[Mock Test 3] India Yearbook Chapter 1 to 12: one hundred MCQs for UPSC Prelims

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Question 1 to 25
1. Which is CORRECT?

Rakhine Hills in North-Eastern part of India
The little desert extends between Jaisalmer and Jodhpur
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
2. Which is CORRECT?

The Eastern Ghats average elevation is about 610 meters.
The Cardamom Hills be regarded as a continuation of the Western Ghats.
The Himalayan Mountain and the Naga-Lushai Mountain are the regions of the mountain-building movement.
Answer Choices

1 & 2 Only
2 & 3 Only
1 &3 only
1, 2 & 3
3. The rock occurs in the Peninsular area of India is

Highly metamorphosed rocks
Sedimentary
Both
None
4. Near Passighat, Brahmaputra is joined by

Debang
Lohit
C.Both
None
5. Which is CORRECT?

The Barak River is the head stream of Meghna, rises in the hills in Manipur
Luni, Machhu, Rupen, Saraswati, Banas, and Ghaggar are Desert Rivers
1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
6. In India Major river basins have a drainage area

Exceeding 20,000 sq.km
Exceeding 40,000 sq.km
Exceeding 60,000 sq.km
Exceeding 80,000 sq.km
7. India can be divided into

Eight distinct-floristic-regions
Nine distinct-floristic-regions
Ten distinct-floristic-regions
Eleven distinct-floristic-regions
8. Which is Correctly Matched

Western Himalayan – Broad-leaved temperate trees
Alpine zone – Silver fir
Eastern Himalayan – Rhododendrons
Surma Valleys – Evergreen forest
Answer Choices

1 & 2 Only
3 & 4 Only
1, 2 &3 only
1, 2 , 3 & 4
9. The use of the state emblem of India, as the official seal of the government of India, is regulated by the State of India (Prohibition of Improper Use) Act, passed in

2004
2005
2006
2007
10. Which is CORRECT?

In order to develop democratic ethos in the younger generation the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs conducts Youth Parliament Competition in various categories of school and colleges/university.
The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs organises All India Whips Conference to establish suitable links among the whips of political parties.
The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs sponsor Government Goodwill Delegation of Members of Parliament to other countries.
Answer Choices

1 & 2 Only
2 & 3 Only
1 &3 only
1, 2 & 3
11. Which is INCORRECT about Indian Coral Reefs?

Mangrove areas coverage has higher spread than coral reef areas coverage in India
Gulf of Mannar and Andaman and Nicobar islands are the only coral reefs identified for intensive conservation in India
Answer choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
12. Which is NOT CORRECT?

Administrative reforms Commission-II (ARC) in its report recommended the principle of subsidiarity
A performance related incentive scheme has been in the recommendation of the Sixth Pay Commission
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
13. The concept of Sevottam is associated with

Reforms, Performance & Public Grievances
Defence & National Security
Food & Nutrition
None of the above
14. The state which introduced the mechanism of Results Framework Document (RFD) even at the district level by formulating district-level RFDs

Tamil Nadu
Punjab
Odisha
Gujarat
15. Which is/are CORRECT?

The Civil Defence Act, 1968 is applicable throughout the country
At present, Civil Defence activities are restricted to 259 categorized towns
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
16. Which is/are CORRECT?

Home guard is a voluntary force, first raised in 1956
Home Guards are raised under the Home Guard Act and Rules of States/Union Territories
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
17. Which is/are NOT CORRECT?

The International Institute of Administrative Science (IIAS), its headquarters at Ottawa, Canada.
The Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM), with its headquarters at Brussels
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
18. Which is/are CORRECT?

Communication from a Central Government office to states/UTs in region ‘B’ [Official Language Rules] shall ordinarily be in Hindi
The Kendriya Hindi Samiti is chaired by the President
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
19. In the following taxonomic group in which India is having 10% of world

Arthropoda
Chordata
Protozoa
All the above
20. Which is NOT TRUE about 2011 census

More female literates added than male literates
Most thickly populated state of Bihar is having density of 860 persons / Sq. Km
Child sex ratio declined to 919/1000 male
Mizoram is the second in the ranking of literacy among states of India
21. Uttar Pradesh is having highest population in India. It is contributing

16.50 % to total population
17.50 % to total population
18.50 % to total population
19.50 % to total population
22. Who among the following NOT held the post of Speaker twice

M. Anathasayanam Ayyangar
Gurdial Singh Dhillon
Bal Ram Jakhar
P. A. Sangma
23. The percentage share of SCs in total population & their representation in Group A services of central government respectively [2011]

16.6 & 11.5
8.6 & 4.8
25.2 & 16.3
None
24. 18th National conference on e-governance held in

TamilNadu
Punjab
Odisha
Gujarat
25. Which is the most recent one in environmental related initiatives in India?

Ratification of the CBD by India
Constitution of Central Wetlands Regulatory Authority
Enactment of the Biological Diversity Act
Notification of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules
Question 26 to 50
26. In India, agriculture is the principal source of livelihood for more than

45 per cent of the population
55 per cent of the population
65 per cent of the population
75 per cent of the population
27. Assertion: In the recent past, there is a record production of food grains in India

Reason: In successive years, effective transfer of latest crop production technologies to farmer in India

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
28. New crop varieties rich in micronutrients launched in districts most affected by malnutrition. Which is matched? [Micronutrient – Crop]

Iron-rich – Bajra
Protein-rich – Maize
Zinc-rich – Wheat
All the above
29. The Kisan Credit Card (KCC) Scheme is in operation throughout the country and is implemented by

Commercial Banks
Cooperative Banks
Regional Rural Banks
Answer Choices

1 & 2 only
2 & 3 only
1 & 3 only
1, 2 & 3
30. Which is/are Correct?

There are about 6 lakhs cooperative societies in the country
45% of total sugar production in the country comes from cooperative sugar mills
Answer Choices

1 only
2 only
Both
None
31. Assertion (A): States like Punjab and Haryana have in general higher farm productivity

Reason(R): Punjab and Haryana have in general higher farm power availability

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
32. Assertion (A): There is a significant opportunity and scope for mechanization of agriculture in India

Reason(R): The tractor density in India is about 200 tractors for 1000 hectares

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
33. Which is/are CORRECT?

The Forest (Conversation) Act, 1980 provides for prior approval of the state government for diversion of forest lands for non-forestry purposes
Currently, seven properties from India are inscribed to the list of Natural World Heritage Sites.
Answer choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
34. Which is/are CORRECT?

India continues to be the second largest producer of milk in the world.
The per capita availability of milk was around 296 grams per day.
Answer Choices

1 only
2 only
Both
None
35. Which is/are NOT correct?

Egg production: Per capita availability 57 Eggs in India
Wool Production: Declined in India
Fisheries Production: India the second largest producer of fresh water fish in the world
None
36. A: At present, India has the maximum number of tigers in the world

R: India has long history of conserving the species through Project Tiger

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
37. Which is/are NOT correct?

The centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) is one of the premier institutions working in the field of linking education with culture.
Cultural Resources and Training has four regional centres at Udaipur, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Chandigarh
Answer Choices

1 only
2 only
Both
None
38. The activities of the Central Pollution Control Board [CPCB] include

Coordinating activities of State Pollution Control Board/Pollution Control Committees
Development of environmental guidelines for 17 major polluting industrial sector and monitoring of 17 category / grossly polluting industries
Implementation of action plans for improvement of environment in 43 critically polluted areas/clusters
Monitoring of action plan for improvement of air quality in 16 polluted cities
Answer choices

1, 2 & 4 Only
1, 2 & 3 Only
1, 3 & 4 Only
1, 2, 3 & 4
39. National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property is in

Lucknow
Bhuvaneswar
New Delhi
Varanasi
40. Sri Ramakrishna, whose basic teaching stressed

1. The equality of all religions
The potential divinity of man
Service to man as a way of worshipping God
Answer Choices

1 & 2 only
2 & 3 only
3 only
1, 2 & 3
41. Which is/are matched?

Anthropological Survey of India: Head Office at Kolkata
National Archives of India: established in Kolkata
National Library: established in Kolkata
Central Secretariat Library: established in Kolkata
Answer Choices

1 only
2 only
1 & 3 only
1, 2, 3 & 4
42. Niche tourism products of India

Cruise & Adventure
Medical & Wellness
Both A & B
None of the above
43. Central Statistics Office activities include

Compilation of National Accounts & Index of Industrial Production
Energy Statics
Social and Environment Statistics
All the above
44. The index of Industrial Production (IIP) is released as per the Special Data Dissemination Standards (SDDS) norms of

IMF
World Bank
UN
Both B & C
45. The salient features of the MPLADS scheme

MPLADS is a plan scheme fully funded by Government of India
The funds released under the scheme are non-lapsable
Nominated members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha can recommend works for implementation anywhere in the country
If an elected Member of Parliament, finds the need, to contribute MAPLADS funds, to a place outside their State/UT, can recommend eligible works
Which is/are TRUE?

1 & 2 only
2 & 3 only
3 & 4 only
1, 2, 3 & 4
46. Which is NOT correct about the following crops in the recent past in India?

Wheat – production increasing
Pulses – production increasing
Rice – production increasing
Coarse Cereals – production increasing
47. Which is/are TRUE?

Underwater Archaeology (UAW) is the part of the activity of Ministry of Earth Sciences
Great Living Chola Temples complex is in the world heritage list of UNESCO
Answer Choices

1 only
2 only
Both
None
48. Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana includes

Initiatives for Nutritional Security
Vidarbha Intensive Irrigation Development Programme
Saffron Mission
Answer Choices

1 & 2 only
2 & 3 only
1, 2 & 3
None of the Above
49. Sahitya Academy has recognized

20 Languages
24 Languages including English
24 Languages excluding English
28 Languages
50. TWENTY POINT PROGRAMME – 2006 includes

Poverty Eradication, Power to People, Support to Farmers
Housing for All, Health for All, Education for All
Women Welfare, Child Welfare, Labour Welfare
Answer Choices

1 & 2 only
2 & 3 only
1, 2 & 3
None of the Above
Question 51 to 75
51. Which is/are TRUE about India?

19th largest exporter
12th largest importer
Both A & B Correct
None
52. Assertion (A): India has been pursuing a policy of market diversification in Asia, Latin America and Africa through Focus Market initiatives

Reason(R): There is a realization that continued growth of India requires an expanding domestic market as well as open market outside

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
53. Which is/are TRUE about India’s trade?

One of the top five commodities of exports includes petroleum (Crude and Products)
One of the top five import items constitutes petroleum (Crude and Products)
Answer choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
54. Which is INCORRECT?

Twenty-six sites have been designated as Ramsar sites in the Country
Eco Task Force Battalions raised by Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change restored degraded sites of limestone mining areas of Mussoorie Hills
Answer choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
55. Which is/are TRUE?

In the ninth ministerial meeting of WTO, trade facilitation was brought into the agenda mainly by the developing countries.
The issue of the rules relating to public stockholding for food security purpose was brought into the WTO agenda through India’s efforts.
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
56. Trade Facilitation Agreement is basically aimed at

Simplification of customs procedures
Use of electronic payments
Risk management techniques
Faster clearances at ports
Answer choices

A.1&4 Only
1, 2 & 3 Only
1, 3 & 4 Only
1, 2, 3& 4
57. Assertion (A): The market price support/ Minimum Support Price and procurement/stockholding of food grains at MSP are a genuine requirement for India

Reason(R): It is important for developing countries to be able to guarantee some minimum returns to their poor farmers so that they are able to produce enough for themselves and for domestic food security

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
58. Assertion (A): India announced the Duty Free Tariff Preference (DFTP) Scheme for Least Developed Countries LDCs in year 2008

Reason(R): India became the first developing country to extend this facility to Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
59. The mother agreement/s on standards and conformity assessment within the WTO is/are

Technical Barriers to trade
Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Both
None
60. Which is/are NOT TRUE?

Southern African Custom Union (SACU) is the oldest Custom Union in the world established in 1820
It consists of group of 5 countries, namely, Botswana, Lesotho, Nigeria, Swaziland and South Africa
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
61. The vast rural post office network entrusted with

Disbursement of Social Security Schemes
Collection of data for compilation of Rural Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Both A and C
None
62. Which is/are TRUE?

The National Policy on Electronics (NPE) 2012 is with the vision to create a globally competitive electronics design and manufacturing (ESDM) industry to meet the country’s needs and serve the international market
National e-Governance Plan (NEGP) has 31 Mission Mode Projects (MMPs)
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
63. Which is NOT TRUE?

MeghRaj – Cloud Computing at National Level
e-Taal – e-transaction analysis of central and state level e-governance projects
National Informatics Centre (NIC) – established in 1976
NICNET – has institutional linkages only with all the Ministers/ Departments of the Central government
64. Which is/are TRUE?

Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN), CERT-In is the national nodal agency setup under the Information Technology Act 2013, to respond computer security incidents
National Cyber Security Policy was released in 2000
‘Chakra’ is a dynamic firewall solution
C-MET (Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology) has three centres at Pune, Hyderabad and Thrissur
Answer Choices

1 & 4 Only
3 & 4 Only
2 & 4 Only
1, 2, 3& 4
65. According to National Telecom Policy-2012, 100 per cent rural tele-density by the year

2020
2017
2015
None
66. Bharat Broadband Network Limited for execution of the National Optical Fibre Network [NOFN] project is going to connect

50,000 Gram Panchayats
2.50 lakh Gram Panchayats
100 Metro Cities
10 Mega Cities
67. Which is/are CORRECT?

The island territories of the Andaman and Nicobar Island, located 450 kilometres away from the mainland
The Lakshadweep and Minicoy Island is located about 1300 kilometres away from the mainland
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
none of the above
68. Which are correctly matched? [Region – Importance]

Asia Pacific – critical sea lanes
Central Asia – anti-piracy operation
West Asia – six million Indians
Gulf of Aden – energy security
Answer Choices

I & II
I & III
II & IV
II & III
69. Which is/are CORRECT?

Indian Ocean spreads over an area of 68.56 million square kilometres
It accounts for transportation of the second largest tonnage of goods in the world
Almost 100,000 ships transiting its expanses annually
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
3 only
1 & 3 Only
70. Match (Institution- Location)

1.Indian Military Academy a.Dehradun
2.Officers Training Academy b.Chennai
3.College of Military Engineering c.Gaya
d.Pune
Answer Choices

a b c d
A 2 1 3 3
B 3 1 2 1
C 1 2 2 3
D 3 2 2 1
71. The Ordnance Factory Board has 39 factories with two more at Nalanda and Korwa. These places are in the states of

UP & Bihar respectively
Bihar & UP respectively
Bihar & Maharashtra respectively
UP & Maharashtra respectively
72. Which is NOT correct?

Bharat Electronics Limited – Miniratna
Mazagon Dock Limited – Miniratna
BEML Limited (BEML) – Miniratna
Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) – Miniratna
73. Which is/are CORRECT?

Mahila Samakhya (MS), focus on the Educationally Backward Blocks, process-oriented programme which has demonstrated ways of empowering rural poor and marginalised women
Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) launched in 2009, with an aim to ensure Gross Enrolment Ratio [GER] of 100 per cent by 2017 and universal retention by 2020
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
74. Which is/are CORRECT?

Universities Grants Commission (UGC) advises the Central and State Governments on the measures necessary for development of higher education
Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) was to set up one model Degree College in the identified districts where GER (higher education) is equal to National Average
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
75. Which is/are CORRECT?

International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique International Publishers Identifier Number
Ministry of Human Resource Development introduced ISBN System in India in 1985
Answer Choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
Question 76 to 100
76. Which is/are TRUE?

India’s total trade value in 2013-14 is more than 46 lakh crore and having a negative trade balance
USA & UAE are important trading partners for India occupying a place within top five destinations of our imports as well as exports
Marine products one of the principal commodities of exports experienced better growth and Project goods another principle commodity which suffered in growth in the recent years of India’s trade
Answer Choices

1 & 2 Only
2 & 3 Only
1 & 3 Only
1, 2 & 3
77. Match the three columns:

Arrangement/AgreementMeaning/DefinitionExample

Arrangement/Agreement Meaning/Definition Example
1.Preferential Trading a.Tariff Liberalisation I. India – Mercosur
2. Free Trade b. Elimination of Tariffs II. India – Srilanka
3. Comprehensive Economic Cooperation/Partnership c. Integrated Package of Agreements III. India – Korea
Answer choices

1-b-I, 2-a-II, 3-c-III
1-a-I, 2-b-II, 3-c-III
2-b-III, 3-c-II, 1-a-I
3-a-II, 1-b-III, 2-c-I
78. Which is/are CORRECTLY matched? [Regional Grouping – Members]

Gulf Cooperation Council – Saudi Arabia & Kuwait
Southern Common Market – Brazil & Uruguay
Southern African Customs Union – South Africa & Swaziland
Asia Pacific Trade Agreement – Korea & Lesotho
Answer choices

1 & 2 Only
2 & 3 Only
1, 2 & 3 Only
1, 2, 3 & 4
79. Which is TRUE?

Primary Level enrolment in education is in decline in the country
Middle Level enrolment in education is in decline in the country
Both A & B
None
80. India is negotiating Broad based Trade and Investment Agreement [BTIA] with

EU
ASEAN
GCC
BIMSTEC
81. Which is CORRECT?

Total installed power generation capacity of the country in the renewable energy sources sector is higher than nuclear sector
Each Ultra Mega Power Projects has a capacity of 1,000 MW
Answer choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
82. Assertion (A): India’s natural resources are unevenly distributed in the country

Reason(R): Coal resources are abundant in Northern and North-East region and hydro resources are mainly concentrated in Bihar/Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
83. Which are matched?

NTPC Limited – Maharatna Company
NHPC Limited – Mini-Ratna Enterprise
Power Finance Corporation – Public Financial Institution and Non-Banking Financial Company
Rural Electrification Corporation – Public Financial Institution and Non-Banking Financial Company
Answer choices

1 & 2 Only
2 & 3 Only
3 & 4
1, 2, 3 & 4
84. Production of crude oil was affected in the country due to

Environmental factors and bandhs/blockades in Assam
Delay in production from wells in Andhra Pradesh
Lesser production from wells in Mumbai
Poor influx, underperformance of producing wells and less base potential of major fields that affected production of Ahmedabad and Ankleshwar
Which are Correct?

Answer choices

1 & 2 Only
2 & 3 Only
3 & 4
1, 2, 3 & 4
85. The decrease in natural gas production is due to

Decline in production from KG deep-water block
Bandhs and blockades in Assam and underperformance of development of new wells
Answer choices

1 Only
2 Only
1 & 2
None
86. Which is CORRECT?

ONGC Videsh Limited has oil and gas production projects in Russia, Vietnam and Brazil
OIL had developed Oil fields of Naharkatiya and Moran in Assam and it has now presence even in Venezuela, Gabon and Iran
GAIL has signed an agreement for LNG which has price linkage to gas rather than oil
Answer choices

1 & 2 Only
2 & 3 Only
3 Only
1, 2 & 3
87. National Green Tribunal

Disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forest
Enforcement of any legal right relating to environment and giving relief and compensation for damages to persons and property
The tribunal shall not be bound by the procedure laid down under the code of civil procedure, but shall be guided by principles of natural justice
In addition to the Chairperson, judicial and expert members are working in the Tribunal
Which are CORRECT?

1, 2 & 4 Only
1, 2 & 3 Only
1, 3 & 4 Only
1, 2, 3 & 4
88. Which is correct about Indian Oil Corporation?

It is the country’s largest commercial enterprise with Maharatna status
The Indian Oil Group of companies’ network (crude, petroleum products & Gas) is the largest in the country
It has set up subsidiaries in Sri Lanka, Mauritius and the United Arab Emirates
All the above
89. Who owns and operate the largest Lube Refinery in the country?

BPCL
HPCL
Joint venture of HPCL & BPCL
None of the above
90. Coal deposits are chiefly located in

Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal
Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra
Both A & B
None
91. The major deposits of lignite reserves are located in

Tamil Nadu
Odisha
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
92. Barsingsar Mine [Lignite] in

Odisha
Rajasthan
Tamil Nadu
Gujarat
93. Assertion (A): Renewables are increasingly becoming mainstream and competitive with conventional energy sources

Reason(R): The prices for renewable energy technologies, primarily wind and solar continued to fall in the country

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
94. Which is correct in the installed Capacity?

Wind energy > biomass power > small hydropower >solar power
Wind energy > small hydropower>biomass power >solar power
Biomass power> wind energy> small hydropower >solar power
Biomass power> wind energy> solar power >small hydropower
95. The National Action Plan on Climate Change mandates increasing share of renewable power in the electricity mix to

15 per cent by the year 2050
15 per cent by the year 2020
30 per cent by the year 2020
30 per cent by the year 2050
96. Assertion (A): A significant reduction in solar power tariff in the country

Reason(R): Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission adopted Reverse bidding process

A & R are correct; R is correct explanation for A
A & R are correct; But, R is not-correct explanation for A
A is Correct; But not R
R is Correct; But not A
97. Family type biogas plants is an important programme, because

Reduction in drudgery among the rural women and girls engaged in collection of fuel wood
Reduction in the rate of deforestation
Providing organic fertilizer
Answer choices

1 & 2 Only
2 & 3 Only
1 & 3 Only
1, 2 & 3
98. Who is/are providing project based assistance for renewable energy programmes in India?

World Bank & Asian Development Bank (ADB)
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Answer choices

1 & 2 Only
2 & 3 Only
1 & 3 Only
1, 2 & 3
99. Which is NOT matched?

Survey of Flora – BSI (Botanical Survey of India) – 1890
Survey of Fauna – Zoological Survey of India – 1916
Forest Resources and Survey – Forest Survey of India – 1981
Fishery resources in the Indian Territorial Waters – Fishery Survey of India (FSI) – 1983
100. Which is INCORRECT?

India has a total mangrove cover of 3% of the global mangroves area and 8% of Asia’s mangroves
Mangrove vegetation has been reported in all the 12 coastal states/UTs
All coastal areas in India are suitable for mangroves
All of the above

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