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23RD OCTOBER,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Central Sector Interest Subsidy Scheme on education loan is for students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
  2. The objective of the Scheme is to encourage poor students aspiring to pursue Higher Education especially in Technical and Professional education.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Central Sector Interest Subsidy Scheme on education loan is for students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
  2. The objective of the Scheme is to encourage poor students aspiring to pursue Higher Education especially in Technical and Professional education.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about the ‘Demand for Grants’:

  1. Estimates of expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India in the Annual financial Statement are to be voted in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
  2. More than one Demand in respect of one Ministry or Department may be presented according to the nature of expenditure.
  3. For Union Territories without Legislature a separate Demand is presented for each Union territory.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

4. Arrange the following protected areas in decreasing order of their numbers in India:

  1. National Parks
  2. Wildlife Sanctuaries
  3. Conservation Reserves
  4. Community Reserves
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the Indus Water Treaty:

  1. It was brokered by the Asian Development Bank.
  2. According to the treaty, Beas, Ravi and Sutlej are to be governed by India, while, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum are to be taken care by Pakistan.
  3. India is allowed to use 20 per cent of Indus’ water for irrigation, power generation and transport purposes.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

6. Strait of Malacca connects which of the following two water bodies?

 
 
 
 

7.  Which of the following are among the components of the ‘Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats’ scheme?

  1. Support to protected areas.
  2. Protection of wildlife outside the protected area.
  3. Recovery program for saving critically endangered species.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

8.  Which of the following correctly defines the term ‘Bhavishya’?

 
 
 
 

9. Humpback whales migrate annually from:

 
 
 
 

10.  ‘Women Transforming India Awards’ is a partnership of:

 
 
 
 

11. Arrange the following rivers in decreasing order of the discharge at the mouth:

  1. Brahmaputra
  2. Amazon
  3. Congo
  4. Yangtze
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

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