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21ST OCTOBER,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Recently, the commemorative declaration marking the 75th anniversary of the signing of the UN Charter was delayed as:

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements regarding the differences between scheduled commercial banks and urban cooperative banks (UCBs):

  1. Unlike commercial banks which are regulated by the RBI, UCBs are regulated by the Registrar of Co-operative Societies either under the State or Central government.
  2. Unlike commercial banks which are structured as joint stock companies, the members of UCBs carry unlimited liability.
  3. While there is a clear distinction between a commercial bank’s shareholders and its borrowers, in a UCB borrowers can double up as shareholders.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

3. The number of urban cooperative banks (UCBs) operating in India has shrunk from 2005 to 2018 because:

  1. RBI has stopped issuing new UCB licenses from 2005.
  2. Many of these banks either failed or the weak ones were merged with others.
  3. Because of their less capital base, they don’t offer attractive interest rates on deposits.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

4. At the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary in June 2020, Pakistan was due for a decision on whether it would be kept on the “greylist” or downgraded to the blacklist but received another extension until October 2020 because:

 
 
 
 

5. Recently, U.S. authorized new sanctions on the International Criminal Court (ICC) because:

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements regarding the International Criminal Court (ICC):

  1. It is one of the principal organs of the United Nations.
  2. It provides for the prosecution of crimes even if the accused come from a non-member nation.
  3. It is the only global tribunal trying the war crimes and crimes against humanity.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

7. Which of the following countries are not members of the International Criminal Court (ICC)?

  1. U.S.
  2. India
  3. Israel
  4. Myanmar
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements regarding the extreme “heatwave like conditions” created inside parked vehicles:

  1. Heat gets trapped inside parked vehicles through the green-house effect.
  2. Under normal conditions, the temperature inside the cars peaks in the afternoon.
  3. The colour scheme of cars has no effect in controlling thermal conditions inside the cars.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

9. The ‘2020 Global Education Monitoring Report’ was released by:

 
 
 
 

10. The Union Cabinet recently approved the creation of the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) to:

 
 
 
 

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