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Uploaded on 09/07/2018
Question : Consider the following about ‘International Solar Alliance’:
1. ISA works under the aegis of United Nations Environment Programme.
2. Countries lying fully or partially between the Tropics are the members of ISA.
3. The initiative was launched at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris at the end of 2015 by the President of France and the Prime Minister of India.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1 only
1, 2 and 3
 

Uploaded on 07/07/2018
Question : Which among the following all women crew Indian Naval Sailing Vessel is circumnavigating the world?
INSV Nirbhaya
INSV Vikramaditya
INSV Tarini
INSV Arihant
 

Uploaded on 05/07/2018
Question : Consider the following about ‘Black Carbon (BC)’:
1. Chemically, black carbon (BC) is a component of fine particulate matter, PM ≤ 2.5 µm.
2. It is formed through the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuel, and biomass.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 04/07/2018
Question : Consider the following about ‘Letters of undertaking (LoUs)’:
1. Letter of Undertaking is a bank guarantee under which a bank allows its customer to raise money from another Indian bank’s foreign branch.
2. LoUs allow those in the import trade to transact their business.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 30/06/2018
Question : With reference to ‘Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 2016’, which among the following statements is/are correct?
1. The act has provision for creating a national fund with contributions from user agencies—any person, organisation, company or department of the Central Government or state government.
2. The fund will be used for compensatory afforestation under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 29/06/2018
Question : Consider the following about ‘Great Indian Bustards’:
1. It is one of the species under the Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats of the Ministry of Environment and Forests
2. Great Indian Bustard is listed as as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 28/06/2018
Question : "SECURE Himalaya" project, recently seen in news, aims to secure the conservation, primarily, of which among the following species?
Rhododendron
Snow Leopard
White Panda
None of these
 

Uploaded on 25/06/2018
Question : The term ‘Euthanasia’ , often seen in news, is related to which among the following?
Agricultural practice of intensive cropping of rice
Celestial phenomena associated with Black holes
Social practice prevalent among Onges tribe
Intentionally ending a life to relieve pain and suffering
 

Uploaded on 19/06/2018
Question : Consider the following about ‘India and Bangladesh’:
1. India and Bangladesh have declared first ever ‘crime-free zone’ along the international border.
2. India shares the longest international boundary with Bangladesh.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 

Uploaded on 18/06/2018
Question : With reference to ‘Swachh Bharat Sanitation Park’, which among the following statements is/are correct?
1. The Sanitation Park has been developed with an objective to demonstrate various options pertaining to toilet technologies and solid and liquid waste management technologies.
2. The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in collaboration with the Environmental Sanitation Institute and Tata Trusts, has developed a Sanitation Park.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
 





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