia, Botswana,South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Australia and French Polynesia, clipping New Caledonia, … Continue reading Prelims 2000
Consider the following subjects: 1. Water 2. Public Health and Sanitation 3. Land acquisition 4. Audit of the accounts of the states Which of the above subjects is/are included in the Union list? A. 1 and 2 B. 1 and 4 C. 4 only D. 1, 2, 3 and 4 Explanation : Water is a … Continue reading Prelims 504
There are 5 provisions under which Parliament can legislate on a subject included in state list: Article 249 if the Council of States has declared by resolution supported by not less than two thirds of the members present and voting that it is necessary or expedient in the national interest that Parliament should make laws … Continue reading 5 provisions under which Parliament can legislate on a subject.
The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), a premier research institution under the Ministry has completed 100 years of services to the Nation, undertaking survey, exploration and research leading to the advancement of our knowledge on the exceptionally rich faunal diversity of the country since its inception in 1916. Over the successive plan periods functions of … Continue reading Zoological Survey of India