Daily Prelim Quiz 24th August 2019

1. 1) Which one of the following is not a Biosphere Reserve?


2. 2) Which of the following statements best describes the term ‘Earth Overshoot Day (EOD)’, recently seen in the news?


3. 3) With reference to food chains in an ecosystem, consider the following statements:
1. Food chains are the means for energy transfer in ecosystems.
2. Energy flow is bidirectional in an ecosystem.
3. The pyramid of energy will be always upright in manner.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


4. 4) With reference to Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), consider the following statements:
1. AWBI is a statutory advisory body on Animal Welfare Laws under the Ministry of Environment & Forests.
2. AWBI is established under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
3. It provides financial assistance in the form of grants-in-aid to animal welfare initiatives.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?


5. 5) ‘One planet city challenge’, an initiative to recognize and reward cities for their efforts to combat climate change, is a programme created by


6. Which one of the following countries of South-East Asia does not open out to the Gulf of Thailand?


7. Consider the following pairs: Region often in news Country
1. Marawi : Malaysia
2. Angeles : Philippines
3. Sittwe : Myanmar
Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?


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