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

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Q.1) Consider following statements about Project C.A.T. (Conserving acres for Tigers)

1.It aims to conserve and increase the wild tiger population,which has dropped by 96% in last century.

2.Project CAT is initiated by IUCN and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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.2) Recently, Centre launches UDAN scheme for

a) Regional airlines connectivity scheme

b) Free education to minority students

c) Free skill training to unskilled workers

d) Financial support to self-help groups

 

Q.3) Recently, The Centre is considering a proposal to mandate galvanisation of steel in various sectors. consider following statements in this regard.

1.Galvanization is the process of applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron, to prevent rusting

2.This will help to build corrosion-resistant vehicles and buildings.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?  

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.4) Consider following statements about ‘Kashmir’s Red Stag’.

1.The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has decided to put Red Stag on the critically endangered species list.

2.It is listed under Schedule-I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and J&K Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1978.

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.5) Consider following statements about ‘Green train corridors’ (GTC).

1.Green Train Corridors are sections of the railways which will be free of human waste on the tracks.

2.This is being achieved by the installation of bio-toilets in all coaches of Indian Railways.

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


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