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7th December 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With respect to the World Intellectual Property Report 2018, consider the following statements:

  1. China leads US in numbers of patent grants.
  2. Number of patents granted to foreigners in India is always higher than that of Indians.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Number of patents granted by India shot up by 50% in 2017: UN

Number of patents granted by India shot up by 50% in 2017: UN

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to the Global Carbon Project (GCP):

  1. It is a project undertaken by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
  2. It aims to quantify global carbon emissions and their causes.
  3. Established by the GCP in 2013 the Global Carbon Atlas is a tool for the visualisation of data related to the global carbon cycle.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only1

b) 2 and 3

c) 1 and 3

d) All are correct

Inspired by: India fourth largest contributor to carbon emission

India fourth largest contributor to carbon emission

Q.3) Exercise Hand-in-Hand is an annual bilateral military exercise of India along with:

a) Russia

b) China

c) Bangladesh

d) Saudi Arabia

Inspired by: [pib] Exercise Hand-in-Hand 2018

[pib] Exercise Hand-in-Hand 2018

Q.4) The Climate Risk Index (CRI) recently seen in news is released by:

a) UN Environment

b) UNFCCC

c) IPCC

d) None of the above

Inspired by: Extreme weather report suggests neighbours worse hit than India

The Indian Express

 Q.5)  The Kamsale dance recently seen in news is performed in which of the following states?

a) Kerala

b) Karnataka

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Tamil Nadu

Inspired by: Kamsale Dance

The Hindu

 

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