Daily Short Quiz for UPSC | 19 Mar 2021 | RaghukulCS

19 Mar 2021 - Daily Short Quiz

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  1. Consider the following statements regarding project for mapping genetic diversity in Indian ocean
    1. It is initiated by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), Goa.
    2. The project envisages extensive sampling of water, sediments, planktons and various organisms in different parts of the Indian Ocean.
    3. This study will enable scientists to identify the factors controlling the changes in RNA and DNA in the oceans and various stressors impacting them.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

2.

  1. Consider the following statements regarding stubble burning in news
    1. It is the practice of intentionally setting fire to the straw stubble that remains after grains, such as rice and wheat, have been harvested.
    2. It helps to combat pests and weeds.
    3. Stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana in northwest India has been cited as a major cause of air pollution in Delhi since 2002.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Q.)Consider the following statements regarding New Development bank in news

    1. It is a multilateral development bank established by ASEAN states.
    2. The initial authorized capital of the bank is $100 billion divided into 1 million shares having a par value of $100,000 each.
    3. China and Russia are the only countries with veto powers.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Q.)Consider the following statements regarding the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in news

    1. Although it is mainly funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, it operates as an autonomous body through the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
    2. The organization has successfully rejuvenated India’s one-hundred-year-old refinery at Digboi using the most modern molecular distillation technology.
    3. The research and development activities of CSIR include aerospace engineering, structural engineering, ocean sciences, life sciences, metallurgy, chemicals, mining, food, petroleum, leather, and environmental science.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Q.)Which of the following organization brought out the report The World Energy Transitions Outlook

 
 
 
 

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