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QUES 1 . Consider the following statements with respect to Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN)
1 .It is aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs, internationally to encourage their engagement with the institutes of Higher Education in India.
2 . One of its objectives is to create avenue for possible collaborative research with the international faculty.
Which among the above statements is/are correct?
a . 1 only
b . 2 only
c . Both 1 and 2
d . Neither 1 nor 2
QUES 2 . Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN) is being implemented by
a . Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology
b . Department of Science and Technology , Ministry of Science and Technology
c . Department of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs
d . Ministry of Human Resource Development
QUES 3 . Which of the following is a source of methanol
a . Coal
b . Oil shale
c . Tar sands
d . All of the above
Answer – d
QUES 4 . Which country is the world’s largest methanol exporter
a . Trinidad and Tobago
b . Brazil
c . USA
d . Italy
Answer – a
QUES 5 . Which among the following statements is incorrect?
a . Dimethyl ether is gaseous version of Methanol .
b . Nobel prize winner George A. Olah advocated methanol economy.
c . Mostly methanol is produced from coal through syngas.
d . Syngas mostly contains CO, CO2 & H2.
Answer – c