14th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

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?

  1. 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.
  2. 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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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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