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Current Affairs Quiz

MCQs 23.11.2022

1. Consider the following statements with reference to ‘Loss and Damage’ Funding.

  1. ‘Loss and Damage’ means the impacts of climate change that cannot be avoided either by mitigation i.e. cutting greenhouse gas emissions or adaptation i.e. modifying practices to buffer against climate change impacts.
  2. They include not only economic damage to property but also loss of livelihoods, and the destruction of biodiversity and sites that have cultural importance.

Which of the above statements is or are correct?


2. Which of the following are the features of Olive Ridley sea turtles?

  1. These turtles are herbivores.
  2. They get such a name due to their olive colored carapace.
  3. In the IUCN Red List they are categorised as Vulnerable.
  4. The turtles are particularly found in warm waters of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans.

3. Gahirmatha Marine sanctuary, the mass nesting spot in the Indian Ocean region and the only turtle sanctuary is present in which Indian state?


4. Which Union Territory of India has filed an application for the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the Nicobari Hodi craft?


5. Consider the following statements regarding Geographical Indication (GI) Tag.

  1. The Geographical Indication (GI) is an indication used to identify goods having special characteristics originating from a definite geographical territory.
  2. The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 requires for the registration and better protection of geographical indications relating to goods in India.
  3. GI tags are primarily assigned to an agricultural, natural or a manufactured product (handicrafts and industrial goods).
  4. This tag is basically valid for a period of 10 years following which it can be renewed.

Which of the above statements is or are correct?


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