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Daily Prelim Quiz 21st August 2019

1. Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission is aimed at

 
 
 
 

2. reference to ‘Asiatic lion’, a mammal found in India, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Even though they roamed large parts of North India earlier periods, Narmada river marked the southern limit of its range, and restricted the spread of lion to south India.
2. Gir, part of Gujarat in India is the only place where this magnificent animal is found today.
3. It is given legal protection under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to ‘seemai karuvelam’, sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements:
1. It is an endemic tree to the Southern part of India.
2. It is one of the most important trees in the evergreen forest areas of South India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Which of the following areas are identified for the intensive conservation and management of coral reefs in India?
1. Gulf of Mannar
2. Sundarbans
3. Lakshadweep
4. Gulf of Kutch
5. Andaman and Nicobar
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 
 
 
 

5. With reference to Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Program
(GSLEP), sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements:
1. The GSLEP is the world first joint initiative that aims to conserve the snow leopard.
2. GSLEP is a joint initiative of range country governments, international agencies, civil society, and the private sector.
3. Bishkek Declaration is related to the snow leopard protection.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following protected areas:
1. Biligiri Ranganatha Temple
2. Umred-Kharhandla
3. Valmiki
4. Buxa
Which of the above are declared Tiger Reserves?

 
 
 
 

7. Which one of the following regions/states of Myanmar share land boundary with Bangladesh?

 
 
 
 

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