IAS (Admin.) Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 98 - 100 of 210

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Question number: 98

» Social and Economic Development

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

Which of the following is/are the indicator/indicators used by IFPRI to compute the Global Hunger Index Report?

1. Undernourishment

2. Child stunting

3. Child mortality

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 3 only

b.

2 and 3 only

c.

1, 2 and 3

d.

1 only

Question number: 99

» Geography

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

The FAO accords the status of ‘Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS) ’ to traditional agricultural systems. What is the overall goal of this initiative?

  1. To provide modern technology, training in modern farming methods and financial support to local communities of identified GIAHS so as to greatly enhance their agricultural productivity
  2. To identify and safeguard eco-friendly traditional farm practices and their associated landscapers, agricultural biodiversity and knowledge systems of the local communities
  3. To provide Geographical Indication status to all the varieties of agricultural produce in such identified GIAHSSelect the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 3 only

b.

2 only

c.

1, 2 and 3

d.

2 and 3 only

Question number: 100

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following are the key features of ’National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA)?

  1. River basin is the unit of planning and management.
  2. It spearheads the river conservation efforts at the national level.
  3. One of the Chief Ministers of the States through which the Ganga flows becomes the Chairman of NGRBA on rotation basis.

Select the correct answer using the code given Below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

1 and 2 only

c.

1 and 3 only

d.

2 and 3 only

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