Daily Quiz
18 October 2023

Ques:1

Consider the following statements regarding changes to the schedules of wildlife protection act, 1972 by the 2022 amendment:

  1. The new law reduced the number of schedules from earlier 6 schedules to 4 schedules now.
  2. One of the schedules under the new law provides protection to species under CITES appendices.
  3. One of the schedules under the new law provides protection to alien invasive species.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:2

Consider the following statements regarding Special Marriage Act (SMA), 1954

  1. It governs a civil marriage sanctioned by the state rather than any religion as under personal laws.
  2. It provides a number of legal benefits and protections to the couple, such as inheritance rights, succession rights, and social security benefits.
  3. The Act mandates the parties to give written notice to the Marriage Officer of the District and allows any person to object to the marriage within a month of the notification of the marriage.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:3

Consider the following statements regarding  “Bharatiya Antariksha Station” or Indian Space Station (BAS/ISS)

  1. Indian Prime Minister has directed the Indian Space Agency (ISRO) to set up an indigenous space station (BSS/ISS) by 2035 and land an Indian on the moon by 2040.
  2. It will replace the International Space Station or ISS.
  3. International Space Station or ISS, orbiting in low earth orbit (LEO), is expected to be decommissioned by 2030.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:4

Consider the following statements regarding Harmful Algal Blooms, or HABs :

  1. It occurs when colonies of algae grow out of control and produce toxins.
  2. It is also called ‘red tide’ as the likelihood of algal blooms increases during oceanic tides.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:5

Which of the following countries is NOT a member of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) as of now?


Ques:6

Consider the following statements, with respect to Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)

1. It is a statutory body of Ministry of Women & Child Development

2. It functions as the nodal body for adoption of Indian children and is mandated to monitor and regulate in-country and inter-country adoption

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:7

Arrange the following water bodies from North to South

1. Palk Bay

2.  Gulf of Mannar

3. Palk Strait

Select the correct answer using the code given below.


Ques:8

‘Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India’ case was related to


Ques:9

Which of the following nations are part of India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor

1. India

2.  USA

3. Saudi Arabia

4.  France

Select the correct answer using code given below.


Ques:10

Which of the following countries share boundary with Red Sea

1. Egypt

2. Sudan

3.  Eritrea 

4.  Israel

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.