Q.2) Recently, a species of wild banana named ‘Musa paramjitiana’ was discovered that grows to a height of nine metres and bears an edible, sweet-and-sour tasting fruit that is boat-shaped and has numerous bulb-shaped seeds. Where was it discovered?
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Q.3) ‘Spot-billed pelican’ is found in which of the following countries?
Select the correct code:
1, 2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1, 3 and 4
1 and 4 Only
Q.4) Consider the following statements
The Foreigner’s Act, 1946 penalises entry into the country without valid documents thus permitting deportation of refugees.
Central Government had decided to allow minority refugees from Bangladesh and Pakistan to stay in the country even after expiry of their visas on humanitarian grounds under Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920 and Foreigners Act, 1946
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Q.5) Consider the following statements about ‘Principle of Non-refoulement’
It is a fundamental principle of international law which forbids a country receiving asylum seekers from returning them to a country in which they would be in likely danger of persecution based on “race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion”.
The principle of non-refoulement is incorporated in 1951 UN Refugee Convention