Daily UPSC MCQs

27TH DECEMBER,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) is a crucial raw material used to make various products that include polyester fabrics.
  2. India imposes anti-dumping duty on PTA.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

2.  With reference to the Blue Dot network, consider the following statements:

  1. Led by the US’s International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), it was jointly launched by the US, Japan and Australia in November 2019.
  2. It is a proposal that will certify infrastructure and development projects. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to reverse osmosis (RO) systems, consider the following statements:

  1. It was originally a technology devised to desalinate sea water.
  2. It uses “activated carbon” components, such as charcoal and carbon black that can filter out contaminants as well as organic substances such as bacteria.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

4.  Punjab Kinnow is a/an:

 
 
 
 

5. With reference to the Uniform Code of Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices, consider the following statements:

  1. It has to be mandatorily followed by Indian Pharmaceutical Companies and medical devices industry.
  2. The code was issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following pairs:

     National Park/                                                             State

Wildlife Sanctuary 

  1. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary:         Tamil Nadu
  2. Madhav National Park:                       Chhattisgarh
  3. Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary:            Telangana                          

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

7.  Consider the following statements:

  1. Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) is an initiative of Ministry of Culture.
  2. Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) was launched on 2nd October, 2014.

3.Under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), the premium for commercial and horticultural crops is 3%.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

8.  With reference to GISAT-1, consider the following statements:

  1. It will be the first of two planned Indian Earth Observation spacecraft to be placed in a geostationary orbit of around 20,000 km.
  2. It will apparently be in a fixed spot looking over the Indian continent at all times.

3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

9.  ‘2020 CD3’ sometimes seen in news is a/an

 
 
 
 

10.  Which among the following countries has recently launched a new points-based immigration system?

 
 
 
 

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