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23 Feb 2022
Question :
Which of the following multilateral bodies are involved in the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction?
  1. The International Seabed Authority
  2. The International Maritime Organisation
  3. International Whaling Commission
Choose the correct code:

2 only
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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INDIAN ECONOMY       
07 Feb 2022
Question :
  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Ramsar Sites: 
  2. The convention was held in the city of Ramsar, Iran, in February 1971 and was originally contracted by seven countries when it came into force on 21 December 1975. 
  3. The country with the most sites is the United Kingdom with 175. 
  4. With 49 Ramsar sites, India is the country with the highest sites in South Asia
Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?
1 only
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
24 Jan 2022
Question : As the Centre has given its approval of granting tiger reserve status to three new sites and agreed in-principle to give its nod to two more; The total number of Tiger Reserves (TR) in India will rise to:

51
54
56
58

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT       
23 Jan 2022
Question : 2022 is the Year of the Tiger as well as being the 12-year anniversary of the first Global Tiger Summit in 2010 where tiger range governments made an ambitious goal to double the number of tigers in the wild. 
In September 2022, which of the following country will host the 2nd Global Tiger Summit where a new tiger population estimate will be released?

India
Russia
Thailand
Bhutan

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
15 Dec 2021
Question :
Consider the following statement regarding the Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo (SMART) system.
  1. The weapon system is being developed by DRDO for the Indian Navy only.
  2. It is aimed at enhancing the country's anti-submarine warfare capability.
  3. It is a canister-based missile system that consists of advanced technologies — two-stage solid propulsion, electro-mechanical actuators, and precision inertial navigation.
Which of the given statements are correct?

1 only
2 and 3 only
1 and 3 only 
1, 2 and 3

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES      
05 Dec 2021
Question :
Consider the following statements about the Lesser florican taxonomically classified as Sypheotides indicus, a small and slender bird species belonging to the bustard group that is found in tall grasslands:
  1. The endangered bird is observed in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and some other regions during the monsoon season, when it breeds and later disappears with its chicks to unknown places.
  2. The mystery of the fast disappearing birds may soon be resolved with the help of satellite transmitters fitted on them as a recovery programme has been launched by Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII)
  3. In a major discovery, the longest in-country migration route of about 1000 km by lesser floricans has been tracked for the first time from Rajasthan to Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district.
  4. The bird is listed as “vulnerable” on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

1 and 2 only

1 and 4 only

1, 2 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES      
30 Oct 2021
Question : “Gender Inequality Index” is released by which of the following organisation?
 
World Bank.
World Economic Forum.
 
Niti Aayog
UNDP

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES     
26 Oct 2021
Question : Government of India has recently given Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code Rules 2021 for digital content on both digital media and Over the Top (OTT) platforms. With reference to the Digital Media Ethics Code Rules 2021, consider the following statements:
  1. New rule lays down a two-tier grievance redressal mechanism.
  2. At third level, government has equipped itself with overriding powers in the form of oversight mechanism.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES    
21 Oct 2021
Question : Consider the following statements w.r.t. India’s Bio-Economic Hub that is being developed in North-East India.
  1. The Eastern Himalayan Region is one of the mega-biodiversity rich zones and is among the 34 biodiversity Hotspots of the world.
  2. India will be recognized as a Global Bio-manufacturing Hub by 2025 and will figure among the top 5 countries of the world.
  3. India’s Bio-Economy is on its way to achieve 150-billion-dollar target from the current 70 billion-dollar by 2025 and will contribute effectively to the Prime Minister’s vision of a 5 trillion-dollar economy by 2024-25.
Which of the above statements are correct?
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
None of the above
ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
17 Oct 2021
Question : Consider the following statement relating to Exercise MITRA SHAKTI 
  1. Exercise Mitra Shakti, based on counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations in semi urban terrain is the largest bilateral exercise being undertaken by the Sri Lankan Army
  2. Exercise Mitra Shakti forms a major part of India and Sri Lanka’s growing defence partnership
  3. 8th Edition of Exercise Mitra Shakti recently culminated at Colombo, Sri Lanka
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
 
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1 and 3 only
All the above

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES    

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