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13th March 2019: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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  1. MCQs - 13th March 2019


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  3. Instructions As soon as the question Score Conclusion appears, pause the video, answer the question and 0-2 resume it. Very low chances of selection. There is no substitute for hard work. Can do better, need to grind more Going good, almost there. Very high chances of selection 3-4 100% of the time, without fail, calculate your score and write it in 7-8 the comments section (Compete) 5-6 9-10


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  5. PSC C Current affairs Ongoing courses Practice Course on General Studies & Current Affairs with Comprehensive Course on Daily Current Affairs Jatin's Current Affairs Round-Up 365 Course (Pre+ Mains) Current Affairs Round Up- June 2018 to May 2010 Aman Shm Ve Upcoming courses Complete Course on Current oman's Contemporary issues Comprehensive Course on Daily Crash Course on Current Affairs Affairs fot Science & Tech PCM: Apr 2017-Apr 2019) for Current Affairs for Science & Tech Aman Sharma Aman sharma


  6. Q1. Which of the following 'Conventions' were adopted at the "Rio Earth Summit" in 1992? 1. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2. UN Convention on Biological Diversity 3. Convention to Combat Desertification Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above


  7. D) All of the above The UNFCCC is a "Rio Convention", one of three adopted at the "Rio Earth Summit" in 1992. Its sister Rio Conventions are the UN Convention on Biological Diversity and the Convention to Combat Desertification.


  8. Q2. Which of the following are among the key outcomes of Katowice COP 24? 1. It produced a comprehensive "rulebook" containing the implementing details of the landmark Paris Agreement. 2. The Parties agreed on rules which addresses market-based approaches. 3. The new Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 C of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) received overwhelming support Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 3 only D) 1 and 3 only


  9. A) 1 only COP24 is the informal name for the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP24 conference took place in December 2018 in Katowice, Poland. Unable to agree on rules which addresses market-based approaches, parties deferred those decisions to COP 25 The new Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 C of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) received only a tepid welcome.


  10. Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. The Momentum for Change initiative is spearheaded by the UN Climate Change secretariat 2. HelpUsGreen initiative from India won the Momentum for Change award under the category of 'Women for Results' Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  11. C) Both 1 and 2 The Momentum for Change initiative, spearheaded by the UN Climate Change secretariat, shines light on some of the most practical examples of what people across the globe are doing to combat climate change. HelpUsGreen (Under this initiative, women are creating compost from ceremonial flowers and simultaneously cleaning up the River Ganges) from India won under the category of 'Women for Results'.


  12. Q5. The term "just transition" was recently in news in the context of: A) Indian Science Congress B) Katowice COP 24 C) International Solar Alliance D) International Conference on Sustainable Bio-fuels


  13. D) All of the above Shale gas blocks in India can be found in the following States: Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.


  14. Q8. Which of the following are the characteristics of a thunderstorm? 1. Thunder 2. Lightning 3. Cumulonimbus cloud 4. Conduction Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 1, 2 and 4 only C) 2, 3 and 4 only D) All of the above


  15. A) 1, 2 and 3 only A thunderstorm is a well-grown cumulonimbus (clouds with huge vertical development) cloud producing thunder and lightening They are caused by intense convection on moist hot days.


  16. A) Banking sector frauds SWIFT, or the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, is the world's largest electronic payment messaging system.