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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 May 2018


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 May 2018


1. SoCH awards is related to which of the following sector

a. Community health
b. Swatchh Bharat
c. Art & craft
d. None of the above

2. Consider the following statements about National Biodiversity Authority

1. It is a Statutory Body
2. It is headquartered in New Delhi

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

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both
d. None

3. Which of the following organization releases World Water Development Report

a. United Nations
b. World bank
c. WHO
d. None of the above

4. Consider the following statements about Green Good Deeds campaign

1. The campaign has been launched by the WWF
2. The objective of the campaign is to restore and return the clean and green environment to the next generation.

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

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both
d. None

5. Consider the following statements about Minamata Convention

1. It was entered in force in 2017
2. It aims to put ban on new mercury mines.

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

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both
d. None

6. Consider the following statements about Peatlands

1. Cuvette Central region is the world’s largest tropical peatlands
2. Peatlands are the world's largest terrestrial organic carbon stock, storing twice as much carbon as forests.
3. The Global Peatlands Initiative is a multi-partner United NationsEnvironment Programme initiative launched at the Global LandscapesForum in Marrakesh in 2016.

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

a. 1 only
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

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Answer:

1 (A), 2 (A), 3 (A), 4 (B), 5 (C), 6 (D)