The Hindu Daily and PIB Questions – 23th June 2021

1. Consider the following statements about National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 ?

1. It aims ensuring access to adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices to people to live a life with dignity.
2.It covers 75 % of the urban population and 100 % of the rural population.
3. It aims at uniform entitlement of 5 kg of food grains per person per month.
A. 1 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1 and 2 only

2. Which among the following is correct about Sustainable Development Goals of United Nations ?
1. It is legally binding to all its members
2. It provided with 17 goals to its members .
3. The members has to submit the report of its progress for each year to United Nation.
A. 1 and 3 only
B. 2 only
C. 3 only
D. 1 and 2 only

3.Consider the following statements about Nipah virus ?
1. It is a zoonotic virus
2. Fruit bats, also called flying foxes, are the animal reservoir for NiV in nature.
Which among the above is correct ?
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

4. The Uighurs are a ethnic group related to which country ?
A. Canada
B. China
C. Bangladesh
D. Yemen

5. Which among the following statements is correct about Great Barrier Reef Of Australia ?
1. The reef is located in the Coral Sea of West Australia .
2. It was selected as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO .
3. It is one of the world’s biggest single structure made by living organisms.
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1,2 and 3

6. United Nations’ Land for Life Award is given by which United Nations Institution ?
A. United Nations Environment program
B. United Nation conference on Climate Change
C. International Conservation of Nature
D. None of the above

7. Consider the following statements about United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification: ?
1. It is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management under the UN.
2. It was Established in year 1916
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None

8. Which among the following is correct about Svamitva scheme ?
1. To bring financial stability to the citizens in rural India by enabling them to use their property as a financial asset for taking loans and other financial benefits.
2.The scheme will provide an integrated property validation solution for rural India.
3. It also aims to reduce property related disputes and legal cases
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. All the above Statements are correct

9. Indian Green Building Council is a ?
A. Public sector Organisation
B.It is a part of the Confederation of Indian Industry
C. It is a Support organization of United Nations Environment program
D. None of the above

10. INS Kiltan is an ?
A. Off Shore Coast Gaurd Ship
B. An anti-submarine warfare corvette
C. A patrolling ship in International sea water passage
D. 1 and 3 are correct

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