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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 1 Oct 2019

UPSC (IAS) – Pre 2019

Question 1. ‘Project Netra’ of ISRO is

(a)   an early warning system in space to detect debris

(b) a searching operation related with Chadrayaan mission

(c ) a communication satellite

(d)  a weather related satellite

Answer-  a


Question 2. Consider the following statements with respect to the ‘School Education Quality Index’ (SEQI) report-2019.

  1. It has been released by the NITI Aayog.
  2. Kerala is in the first place, Rajasthan second while Karnataka secured third place.
  3. Uttar Pradesh is one of the largest states in the country but its performance in the field of education is unfortunate.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a)  Only 1

(b)  2 & 3

(c ) 1 & 2

(d) 1, 2 & 3

Answer-  c


Question 3. Consider the following statements about Biodiversity loss.

  1. Biodiversity loss describes the decline in the number, genetic variability, and variety of species, and the biological communities in a given area.
  2. A loss in biodiversity can make plants and animals more vulnerable to pests and diseases.
  3. Biodiversity loss is always anthropogenic.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a)  Only 1

(b)  2 & 3

(c ) 1 & 3

(d)  1& 2

Answer-  d

Question 4. India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC)  has started ‘Forest-PLUS 2.0  initiatives with the help of

(a)  Asian Development Bank

(b)  US Agency for International Development (USAID)

(c ) IMF

(d)  World Economic Forum

Answer- b


Question 5. The Justice Amitava Roy committee, recently seen in news, is constituted for the purpose of

(a) Education reform

(b) Prison Reform

(c) Labour reform

(d) Police reform

Answer-  b


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