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13th February 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) Consider the following statements:

  1. A circular economy is an economic system aimed at minimising waste and making the most of resources.
  2. In a circular system resource input and waste, emission, and energy leakage are minimized by slowing, closing, and narrowing energy and material loops.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: [pib] National Productivity Week

[pib] National Productivity Week

Q.2) The KISAN Project recently seen in news is related to:

a) Waiving off loan processing charges

b) Crop Insurance using space technology

c) Subsidizing of Farm Equipment

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [pib] Use of Space Technology in Agriculture Sector

[pib] Use of Space Technology in Agriculture Sector

Q.3) Which of the following countries does not share border with the North Macedonia?

a) Albania

b) Greece

c) Serbia

d) Ukraine

Inspired by: Macedonia to become NATO’s 30th member

Macedonia to become NATO’s 30th member

Q.4) The Cartagena Protocol and Nagoya Protocol are the two supplementary agreements under the:

a) Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

b) CMS Bonn Convention

c) CITES

d) None of the above

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] A case for Commons sense

[op-ed snap] A case for Commons sense

Q.5) The newly found Crying Keelback species seen in news is a:

a) Gecko

b) Frog

c) Snake

d) Goose

Inspired by: Times of India

 

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