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26TH SEPTEMBER ,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS (10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. With reference to Emission Gap Report 2019, consider the following statements:

  1. It is an annual report published by the International Resource Panel.
  2. According to the report, India is the fourth-largest emitter of Green House Gases (GHGs).
  3. The report looks at different scenarios based on the pledges that countries made to reduce or minimize their emissions under the Rio Agreement.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2.  Which one of the following is associated with the term “Phage therapy” sometimes seen in news?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements:

  1. Glyphosate is a herbicide that kills every plant it’s applied on, except on crops genetically modified (GM) to withstand it.
  2. In India, according to the Pesticides Act 1968, States can only restrict the use or temporarily ban a pesticide.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

4. India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) is a public-private partnership initiative of:

 
 
 
 

5. “Typbar TCV” recently seen in the news is associated with: 

 
 
 
 

6. Which among the following tiger reserves may be submerged in water by the Ken-Betwa river interlinking project?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements:

  1. Prithvi-2 is an indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-2 missile.
  2. Prithvi-2 is capable of carrying 500-1,000 kg of warheads and is powered by liquid propulsion twin engines.

3.’Prithvi’ was the first missile to have been developed by DRDO under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

8. With reference to consider the following statements:

  1. India is the founding member of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS).
  2. KPCS plenary meeting will be chaired by Russia in 2020.
  3. Kimberley Process (KP) defines conflict diamonds as: ‘rough diamonds used to finance wars against governments’ – around the world.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following pairs

 Places sometimes Country

 mentioned in news

  1. 1. Marawah Island : United Arab Emirates
  2. Reykjavík : Ukraine
  3. Wuhan : Taiwan 
  4. Oromia : Uganda

Which of the following pairs given above are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements:

  1. National Council for Rejuvenation, Protection and Management of River Ganga is chaired by the Prime Minister.
  2. It was set up in 2017 under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
  3. First meeting of the National Ganga Council was held at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct? 

 
 
 
 

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