Daily Current Affairs Quiz 09-07-2019

1. Consider the following statements about Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB):

  • 1. It is a statutory organisation constituted under Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  • 2. It functions under the administrative control of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  • 3. CPCB has been entrusted with the powers and functions under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981

Which of the above given statements are correct?


2. Plan Bee recently seen in news is related to:


3. Identify the correct statement(s):

  • 1. Elephant is the National Heritage Animal of India
  • 2. India’s first dedicated hospital for Elephants has been setup at Kerala

Select correct option using the codes below:


4. The Utkarsh 2022 action plan recently seen in news is an initiative by:


5. Which of the given statement(s) is/are correct about Black Gold?

  • 1. It has been prepared by rearranging gold nanoparticles.
  • 2. It has unique properties such as capacity to absorb light and carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • 3. It could convert CO2 into methane at atmospheric pressure and temperature using solar energy

Select the correct codes:


6. Consider the following statements:

  • 1. The Walled City of Jaipur, known for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture is the first Indian city to make into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
  • 2. India has highest number of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

Which of the given statements is/are not correct?


7. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Jal Hi Jeevan Hai’ scheme:

  • 1. It is a crop diversification scheme launched by the Haryana Government
  • 2. Maximum utilisation of groundwater is one of the objectives of the scheme

Which of the abovementioned statement(s) is/are incorrect?


8. ‘Basel III Accord’ or simply ‘Basel III’, often seen in the news, seeks to:


9. The power to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court of India is vested in:


10. Which of the following bodies does not/do not find mention in the Constitution?

  • 1. National Development Council
  • 2. Planning Commission
  • 3. Zonal Councils

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.


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