8 October 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the National Aquatic Animal, the Gangetic Dolphins, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Gangetic river dolphins fall under Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act.
  2. The National Dolphin Research Centre (NDRC) is Asia’s first such research centre on Dolphins.
  3. Vikramshila WLS in Bihar is the only dolphin sanctuary in India.
  4. IUCN conservation status of Gangetic Dolphin is Critically Endangered.

Select the correct codes:

a) 2 and 3

b) 1, 2 and 3

c) 1 and 4

d) All are correct

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Q.2) With reference to the maritime exercise JIMEX, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a biennial trilateral maritime exercise between Japan, India and Maldives.
  2. It is aimed to enhance interoperability, improve understanding and imbibe the best practices of each other.
  3. It is carried out in Harbour Phase as well as Sea Phase.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) All are correct

b) 1 and 2

c) 2 and 3

d) 1 only

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Q.3) The report ‘Financial and Economic Impact of SBM in India (2017)’ is released by:

a) WHO

b) UNDP

c) UNICEF

d) UNECOSOC

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Q.4) The National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS) 2017-18 is conducted by an independent agency under:

a) World Bank

b) Asian Development Bank

c) UN Environment

d) WHO

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Q.5) Which of the following pairs of the satellite navigation systems along with their countries is/are correctly matched?

  1. United States (GPS)
  2. Japan (QZSS)
  3. Russia (GLONASS)
  4. China Peoples Republic of China (BeiDou Navigation Satellite System) …
  5. European Union (Galileo)

Select the correct codes:

a) All of the above

b) 1, 3, 4

c) 1, 2 4, 5

d) 1, 4, 5

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