8 Nov 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) Consider the following statements about International Agrobiodiversity Congress.

1.The first International Agrobiodiversity Congress – IAC 2016 to be held in Rome, Italy.

2.It is co-organized by the Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources and the Bioversity International organisation, Italy.

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.2) The famous Thotlakonda Buddhist Site located in

a) Visakhapatnam

b) Bodh Gaya

c) Sarnath

d) Amaravathi

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements about ‘Bioversity International’.

1.Bioversity International is a global research-for-development organization, with a vision that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the planet.

2.Its Headquarters is in Maccarese, Italy.

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.4) Consider following statements about ‘The National Waterways’.

1.The National Waterways-1 is being implemented under Jal Marg Vikas project.

2.It involves developing a 1,620-km navigable waterway between Haldia and Varanasi.

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.5) Raqqa, which is now considered as de facto capital of Islamic state(IS). Raqqa city is located in

a) Iraq

b) Syria

c) Iran

d) Turkey


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