Daily Current Affairs MCQs - JigyasaJigyasa - April 2019Jigyasa – April 2019 – Week 3

Day 17 | April 2019 | Daily Current Affairs | IAS Prelims 2019

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the Gobi Desert:

1.It is a region in Central Asia.

2.It is bounded by the Altai Mountains on the north, by the Tibetan Plateau to the southwest, and by the North China Plain to the southeast.

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:

1.’Varuna’ is a joint naval exercise between India and France.

2.’Sampriti’ is a joint naval exercise between India and Bangladesh.

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.3) Consider the following statements on P-Notes:

1.P-Notes are financial instruments that allow foreign investors to buy stocks listed on Indian exchanges without getting registered with SEBI.

2.These are offshore derivative instruments with Indian shares as underlying assets.

3.Brokers and FIIs, that issue P-Notes must register with the Securities and Exchange Board of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a)1 Only

b)1 & 3 Only

c)2 & 3 Only

d)All of the above

 

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding Alexandrine Parakeet:

1.It is native to South and South-East Europe.

2.It is ‘Near Threatened’ in the Red list of the IUCN.

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) Which one of the following European countries do not share boundary with the Caspian sea?

a) Azerbaijan

b) Turkmenistan

c) Tajikistan

d) Russia

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