Daily Quiz 9 Feb 2021

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Welcome to your Daily Quiz 9 Feb 2021

1. 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act in news frequently is associated with which of the following?
2. Consider the following statements about United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
  • UNHCR is a specialized agency of the United Nations.
  • Members of the UNHRC serve for the period of five years and are not eligible for immediate re-election after serving two consecutive terms.
  • The member states of the council are elected by the majority of members of the General Assembly of the United Nations through direct and open ballot.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

3. Consider the following statements
  • ‘Water’ subject falls under the concurrent list mentioned in the Indian Constitution.
  • The Central Water Commission (CWC) monitors and prepares monthly reports on the state of glacial lakes and water bodies measuring 10 hectares and above via satellite.
  • The CWC is headed by a Chairman, with the status of Ex-Officio Secretary to the Government of India.

Which of the above statements are correct?

4. Consider the following statements
  • It is the turbulent Himalayan River, rises in the vicinity of the Niti Pass in the border regions between Garhwal and southwestern Tibet.
  • It flows in a meandering course, which takes it through the Nanda Devi National Park.
  • It joins the Alaknanda, the major source stream of the Ganges River.

Above description in the questions is related to which of the following river?

5. Consider the following statements regarding Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in news
  • The sanctuary is a component of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.
  • It is the only sanctuary of Kerala where sighting of four-horned antelopehas been reported.
  • It is bounded by protected area network of Nagarhole and Bandipur of Karnataka in the northeast, and on the southeast by Mudumalai of Tamil Nadu.

Which of the above statements are correct?

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