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

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Q.1) Consider following statements regarding UN climate award for clean energy project.

1. Indian NGO Swayam Paryavaran Prayog got UN climate award for clean energy project.

2. Project includes training women to become clean energy entrepreneurs across Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.

3. UNFCCC has applauded this project for building a rural distribution network of women entrepreneurs.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only

Q.2) Recently, India ratified Paris climate deal at U.N. consider following statements with respect to this deal.

1. Paris Climate Agreement was adopted by 185 nations in 2015.

2. Agreement will only come into force if it is ratified by at least 65 countries that between them produce 55 per cent of global carbon emissions.

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) Which of the following two states becomes first Open Defecation Free (ODF) states in urban areas?

1. Madhya Pradesh

2. Gujarat

3. Assam

4. Andhra Pradesh

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 2 and 4 only

d) 1 and 3 only

Q.4) Recently, Centre rethinks for plan to widen Employees’ Provident Fund coverage. Consider following statements with regard to Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO).

1. The EPFO  administers a contributory provident fund, pension scheme and insurance scheme for organised sector

2. EPFO got the National Award on e-Governance 2015-16 for launching the Universal Account Number (UAN)

3. It works under the administrative control of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?  

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only

Q.5) Recently, India expressed readiness to enhance cooperation on Arctic science and research. India’s Arctic research station is

a) Maitri

b) Bharati

c) Himadri

d) ArcIndia


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