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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 16 Jan 2020

Question 1.  Consider the following statements with respect to Polar & Geosynchronous orbits

  1. A polar orbit travelsnorth-south over the poles
  2. Almost all the satellites that are in a polar orbit are at higher altitudes
  3. Geosynchronous satellites are launched into orbit in the same direction the Earth is spinning

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 & 2

(b) 2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d) 1 , 2 & 3

 

Question 2. Bihu is a set of three important non-religious festivals in the Indian state of

(a)  Assam

(b)  Maharashtra

(c)  Tamil Nadu

(d) Manipur

 

Question 3. The Chicago Convention is related to

(a) Civil Aviation

(b)  Global Terror

  • Cyber Security

 

  • Climate Change

 

Question 4. Consider the following statements regarding India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2019.

  1. Mangrove cover saw an increase of over 500 sq Km compared to the previous assessment of 2017.
  2. Gujarat showed the highest mangrove cover increase.
  3. The bamboo bearing area of the country has increased compared to the last assessment of ISFR 2017.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 & 2

(b)  2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d) All

 

Question 5. Consider the following statements regarding the “One Planet One City Challenge”-

  1. It’s a friendly competition, organized by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to mobilize cities to deliver on the Paris Agreement.
  2. The logo of WWF is a Red Panda.
  3. Pune was selected as a National Winner in 2017-2018 edition of WWF’s “One Planet City Challenge (OPCC)”.

Which of the above statements is /are correct?

(a) Only 2

(b)  Only 1

(c) 1 & 3

(d) All

 

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