Q1. The “Emissions Gap Report” is published annually by which of the following organizations?

(a) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

(b) Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

(c) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

(d) United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

 

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY):

  1. MUDRA loans are given only by the scheduled Commercial Banks under the RBI Act, 1934.
  2. Loans upto Rs. 5 lakh are provided under the ‘Kishor’ component of the scheme.

 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

 

Q3. A term ‘Ind-Ra’, recently seen in the news, is

(a) a satellite

(b) a navigation system

(c) a Rating and Research agency

(d) an Island

 

Q4. Consider the following statements:

  1. Rivers like Budameru, Tammileru, Ramileru, Gaderu and Bulusuvagu rivers drain their waters into the Kolleru lake.
  2. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, located in Kolleru Lake, is identified as the largest spot-billed pelican home in the world.

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

 

Q5. With reference to the office of Lokpal in India, consider the following statements:

  1.  The Chairperson and the Members are appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal. 
  2. The salary, allowances and other conditions of services of the Chairperson are the same as that of Chief Justice of India. 

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

 

Answers

1-(a)

2-(b)

3-(c)

4-(a)

5-(c)

Mains question:

  1. Sanitation cannot be a separate ideal without reference to other forms of deprivation. Comment. How far do you think India fulfilled its commitment under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan?

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