Daily UPSC MCQs

13TH JANUARY ,2021 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Which of the following could result if a country is placed on the watch-list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?

    • 1. Enhanced scrutiny level of the financial transactions that the country’s banking sector would undertake with the rest of the world. 
    • 2. Increased cost of opening letter of credits (LC) for trade purposes. 
    • 3. Decreased score of the international credit ratings.
    • 4. Increase cost of borrowings for the government.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following have been correctly matched?

    • 1. Bohag Bihu: Assam
    • 2. Maha Vishuba Sankranti: Odisha
    • 3. Vishu: Kerala
    • 4. Puthandu: Tamil Nadu
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3. Consider the following statements:

    • 1. The ‘LaQshya’ program has been launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
    • 2. The ‘LaQshya’ program is aimed at improving quality of care in labour room and maternity Operation Theatre.
  • Select the correct statement using the code given below:

 

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements:

    • 1. National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) in all the States/UTs is being implemented under National Health Mission (NHM). 
    • 2. Safe and Nutritious Food (SNF) campaign has been launched by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
    • 3. Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing National Programme of Mid-Day-Meal in Schools.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP):

    • 1. It is implemented by the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME).
    • 2. It aims to generate self-employment opportunities through establishment of micro-enterprises in both farm and non-farm sectors.
    • 3. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is the nodal implementation agency for the PMEGP at the national level.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements: 

    • 1. Mega Food Parks is a scheme of the Ministry of Food Processing;
    • 2. One of their aims is to increase processing of perishables from 6% to 20% and to increase India’s Share in global food trade.
    • 3. The Mega Food Park project is implemented by a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV).
    • 4. With a view to promote investment in Mega Food Parks, Ministry of Finance has covered Food Park including Mega Food Park under the Infrastructure category.
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7. Algal blooms impart a distinct color to water due to:

 

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the UN Arms Trade Treaty:  

  • 1. China declared that it will join it.
  • 2. U.S. wants to pull out of the Agreement.
  • 3. India is yet to sign the Treaty.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

9.  Consider the following statements:

    • 1. Hepatitis B is a lung infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). 
    • 2. This infection is spread much like HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. 
    • 3. It is found in the blood, semen, and vaginal secretions of an infected person.
    • 4. Hepatitis B is difficult to catch than HIV.
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10. Consider the following statements:

    • 1. To remove the judges of the High Court, the removal motion has to be passed in the respective State Legislature.
    • 2. To remove the judges of the Supreme Court, the removal motion has to be passed in Parliament.
    • 3. While Supreme Court judges can only be removed after being charged with “proven misconduct”, the High Court judges can only be removed after being charged with “proven incapacity“.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

 
 
 
 

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