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15H SEPTEMBER ,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS ( 25 QUESTIONS ) MCQs

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1. “RaIDer-X”, recently seen in the news is related to

 
 
 
 

2.  

‘Operation Vanilla’ launched by the Indian Navy, which is the first international respondent to the evolving humanitarian crisis in 

 
 
 
 

3.  Consider the following statements relating to QR code:

  1. QR Code cannot store images and sounds.
  2. There is a fee for using QR Code for commercial purposes.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider following statements relating to Coronavirus:

  1. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that may cause illness in animals or humans.

2. Coronaviruses persist on surfaces for a few hours only.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5.  Consider the following statements relating to Atomic clocks:

  1. Atomic clocks use the frequency of electromagnetic waves to create ‘ticks’.

2. The quantum properties of atoms ensure they never drift.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6.  Which one of the following best describes Technical textiles?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements:

  1. The coal sector was nationalized by the Government of India under Indira Gandhi.
  2. Now, coal blocks are allocated on lottery basis.
  3. Till recently, India imported coal to meet the shortages of domestic supply, but now India is self-sufficient in coal production.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. THE “SATHI” initiative is related to

 
 
 
 

9. “Fame India Scheme” is related to

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following kinds of organisms :
1. Bacteria
2. Fungi
3. Flowering plants

Some species of which of the above kinds of organisms are employed as biopesticides?

 
 
 
 

11. Consider the following statements:

  1. Hallmarking of Gold jewelry and artifacts is mandatory in India.
  2. Only three grades namely 14,18 and 22 carats for gold jewelry and artifacts can be hallmarked.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

12.  “Concern Worldwide” is

 
 
 
 

13. Vesak (Buddha Purnima, Buddha Jayanti) is a Buddhist festival that marks Gautama Buddha’s 

 
 
 
 

14. What is the correct sequence of occurrence of the following cities in South-East Asia as one proceeds from south to north?

    1. Bangkok
  1. Yangon
  2. Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Phnom Penh


Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 
 
 
 

15.  “Gokul Grams” are

 
 
 
 

16. Consider the following statements:

1.The Adaptation Fund finances projects and programmes that help vulnerable communities in developing countries adapt to climate change.

  1. The Adaptation Fund was established under the Kyoto Protocol of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

17. Dilution, Acidification and Carbonization (DAC) technology is used for

 
 
 
 

18. “Operation Greens”, the scheme of the Government of India is related to:

 
 
 
 

19.  “Codex Alimentarius” is related to 

 
 
 
 

20.  Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) i.e. 112 seeks to enable emergency response mechanism for various emergencies in India accessible through 

1.Call

2.SMS

3.e-mail

4.Panic button 

  1. 112 India mobile app.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

21. With reference to the recent developments in science, which one of the following statements is not correct?

 
 
 
 

22. Consider the following statements:

The nation-wide ‘Soil Health Card Scheme’ aims at

1. Expanding the cultivable area under irrigation.

2. Enabling the banks to assess the quantum of loans to be granted to farmers on the basis of soil quality.

3. Checking the overuse of fertilizers in farmlands.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

23. Consider the following statements:

  1. Quality Council of India has been commissioned by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to conduct ODF (Open Defecation Free) assessments covering Urban Local Bodies across India. 
  2. QCI is involved in project initiation, planning & development and its successful execution for various ministries, Government departments and State Governments.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

24. Consider the following statements:

  1. The paternity leave system is available to men employed by organizations/companies in private sector.
  2. Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan Yojna a  pension scheme for  the  Unorganised Workers is voluntary and contributory.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

25. Consider the following statements:

  1. The expenditure incurred on the import of crude oil and petroleum products during the last three years has a decreasing trend.
  2. Sustainable Alternative Towards the Affordable Transportation (SATAT) initiative is for producing Bio CNG.

Which of the above statements is/are NOT correct?

 
 
 
 

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