Daily UPSC MCQs

15TH JANUARY ,2021 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Consider the following statements about the International Day of Clean Air For Blue skies

    1. World Health Organisation has adopted a resolution to observe the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies on 07th September every year starting from
    2. It was introduced to acknowledge the threats posed by air pollution and to encourage every country in the world to take preventive

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements

    1. Rocket engine carries its own supply of oxygen for combustion
    2. Jet engine utilizes oxygen from the atmosphere for

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about recently tested Hypersonic Test Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV)

    1. It has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
    2. HSTDV is an unmanned ramjet demonstration aircraft for hypersonic speed

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about Mandovi / Mahadayi river

    1. The Mandovi originates from Karnataka’s Belagaum
    2. The Mandovi river basin falls into the states of Goa, Karnataka and
    3. Kalasa and Banduri are two tributaries of the Mahadayi river

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)

    1. The target is to achieve 20 to 30 percent reduction in PM 10 and PM 2.5 concentrations by 2024 keeping 2017 as base
    2. NCAP has been implemented across all the States and Union Territories

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. The government launched the Air Quality Index (AQI) monitoring and tracking the levels of Pollution on eight

Which of the following parameter is/are part of those eight parameters

  1. NO2
  2. SO2
  3. CO2
  4. O3
  5. Pb

Choose the correct one from the options given below

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about Global Innovation Index

    1. GII 2020 has been released solely by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
    2. India has joined the group of top 50 countries in the Global Innovation Index for the first time

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about Special Frontier Force (SFF)

    1. It is under the administrative control of Defence Ministry
    2. The special frontier force trained in mountain warfare
    3. SFF’s commandos are drawn from various battalions of Indian Army

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

9. The nation wide investigation, has disrupted the operation of illegal software called “Real Mango” used for cornering confirmed Railway

This investigation was carried out by which of the following organisations?

 
 
 
 

10. The India Innovation Index has been released last year by which of the following Organisation

 
 
 
 

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