Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs

Q.  In which year Delhi High Court struck down section 377 and legalized consensual homosexual activities between adults?

a. 2009
b. 2010
c. 2011
d. 2012


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In the Naz Foundation vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi case of 2009, the Delhi High Court struck off section 377 and legalized consensual homosexual relationships between adults.
MCQs:  Which among the following is the dangerous Green House Gas, created by the Waste Water?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements in context with the Biodiversity Act 2002: 1: Biodiversity Heritage Sites can be declared by the Union Government under the Bio Diversity Act 2002 2: The Vaids and Hakims who have been practicing indigenous medicine, are now required to give prior intimation to the State Biodiversity Board to use the bio-resources of the country. 3: The patents related to Biological Resources can not be applied for without due permission from the National Biodiversity Authority. Which among the above statements is / are correct?
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MCQs:  Headquarters of Biodiversity International is located at?
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MCQs:  Composting manure generally helps in __: 1. controlling the soil erosion 2. contributing in soil formation 3. controlling Green House Gas Emissions Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Why the biodiesel made of vegetable oil does not perform well in cold climates? 1: Vegetable oil is rich in unsaturated fats 2: Vegetable Oil is rich in saturated fat 3: Ice Crystals tend to form in Vegetable oil in cold climates Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  ‘Lion-tailed macaque’ is the key faunal species of which Biosphere Reserve?
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MCQs:  Which among the following is / are the Economic services performed by wild species? 1: Nitrogen-fixation 2: Production of medicines 3: Pollination of crops 4: Greenwashing Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements about Green Climate Fund: 1: It was established at 21st Conference of Parties (COP)held in Paris, France. 2: It aims at mobilization of funds from developed countries to developing countries. 3: It is governed by the GCF Board. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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MCQs:  The government of India has a say in the prices of which among the following fuels? 1. Natural Gas 2. Gasoline 3. Diesel 4. Kerosene Choose the correct option:
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MCQs:  Which of the following is / are Organochlorine pesticides? 1: DDT 2: Endosulphan 3: Aldrin Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  The political instability in Yemen is compounded by the severe ecological crisis also. This ecological crisis in Yemen is caused by _: 1. Scarcity of freshwater 2. Abuse of available groundwater 3. Low agricultural output & food insecurity Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Consider the following: 1: Vermicompost 2: Azotobacter 3: Phosphate-solubilising bacteria Which of the above is/are bio-fertilizer(s)?
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MCQs:  Consider the following pollutants: 1: Ground level ozone 2: Sulphur oxides 3: Volatile organic compounds Which of the above is/are primary pollutant(s)?
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MCQs:  The Montreal Protocol was signed to phase out use of CHCs and HCFCs and replace them with HFCs. What advantage(s) is / are offered by HFCs over CHCs and HCFCs? 1. HFCs are ozone friendly in comparison to CHCs and HCFCs 2. HFCs are not proved to posses potential to contribute to global warming Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Identify the fauna of India with the following information: 1.This animal is widely found in Himalayan Foothills in India, Nepal and Bhutan along with some other countries 2.This animal is considered to be most talented climbers among the cats, it can climb upside down and hang from branches with its hind feet 3.It is smallest of the world’s big cats Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following is / are advantages of preservation of biodiversity? 1: It helps in isolation of unique genetic material so it can be incorporated into existing crops 2: It helps in increasing the chances of discovering organisms with medicinal value 3: It helps in prevention of natural selection 4: In helps in finding new plants that can supplement the world’s food supply Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  In recent times, the Wildlife and zoo managers have focussed on conserving endangered species such as Nilgiris Tahr, Nilgiris Langur and Lion Tailed Macaques (LTMs), which are on the verge of becoming extinct. What is / are advantages of the Captive Breeding Programme? 1.It eliminated the need to preserve critical habitats. 2.It is comparatively easy for highly mobile species such as migratory birds 3.It can be used to enhance the genetic diversity Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  With reference to IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) , which among the following is a correct statement?
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MCQs:  The Bio-digester technology can solve the open defecation problem faced by India and contribute to Swachh Bharat Mission. Which among the following is / are features of Bio-digester developed by DRDO? 1. It requires no drainage system or sewage treatment plant 2. It requires periodic charging with anaerobic bacterial inoculums if it is in regular use 3. It produces green energy Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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