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16TH OCTOBER,2020 : 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 recognize 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 defence 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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