28-5-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR):

  1. It serves as the Secretariat of the Human Rights Council.
  2. UN Human Rights Council replaced the former United Nations Commission on Human Rights.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, consider the following statements:

  1. India was invited as a guest of honour at the 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers in 2019.
  2. It was established upon a decision of the historical summit which took place in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco, in 1969.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. What is Argentine Ant?

  1. It is native to South America.
  2. It is an invasive species and causes a threat to pollinators.
  3. The IUCN ranks it as one of the world’s worst 100 invasive species.

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4. Consider the following statements:

  1. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is a constitutional body.
  2. At present, NH44 is the shortest National Highway in India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Which of the following statements is/are incorrect about the National Investigation Agency (NIA)?

  1. It is a central counter-terrorism agency functioning under the Ministry of Defense.
  2. It investigates terror cases across the country without having to get permission from the states.

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6. Consider the following statements regarding the membership of the International Solar Alliance (ISA):

  1. It is restricted to the countries which are partially or fully located within the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn.
  2. Any member country of the United Nations is eligible for ISA membership.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI):

  1. It was launched at the UN Climate Action Summit in 2019.
  2. A large share of the estimated fund requirements to cover the core costs for the first five years was invested by India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. What is Venture Capital (VC)?

  1. It is an investment fund that is involved in managing money from different investors.
  2. It seeks to provide capital to new entrepreneurs and start-ups that have immense growth potential.

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9. Why Bay of Bengal is the hot bed for cyclonic storms?

  1. The vast low pressure created by the warm water of the ocean.
  2. The high sea surface temperature
  3. Lack of landmass between the Pacific Ocean and the Bay of Bengal

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10. What is the International Criminal Police Organisation, or Interpol?

 
 
 
 
In which continent is Norway?

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