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UPSC Quiz – 2020 : IAS Daily Current Affairs Quiz Day 36

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  • July 29, 2019
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UPSC Quiz – 2020 : IASbaba’s Daily Current

Affairs Quiz Day 36

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Q.1) Consider the following statements

  1. India has been allotted a site of 75,000 sq. km. in the Central Indian Ocean Basin (CIOB) by the UN International Sea Bed Authority for exploitation of polymetallic nodules (PMN).
  2. India has an Exclusive Economic zone spread over 2.2 Million sq.kms

Select the correct statements

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

Q.2) Consider the following about O-SMART scheme:

  1. It is a mission to promote millet cultivation ‘as we move towards climate-smart agriculture in the wake of frequent droughts’.
  2. The scheme is being piloted by the Union earth sciences ministry.

Select the correct statements

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

Q.3) Which of the following best describes the term ‘Gig Economy’ which is sometimes seen in the news?

  1. It is an economy with high prevalence of failing start ups
  2. It is characterized by prevalence of short term contracts and freelance work
  3. It is characterized by export oriented manufacturing
  4. It is characterized by high prevalence of permanent jobs in organized sector

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘International Seabed Authority (ISA)’

  1. It is an organization established by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
  2. It has its headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica.

Select the correct statements

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

Q.5) Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Polymetallic nodules’

  1. They are rock concretions on the sea bottom formed of concentric layers of iron and manganese hydroxides around a core
  2. They are only found in the central Pacific Ocean

Select the corrects statements

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

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