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Q.1) 'Bagru hand-block printing' is practiced in a. Rajasthan b. Maharashtra c. West Bengal d. Uttar Pradesh
ORIGIN Solution (a) Bagru printing is one of the traditional techniques of printing with natural colour followed by the chippas of Rajasthan The art of hand block printing is an ancient one which is said to have originated in China. Over the years it travelled to India, with the state of Rajasthan becoming the most prolific producer of hand block printed fabrics. The vilage of Akola, in the Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan, is the originator of the unique Daboo printing style which uses mud resists The Bagru hand-block printing has a history of over 1000 years
Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to 'United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOSE 1. It establishes general obligations for safeguarding the marine environment and protecting freedom of scientific research on the high seas 2. It creates a legal regime for controlling mineral resource exploitation in deep seabed areas beyond national jurisdiction Select the correct statements a. 1 Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor2
Solution (c) The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), also called the Law of the Sea Convention or the Law of the Sea treaty, is the international agreement that resulted from the third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS Il), .which took place between 1973 and 1982 . The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea The Law of the Sea Convention defines the rights and responsibilities of nations with respect to their use of the world's oceans, establishing guidelines for businesses, the environment, and the management of marine natural resources. Justin Adriel Espaldon Ordoyo U.P. Colege of Law .The Convention, concluded in 1982, replaced four 1958 treaties. UNCLOS came into force in 1994, a year after Guyana became the 60th nation to ratify the treaty.
.The convention establishes general obligations for safeguarding the marine environment and protecting freedom of scientific research on the high seas, and also creates an innovative legal regime for controlling mineral resource exploitation in deep seabed areas beyond national jurisdiction, through an International Seabed Authority and the Common heritage of mankind principle 200 M UNCLOS Maritime and Airspace Zones Exclusive Economic Zone 24 M Contiguous Zone National Airspace international Airspace 12 M Territorial Sea 12 NM 24 NM High Seas ArchipelagicTerritorial Contiquous |High Seas Waters Sea L., one Baselines Exclusive Economic Zone 200 NM 1% sediment thickness or 60 M from the foot of the slope, but c100 M from the 2500 m isobath or <350 M from the baselines SLANDS OF THE ARCHPELAGIC BASELINES ARCHIPELAGO Moy be enclosed in onchipelogo busetines, olfl buys & sivers cons dered internai waser Continental Shelf drpending on specist comstions) Sached Legal continental shelf Abyssal plain
Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to 'Bengal Florican' 1. It is a bustard species 2. It is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List Select the correct statements a. 1 Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor2
Solution (c) . The Bengal florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis), also called Bengal bustard, is a bustard species native to the Indian subcontinent, Cambodia and Vietnam. . It is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List because fewer than 1,000 individuals were estimated to be alive as of 2017 It is the only member of the genus Houbaropsis.
Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to Earth Overshoot Day' 0.4) Consider the following 1. It marks the date when humanity's demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year 2. It is calculated by the United Nations Environment Programme Select the correct statements a. 1 Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor2
Q.5) Recently Kyasanur Forest Disease' was in the news. Consider the following with respect to it 1, It is a viral disease also known as Rodent fever 2. Kyasanur forests are located in Andhra Pradesh Select the correct code a. 1 Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor2
Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) Virus Ecology Transmission to humans may occur after a tick bite or contact with an infected animal, most importantly a sick or recently dead monkey . The hard tick Haemaphysalis spinagera is the Transmission of KFDV to humans may occur Human cases occur me reservoir and vector of Kyasanur Forest Disease Virus (KFDV). Once infected, ticks animal, most commonly a sick or recently South India. remain so for life and are able to pass KFDV to dead monkey. No person-to-person offspring via the egg after a tick bite or contact with an infected months (Nov-June) an No person-to-person transmission has transmission has been described. been described Monkeys and small m hosts for KFDV. Infectio epizootics with high f .Large animals such as goats, cows, and Larva sheep may become infected with KFD but play a limited role in the transmission of the disease. Nymph .These animals provide the blood meals Eggs for ticks and it is possible for infected animals with viremia to infect other ticks, but transmission of KFDV to humans from these larger animals is extremely rare Adult .Furthermore, there is no evidence of disease transmission via the unpasteurized milk of any of these animals. Local residents visit th firewood and can be in Larger animals such as cattle, goats or sheep may become infected with KFD but play a limited role in transmission of disease to humans People with recreation exposure to rural and hunters, farmers, peop Kamataka State and Se at risk for infection.
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