11 September 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Exercise Nomadic Elephant is an annual bilateral exercise since 2006 designed to strengthen the partnership between Indian Army and which of the following countries?

a) Thailand

b) Mongolia

c) Myanmar

d) Malaysia

Inspired by: [pib] INDO-XX  joint exercise Nomadic Elephant-2018

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/pib-indo-mongolia-joint-exercise-nomadic-elephant-2018/

 

Q.2) With reference to the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. It is the nodal agency for the enforcement of rules that specify how wild animals can be depicted in films and television programmes.
  2. It was established in 1962 under Section 4 of The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,1960.
  3. Veteran classical dancer Rukmini Devi Arundale was instrumental in setting up the board and was its first chair.

Select the correct codes from the following options:

a) 1 and 3

b) Only 1

c) 2 and 3

d) All are correct.

Inspired by: Animals in Wrong Role

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/animals-in-wrong-role/

 

Q.3) The Lippa-Asra Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which of the following states?

a) Sikkim

b) Meghalaya

c) Jammu and Kashmir

d) Himachal Pradesh

Inspired by: Elusive snow leopard spotted in XX wildlife sanctuary

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/elusive-snow-leopard-spotted-in-himachal-wildlife-sanctuary/

 

Q.4) Recently the “Ocean Cleanup Project” team has headed to the  Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Which of the following organisations is the nodal agency for this Project?

a) UNFCCC

b) WHO

c) Green Peace

d) None of the above.

Inspired by: Ocean Cleanup team heads to the Pacific

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/ocean-cleanup-team-heads-to-the-pacific/

Q.5) MCA21 was recently seen in news is a-

a) Governing body of Mumbai Cricket Association

b) E-governance Portal

c) Rapid Action Force against Shell Companies

d) Indian GPS Service Provider

Inspired by: Govt plans geo-tagging to crackdown on shell companies

https://www.civilsdaily.com/news/govt-plans-geo-tagging-to-crackdown-on-shell-companies/

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