Daily UPSC MCQs

11TH JANUARY ,2021 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. The initiative ‘AIM iCREST’ has recently been launched in the context of:

 
 
 
 

2. The ‘Gandhi-King initiative’ is associated with:

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about the “Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar”: 

    • 1. These awards are announced on the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose every year.
    • 2. These awards have been instituted to recognise the excellent work done by the individuals, and not institutions, in the field of disaster management. 
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

4.  Which of the following statements are correct?

    • 1) The Constitution guarantees the rights of individuals against the State as well as against other individuals.
    • 2) The Constitution guarantees the rights of minorities against the majority.
  • Choose the correct answer using the code given below:

 

 
 
 
 

5.  Consider the following statements:

    • 1. Representative democracy produces a perfect reflection of society.
    • 2. Some seats are reserved in the Parliament for SCs and STs.
  • Choose the correct answer using the code given below:

 

 
 
 
 

6.  Niyamgiri is considered a sacred mountain by which of the following tribes?

 

 
 
 
 

7.  Which of the following could be the effects of a positive Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD)?

    • 1. Warmer sea surface temperatures in the western Indian Ocean relative to the east.
    • 2. Generally a positive IOD year sees more than normal rainfall over central India.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the Indian Pangolin:

    • 1. Its tongue is longer than its body.
    • 2. It curls up into a tight ball as part of its defense mechanism against predators.
    • 3. While Indian pangolin is “endangered”, Chinese pangolin is “critically endangered”.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

 
 
 
 

9. Which of the following refers to the minimum interest rate of a bank below which it cannot lend, except in some cases allowed by the RBI?

 

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements:

    • 1. Cloning is an artificial/man-made process.
    • 2. Cloning is the process of generating a genetically identical copy of a cell or an organism. 
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

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