Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs – February 28, 2023 [Mock Test]

1. Which of the following statements about ‘carbon tax’ is/are correct?

  1. It is an import duty based on the amounts of carbon emissions.
  2. BASIC countries have proposed this tax at COP27.
  3. The European Union proposed the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) to tax high-carbon commodities beginning in 2026.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

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2. ‘Rezang La’ is located at which of the following places?

[A] Sangti Valley
[B] Chushul Valley
[C] Thangu Valley
[D] Nubra Valley

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3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Ulgulan movement (1899) encouraged the tribals to refuse following colonial laws.
  2. Uda Devi Pasi led the women’s squad of Birsa Munda.
  3. Birsa Munda aided societal reform by confronting religious superstition.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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