Daily UPSC MCQs

25TH JANUARY ,2021 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Consider the following statements about the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation India Limited (DFCCIL).

    1. The Eastern & western dedicated freight corridor projects are partly funded by the World Bank and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
    2. Private containers will also be allowed to use the freight corridor without any extra charges
    3. The Eastern Corridor will connect Dadri in Uttar Pradesh to Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

    1. India is a founding member of AIIB
    2. It is open to all members of the World Bank or the Asian Development Bank
    3. It doesn’t allow for non-sovereign entities to apply for AIIB membership

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about the recently launched “Chunauti”- Next Generation Startup Challenge Contest

    1. It has been launched by NITI Aayog
    2. It objective is to boost startups and software products with special focus on Tier-II towns of
    3. The startups selected through Chunauti will be provided support from the government only in the form of funds

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about the Association of Renewable Energy Agencies of States (AREAS)

    1. Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy is the ex-officio President of the
    2. It is an autonomous body under the Minister for New & Renewable Energy

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS)

    1. It has been established under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
    2. Every block with more than 50% SC/ST and Minority population will have an Eklavya Model Residential School by the year
    3. These schools will have special facilities for preserving local art and culture

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about recently launched the national GIS-enabled land bank system

    1. It will be used to get real-time information about the availability of industrial land and
    2. It is being developed by integrating the Industrial Information System (IIS) with Central GIS (Geographic Information System).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)

    1. PMJDY account is treated as inoperative if there are no customer induced transactions in the account for over a period of six months
    2. The free accidental insurance cover on RuPay cards increased from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2 lakh for all the account holders of PMJDY

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about Exercise Kavkaz 2020

    1. India has participated in Kavkaz 2020 with 180 troops from an infantry battalion, 40 personnel of the Air Force, and two Navy officers as
    2. The aim of the exercise is to “provide real-time training to counter international terrorism in the Northern and Caucasus region

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about SCO

    1. India and China were admitted as full members back in
    2. It is a permanent inter- ministerial international organisation
    3. The group has developed Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements about India and ASEAN relations

    1. Both sides have agreed to review the ASEAN -India Trade in Goods Agreement (AITIGA) signed in 2009
    2. The ASEAN-India Trade in Goods Agreement was signed but yet to enter into force

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

11. Recently the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) Completed 6 Years

With reference to it consider the following statements about the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)

  1. It was launched in 2015 with an objective to focus on every Unbanked Adult
  2. In the extension of PMJDY the Over Draft limit has been doubled from Rs 5,000/- to Rs 10,000/- without conditions

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

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