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Ashish Singh
IB ACIO II- 2017(Mains Qualified), Verified Exam cleared- SSC CPO (2014), SSC CGL Tier (2016 - Qualified for Mains), DSSSB (Mains)

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  1. 11th Feb - 15th Feb, 2019 By - Ashish Singh


  2. Ashish Singh VERIFIED Edit Profile IB ACIO II- 2017 (Mains Qualified), UPSC aspirant Exam cleared-SSC CPO (2014), SSC CGL Tier (2016-Qualified for Mains), DSSSB (Mains) 17494 Views in last 30 days N290,033 Lifetime Views 63 Courses 9.9k Followers 28 Following Envlonment And Ecology NEWS 0 f By Ashish Singh By Ashish Singh By Ashish Singh (Hindi) 100 MCQ's on Environment and Ecology February 2019: The Hindu Daily Editorial and Prelims Based... Hindi) February, 2019 The Hindu Daily Editorial and Prelims... 5 Lessons 45 Lessons 44 Lessons


  3. Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to 'GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP)' 1. It provides financial and technical support to communities and Civil Society Organizations to meet the overall objective of global environmental benefits secured through community-based initiatives and actions. 2. It was established in the year of the Rio Earth Summit 1992. .Select the correct statements a. 1 Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2


  4. . Established in 1992, the year of the Rio Eartlh Summit, the GEF Small Grants Programme embodies the very essence of sustainable development by " By providing financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods, SGP demonstrates that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives. The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) provides financial and technical support to communities and Civil Society Organizations to meet the overall objective of global environmental benefits secured through community-based initiatives and actions. thinking globally acting locally". Solution (c) lnt Programme YEARS


  5. Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to 'Ratoon cropping' 1. It refers to a multiple-harvest system in which regenerating stubbles of the established crop in the field are managed for subsequent production 2. It saves cost on preparatory tillage and planting material. .Select the correct code: a. 1Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2


  6. Solution (c) Ratooning is a practice of growing a crop from the stubbles of previous crop. Patchy stands in Ratoon Crop Importance of Ratoon: .Ratoon saves cost on preparatory tillage and planting material It gets benefit of residual manure and moisture. . Ratoon crop matures earlier and gives more or fi(H( Control less same yield as of suru cane. Only one ratoon should be taken because incidence of pests and diseases increases and deterioration of soil takes place.


  7. Q.3) 'Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary' is located in a. Rajasthan b. Gujarat c. Madhya Pradesh d. Odisha


  8. Solution (b) Bhuj 043416 Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary located in Jamnagar district of Gujarat. Naranpar Pantiya Gandhidham Malia idis Navlakhi Godhra The sanctuary is unique having both fresh water lakes, salt and freshwater marshlands Shiracha Mandvi isal Morbi RMundra Jodiya Wankaner Gulf of Kutch o Khijadia Bird Sanctuary Tha a museum& trails Pakistan Padadhar Ch Chusna Kuvadva Rajkot susau Motikhavdi Salaya RAJASTHAN Kalavad 141415 Khambhalia India


  9. Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to 'XPoSat' 1. It is a joint project by NASA and ESA 2. It provides support to research projects in a wide range of topics in space technology, space science and applications to universities/ institutions. Select the correct statements a. 1 Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2


  10. Solution (d) XPoSat is a 5-year Mission satellite of ISRO which will be used to learn more about cosmic radiation X-ray POlarimeter SATellite (XPOSAT) First mission devoted to X-ray polarisation studies since X-ray polarization studies of celestial objects has been minimal Payload axis POLIX related electronic packages Polarimeter Instrument in X-rays (POLIX) payload being developed by Raman Research Institute (RRI) POLIX detector PIM deck POLIX will study the degree and angle of polarization of bright X-ray sources (5-30 keV) Platform Pitch (X) Modified IMS-2 bus Pointing accuracy 0.1degree Slow rotation 0.2 to 0.5 rpm POLIX +Yaw (cY) Roll (Z) Solar array panels Solar panel Low altitude orbit (600 km) with a low inclination 30 degree Launch: 2018-19 as co-passenger


  11. Solution (d) Congo Crisis - Course of The Crisis UN Launches Operation Morthor .The United Nations Operation in the Congo was a United Nations peacekeeping force in the Republic of the Congo that was established after United Nations Security Council Resolution 143 of 14 July 1960. The mission was launched to help restore stability to the Congo after it fell into conflict and disorder following independence ONUC was the UN's first peacekeeping mission witha significant military force. Government of Kasa Vubu/Mobuto Government of Gizenga Kaindu Bakwanga c South Kas Katanga .It was withdrawn in 1964 Congo Crisis 1961