Daily UPSC MCQs

18TH JANUARY ,2021 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India has been commissioned and funded by which of the following Ministries/Organisations?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about BRICS

    1. It is an informal group of states
    2. The New Development Bank (NDB) and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) are the important institutions of BRICS

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. The Uttar Pradesh government had sent a request for renaming the railway station in Varanasi

With reference to it consider the following statements

  1. The Ministry of Railways considers proposals for name change according to the existing guidelines
  2. The Ministry of Railways gives its approval after taking no-objections from the Department of Posts and Survey of India

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA)

    1. A special category for higher educational institutions for women has been introduced for the first time
    2. ARIIA is an initiative to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge

    1. It has been launched by NITI Aayog
    2. It invites innovators, startups and students to develop microprocessors

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. The Union Cabinet has given its approval for creation of National Recruitment Agency (NRA) With reference to it consider the following statements about NRA

    1. NRA will conduct the first-level / Tier I Examination only
    2. The CET score of the candidate shall be valid for a period of three years

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Recently the ‘eSanjeevani’ telemedicine service records 2 lakh tele-consultations With reference to it consider the following statements

    1. e Sanjeevani platform enables only Patient-to-Doctor Tele-consultations service
    2. It has been implemented across all the states

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

    1. It is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
    2. The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Recently a Mobile App for Urban Local Bodies (ULB) functionaries. This App aims to provide user friendly digital interface for the functionaries of ULBs to source loan applications of street

The above app has been launched for which of the following Schemes?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about National Recruitment Agency (NRA)

    1. The final selection for recruitment shall be made through separate specialised Tiers (II, III etc) of examination which shall be conducted by NRA itself
    2. There shall be no restriction on the number of attempts to be taken by a candidate to appear in the CET

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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