Daily UPSC MCQs

31ST DECEMBER,2020 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. With reference to the Essential Commodities Act (EC Act), 1955, consider the following statements:

  1. Under the Act, if the State government thinks that it is necessary to maintain or increase supplies of any essential commodity or make it available at fair prices, it can regulate or prohibit the production, supply, distribution and sale of that commodity.
  2. The Centre and state governments have the power to add or remove any commodity in public interest from the EC list.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

2.  ‘BEPS Action 13 report’ is associated to:

 
 
 
 

3. ‘Huntingtin Disease’ recently seen in news is associated to a/an:

 
 
 
 

4.  Consider the following statements:

  1. National Clean Air Programme is a program of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to reduce pollution by at least 20% in 102 cities that have failed to meet clean-air standards.
  2. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is a statutory organization, which was constituted in September 1974 under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.

Which of the above statements is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

5. ‘MACS 4028’ recently seen in news is a variety of:

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements:

  1. Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) organization is an attached office of the Ministry of External Affairs. 
  2. It issues an authorization to exporters and monitors their corresponding obligations through its network of regional offices

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to the Solar Charkha Mission, consider the following statements:

  1. 1It was launched by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy launched in 2018-19 for the implementation of 50 Solar Charkha Clusters across the country.
  2. As part of the scheme no subsidy is given, however, subsidy to the tune of Rs.9.60 crore is provided for procurement of charkha and looms to the Implementing or Promoting Agency.

Which of the following pairs given above are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

8. ‘WISTEMM’ program of Department of Science and Technology is related to

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS) is implemented by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
  2. CPS encompasses technology areas of Cybernetics, Mechatronics, Design and Embedded systems, Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI) etc.

Which of the following pairs given above are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

10. With reference to the Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards, consider the following statements:

  1. Ministry of Women and Child Development organized the Fourth Edition of the WTI Awards.
  2. It is being organized since 2016 in collaboration with UN Women to highlight the commendable and ground-breaking endeavors of India’s women leaders and changemakers.

Which of the following pairs given above are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

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