30th November 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the gender wage gap a/c to Global Wage Report 2018-19, consider the following statements:

  1. The report prepared by United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women).
  2. India has highest gender wage gap in Asia.
  3. Bangladesh is the only country where women are paid higher than men on hourly basis.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All are correct

b) 1 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d )Only 2

Inspired by: Gender wage gap highest in India, women are paid 34% less than men: ILO

Gender wage gap highest in India, women are paid 34% less than men: ILO

Q.2) For the first time in India, the Indian Owl Festival was held in which of the following states?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Maharashtra

d) None of these

Inspired by: Country’s first owl festival organized in Pune

Country’s first owl festival organized in Pune

Q.3) The Exercise Konkan-18 is a bilateral naval exercise of India with:

a) Japan

b) Maldives

c) United Kingdom

d) UAE

Inspired by: [pib] Exercise KONKAN-18

[pib] Exercise KONKAN-18

Q.4) The Jumemmej Declaration recently seen in news is related to:

a) Climate Change

b) Refugees

c) Extradition of fugitive offenders

d) Crude Oil Exploration

Inspired by: Climate Vulnerable Forum

Climate Vulnerable Forum

Q.5) The Sea of Azov opens to the Red Sea through the:

a) Kerch Strait

b) Bosporus Strait

c) Bering Strait

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Dire strait: on Russia-Ukraine sea clash

The Hindu

 

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