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1. Consider the following statements about the ‘Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar)’: 

  • 1. It is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure variable distances to the Earth. 
  • 2. It helps to generate precise, three-dimensional information about the shape of the Earth and its surface characteristics.
  • 3. It can’t be used to measure seafloor and riverbed elevations.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

2. The Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) gives quarterly estimates of key employment and unemployment Indicators like the:

  • 1. Labour Force Participation Rates  
  • 2. Worker Population Ratio
  • 3. Unemployment Rate
  • 4. Skilled and Unskilled People
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements: 

  • 1. Indian Sunderbans the largest protected wetland in India after Vembanad-Kol Wetland.
  • 2. The Sundarbans is a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention.
  • 3. The Sunderbans is a World Heritage Site.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements:

  • 1. Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR) is defined as the percentage of persons working or seeking or available for work in labour force in the population.
  • 2. Worker Population Ratio (WPR) is defined as the percentage of employed persons in the population.
  • 3. Unemployment Rate (UR) is defined as the percentage of persons unemployed among the persons in the labour force.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about ‘GAVI – The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations’: 

  • 1. GAVI is a global health partnership of public and private sector organizations dedicated to “immunization for all”. 
  • 2. GAVI model encourages manufacturers to lower vaccine prices for the poorest countries in return for long-term, high-volume and predictable demand from those countries. 
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

6. ‘Gustave Trouvé Award’ is related to which of the following fields?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements: 

  • 1. Direct current (DC) electricity is what solar panels produce and what batteries hold in storage.
  • 2. Alternating current (AC) electricity is the type used on the grid and in most household devices. 
  • 3. A device called a generator is required to convert the DC electricity from solar panels into appliance-friendly AC.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

8.  A solar cell converts solar energy into useful electricity through a process called the:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements: 

  • 1. The most common material for commercial solar cell construction is Silicon (Si). 
  • 2. Silicon is the most abundant element in Earth’s crust.  
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

10.  Solar cells provide power for most space installations, from communications and weather satellites to space stations because: 

  • 1. Solar cells can’t provide power enough to undertake such a long journey.
  • 2. Solar cells have no moving parts that could need maintenance.
  • 3. Solar cells do not use fuels that would require replenishment. 
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

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