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20TH NOVEMBER,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. WHO has recommended the use of Dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred first-line and second-line treatment for all populations, including pregnant women for?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements

Under Kisan Credit Card (KCC) facility,

  1. fisheries and animal husbandry farmers are also included
  2. interest subvention is available to eligible farmers @ 2% per annum at the time of disbursal of loan and additional interest subvention @ 4% per annum in case of prompt repayment

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

3. ‘Kharchi Puja’ recently seen in the news is associated with the state of

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements

Under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)

  1.  all Institutional landholders and vulnerable landholding farmer families, having cultivable land upto 1.5 hectares, will be provided direct income support. 
  2. Common Service Centres (CSCs) have also been authorized to do the registration of the farmers for the Scheme upon payment of fees.

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

 
 
 
 

5. With reference to Sargassum, consider the following

  1. Some species of Sargassum – a group of seaweed – live on the ocean’s surface, where they attract fish, birds and turtles.
  2. Traditionally it starts life in the Gulf of Mexico and is pushed by currents out into the North Atlantic to float in the Sargasso Sea.
  3. Too much of the seaweed can smother corals and seagrasses, and end up on beaches, releasing gas that smells like rotten eggs.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

7. With reference to the E-2020 initiative, which one of the following statements is correct?

 
 
 
 

8. New Swarnima Scheme for Women is associated with

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

Phase-I of Bharatmala Pariyojana includes the development of

  1. Expressways
  2. Economic Corridors
  3. Border & International connectivity roads
  4. Coastal & port connectivity roads

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements

  1. Swadesh Darshan Scheme was launched by the Ministry of Culture for the integrated development of theme-based tourist circuits in the country during 2014-15. 
  2. One of the important objectives of the scheme is to follow community-based development and a pro-poor tourism approach.
  3. The scheme has recently identified Mahabharata Circuit as one of the fifteen thematic circuits for development in the country.

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

 
 
 
 

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