Daily Questions: 16th March 2019

1. Sir creek is located at?

(a) India –Pak border

(b) India – China border

(c) India – Bhutan border

(d) None of the above

 

2. Kanha, Satpura, Panna tiger reserves are located at?

a) Tamilnadu

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Uttar Pradesh

d) Odisha

    

3. Which of the following statements are true?

1. The Anglo-Nepalese War is also known as the Gurkha War.

2. The war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Sugauli in 1816

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

4. Locarno Agreement is associated with?

(a) Industrial designs

(b) GI Tags

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) None of the above

 

5. Which of the following statements are true?

1. Chinese Pangolin is found in the North Eastern part of India and Indian Pangolin is found in the rest of India.

2. The pangolin is the most trafficked mammal in the world.

a) 1 Only

b) 2 Only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWERS 

1. Ans:a

Justification:

  • It is a 96 km (60 mi) tidal estuary on the border of India and Pakistan. The creek, which opens up into the Arabian Sea, divides the Gujarat state of India from the Sindh province of Pakistan.

 

2. Ans: b

Justification:

  • Madhya Pradesh is also known as the ‘Tiger State’ as it is a home of around 20% of India’s tiger population and 10% of the world’s tiger population.
  • In the past 14 years, around 15, 000 fossilised eggs of reptiles, dinosaurs, have been found in Central India.
  • Kanha National Park is one of the most maintained National Park in Asia.

 

3. Ans:c

Justification:

  • The Anglo-Nepalese War is also known as the Gurkha War.
  • It was fought between the Kingdom of Gorkha (present-day Nepal) and the East India Company as a result of border disputes and ambitious expansionism of both the belligerent parties.
  • The war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Sugauli in 1816, which ceded some Nepalese controlled territory to the British.

 

4.  Ans:a

Justification:

  • Union government approves the proposal for accession to Nice, Vienna and Locarno Agreements.
  • Nice Agreement – Based on the international classification of goods and services for the purposes of registration of marks.
  • Vienna Agreement – Leads to setting up an International classification of the figurative elements of marks.
  • Locarno Agreement – It for establishing an International classification for industrial designs.

 

5. Ans: c

Justification:

  • Pangolin is scaly nocturnal anteater.
  • Indian and Chinese Pangolin are the two species found in South Asia.
  • Chinese Pangolin is found in the North Eastern part of India and Indian Pangolin is found in the rest of India.
  • The pangolin is the most trafficked mammal in the world.
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