16-6-2021 MCQs Test

1. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Global Efforts to Check Land Degradation?

  1. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management.
  2. The Bonn Challenge aims to bring 350 million hectares of the world’s deforested and degraded land into restoration by 2020.

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2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Sri Lanka regained the EU’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences in 2020.
  2. The EU is Sri Lanka’s second-largest trading partner after China and its second main export destination.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following statements is/are incorrect regarding the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)?

  1. There are currently 22 national GSP schemes notified to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) secretariat.
  2. Countries which Grant GSP are Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, China, Russian Federation, and the USA.

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4. With reference to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), consider the following statements:

  1. It supports developing countries to access the benefits of a globalized economy more fairly and effectively.
  2. It has 194 member nations of which India is a member.
  3. Trade and Development and Investment Trends Monitor reports are published by it.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:

  1. Part XVII of the Indian Constitution deals with the official language in Articles 343 to 351.
  2. Languages are added under Eighth Schedule through Ordinary Bills.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. What is the Karman line?

  1. It is the internationally recognized boundary of space.
  2. This thin layer is present between Thermosphere and Exosphere.

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7. Consider the following statements about the Southern Ocean:

  1. Most of the waters that surround Antarctica, including the Drake Passage and Scotia Sea, constitute Southern Ocean.
  2. It touches Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

8. With reference to the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), consider the following statements:

  1. It is an intergovernmental consultative and technical organization to support the safety of navigation and the protection of the marine environment.
  2. India is a member of IHO.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Where is Dagmara Hydro-Electric Project?

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Kosi river?

  1. It is a trans-boundary river which flows through Tibet, Nepal, and India.
  2. It carries the maximum amount of silt and sand after the Brahmaputra in India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 
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