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Important Summits and Conferences

Lecture 06 Important Summits and Conferences UPSC Prelims 2019

Q.1) Recently, International Women Entrepreneur Summit was held. It was organised by which of the following organisation?

(a)World Association of Women Entrepreneurs

(b)International Alliance for Women

(c)UN Women

(d)South Asian Women Development Forum

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements about ‘Climate vulnerable forum’:

1.It is a group of countries tackling global climate change

2.It has been formed under ‘United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’

Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)2 only

(c)Both 1 and 2

(d)Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements about ‘International Conference on Sustainable Water Management’:

1.It has been organised by International Water Management Institute

2.Theme for 2018 conference was “Nature for Water”

Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)2 only

(c)Both 1 and 2

(d)Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.4) Which of the following statement/s are correct in the context of ‘Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species, 2019’ ?

1.‘Great Indian Bustard’ was the mascot of this convention

2.It has been in force under the aegis of United Nations Environment Programme

Select the correct code:

(a)1 only

(b)2 only

(c)Both 1 and 2

(d)Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.5) Consider the following statements in context of the ‘World Congress of Philosophy 2018’:

1.It was held in India for the first time

2.It was organized by the International Federation of Philosophical Societies and Cornell University

Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)2 only

(c)Both 1 and 2

(d)Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.6) Consider the following statements about ‘World Sanskrit Conference 2018’:

1.It has been organised by the Department of Asian studies at the University of Toronto

2.It is convened every three years under the auspices of the International Association of Sanskrit Studies

Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)2 only

(c)Both 1 and 2

(d)Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.7) International conference on Vision Zero pertains to

(a) blindness among children

(b) occupational safety and health

(c) reduction in Maternal Mortality Rate

(d) elimination of Lymphatic filariasis

 

Q.8) The term ‘STAPCOR’ has been seen in news sometimes. It is related to which of the following?

(a) Sustainable Water Management

(b) Protection of Coral Reef

(c) Reduction of Carbon Emission

(d) Improvement in Agriculture

 

 

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