QUIZ – 25 , CURRENT AFFAIRS , 17th Dec 2017

Q 1 . Consider the following statements

1 . Tuirial HEPP is the biggest power project located in Arunachal Pradesh.

2 . It is an example of a buttress dam.

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

a . only 1

b . only 2

c . both 1 & 2

d . neither 1 nor 2

answer – d   ( for explanation refer MICS current affairs 17th Dec 2017)

Q 2 . Consider the following statements about NGT – 

1 . The NGT was established on October 18, 2010 under the National Green Tribunal Act 2009.

2 .The regional benches of NGT are in Pune (Western Zone Bench),  Indore(Central Zone Bench), Chennai (Southern Bench) and Kolkata (Eastern Bench).

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

a . only 1

b . only 2

c . both 1 & 2

d . neither 1 nor 2

answer – d   ( for explanation refer MICS article on NGT dated 17th Dec 2017)

Q 3 .  NGT has not been vested with powers to hear any matter relating to the-

a . The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974

b .Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972

c . The Biological Diversity Act, 2002.

d .  The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986

answer – b  ( for explanation refer MICS article on NGT dated 17th Dec 2017)

Q 4 .  Consider the following statements about Coal Bed Methane(CBM) – 

1 . The natural gas found in coal (CBM) is “sweet” not “sour”, meaning it does not contain hydrogen sulphide.

2 . It is generally near-pipeline quality when produced and requires minimal processing.

3 . It is typically produced at lower pressures than conventional natural gas.

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

a . 1 & 2

b . 1 & 3

c  . only 1

d . 1 , 2  & 3

answer – d  ( for explanation refer MICS article on CBM dated 14th Dec 2017)

Q 5 . In order to harness CBM potential in the country, the Government of India formulated CBM policy in

a . 1995

b . 1996

c . 1997

d . 1998

answer – c  ( for explanation refer MICS article on CBM dated 14th Dec 2017)