UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 27

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Question 21 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statement about convention on biological diversity
  1. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is an international agreement adopted at the Earth Summit, in Rio de Janeiro, in 1992.
  2. The CBD was negotiated under the guidance of the United Nations.
Select the statement which is/are correct.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 and 2
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Question 21 Explanation: 
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is an international agreement adopted at the Earth Summit, in Rio de Janeiro, in 1992. It has three main objectives:
  • to conserve biological diversity
  • to use its components in a sustainable way
  • to share fairly and equitably the benefits arising from the use of genetic resources.

The CBD was negotiated under the guidance of the United Nations.

Question 22 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider following statement related to Parliamentary Committees.
  1. Every Member of Parliament has to be a member of Parliamentary Committee.
  2. Reports of Parliamentary Committees are binding on the government.
Which of the above statements are not correct? Select the correct code.
A
1 only
B
2only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
None
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Question 23 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following area has emerged as single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world
A
Chilika Lake
B
Kolleru Lake
C
Bhitarkanika national park
D
Pulicat Lake
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Question 23 Explanation: 

The Chilika Lake in Odisha has emerged as the "single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world". Chilika is Asia's largest brackish-water lagoon with an estuarine character, and one of India's first Ramsar Convention sites. "

Question 24 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements about Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
  1. OPEC is a group of all the oil-producing nations.
  2. The mission of OPEC is to unify the petroleum policies of its Member Countries and ensure regular supply of petroleum to consumers.
  3. Iran, Iraq, United Arab Emirates and Qatar are the members of OPEC.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1, 2
B
2 only
C
2, 3
D
1, 2, 3
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Question 24 Explanation: 

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a group of oil-producing nations that was first established in Baghdad, Iraq, in 1961.

As of January 2019, OPEC has 14 member countries. They are: Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, the Republic of the Congo, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela.

Indonesia is a former member, and Qatar is no longer the member of OPEC from 1 January 2019.

Russia is the oil exporting countries, while it is not a member of OPEC.

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Question 25 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to the solar system, the Kuiper Belt Objects (KBO's) are
A
Space debris present in the exosphere of earth's atmosphere.
B
Space bodies present near the surface of the sun.
C
Celestial bodies between Mars and Jupiter.
D
Celestial bodies present beyond the orbit of Neptune.
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Question 25 Explanation: 

KBO's are the celestial objects present in the Kuiper Belt. Kuiper Belt is a disc-shaped region of icy bodies - including dwarf planets such as Pluto - and comets beyond the orbit of Neptune.

It extends from about 30 to 55 AU and is probably populated with hundreds of thousands of icy bodies larger than 100 km (62 miles) across and an estimated trillion or more comets.

The first Kuiper Belt Object was discovered in 1992.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/kbos "

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