Daily Five Apr 06 2017

Daily Five Apr 06 2017


Date: 06/04/2017
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Prelims Questions

1. Nachiketa and Yama are characters in which Upanishad?
A. Isha Upanishad
B. Mundaka Upanishad
C. Katha Upanishad
D. Chāndogya Upanishad

2. Global Gender Gap report is prepared by
A. World Bank
B. IMF
C. World Economic Forum (WEF)
D. WTO

3. Which of the following Article, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar called it as ‘the heart and soul of the Constitution’
A. Article 15
B. Article 21
C. Article 1
D. None

4. Belmont Forum recently in news is
A. group of European countries who plan to separate from Euro group
B. group of the world’s major and emerging funders of global environmental change research
C. Forum of oil exporting African countries

5. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) which prepares Global Hunger Index, is a
A. Specialised agency of UN
B. Part of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
C. member of World Bank
D. NGO


Ans:
1. C
Katha Upanishad: Nachiketa and Yama
2. C
India was ranked 108th on the annual Global Gender Gap index compiled by Geneva-based World Economic Forum
3. D
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar called Article 32 of the Indian Constitution i.e. Right to Constitutional remedies as ‘the heart and soul of the Constitution’.
4. B
The Belmont Forum is a group of the world’s major and emerging funders of global environmental change research. It aims to accelerate delivery of the environmental research needed to remove critical barriers to sustainability by aligning and mobilizing international resources.
News: Union Cabinet approves Collaboration Agreement to support Belmont Forum Secretariat

5. D
The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a multidimensional statistical tool used to describe the state of countries’ hunger situation. The GHI measures progress and failures in the global fight against hunger. The GHI is updated once a year.
The Index was adopted and further developed by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and was first published in 2006 with the Welthungerhilfe, a German non-profit organization (NPO).

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