19th July, 2022
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19th July, 2022

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct the ‘Marburg Virus Disease’?

 

1. It was first detected in Uganda when rousettus fruit-bats carried the virus to cause the first human infection.

2. It is a filovirus like Ebola which is why both diseases are clinically similar.

3. Currently, there is no antiviral treatment or vaccine for the MVD.

 

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘Eco-Sensitive Zones’?

 

1. As per a recent Supreme Court directive, it is mandatory to create an eco-sensitive zone of a minimum of 10 kilometres around the protected areas like National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries.

2. The ESZ around protected areas are declared by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

 

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

 

1. The U.S. has recently surpassed the UAE to become India’s top source of overall remittances in the financial year 2020-21.

2. Maharashtra has emerged as the top remittances recipient state surpassing Kerala in the financial year 2020-21.

3. The U.S., the U.K. and Singapore account for more than half of India’s total inward remittances in 2020-21.

 

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about ‘Kala-Azar’?

 

1. It is a viral disease which is endemic to Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and West Bengal in India.

2. It is transmitted to humans by the bite of female aedes mosquito.

 

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Which of the following activities are permitted in the ‘Eco-Sensitive Zones’ as per the Environment Protection Act, 1986?

 

1. Commercial use of firewood

2. Stone quarrying

3. Organic farming

4. Rainwater harvesting

 

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