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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 30 Aug 2019

Daily Current Affairs Questions:

UPSC (IAS) – Pre 2019

Question 1.

Keezhadi often seen in the news recently is a major archaeological site located in the state of?

(a)  Kerala

(b)  Odisha

(c) Tamil Nadu

(d) Maharashtra

Answer- c

 

Question 2.

Consider the following statements

  1. Appendix Iincludes species “threatened with extinction
  2. Appendix IIprovides a lower level of protection

(a)  Only 1

(b)  Only 2

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d) none

Answer- c

 

Question 3.

Consider the following statements with respect to Indian Cybercrime Coordination Centre (I4C) Scheme

1.      The Scheme acts as a nodal point in the fight against cybercrime and was proposed only for two years (2018-2020).

2.      It was launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

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

 

(a)  Only 1

(b)  Only 2

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d) none

 

Answer- a

 

Question 4.

Consider the following statements with respect to Tokay gecko

  1. They are nocturnal lizards.
  2. They are recently included for the first time under Appendix II of CITES.
  3. It was listed as least concern under the IUCN Red list.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  (a) 1 & 2

  (b) 2 & 3

  (c) Only 3

  (d) 1, 2 & 3

Answer- d

 

Question 5.

  Global Energy Transition Index 2019 is released by?

(a) International Atomic Energy Agency

(b) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

(c) World Economic Forum (WEF

(d) International Energy Agency (IEA)

   

          Answer- c

 

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