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General Studies-01

 

Pre monsoon activity

  • By the mid may landmass of indian sub continent intensively gets heated..
  • This creates low pressure area.
  • Without moisture laden wind from indian ocean, monsoon can not burst.
  • Pre monsoon shower occur in various part of country like;
  1. Mango shower occur in kerala and Karnataka that help in early ripening of mango.
  2. Blossom shower helpful for coffee flower in Karnataka.
  3. Noe wester is evening calamity for Bengal and assam in the month of baisakh so it is also known as kalbaisakhi that are helpful in rice and jute cultivation. In assam it is known as bordoiseela [bardoli seerha ].

General Studies-03

Great indian bustard

  • It is found in exclusively in north-western plains particularly parts of Rajasthan and also Pakistan.
  • It is one of the heaviest flying birds.
  • It is critically endangered bird.
  • The reasons are depleting habitat, i.e. grasslands especially due to development of infrastructure intrusions.
  • It is the state bird of Rajasthan

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Himalayan pollution

  • Recently scientist found traces of the pollution in Himalayan area with content of sulfur In soil.
  • Tourism and political border management is biggest threat to this ecosystem and environment.
  • Indian diesel contain some of the highest sulfur content in the world.
  • Accumulation of sulfur in soil will led to soil acidification.

 

Blackbuck

  • Natural habitat of this dear species is grass land of coastal, hill and desert area.
  • Also found in north west india called velavadar national park dedicated to this animal.
  • Hunting for meat and habitat loss is big threat to this animal

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Current affairs Prelims Quiz

Q.1 consider the following statement about pre monsoon shower activity

  1. kalbaisakhi also known as bordoiseela
  2. blossom shower helpful for cherry
  3. Mango shower help in early ripening of mango in Maharashtra

A. 1 only

B. 1 2 only

C. 2 3 only

D. 1 3 only


Q.2 consider the following statement about sudden burst of monsoon  

  1. It is due to onset of south easterly jet wind
  2. first bay of Bengal branch land on indian main land

 

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none


Q.3 consider the following about concentration of sulfur

  1. it is led to soil acidification
  2. indian diesel have one of the highest world sulfur concentration

 

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none


Q.4  consider the following statement about black buck is/are right

  1. it is found in grass land of desert, coastal and hill area
  2. this animal now under threat due to hunting for meat and habitat loss

 

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none


Q.5 consider the following statement about great Indian bustard is/are correct

  1. it is state bird of Rajasthan
  2. this bird found in rajasthan, Gujarat and Pakistan
  3. critically endangered bird

 

A. 1 2 only

B. 1 2 3 only

C. 2 3 only

D. 1 3 only


ANSWERS

For Explanations: Refer capsule above.

1A
2A
3C
4C
5B

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