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17TH SEPTEMBER ,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS (25 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. The “Panchasiddhantika” work was written by

 
 
 
 

2.  THE “DHRUV”, the initiative is related to

 
 
 
 

3. APPLE,SITE and SITARA are related to

 
 
 
 

4. Artificial Intelligence can be described as 

 
 
 
 

5. Atal Tinkering Labs are set up under the

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements:

1. The first-ever Braille printing plant of India was established in Agra.

2. In 1887 a facility for the blind was launched in Amritsar.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. THE “NISHTHA” initiative is related to 

 
 
 
 

8. SWAYAM’, an initiative of the Government of India, aims at

 
 
 
 

9. “SPARC” initiated is

 
 
 
 

10. DDOS, smishing and hacktivism are related to

 
 
 
 

11. ‘Yellow rust’ recently seen in news is associated with which among the following:

 
 
 
 

12. Which among the following is not listed in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution?

 
 
 
 

13. With reference to Green India Mission, consider the following statements:

  1. It aims at protecting, restoring and enhancing India’s diminishing forest cover and responding to climate change.
  2. It is one of the eight missions launched under the National Mission on Sustainable Habitat.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

14. Lucknow Declaration’ is associated with:

 
 
 
 

15. SyRI’ recently seen in the news is a/an:

 
 
 
 

16. Consider the following statements:

  1. Flame-throated bulbul is endemic to southern peninsular India.
  2. Burhi Dihing is a large tributary of the Brahmaputra River in Upper Assam.
  3. Indian Pangolin is a Schedule I category protected animal, under the Wildlife Protection Act 1972.

 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

17. With reference to Gram Nyayalayas, consider the following statements:

  1. These are village courts established under the Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2007 for speedy and easy access to the justice system in the rural areas of India.
  2. Gram Nyayadhikaris are to be appointed by the State Government in consultation with the respective High Court.
  3. They have only civil jurisdiction over the offenses.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

18. Consider the following statements: 

  1. Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) is an environment treaty under the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  2. 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the CMS was recently held at Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  3. Bonn Convention provides a global platform for the conservation and sustainable use of migratory animals and their habitats.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

19. Consider the following pairs:

     Temple                                                      Built by

  1. Brihadishvara Temple:       Rajaraja Chola II 
  2. Konark Temple:                      Anantavarman Chodaganga
  3. Jagannath Temple:               King Narasimhadeva I

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

                           

 
 
 
 

20. International IP Index 2020 is released by:

 
 
 
 

21. Consider the following statements:

  1. Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) is a crucial raw material used to make various products that include polyester fabrics.
  2. India imposes anti-dumping duty on PTA.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

22. With reference to the Blue Dot network, consider the following statements:

  1. Led by the US’s International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), it was jointly launched by the US, Japan and Australia in November 2019.
  2. It is a proposal that will certify infrastructure and development projects. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

23. With reference to reverse osmosis (RO) systems, consider the following statements:

  1. It was originally a technology devised to desalinate seawater.
  2. It uses “activated carbon” components, such as charcoal and carbon black that can filter out contaminants as well as organic substances such as bacteria.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

24.  Punjab Kinnow is a/an:

 
 
 
 

25. With reference to the Uniform Code of Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices, consider the following statements:

  1. It has to be mandatorily followed by Indian Pharmaceutical Companies and medical devices industry.
  2. The code was issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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