UPSC Prelims Daily Current Affairs Test: April 1, 2022

1. Consider the following statements on ‘National Dam Safety Authority’:

  1. It has five wings viz policy and research, technical, regulation, disaster and resilience and administration and finance.
  2. It aims to resolve any dispute between State Dam Safety Organisation and any owner of a specified dam in that state.
  3. It seeks to provide an institutional architecture for dam safety in the country.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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2. Consider the following statements:

  1. On 17 August 1945, Indonesia declared independence breaking with years of French exploitation
  2. Sukarno was Indonesia’s first president.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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3. With respect to the guideline on Extended Producers Responsibility on plastic packaging, consider the following statements:

  1. These are notified under Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.
  2. It is mandatory to reuse rigid plastic packaging material.
  3. It allows for sale and purchase of surplus extended producer responsibility certificates.
  4. A levy of environmental compensation based upon polluter pays principle is prescribed in the guidelines.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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