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

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1.  The headline inflation rate in India is based on which of the following?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. All democratic countries are likely to have a Constitution.
  2. All countries that have a Constitution are democratic.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following are the characteristics of the Outer Space Treaty?

  1. States shall be responsible for national space activities whether carried out by non-governmental entities.
  2. States shall not place weapons of mass destruction in outer space in any manner.
  3. States have to remove the space debris created by them.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

4. Which of the following creative fields are covered by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN)?

  1. Folk Arts
  2. Film
  3. Gastronomy
  4. Literature
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the National Judicial Data Grid:

  1. The National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG) is a part of the ongoing e-Courts Integrated Mission Mode Project.
  2. NJDG will work as a monitoring tool to identify, manage & reduce pendency of cases.
  3. The NJDG will cover all categories of cases, excluding those relating to juvenile justice system.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements regarding the major air-pollutants during the first two months of the lockdown:

  1. The drop in nitrogen dioxide (NO2) was dramatic enough as well as more discernible compared to the other pollutants.
  2. There was no discernible difference in the levels of Carbon monoxide (CO) during the first two months of the lockdown.
  3. A build up in ozone concentration was observed in the cleaner areas.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

7. An eight-hour average is considered for ozone instead of the 24-hour average for other pollutants. This is because:

 
 
 
 

8. While particulate matter and nitrous oxide levels fell during the lockdown, ozone — also a harmful pollutant — increased in several cities. This was because:

 
 
 
 

9. Ozone is not directly emitted by any source but is formed by:

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about the Seabed 2030 Project:

  1. It is a collaboration between Japan’s non-profit Nippon Foundation and the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO).
  2. GEBCO is the only intergovernmental organization with a mandate to map the entire ocean floor.
    1. It aims to use satellites and planes carrying altimeter instruments to provide large swathes of data about the ocean floor.
    • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

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