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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 12 October 2020

Question 1. Consider the following statements regarding the Nature Index 2020:

  1. It has been released by World Wildlife Fund for Nature.
  2. It ranks countries based on their proactive environment protection policy initiatives.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d) None

 

Question 2.Consider the following statements:

  1. The All India Tiger Estimation is conducted by Wildlife Institute of India and NTCA.
  2. All India Tiger Estimation is a biennial exercise on tiger population status in India.
  3. India is a signatory to the St. Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1, & 2

(b) 2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 3.Consider the following statements with respect to the World Food Prize-2020

  1. The World Food Prize -2020 was given for developing a soil-centric approach to increase the food production.
  2. It convenes meeting each year in Des Moines, USA.
  3. Dr Sanjay Rajaram has won the world food prize -2014 for his contribution in wheat production.

(a) 1, & 2

(b) 2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 4.Consider the following statements with respect to Economic Survey 2019-20

  1. The Survey affirms that disinvestment improves CPSE’s performance and overall productivity, and unlocks their potential to create wealth.
  2. As a proportion of GDP, the expenditure on social services has registered a decrease of 1.5 percentage points during the period 2014-15 to 2019-20.

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

 (a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d) None

 

Question 5.Consider the following statements regarding Hydrophone.

  1. A hydrophone detects acoustic signals under the water.
  2. A Hydrophone works by converting a sound wave into an electrical voltage by detecting changes in pressure in the surrounding environment.
  3. Recently National Green Tribunal banned the use of hydrophone in Indian rivers and lakes.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 (a) 1 only

(b) 2 & 3

(c)  1& 2

(d) 1 , 2 & 3

 

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