The Hindu Daily and PIB Questions – 24th June 2021

1. Consider the following statements about the Information Fusion Centre for Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR) ?

1.It aims to coordinate with all United Nations countries on maritime issues and act as a regional repository of maritime data.
2. It is located in Gurugram, India.
Which among the above is correct ?
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None

2. India recently had a partnership for Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) programme with which among the following countries ?
1. Bhutan
2. Bangladesh
3. Pakisthan
A.1 and 3 only
B. 1 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 1 and 2 only

3. Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) programme is a ?
A. Initiative of World Bank
B. Joint initiative of UNDP and OECD
C. Bilateral program with countries and not a initiative of international organisation
D. None of the above

4. Which act was repealed and replaced by the Competition Act, 2002 ?
A. The Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act, 1969 (MRTP Act)
B. The competition and regulations act 1979
C. The Foreign company competition act 1970
D. None of the above

5. Which among the following country is connected with Suez Canal ?
A. Sudan
B. Yeman
C. Egypt
D. Mali

6. Consider the following statements about Pygmy Hog ?
1. It is endemic to India
2.It is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
3. The pygmy hog is designated as a Schedule V species in India under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None

7. Which among the following is correct about Chief of Defence Staff ?
1. He will ensure the jointness in training, logistics and procurement of the three services.
2. He will be the Chairman of the Nuclear Command Authority .
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None

8. Which among the following is correct about The International Energy Forum ?
1. It is formed under United Nations for energy conservation
2. It is the global home of energy dialogue.
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None

9. Consider the following statements about BioTech Kisan ?
1. It aims to understand the problems of water, soil, seed and market faced by the farmers and provide simple solutions to them.
2. It also aims to give financial support upto one crore to women farmers .
Which among the above are correct ?
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None

10. Which among the following countries is not a member of G20 country ?
1. Brazil
2. Mexico
3. Indonesia
4. India
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 4 only
D. None

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