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

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1. Consider the following pairs:

 Cyclone Sea/Bay/Ocean

  1. Cyclone Pabuk : South China Sea-Andaman Sea
  2. Cyclone Fani : Bay of Bengal
  3. Cyclone Vayu : Arabian Sea
  4. Cyclone Kyarr : Bay of Bengal

Which of the following pairs given above are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

2.  With reference to the pardoning powers of the president, consider the following statements:

  1. Article 72 of the Constitution empowers the President to grant pardons to persons who have been tried and convicted of any offense.
  2. The pardoning power of the President is independent of the Judiciary.
  3. The President and governor of states can pardon sentences inflicted by court-martial.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

3.  Which among the following plans to phase out fossil fuel financing?

 
 
 
 

4.  Consider the following statements:

  1. Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution released the Water Quality Report.
  2. Water Samples were tested as per Indian Standard 10500:2012 (Specification for Drinking Water) as set by the BIS.

 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements: Stubble burning

  1. causes soil erosion.
  2. kills beneficial soil organisms.
  3. emits harmful gases such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, and methane along with particulate matter.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

6. Wasteland was recently released by the:

 
 
 
 

7.  MJO recently seen in news is a/an:

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. Ethanol is a biofuel that when blended with petrol, limits carbon discharge.
  2. The central government’s ethanol-blended petrol (EBP) target for 2030 is 25 percent.
  3. Sugarcane-producing states include States like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Punjab and Haryana

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

9. With reference to Fall Armyworm (FAW), consider the following statements:

  1. It is an insect that is native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas.
  2. Fungus named Metarhizium Rileyi is a natural enemy of FAW, which attacks and kills the larvae of the worm, while boosting plant growth.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements:

  1. GCF helps developed and developing countries limit or reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt to climate change.
  2. It was set up by the 194 countries who are parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2009, as part of the Convention’s financial mechanism.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

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