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14TH SEPTEMBER ,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS ( 25 QUESTIONS ) MCQs

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1. LLP settlement Scheme, 2020 has been launched by the:

 
 
 
 

2. ‘Aggregate Measurement of Support (AMS)’ sometimes seen in news is associated with:

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to ICMR, consider the following statements:

  1. It is involved in the evaluation of new drugs, insecticides, vaccines, devices, diagnostic kits & other interventions for all diseases of national health priority along with neglected and regional ones.
  2. It also provides ethical guidelines for clinical trials.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. ‘LTRO’ recently seen in news is associated with:

 
 
 
 

5.  Freedom in the World 2020 report was released by:

 
 
 
 

6.  Consider the following statements:

  1. Real-time RT-PCR is a nuclear-derived method for detecting the presence of specific genetic material from any pathogen, including a virus.
  2. In order for a virus-like coronavirus to be detected early in the body using real-time RT-PCR, scientists need to convert the RNA to DNA.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

7. Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) sometimes seen in the news was created by:

 
 
 
 

8. Three Seas Initiative’ sometimes seen in news is associated with which of the following?

 
 
 
 

9. With reference to the Gender Social Norms Index, consider the following statements:

  1. It was released by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
  2. This index measures how social beliefs obstruct gender equality in areas like politics, work, and education, and contains data from 75 countries, covering over 80 percent of the world’s population.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. The Military Cooperation Group (MCG) dialogue was recently canceled in view of the coronavirus outbreak between:

 
 
 
 

11. Which among the following countries is not a member of the Indian Ocean Commission?

 
 
 
 

12.  Consider the following statements:

  1. Convalescent Plasma therapy is a process in which blood plasma from a patient who has recovered from a disease is infused into a critically ill patient so that the specific antibodies present in the blood of the recovered person can help fight the infection.
  2. Antibodies are proteins in blood that fight viruses but not bacteria.
  3. Plasma recipients must be of the same blood type group as the donor.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

13.   ‘Exercise Red Flag’ sometimes seen in news is a/an:

 
 
 
 

14. Which among the following has recently passed the “Period Products (Free Provision)” Bill to ensure that period products are available free of charge “for anyone who needs them”?

 
 
 
 

15.  “Rosalind Franklin” sometimes seen in news is a/an:

 
 
 
 

16. Consider the following statements:

  1. Under the Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, drugs specified under Schedule H and Schedule X are required to be sold by retail on the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner only.
  2. The drug specified in Schedule H1 shall be labeled with the symbol Rx which shall be in red and conspicuously displayed on the left top corner of the label.
  3. Hydroxychloroquine is an oral drug used in the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

17. ‘Oxia Planum’ sometimes seen in the news is associated with:

 
 
 
 

18. Consider the following statements:

  1. GISAT-1 is India’s first earth imaging satellite in a geostationary orbit.
  2. A satellite in geostationary orbit (about 36,000 km above earth) has an orbital period equal to earth’s rotational period.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

19.  Kyasanur Forest Disease virus (KFDV) sometimes seen in news  is a member of the genus through:

 
 
 
 

20. Consider the following statements:

  1. Cord blood banking involves taking the umbilical cord blood, which is a rich source of stem cells, and preserving it for future use
  2. Humans can be infected with avian and swine influenza viruses.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

21. Mac-binding’ sometimes seen in news is associated with:  

 
 
 
 

22. ‘Sahyadri Megha’ is a new red variety of paddy that is rich in nutrients and resistant to:

 
 
 
 

23.  World water development report was recently launched by:

 
 
 
 

24.  YUva VIgyani KAryakram sometimes seen in news is associated with:

 
 
 
 

25. Oculudentavis Khaungraae’ recently seen in news is a/an:

 
 
 
 

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