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18TH NOVEMBER,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Consider the following statements

  1. World Health Organization (WHO) recently released AWaRe, an online tool aimed to ensure safer antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
  2. the use of antibiotics for non-therapeutic purposes in the veterinary sector is a key contributor to the development of resistance against these antibiotics.

 

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct? 

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2. Consider the following statements:

  1. India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, GSLV MkIII-M1 had successfully launched the 3,840-kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into the earth’s orbit 
  2. GSLV Mk-III is a three-stage vehicle is India’s most powerful launcher to date, and is capable of launching 4-ton class of satellites to the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO).
  3. Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) forms the Ground segment for providing deep space support for India’s Space Science Missions like Lunar mission-Chandrayaan-1, Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) etc.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

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3. Which of the following are correct with reference to microdot technology?

  1. It involves spraying microscopic dots on the body and parts of vehicles only.
  2. It can help check the theft of vehicles and also the use of fake spare parts in it.

3. Microdots cannot be identified with an ultraviolet light source.
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4. Which one of the following sectors does not allow 100% FDI under the automatic route as per the FDI Policy 2018?

 
 
 
 

5. What is Garuda VI sometimes seen in news?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements

International Solar Alliance (ISA) is a part of

  1. International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  2. Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
  3. International Energy Agency (IEA)
  4. Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

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7. With reference to methanol, consider the following statements

  1. M-15 is a blend of 15 % methanol and 85 % Diesel.
  2. Methanol (CH3OH) can also be blended with petrol to bring down costs of transportation fuel but cannot reduce attendant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
  3. Methanol cannot be blended with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

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8. In the context of measles, consider the following statements

  1. Measles is a contagious bacterial disease that has no vaccine.
  2. Severe measles is more likely to occur among poorly nourished young children, especially those with insufficient vitamin A.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

9. The term ‘Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP)’ is sometimes mentioned in media with reference to

 

 
 
 
 

10.  What is the purpose of the UKIERI Mobility Programme between India and UK?

 
 
 
 

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