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  • 1. 

    University of Madras served as a National Information Centre for which of the following ?

    • A.

      Environmental Information Centre

    • B.

      National Oceanographic Data Centre

    • C.

      National Marine Data Centre

    • D.

      National Information Centre on Crystallography

    Correct Answer
    D. National Information Centre on Crystallography
    Explanation
    The University of Madras served as the National Information Centre on Crystallography. This means that the university was responsible for gathering, organizing, and disseminating information related to crystallography on a national level. Crystallography is the scientific study of the arrangement and properties of crystals, and having a dedicated information center for this field would have been valuable for researchers, students, and anyone interested in this area of study.

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  • 2. 

    Prof. C. N. R. Rao said " Data is like viswaroopadarshan in the universe".

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Prof. C. N. R. Rao's statement comparing data to "viswaroopadarshan in the universe" suggests that data is ubiquitous and all-encompassing, much like the vastness and complexity of the universe. This implies that data is present in every aspect of our lives and has the potential to reveal a multitude of information and insights. Therefore, the statement implies that data is indeed like viswaroopadarshan, supporting the answer "True".

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  • 3. 

    Abbreviation DEC stands for ________________.

    Correct Answer
    Data Evaluation Centre
    Explanation
    The abbreviation DEC stands for Data Evaluation Centre. This acronym refers to a specific organization or facility that focuses on evaluating and analyzing data. It is likely that the organization named Data Evaluation Centre specializes in providing services related to data analysis, such as data cleaning, data validation, and data interpretation. The abbreviation DEC allows for a concise and easily recognizable way to refer to this particular entity.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is responsible for data entry processing and tabulation of socio-economic data ?

    • A.

      The data processing division of Kolkata

    • B.

      The data processing division of Bangalore

    • C.

      The data processing division of Nagpur

    • D.

      The data processing division of Ahmedabad

    Correct Answer
    A. The data processing division of Kolkata
    Explanation
    The data processing division of Kolkata is responsible for data entry processing and tabulation of socio-economic data.

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  • 5. 

    EIC (Environmental Information Centre) functions under the Minstry of Environment and Forest

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. The EIC (Environmental Information Centre) does indeed function under the Ministry of Environment and Forest. This means that the EIC operates within the jurisdiction and authority of the Ministry, and its activities and decisions are guided by the policies and objectives set by the Ministry.

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  • 6. 

    The national referral centre for science and technology of Library of Congress was started in the year

    • A.

      1973

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1974

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    B. 1963
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1963. The national referral centre for science and technology of Library of Congress was started in 1963.

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  • 7. 

    UNEP stands for

    • A.

      United Nations Environmental Programme

    • B.

      Universities Network for Environmental Programme

    • C.

      Universities Network for Environmental Project

    • D.

      United Nations Environmental Project

    Correct Answer
    A. United Nations Environmental Programme
    Explanation
    The correct answer is United Nations Environmental Programme. UNEP is an abbreviation for United Nations Environmental Programme, which is an agency of the United Nations that focuses on addressing environmental issues and promoting sustainable development. It works towards coordinating international efforts to protect the environment, providing guidance and support to countries, and raising awareness about environmental challenges.

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  • 8. 

    DARE database was launched in __________ in the field of Social and Human Sciences.

    • A.

      1972

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      1973

    Correct Answer
    C. 1970
    Explanation
    The DARE database was launched in 1970 in the field of Social and Human Sciences.

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