Prelims Exclusive Quiz - Day 1

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Prelims Exclusive Quiz - Day 1 - Quiz

The idea is to keep the MCQs to a practicable level so that you do not spend an extra minute than required, and have maximum output for the UPSC Prelims Exam 2020. Questions would mostly be Current Affairs based. Best of Luck! Start practicing Now. ( Correct = +2 / Incorrect = - 0. 33 )


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Consider the following statements with respect to National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) :
    1. NHRC is a constitutional body.
    2. NHRC can only make recommendations, without the power to enforce decisions.
    3. NHRC cannot investigate an event if the complaint was made more than one year after the incident.
    Which of the given statement/s is/are incorrect ?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      3 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 2. 
    “Negev NG-7” Light Machine Guns are being procured from:
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      U.S.A

    • D. 

      Iran

  • 3. 
    Consider the following statements:
    1. SAARC was founded in Dhaka in 1985 and has 9 member nations.
    2. It is headquartered in Islamabad in Pakistan.
    3. 2010-2020 is declared as the SAARC decade of Intra-regional Connectivity.
    Which of the given statement/s is/are correct?
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      3 only

  • 4. 
    ‘MSME Sambandh’ is:
    • A. 

      A Performance & Credit Rating Scheme for the MSMEs.

    • B. 

      A procurement portal monitoring the implementation of public procurement from MSMEs by Central Public Sector Enterprises.

    • C. 

      The Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Micro and Small Enterprises.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements are correct?
    1. The Nirbhaya Fund Framework provides for a non-lapsable corpus fund for safety and security of women.
    2. The Nirbhaya Fund will be administered by the Ministry of Women & Child Development.
    3. Central Victim Compensation Fund has been funded under the Framework of Nirbhaya Fund to support States/ UTs for their Victim Compensation Scheme.
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      1 ,2 and 3

    • D. 

      1 and 3 only

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements are correct?
    1. The Integrated Disease Surveillance program operates under the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs.
    2. The Integrated Disease Surveillance program has been set up with assistance from the World Health Organization.
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 7. 
    Who of the following are members of the Defence Acquisition Council in India:
    1. Prime Minister
    2. Defence minister
    3. National Security Adviser
    4. Chief of Defence Staff
    • A. 

      1, 2 and 4

    • B. 

      2 and 4

    • C. 

      1,3 and 4

    • D. 

      2,3 and 4

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statement/s is/are incorrect?
    1. Under India’s offset policy, foreign defence entities are mandated to spend at least 50 per cent of the total contract value in India.
    2. Under the given scheme, all foreign defence purchases will have an offset provision.
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statement/s is/are correct?
    1. Olive Ridley turtles are endemic to the Indian Ocean region.
    2. Olive Ridley turtles are the only recorded species of turtles exhibiting the behavior of synchronized nesting in mass numbers, termed arribadas.
    3. Olive Ridley turtles are listed as critically endangered under the IUCN Red List.
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      3 only

    • C. 

      1 only

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statement/s is/are correct?
    1. Reunion Island lies to the east of Madagascar Island.
    2. The closest country to Reunion Island is Mauritius.
    3. Reunion is the only island under French control in the Indian Ocean region.
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

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