Q.1) The Hydro-chloro-fluoro-carbons (HCFCs) Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) was set up under:
a) Montreal Protocol
b) Kyoto Protocol
c) Vienna Protocol
d) None of these
Inspired by: Report sees climate risk from rise in Indian AC units
Q.2) With respect to the National Green Tribunal, which of the given statements is/are correct?
- Establishment of NGT draws inspiration from the India’s constitutional provision of Article 21, which assures the citizens of India the right to a healthy environment.
- NGT has been vested with powers to hear any matter relating to the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
Select the correct alternative from the following codes:
a) Both 1 and 2
b) Only 1
c) Only 2
d) Neither 1nor 2
Inspired by: Deny MSP to stubble burners: NGT
Q.3) The Agricultural Marketing and Farm Friendly Reforms Index is released by:
a) Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
b) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
c) NITI Aayog
d) None of the above
Inspired by: New index to check ease of doing agri-business
Q.4) Consider the following statements:
- A venture capitalist is an investor who either provides capital to startup ventures or supports small companies that wish to expand but does not have access to equities markets.
- An angel investor is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
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] 2nd Startup India Investment Seminar in Beijing
Q.5) LEAP and ARPIT initiatives recently seen in news are initiatives of:
a) NITI Aayog
b) Ministry of HRD
c) Ministry of Science and Technology
d) Ministry of Earth Sciences
Inspired by: [pib] Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP) and Annual Refresher Programme In Teaching (ARPIT)
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