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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 4 Nov 2019

IAS/PCS – Pre 2019/20

Question 1.  Consider the following statements with respect to Chavang Kut Festival

  1. It is the post-harvest festival of the Garo, Khasi and Jaintia Tribes.
  2. The festival celebrated this year also marks the centenary of Anglo-Kuki war fought against the British in 1917-1919.

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

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • Both 1 & 2
  • None

Question 2. Saint Kitts & Nevis Island which was in news recently is located in?

(a) Gulf of Mexico

(b)   Caribbean Sea

(c)  Sargasso sea

(d)  Bering sea

 

Question 3. Consider the following statements regarding Bio-Plastics.

  1. Bioplastics can be made from agricultural by-products and also from used plastic bottles and other containers using microorganisms.
  2. Some bioplastics are soil and marine-safe and they safely degrade in the environment within weeks or months, leaving no harmful residues.
  3. Bioplastics save more non-renewable energy than conventional plastics and emit less GHG compared to conventional plastics.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)   2 & 3

(c)  1 & 3

(d)  All

 

Question 4. Consider the following statements regarding Project REPLAN.

  1. The project was launched by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research as part of its commitment to Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.
  2. The waste plastic from nature is collected, de-structured and de-gradated and then mixed with paper pulp in a ratio of 80 is to 20.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)   2 & 3

(c)  1 & 3

(d)  All

 

Question 5. Which state has launched the Prakritik Kheti Khushshal Kissan Yojana?

(a)  Rajasthan

(b)   Gujarat

(c)  Himachal Pradesh

(d) Maharashtra

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