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About Me . Name- Sunil Kumar Singh JRF, Pursuing research Faced UPSC interview in 2015, and 2016 Taught History for 3 years at University level .Follow me at: https://unacademy.com/user/kumarsunilvns99
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MCQ-1 Q. Consider the following statements regarding 'Adopt a Heritage Scheme' 1. It is a scheme of Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India. 2. Under this Private Sector Companies, Public Sector Companies and Corporate individuals are invited to adopt the heritage sites. 3. The TATA Group has adopted the Red Fort in New Delhi under this scheme. Which of the above statement is/are correct (a) 1 only (c) 2 & 3 only (b)1 & 2 only (d) All of the above
It is a scheme of Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Under this Private Sector Companies, Public Sector Companies and Corporate individuals are invited to adopt the heritage sites. They would be called "Monument Mitras" and activities taken up by would be counted as a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiative. * It envisages developing monuments, heritage and tourist sites across India and making them tourist friendly to enhance their tourism potential and cultural importance to make them more sustainable. The scope of activities included under this are development and maintenance of world-class tourist infrastructure and amenities which includes basic civic amenities and advanced amenities like Cleanliness, Public Conveniences, Ease of access, secure environment, illumination and night viewing facilities for an overall inclusive tourist experience .
MCQ-2 Q. Consider the following statements regarding -GANGA GRAM PROJECT 1. It is launched under the Namami Gange Programme 2. Project envisages solid and liquid waste management, renovation of ponds and water resources, water conservation projects, organic farming etc, 3. Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation is the nodal agency for its implementation. Which of the above statement is/are correct (a) 1 only (c) 2 & 3 only (b)1 & 2 only (d) All of the above
It has been launched under the Namami Gange Programme for sanitation based integrated development of villages with active participation of the villagers. . Project envisages solid and liquid waste management, renovation of ponds and water resources, water conservation projects, organic farming, horticulture, and promotion of medicinal plants. Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation is the nodal agency for its implementation. Ganga Swachhata Manch: It has also been created for awareness creation, knowledge sharing, learning and advocacy for the Ganga Gram Project .
MCQ-3 Q. Consider the following statements regarding Climate Change 1. It is issued by German watch, the New Climate Institute, and the 2. It evaluates countries ambition and progress in the field of 3. Countries are ranked across four categories - Greenhouse Gas Performance Index (CCPI) Climate Action Network. climate policy. Emissions, Renewable Energy, Energy Use, and Climate Policy Which of the above statement is/are correct (a) 1 only (c) 2 & 3 only (b)1 & 2 only (d) All of the above
. Recently, India has been ranked 14th in Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) India improved it's ranking from 20th in 2017 to 14th, on account for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adopting more clean sources of energy. . The report ranks 56 countries and the European Union, which together are responsible for 90% of global greenhouse gas emissions. It noted that with low per capita emissions, India's emissions level is well below-2 C target; however overall emissions have increased relatively strongly over the last year, holding India's further improvement in Index
MCQ-4 Q. Which of the following is/are True - 1. Petroleum coke or pet coke, is a solid carbon rich material derived from oil refining. 2. India is the world's biggest consumer of petroleum coke 3. It emits 11% more greenhouse gases than coal. Select the correct answer using the code given below (a) 1 & 2 only (c) 1 & 3 only (b) 2 & 3only (d)All of the above
.Recently the Minister of Human Resource Development announced that Paika Rebellion will be renamed as "First War of Independence". History of Paika Bidroha The Paika rebellion took place in 1817 in Khurda, Odisha. .Paikas were the peasant militias of the Gajapati rulers of Odisha who rendered military service to the king during times of war while taking up cultivation during times of peace. The armies of the East India Company overran Odisha in 1803 after establishing their sway over Bengal Province and Madras Province. The Raja of Khurda lost his primacy and the power and prestige of the Paikas went on a decline . But in 1817 Paikas rebelled against the British under the leadership of Baxi Jagandhu Bidyadhara, hereditary chief of militia army to throw off the British yoke. It ended with the surrender of Jagandbandhu in 1825.