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Daily Current Affairs MCQs - JigyasaJigyasa - April 2019Jigyasa – April 2019 – Week 1

Day 2 | April 2019 | Daily Current Affairs | IAS Prelims 2019

Q.1) Consider the following statements:

1.Phayeng, a village in Manipur has developed itself as India’s first carbon-positive settlement.

2.A village is given the carbon-positive tag if it sequesters more carbon than it emits.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a)1 Only

b)2 Only

c)Both 1 & 2

d)Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements with reference to Bolivia:

1.It is a land locked country.

2.Equator passes though the Bolivia.

3.It touches border with Brazil.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a)1 & 3 Only

b)2 & 3 Only

c)3 Only

d)All of the above

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements:

1.Kolam is a scheduled tribe of Kerala.

2.Kolam tribe belongs to Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs).

3.PVTGs were constituted on the basis of the report of the Dhebar commission in 1961.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a)1 & 3 Only

b)2 & 3 Only

c)3 Only

d)All of the above

 

Q.4) With reference to Environment Impact Assessment, consider the following statements:

1.It can be defined as the study for predicting the effect of a proposed activity/project on the environment.

2.Environmental Assessment is mandatory for certain development projects involving investments of Rs. 50 crores and above.

3.It is regulated under Environmental (protection) Act, 1986.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a)1 & 2 Only

b)2 & 3 Only

c)3 Only

d)All of the above

 

Q.5) Consider the following statements about Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA):

1.It is responsible for ‘protecting and improving’ the quality of the environment and ‘controlling environmental pollution’ in the National Capital Region only.

2.EPCA is Supreme Court mandated body.

Which of the following statement(s) is correct?

a) 1 Only

b) 2 Only

c) Both 1 & 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

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