UPSC Daily Quiz | 9 April 2024

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Daily Quiz - 9 April

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1. Consider the following statements:

1) In 1792, the British East India Company established this observatory.

2) The Evershed Effect was discovered from the sunspot observations made at this observatory.

3) This observatory is under the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA).

4) This is the only observatory offering high-resolution digitised images for such a long period.

The above mentioned statements refer to:

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2. Vasudhara Tal, Maban Lake and Pyungru Lake were recently in news. They are located in:

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3. Consider the following tectonic plates:

1) Nazca

2) Philippine

3) Caribbean

4) Juan de Fuca

How many of the tectonic plates given above have meeting points with the Ring of Fire?

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4. With reference to the Akashteer Project, consider the following statements:

1) It is a cutting-edge initiative designed to automate air defence control.

2) It is developed by the DRDO.

3) It will allow for the surveillance of low-level airspace over Indian Army conflict regions, as well as the effective control of Ground Based Air Defence Weapon Systems.

How many of the statements given above are correct?

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5. Consider the following statements:

1) India’s first post office in the Antarctica was set up at Dakshin Gangotri.

2) The post office at Maitri and Bharati bases in Antarctica are part of the Kerala postal division.

3) The letters meant for the post office in Antarctica are sent by the National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research.

How many of the statements given above are correct?

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