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16TH SEPTEMBER ,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS (25 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Port, the biggest container port in India is 28th in the world.
  2. The country’s 13th major port will come up at  Vadhavan in Telangana.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. India’s third-largest steel producer of crude steel after China and USA.
  2. The decision on the quantity of steel production is taken by individual companies based on commercial considerations and market requirements.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019 was given to which of the following?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by executive order.
  2. APEDA fixes the standards and specifications for the scheduled products for the purpose of exports.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:

  1. Atal Bhujal Yojana (Atal Jal), an Rs.6000 Crore Central Sector Scheme, for sustainable management of groundwater resources with community participation in water-stressed blocks of Gujarat and Rajasthan only.
  2. The scheme is being implemented during 2020-21 to 2024-25 with the financial assistance of World Bank with a sharing pattern of 25:75 between the Government of India and World Bank.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6.  Minimum support prices (MSPs) based on recommendations of the Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP) are based on which of the following factors?

1.Cost of production 

2.Overall demand-supply conditions

3.Domestic and international prices

4.Inter-crop price parity

5.Terms of trade between agricultural and non-agricultural sectors

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

7. “A2+FL and C2” costs recently seen in the news is related to

 
 
 
 

8. As per the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, the “service” definition includes which of the following?

  1. The provision of facilities in connection with the banking
  2. Services of Doctors and Lawyers
  3. The rendering of any service free of charge or under a contract of personal service

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

9.  Which of the following are mandatory declarations required to be made on all pre-packaged commodities under the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 ?

1.Country of origin

2.Retail sale price in the form of Maximum Retail Price(MRP) Rs…… (inclusive of all taxes) 

3.Consumer care details

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements:

  1. Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY is an entitlement-based scheme and there is no requirement of registration or enrolment of beneficiaries.
  2. Beneficiary families are identified as per BPL database of 2008 who are entitled for benefits under the scheme.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

11. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) is an economic research and policy center.
  2. OPHI’s work is grounded in Amartya Sen’s capability approach.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

12. Global Gender Gap Index (GGGI) is published by

 
 
 
 

13. Consider the following :

  1. Kumbh Mela
  2. Sankirtana
  3. Chhath puja

Which of the above are part of the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity?

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

14. The epicenter of the widely spreading Novel Corona Virus Flu was

 
 
 
 

15. Consider the following statements:

  1. Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals brings together the States through which migratory animals pass, the Range States.
  2. The agreements may range from legally binding treaties (called Agreements) to less formal instruments, such as Memoranda of Understanding, and can be adapted to the requirements of particular regions. 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

16.  In India the steel production industry requires the import of

 
 
 
 

17.  Consider the following:

1.Great Indian Bustard

2.Asian Elephant 

3.Bengal Florican

Which of the above are part of Appendix I of UN Convention on migratory species?

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

18.  Consider the following statements:

  1. The Great Indian Bustard is an endangered species.

2.It faces threats such as hunting in the boundary area of Pakistan-India and power-line collisions in India. 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

19. Consider the following statements related to PM KISAN:

  1. It covers all farmer families in the country irrespective of the size of their landholdings.

2.Under the Scheme an amount of Rs.9000/- per year is transferred in three 4-monthly installments of Rs.3000/- directly into the bank accounts of the farmers.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

20.  Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR – 2020 is a joint military training exercise of India with?

 
 
 
 

21. H1N1 virus is sometimes mentioned in the news with reference to which one of the following diseases?

 
 
 
 

22.  Trigeneration is the simultaneous process of cooling, heating and power generation from 

 
 
 
 

23.  “AIRAWAT” recently seen in news is related to

 
 
 
 

24. Consider the following:

1.North Eastern Arabian Sea

2.Coastal waters off Kerala 

3.Gulf of Mannar 

4.Coastal waters of Gopalpur

 Which of the above are identified as regions of bloom hotspots?

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

25.  Consider the following statements related Cyanobacteria:

  1. Cyanobacteria are found in both fresh and marine waters.
  2. Cyanobacteria can perform photosynthesis and produce sugar by fixing the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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