Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs – April 29, 2023 [Mock Test]

1. Consider the following statements regarding Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources:

  1. It is an international treaty to manage entire Antarctic marine ecosystem.
  2. It came into force in April 1982.
  3. India has been its permanent member since its inception.
  4. It has been signed and ratified by nearly all the coastal countries and the European Union.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 4
[C] Only 1 & 2
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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2. ‘Captive Employment’ initiative under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) has been initiated by:

[A] Ministry of Employment and Labour
[B] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[C] Ministry of Commerce and Industry
[D] Ministry of Rural Development

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3. Which of the following ocean zone(s) not only gives jurisdiction to a state on the ocean’s surface and floor but also provide air and space rights?

  1. Territorial seas
  2. Contiguous zone
  3. Exclusive economic zone

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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