Daily UPSC MCQs

10TH JANUARY ,2021 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1.  Recently, heads of ‘satras’ sought divine intervention through prayers for ridding the earth of the novel coronavirus. Consider the following statements in this regard:

    • 1. A ‘satra’ is a monastery of the Vaishnav order that the 16th century saint-scholar Srimanta Sankaradeva had propagated. 
    • 2. Bihar has some hundreds of ‘satras’ that are central to the Bihari culture. 
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following countries recently announced the “New Deal” based on two central pillars: digitisation and decarbonisation? 

 

 
 
 
 

3. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)’s work is based around five normative areas of activity which includes: 

    • 1. Terrorism
    • 2. Human Trafficking 
    • 3. Corruption
    • 4. Strengthening criminal justice systems
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements: 

    • 1. The “Blue Heart Campaign” is concerned with Human Trafficking.
    • 2. The “Blue Heart Campaign” has been launched by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). 
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC): 

    • 1. It is the first binding global anti-corruption instrument.
    • 2. It addresses both the public and private spheres.
    • 3. India has ratified UNCAC.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the ‘Central Victim Compensation Fund’:

    • 1. It is governed by the Code of Criminal Procedure.
    • 2. It has been launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
    • 3. It has been funded under the Framework of Nirbhaya Fund. 
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the ‘Nirbhaya Fund’:  

    • 1. It is a non-lapsable corpus fund aimed at enhancing safety and security of women across the country.
    • 2. It is administered by the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) of the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

8. Summoning the Assembly is a routine constitutional function of the Governor. Consider the following statements in this regard:

    • 1. The Governor of a State summons the Assembly under Article 174 of the Constitution.
    • 2. The power to summon the Assembly is a discretionary power of the Governor.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

9. Democratic governments in our times are usually referred to as representative democracies because?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements: 

    • 1. The Constitution provides that there shall be a 21 days gap between the date of summons and of the commencement of the House of a State Legislature. 
    • 2. It is not an inflexible rule, and says “unless the Governor otherwise decides”.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

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