23rd February 2019 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

 

Q.1) With reference to the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. Eligibility to get rights under the Act is confined to those who “primarily reside in forests” and who depend on forests and forest land for a livelihood.
  2. The claimant must be a member of the Scheduled Tribes scheduled in that area or must have been residing in the forest for 75 years.

Select the correct codes:

a) Both 1 and 2

b) Only 1

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: SC eviction order likely to impact 1.89 mn forest families

SC eviction order likely to impact 1.89 mn forest families

Q.2) The Indelible Ink used during the elections to prevent deterrence caused by repetitive voting, is made up of:

a) Silver Bromide

b) Silver Nitrate

c) Silver Nitrite

d) Silver Chloride

Inspired by: Indelible ink’s new challenger: invisible ink

Indelible ink’s new challenger: invisible ink

Q.3) The Global Health Expenditure Database (GHED) which provides internationally comparable data on health spending for close to 194 countries is released by:

a) WHO

b) World Bank

c) UN Development

d) None of these

Inspired by: Down to Earth

 

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to the Meldonium Drug:

  1. Use of this drug demonstrates an increase in endurance performance of athletes.
  2. It is allowed by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) under certain conditions.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: The Indian Express

 

Q.5) With reference to the Golden Rice, which of the given statements is/are correct?

  1. Golden rice is so named after its golden colour.
  2. It is biofortified to prevent shortage of dietary vitamin A.

Select the correct codes:

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Down to Earth

 

 

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