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17TH OCTOBER,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Which of the following could result if a country is placed on the watch-list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?

  1. Enhanced scrutiny level of the financial transactions that the country’s banking sector would undertake with the rest of the world.
  2. The increased cost of opening letter of credits (LC) for trade purposes.
  3. A decreased score of the international credit ratings.
  4. Increase cost of borrowings for the government.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following have been correctly matched?

  1. Bohag Bihu: Assam
  2. Maha Vishuba Sankranti: Odisha
  3. Vishu: Kerala
  4. Puthandu: Tamil Nadu
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The ‘LaQshya’ program has been launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
  2. The ‘LaQshya’ program is aimed at improving quality of care in labour room and maternity Operation Theatre.
  • Select the correct statement using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements:

  1. National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) in all the States/UTs is being implemented under National Health Mission (NHM).
  2. Safe and Nutritious Food (SNF) campaign has been launched by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
  3. Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing National Programme of Mid-Day-Meal in Schools.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP):

  1. It is implemented by the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME).
  2. It aims to generate self-employment opportunities through establishment of micro-enterprises in both farm and non-farm sectors.
  3. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is the nodal implementation agency for the PMEGP at the national level.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements:

  1. Mega Food Parks is a scheme of the Ministry of Food Processing;
  2. One of their aims is to increase the processing of perishables from 6% to 20% and to increase India’s Share in global food trade.

3. The Mega Food Park project is implemented by a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)

  1. With a view to promoting investment in Mega Food Parks, Ministry of Finance has covered Food Park including Mega Food Park under the Infrastructure category.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

7. Algal blooms impart a distinct color to water due to:

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the UN Arms Trade Treaty:

  1. China declared that it will join it.
  2. U.S. wants to pull out of the Agreement.
  3. India is yet to sign the Treaty.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. Hepatitis B is a lung infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV).
  2. This infection is spread much like HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
  3. It is found in the blood, semen, and vaginal secretions of an infected person.
  4. Hepatitis B is difficult to catch than HIV.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements:

  1. To remove the judges of the High Court, the removal motion has to be passed in the respective State Legislature.
  2. To remove the judges of the Supreme Court, the removal motion has to be passed in the Parliament.
  3. While Supreme Court judges can only be removed after being charged with “proven misconduct”, the High Court judges can only be removed after being charged with “proven incapacity“.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

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