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UPSC Quiz- 2019 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 83]

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  • October 9, 2018
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UPSC Quiz- 2019 : IASbaba’s Daily Current

Affairs Quiz [Day 83]

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Q.1) Consider the following statements about ‘Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA)’

  1. It was constituted with the objective of ‘protecting and improving’ the quality of the environment and ‘controlling environmental pollution’ in the National Capital Region.
  2. It was constituted at the behest of the Supreme Court.
  3. It is mandated to enforce Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) as per the pollution levels.

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All of the above

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Rapid Action Force (RAF)’

  1. It is a specialised wing of the Central Industrial Security Force.
  2. It is headed by an officer of the rank of Inspector general.
  3. It is governed by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All of the above

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Bisphenol A’

  1. It is used primarily to make plastics.
  2. It is used in food packaging items to extend shelf life and protect food from contamination and spoilage.

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) Which one of the following is a purpose of ‘UDAY’, a scheme of the Government?

  1. Providing technical and financial assistance to start-up entrepreneurs in the field of renewable sources of energy
  2. Providing electricity to every household in the country by 2018
  3. Replacing the coal-based power plants with natural gas, nuclear, solar, wind and tidal power plants over a period of time
  4. Providing for financial turnaround and revival of power distribution companies

Q.5) Other than poaching, what are the possible reasons for the decline in the population of Ganges River Dolphins?

  1. Construction of dams and barrages on rivers
  2. Getting trapped in fishing nets accidentally
  3. Use of synthetic fertilizers and other agricultural chemicals in crop-fields in the vicinity of rivers

Select the correct code:

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All of the above

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