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Posted: Posted Date – 11:40 PM, Sun – Jun 12, 22

A new survey at Chilika Lake has provided the first estimate of the fishing cat’s global population.

Hyderabad: This article will help you deal with questions related to important events around the world in TSPSC exams. Here are some sample questions covering a range of topics for you to read.

Q. Telangana’s IT/ITeS sector growth for the year 2021-22 is…?
a. 15%
b. 20.6%
vs. 26.14%
D. 16.66%
Answer: c

Explanation: Telangana recorded a growth of 26.14% in the IT/ITeS sector in 2021-22, with a total of Rs 1,83,569 crore in IT/ITeS exports. National exports only increased by 17.2%. In 2014, IT exports in Telangana were Rs 57,258 crore. The state was able to achieve a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 15.67% (i.e. from Rs 57,258 crore to Rs 1,83,569 crore)

Q. The first world census of fishing cats was carried out in…?
a. Lake Sambar
b. Chilika Lake
vs. Hokire
D. Rudrasagar Lake
Rep. b

Explanation: A new survey at Chilika Lake has provided the first estimate of the fishing cat’s global population. At Chilika, the total number of feline species was discovered at 176, with a range of 131–237 individuals. This was the first time that a population estimate of the fishing cat had been undertaken outside of a network of protected areas anywhere in the world.

Q. How does India rank in the Environmental Performance Index?
a. 150
b. 160
vs. 170
D. 180
Rep. D

Explanation: India had the lowest score among 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022 which assessed the environmental performance of these countries. Climate change, environmental public health and biodiversity are among the 40 performance factors used by the PPE to rank 180 nations. With an overall score of 18.9, India takes last place, while Denmark ranks first and has earned a reputation as the most sustainable country in the world.

Q. Which of the following Indian states has obtained a loan from the World Bank under the SRESHTHA project?
a. Odisha
b. Karnataka
vs. Gujarat
D. Rajasthan
Rep. vs

Explanation: The World Bank has approved $350 million in financial assistance for the Systems Reform Endeavors for Transformed Health Achievement in Gujarat (SRESTHA-G) project. SRESTHA-G will transform key health care delivery systems in the state. The SRESTHA-G project aims to improve service delivery in Gujarat by improving the quality, equity and comprehensiveness of primary health care, improving service delivery models for adolescent girls and increasing system capacity disease surveillance.

Q. Name the Indian who chairs the Technical Barriers to Trade Committee of the WTO?
a. Anwar Hussain Shaik
b. Trimurthy
vs. Syed Akbaruddin
D. Piyush Goel
Rep. a

Explanation: An Indian government official, Anwar Hussain Shaik, has been appointed chairman of the Technical Barriers to Trade Committee of the World Trade Organization. Shaik will take on this role from Elisa Maria Olmeda de Alejandro from Mexico.

Q. IPEF is in the news recently, is its form of expansion?
a. International performance in electrical force
b. Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity
vs. Indo-Pacific Energy Forum
D. India’s Performance in Environment and Foundations
Rep. b

Explanation: The US President unveiled a discussion on the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF). This discussion took place with a dozen initial partner countries, including India as well. The countries represent 40% of the world’s GDP. India has expressed its willingness to join the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF), a new US-led economic initiative. The United States clarified that the IPEF is not a free trade agreement (FTA).

To be continued…

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