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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 25 Feb 2020

Question 1.  Consider the following statements with respect to the Public Library act

  1. It is a legislation, which gives local administration powers to establish public libraries with the assistance from the state and the central governments.
  2. Public libraries Act mandates that 70 per cent financial assistance for opening a public library will come from Centre and the remaining is borne by the state government.
  3. Maharashtra is the first state to implement it.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)  2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 2. Consider the following statements with respect to the biodiversity management committees (BMC) 

  1. The BMC was created by the National Green Tribunal.
  2. BMCs arecreated for “promoting conservation, sustainable use and documentation of biological diversity” by local bodies across the country.
  3. It will consist of a chair person and not more than six persons nominated by the local body,

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)  2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 3. The Jalyukta Shivar, the flagship water conservation project, is associated with

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b)  Maharashtra

(c)  Bihar

(d) Rajasthan

 

Question 4. Consider the following statements

  1. Scientists have recently discovered a new cave fish in Meghalaya.
  2. The Malai Mahadeshwara Tiger Reserve is located in Tamil Nadu.
  3. Pakke Tiger Reserve is in Manipur.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)   2 & 3

(c)  1 & 3

(d)  1, 2 & 3

 

Question 5. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO)UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and The Lancet medical journal have released ‘A Future for the World’s Children’ report. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to the Flourishing Index and Sustainability Index calculated by this report?

  1. The flourishing index measures the best chance at survival and well-being for children.
  2. The sustainability index takes into account per capita carbon emissions and the ability of children in a nation to live healthy lives.
  3. The Sustainability Index ranks countries on the basis of excess carbon emissionscompared with the 2030 target.

 Choose the correct options-

(a) 1 & 2

(b)  2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d)  1, 2 & 3

 

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