Current Affairs MCQ | 7-8 June, 2020 | UPSC, PSC, SSC

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1)  With which country MoU is approved to be signed for  cooperation in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources

a) Sri Lanka
b) Nepal
c) Bhutan
d) Myanmar

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Correct Answer is : C 

The MoU will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation in environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the laws and legal provisions in each country.

2) Which of the following bloc(s) both India and Bhutan are members of

1)  SAARC
2)  BBIN
3)  BIMSTEC

a) Only 1 and 2
b) Only 1 and 3
c) Only 1, 2 and 3
d) Only 2 and 3

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Correct Answer is : C 

Both of them share multilateral forums such as South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), BBIN (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal)BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) etc.

3) What is the name of Cyclone recently formed in Southern Gulf of  Mexico

a) Vega
b) Ghurni
c) jaladhi
d) Cristobal

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Correct Answer is : D 

Tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic are called hurricanes, tropical storms, or tropical depressions.

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

1)  The Coriolis force is highest at the equator and there is maximum cyclones formation
2)  Ocean waters having temperatures of 27° C or more is the source of moisture which feeds the storm.
3)  About 65% of cyclonic activity occurs between 10° and 20° latitude.

a) Only 1 and 2
b) Only 1 and 3
c) Only 3
d) Only 2 and 3

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Correct Answer is : D 

The Coriolis force is zero at the equator where there are no cyclones

Coriolis force at 5° latitude is significant enough to create a storm.

5) Where do Doldrums occur

a) 5 degree north and south of equator
b) 15 degree north and south of equator
c) 25 degree north and south of equator
d) 45 degree north and south of equator

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Correct Answer is : A 

  • Doldrums:Known to sailors around the world as the doldrums, the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, (ITCZ) is a belt around the Earth extending approximately five degrees north and south of the equator. Here, the prevailing trade winds of the northern hemisphere blow to the southwest and collide with the southern hemisphere’s driving northeast trade winds.




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