27th December 2019

1. ‘Good Governance Day’ is celebrated annually to mark the birth anniversary of

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The Good Governance Day is observed on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

2. Which of the following convention is related to the Recycling of Ships?

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The Recycling of Ship Acts, 2019 ratifies the Hong Kong convention and would facilitate an environment friendly process of recycling ships and adequate safety for yard workers.

3. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about the Recycling of Ships Act, 2019? 1. It restricts and prohibits the use or installation of hazardous materials, which applies to only ships meant for recycling. 2. The Act absolves the ship recyclers from the duty to ensure safe and environmentally sound removal and management of hazardous wastes from ships.

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The Recycling of Ships Act, 2019 restricts and prohibits the use or installation of hazardous materials, which applies irrespective of whether a ship is meant for recycling or not. The Act imposes a statutory duty on ship recyclers to ensure safe and environmentally sound removal and management of hazardous wastes from ships. Appropriate penal provisions have been introduced in the Act to deter any violation of statutory provisions.

4. Which of the following is/are the components of the recently launched ‘Good Governance Index’ (GGI)? 1. Commerce and Industries 2. Judicial and Public Security 3. Economic Governance

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The GGI takes into consideration ten sectors - 1). Agriculture and Allied Sectors, 2). Commerce & Industries, 3). Human Resource Development, 4). Public Health, 5). Public Infrastructure & Utilities, 6). Economic Governance, 7). Social Welfare & Development, 8). Judicial & Public Security, 9). Environment and 10). Citizen-Centric Governance.

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