Daily UPSC MCQs

24TH DECEMBER,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. In India the steel production industry requires the import of

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following:

  1. Great Indian Bustard

2.Asian Elephant 

3.Bengal Florican

Which of the above are part of Appendix I of UN Convention on migratory species?

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Great Indian Bustard is an endangered species.

2.It faces threats such as hunting in boundary area of Pakistan-India and power-line collisions in India. 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4.  Consider the following statements related to PM KISAN:

  1. It covers all farmer families in the country irrespective of the size of their land holdings.

2.Under the Scheme an amount of Rs.9000/- per year is transferred in three 4-monthly instalments of Rs.3000/- directly into the bank accounts of the farmers.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR – 2020 is a joint military training exercise of India with?

 
 
 
 

6. H1N1 virus is sometimes mentioned in the news with reference to which one of the following diseases?

 
 
 
 

7. Trigeneration is the simultaneous process of cooling, heating and power generation from

 
 
 
 

8. “AIRAWAT” recently seen in news is related to

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following:

1.North Eastern Arabian Sea

2.Coastal waters off Kerala 

3.Gulf of Mannar 

4.Coastal waters of Gopalpur

 Which of the above are identified as regions of  bloom hotspots?

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements related Cyanobacteria:

  1. Cyanobacteria are found in both fresh and marine waters.
  2. Cyanobacteria can perform photosynthesis and produce sugar by fixing the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

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