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.Q.1) "Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition and Climate Change" was published by a. World Health Organisation b. World Economic Forum c. Lancet d. United Nations Development Programme
Solution (c) The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change: 1. The Lancet Commission report. Micro systems Meso systems Macro systems 2. The Global Syndemic Commission8 Gobal syndamic ien 3. including the EAT-Lancet 4. is one of a series of initiatives orn nutrition, Obesity UndernutritionClimate change Human health and wellbeing Ecological health and wellbeing Commission, led by The Lancet in 2019. Communities Social circles Hospitals Workplaces Public Transport Urban design Economics Natural systems
Q.2) Which of the following states has the largest number of elephants in captivity? a. Keral:a b. Assam c. Karnataka d. Tamil Nadu
Solution (b) There are 2,454 elephants in captivity, of which 560 are in possession with forest departments and 1,687 with private individuals. However, 664 of the total captive elephants in the country are without ownership certificate while there are 85 in zoos, 26 circuses and 96 in temples. . Jumbo A total of 461 elephants have died in the last nine years shock have not receded over time Karnataka and Odisha have accounted for most of the deaths due to electrocution aross india. The number of fatalities Uttarakhand: 16 Assam: 72 Meghalaya: 20 w.8: 48 in Odisha: 90 Chhattisgarh: 23 Assam and Kerala account for Karnataka: 106 more than half the nationwidmotores nel eiole tigno total of 2,454. Assam has 37% of these captive elephants and Kerala has 21% and Melkadambur, Erode (right) Kerala: 17 Tamil Nadu: 50 .
Q.3) Consider the following statement with respect to 'The Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC It assists the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) It is an integral part of the Performance Review and Assessment of Implementation System (PRAIS) 1. 2. 3. The 17th session of the CRIC is scheduled to take place in February 2019 in India Select the correct statements a. 1 and 2 b. 2 and 3 c. 1 and 3 d. All of the above
Solution (a) The Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention The Committee for the Review of the (CRIC) assists the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to (CRIC) Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and is an integral part of the Performance Review and Assessment of Implementation System (PRAIS) Implementation of the Convention matters . The 17th session of the CRIC is scheduled to take place in January 2019 in Guyana The CRIC was established by decision 1/COP 5, as subsidiary body to the COP to assist it in regula rly reviewing the implementation of the Convention Parties at COP 9 adopted new Terms of Reference of the CRIC and decided that the CRIC will become a standing subsidiary body of the COP. . Parties decided at COP12 to make the next reporting exercise optional until UNCCD United Nations Convention revised reporting tools are made available to Parties due to the need to finalize the reporting process's methodological approach Parties also decided that the intersessional sessions of the CRIC taking place after January 2018 will focus on reviewing the reporting and national voluntary Land Degradation Neutrality target-setting exercise REPORTING SERVICES to Combat .
Q.4) 'Corruption Perceptions Index' is published by a. Transparency International b. Oxfam International c. World Economic Forum d. None of the above
Solution (a) The index, which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople, uses a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean. More than two-thirds of countries score below 50300 on this year's CPI, with an average score of just 43 It reveals that the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing to a crisis in democracy around the world . 90100 . While there are exceptions, the data shows that despite some progress, most countries are failing to make serious inroads against corruption India moved to 78th position with a score of 41. .
Solution (a) Sulawesi, formerly known as Celebes, is an island in Indonesia One of the four Greater Sunda Islands, and the world's eleventh-largest island, it is situated between Borneo and the Maluku Islands. . . Within Indonesia, only Sumatra Borneo and Papua are larger in territory, and only Java and Sumatra have larger populations. . South Korea N China Last China So Pakistan Delhi Nepal Taipei Taiwan India Hong Kong (Burma) Laos Thailand South Vietnam Chine Ho Chi Mirh Cty Gulf of Palawan Negros Sri Lanka Basilan Island Kuala Lumpur Celebes Se Sulawesi Jskarta Jav Se Banda Sea
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