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18 Oct 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) Consider following statements about ‘Kigali amendment to Montreal Protocol’.

1. Kigali Agreement is a reaffirmation of the global intent to mitigate climate change and exemplifies international co-operation in this regard.

2. This is not a legally binding agreement to reduce use of HFCs.

3. In all, 197 countries agreed to a timeline to reduce the use of HFCs by roughly 85 per cent of their baselines by 2045.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only

 

Q.2) Consider following statements about China’s ‘Manned Space Mission’, which was recently in the news.

1. This mission launched as part of China’s efforts to set up its own manned space station by 2022.

2. This will make it the only the country to have such a facility in service as the current in-service International Space Station (ISS) retires by 2024.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.3) Consider following statements about ‘Botany legend Janaki Ammal’.

1. She organised and associated with the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI).

2. She was one of the first women scientists to receive the Padma Shri award way back in 1977.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.4) In 1990s, Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov articulated concept of a “strategic triangle” which was associated with which of the following multilateral group?

a) ASEAN

b) BRICS

c) SCO

d) BIMSTEC

 

Q.5) The Temple Mount (Haram esh-Sharif) is the religious site located in

a) Indonesia

b) Saudi Arabia

c) Iran

d) Jerusalem


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