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

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1. Consider the following statements:

  1. The ‘Angikaar’ campaign for change management has been launched by the Ministry of Social Justice in more than 4000 cities.
  2. The campaign addresses and enables beneficiaries to adapt to life transformation that comes with shifting to a newly constructed house.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Housing for All (Urban)’:

  1. All houses built or expanded under the Mission should essentially have toilet facility.
  2. The houses under the Mission should be designed and constructed to meet the requirements of structural safety against earthquakes and floods.
  3. Through the Credit Link Subsidy Scheme (CLSS), for the first time, the Middle Income Group (MIG) is being provided benefits for their housing needs.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

3. The Google News Initiative, a $300 million project, is aimed to:

 
 
 
 

4. Almost every year Assam faces the threat of floods. Which of the following factors make the floods so destructive in Assam?

  1. Brahmaputra ranks fourth in discharge at the mouth.
  2. Brahmaputra carries vast amount of sediment comes from Tibet.
  3. Because of the earthquake-prone nature of the region, Brahmaputra has not been able to acquire a stable character.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

5. The southwest monsoon has galloped to cover the entire country this year at a pace not seen since 2013, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Consider the following statements in this regard:

  1. The normal date for the monsoon to span the whole country is June 15.
  2. Monsoon was briefly stalled due to the impact of cyclone Nisarga that struck Maharashtra in early June.
  3. The early advance over Central & Northwest India was facilitated by formation of a low-pressure area over Bay of Bengal.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

6. Usually, the monsoon trough see-saws, which means that:

 
 
 
 

7.

  • Which of the following categories of voters can opt for postal ballot in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections?
  1. Those aged 65 years and above
  2. COVID-19 suspect or affected persons
  3. Those in preventive detention
  4. Journalists covering elections
    • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

8. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in its 2020 World Drug Report, has highlighted a wide range of possible consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on illegal drug production, supply and consumption. Consider the following statements in this regard:

  1. A decrease in the number of people resorting to illicit activities linked to drugs to make a living.
  2. A sharp decrease in drug seizures in case of many countries.
  3. A decrease in the production and sale of opiates in major producing countries.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Nasha Mukt Bharat/Drug-free India campaign’:

  1. It has been launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  2. It has been launched in selected vulnerable districts only.
  3. Alcohol is the most common psychoactive substance used by Indians.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following islands lie within the ‘Nine-dash Line’ claimed by China?

  1. Spratly Islands
  2. Woody Islands
  3. Natuna Islands
  4. Paracel Islands
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

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