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Daily Quiz

Oct 23,2019

‘Clarion-Clipperton zone’, identified with vast potential for minerals, is located in:

A) Pacific Ocean

B) Atlantic Ocean

C) Indian Ocean

D) Southern Ocean


Which among the following statements are correct with reference to the National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self Employed Persons?


  1. It is a pension scheme for the shopkeepers/retail traders and self-employed persons with annual turnover not exceeding Rs 1 crore.
  2. The concerned state governments shall give 50 % share of the monthly contribution and remaining 50% contribution shall be made by the beneficiary.

A) 1 only

B) 2 only

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2


Choose the correct statements with reference to Basel Convention on Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal:


  1. It entered into force in 1992 and aims to reduce the movement of hazardous waste between nations.
  2. It does not address the movement of radioactive waste.
  3. India is party to the convention.



A) 1 and 2 only

B) 2 only

C) 3 only

D) 1, 2 and 3


Consider the following statements with reference to the recently released ‘India Iodine Survey 2018- 19’ report:


  1. Tamil Nadu produces more than half of the salt in the country.
  2. More than half of the states have achieved Universal Salt Iodisation.
  3. More than three-fourths of Indian households consumed adequately iodised salt.

A) 1 and 2 only

B) 2 only

C) 3 only

D) 1, 2 and 3


Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is situated in:

A) Karnataka

B) Andhra Pradesh

C) Tamil Nadu

D) Kerala