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Daily PIB Analysis For UPSC/IAS | Download PDF

Date: 02 May 2019

MCQ

  • United Nations Security Council 1267(UNSC) Committee.
  1. It was established when UNSC resolution 1267 was adopted unanimously on October 15, 2001. Listing of an individual or terrorist organization, helps in restricting their movement, financial penalties and assets freeze.
  2. It is also known as AlQaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee.
  • Choose correct

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Both

(D) None

MCQ

  1. Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world at 8,485 metres in India
  2. It is located in PoK
  • Choose correct

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Both

(D) None

  • In 1921, British explorer Charles Howard-Bury claimed to have found footsteps of Yeti near Lakhpa La pass (or Lhagba La is about 7km northeast of Mount Everest in Tibet Autonomous Region) while on an expedition in Himalayas.
  • In 2013, the National Geographic released a documentary on ‘legend of Yeti has already been recreated several times in popular culture, folklore and cartoons.
  • In 2019 debate has resurfaced again when Indian Army has claimed it discovered fresh “mysterious footprints” of Yeti during an Army expedition.

MCQ

  • Recently in news, what is reiwa
  1. A satellite
  2. Moon mission by japan
  3. A new era in japan
  4. None

MCQ

  • In buddhism Bhodhisattva is
  1. Who has controlled his soul
  2. Who is no more in this world
  3. Whose soul has migrated
  4. any person who has attained bodhichitta (or Enlightenment) and is on path to reach nirvana (moksha) but delays doing so for compassion of suffering be.

MCQ

  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) signed MoU for cooperation on projects related to e-mobility. ARAI is
  1. A body under min of Commerce and industry
  2. The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology (MoS&T), recognized ARAI as a Scientific and Industrial Reseaarch Organisation (SIRO).

MCQ

  • ICRISAT: The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics is based in
  1. Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Chennai

MCQ

  1. For administration of Investor Education and Protection Fund Government of India has on 7th September, 2016 established Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority
  2. It’s a statutary authority
  • Choose correct

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Both

(D) None

MCQ

  • Which country signed into law a “sovereign internet” bill.
  1. USA
  2. INDIA
  3. CHINA
  4. RUSSIA

MCQ

  • Which of the animals would come in 2nd level of ecosystem food chain
  1. Krill
  2. Larva of fish
  3. Diatoms
  • Choose correct

(A) 1 & 2

(B) 2 & 3

(C) 1 & 3

(D) All

MCQ

  1. Like all bacterias Cynobacterias are able to produce oxygen through photosynthesis
  2. Cyanobacteria, which are Eukaryotes, are also called "blue-green algae“
  • Choose correct

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Both

(D) None

MCQ

  1. The fundamental niche is the set of environmental plus ecological conditions under which a species persists
  2. The realized niche is the set of environmental conditions under which a species is able to persist.
  • Choose correct

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Both

(D) None

MCQ

  1. In ecology, competitive exclusion principle says that two species competing for the same limiting resource can coexist at constant population values.
  2. It is also called gause’s law
  • Choose correct

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Both

(D) None

MCQ

  • Natural capital is the world's stock of natural resources, it includes
  1. Livings
  2. Non livings
  3. Air
  4. Water
  5. Rocks
  • Choose correct

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 & 2

(C) 1,3 & 4

(D) All