Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs – May 20-21-22, 2023 [Mock Test]

1. The Coalition Linking Energy and Nature for action (CLEANaction) is as initiative of which of the following organizations?

[A] World Bank
[B] United Nations Environment Programme
[C] World Wildlife Fund
[D] United Nations Development Programme

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2. Recently, the first census of waterbodies has been released by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, with respect to it which of the following states has the highest number of ponds and reservoirs and which has the highest number of lakes?

[A] Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal respectively
[B] West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh respectively
[C] West Bengal and Tamil Nadu respectively
[D] Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh respectively

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3. Consider the following statements regarding Hakki Pikki tribe:

  1. It is a semi-nomadic tribe, traditionally of bird catchers and hunters.
  2. They are also known as Mel-Shikari in northern Karnataka and Maharashtra.
  3. In Karnataka they follow Hindu traditions.
  4. The society is patriarchal, and monogamy is the norm.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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