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Important Summits and Conferences

Lecture 05 | Important Summits and Conferences | UPSC Prelims 2019

Q.1) With reference to ‘Ways and Means Advances (WMA)’, consider the following statements

1.The interest rate for WMA is charged at the Bank rate.

2.The WMA is to be vacated after 90 days.

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) With reference to ‘Danda Nata festival’, consider the following statements:

1.It is celebrated in the month of ‘Chaitra’.

2.It is celebrated in Karnataka.

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.3) Consider the following statements about Malawi:

1.It is a landlocked country.

2.Equator passes thorough Malawi.

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.4) With reference to Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI), consider the following statements:

1.This system is based on US emission norms.

2.It reduces the amount of sulphur released by 80%, from 50 ppm to 10 ppm as compared to BS-IV.

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.5) “Global Report on Food Crises” has been published by which of the following organizations?

a) UNEP, European Union (EU) & World Food Programme

b) UNEP & UNDP

c) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) and EU

d) UNEP, World Food Programme & Food and Agriculture Organization

 

 

 

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