Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs – August 19, 2022 [Mock Test]

1. With respect to the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), consider the following statements:

  1. ESZ is a fragile area that exists within 1 kilometer of protected areas.
  2. These are declared under Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
  3. Commercial mining, stone quarrying, wastewater disposal etc. are not allowed in ESZ.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Earthworms help reduce flooding and soil erosion.
  2. Springtails recycle nutrients from dead leaves.
  3. Actinomycetes can act as antibiotics for the plant.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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3. Which of the following climatic conditions are favorable conditions for Millet cultivation?

  1. Temperature between 20-30 degrees Celsius.
  2. Warm and temperate climate.
  3. Loamy and well-drained soils.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

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The above questions are part of Daily Current Affairs Test under UPSC Prelims Test Series - 2023 in GKToday Android Application. This series can be subscribed in the app only. Download Now

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