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QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 23 September, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz

23 September, 2016

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Clarifications:

Q4, September 21st, 2016 (Click Here): Regarding Montreal Protocol – According to Britannica, “The CBDR….was retroactively incorporated into the Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol on substances that destroy the ozone layer. Practically, it entails the deferral of developing countries’ compliance with the objectives of these environmental conventions.” Additionally, according to the Ozone Secretariat (Click Here) under the UNEP, “The Montreal Protocol embodies key guiding principles which are now recognized to be the cornerstones of sustainable development including: (i) the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities;”

 

The answer once again changes! Statement 2 is not correct, thus the answer will be option ‘a’ and not ‘b’ or ‘c’.

 

Q6, September 22nd, 2016 (Click Here): Regarding Wolbachia – It was a mistake we made while uploading the question. Option ‘c’ is supposed to be the right answer, but the statement was supposed to be, “A bacteria which acts like a vaccine for the mosquito which carries dengue and stops multiplying in its body”. For those who want to read about Wolbachia, it has already been provided as a hyperlink in the explanation. You can also click here.



The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles.

This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2016. It is not a test of your knowledge. If you score less, please do not mind. Read again sources provided and try to remember better.

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INSIGHTS CURRENT EVENTS QUIZ 2016

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