23rd November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) The Bhudhaar Initiative recently seen in news is an initiative of:

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Karnataka

d) Gujarat

Inspired by: The Hindu

Q.2) The Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) recently seen in news is a security and defence policy of which of the following countries/group of countries?

a) Australia

b) European Union

c) Russia

d) Africa

Inspired by: The Indian Express

Q.3) The ACROSS Scheme is related to:

a) Weather Services

b) Artificial Intelligence

c) Railway Crossings

d) None of these

Inspired by: [pib] ACROSS Scheme

[pib] ACROSS Scheme

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau:

  1. It is a statutory multi-disciplinary body established by the under the MoEFCC to combat organized wildlife crime in the country.
  2. It is the body for the enforcement of the provisions of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.
  3. It is also advisory body to the Government of India on issues relating to wildlife crimes having national and international ramifications, relevant policy and laws.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 3

b) 2 and 3

c) Only 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: [pib] India gets UN Environment award for combating transboundary environmental crime

[pib] India gets UN Environment award for combating transboundary environmental crime

Q.5) The ‘Manipur Sangai Festival’, the biggest tourism festival of the state was recently inaugurated in Imphal. With recent to the Sangai antelope, consider the following statement:

  1. The deer is found in its natural habitat only at Keibul Lamjao National Park.
  2. They mostly habitat over floating biomass locally called “phumdi” in the south eastern part of Loktak Lake.
  3. IUCN conservation status of the Sangai deer is Critically Endangered.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2

b) 1 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: Manipur Sangai Festival

Manipur Sangai Festival

 

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