CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 99 [Answers]


Quiz 99 – Answers


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Q.1

a) 1 and 3 only

EXPLANATION –

Accumulated cyclone energy (ACE) is a measure used by various agencies including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the India Meteorological Department to express the activity of individual tropical cyclones and entire tropical cyclone seasons.

It uses an approximation of the wind energy used by a tropical system over its lifetime and is calculated every six hours.

The ACE of a season is the sum of the ACEs for each storm and takes into account the number, strength, and duration of all the tropical storms in the season. The highest ACE calculated for a single storm is 82, for Hurricane/Typhoon Ioke in 2006


Q.2

a) Both A and R are correct, and R is correct explanation of A

EXPLANATION –

As per the National Waterways Act, 2016, 111 waterways have been declared as National Waterways.

National Waterway-1 (Prayagraj-Haldia) with length 1620 km is the longest National waterway in India. The Sadiya-Dhubri stretch of the Brahmaputra river (891 Km) declared as National Waterway-2 in 1988 is located in the state of Assam.


Q.3

a) 1 only

EXPLANATION –

Red Atlas Action Plan Map is a first of its kind ready reckoner map, prepared by Union Ministry of Earth Sciences to aid state government of Tamil Nadu in effective flood mitigation in Chennai which witnessed the worst deluge in 2015.

The atlas is aimed at flood mitigation, preparedness, operations and management aspects.

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu recently unveiled the ‘Red Atlas Action Plan Map’ atlas and the ‘Coastal Flood Warning System App (CFLOWS-Chennai)’ for flood mitigation in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.


Q.4

a) Indian Space Research Organisation

EXPLANATION –

Navigation in Indian Constellation (NavIC) is an Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), developed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

IRNSS consists of eight satellites, three satellites in geostationary orbit and five satellites in geosynchronous orbit.


Q.5

c) Kolkata

EXPLANATION –

India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 is organised jointly by science and technology related Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and Vijnana Bharati (Vibha),

IISF is being held in Kolkata this year.

This is the fifth edition since its inception in 2015 and will take place during November 5th – 8th, 2019. The theme for this year’s festival is “RISEN India – Research, Innovation, and Science Empowering the Nation.”.