Syllabus Analysis

02 November 2018 Daily QUIZ for UPSC CSE Exam

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02 November 2018 Daily QUIZ for UPSC CSE Exam

Q-1 Consider the following statements Regarding International Solar Alliance or ISA

1-It is the India’s first international and inter-governmental organization of more than 100 Countries to have headquarters in India with United Nations as Strategic Partner.
2- ISA’s goal is to generate 1 trillion watt (1000 gigawatt) of solar power by 2030.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A- Only 1

B- Only 2

C- Both are Correct

D- None of the Above

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-2 Consider the following statements regarding Coastal Shipping

1-The Government of India has introduced a Rs. 4000 crore Financial Assistance Policy (FAP) to shipyards for 10 years, for contracts secured between 2016 and 2026.
2-The world’s premier ship recycling facility is located at Alang Sosiya, in Gujarat, where nearly half of the world’s scrapped ships are recycled.

 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A- Only 1

B- Only 2

C- Both are Correct

D- None of the Above

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-3 Consider the following statements Regarding Botswana Country

1-Botswana is a land-locked country
2-Botswana shared border with Zambia ,Zimbabwe and Namibia Only
3- At Kazungula, four countries – Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia ,Namibia and South Africa – meet at a single point mid-stream in the Zambezi River.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-Only 1
B-Only 3
C-Only 1,2
D-Only 2,3

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-4 Consider the following statements Regarding Surendra Sai

1-Surendra Sai was an Indian freedom fighter and tribal leader who sacrificed his life fighting against the British East India Company.
2-People of the region affectionately called him as Bira (or “Veer” meaning courageous).
3- He successfully protected most parts of Western Odisha region for some time from the British rule

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2
B-1,3
C-2,3
D-all of the above

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-5 Consider the following statements

1-The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved a Safe City project for Patna.
2-It’s under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme.
3-The project would be implemented as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme with Centre and State sharing the funding in 50:50 ratio.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2
B- Only 1
C- only 2
All of the Above

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-6 Consider the following statements regarding Wholesale Price Index (WPI)

1-Wholesale Price Index (WPI) represents the price of basket of goods at a wholesale stage i.e. goods that are sold in bulk and traded between organizations instead of consumers.
2-WPI is calculated by Central Statistical Office (CSO)
3- The components of WPI include Primary articles, Manufacturing items, fuel and power. The manufacturing items is given the most weightage.
4- WPI basically indicates the rise in profitability of industries

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2,3
B-1,3,4
C-1,3
D-1,4

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-7 Consider the following statements about Consumer Price Index

1-Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households.
2-The components of CPI includes food, beverages, tobacco; Housing; Fuel and light; Clothing, bedding, footwear.
3-The CPI(IW) and CPI(AL& RL) are compiled by Labour Bureau, the other indices are compiled by Central Statistical Office (CSO) under Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation with 2010 as the base year

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2
B-1,3
C-2,3
D-all of the above

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-8 UTSONMOBILE app belongs to which Service Sector ?
A-HEALTH
B- EDUCATION
C- RAILWAY
D- ROAD TRANSPORT

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-9 Consider the following statements

1-The aeroboats “hybrid” engine is capable of running on either petrol or electricity thus helping in reducing the carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency.
2-The aeroboat is capable of travelling on land, water, snow and sand.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-Only 1
B-Only 2
C-Both are Correct
D-None of the Above

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-10 Consider the following statements

1-Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Releases India’s first ease of Mobility Index
2-The Ease of Moving Index, 2018 has found that overall, 80 per cent of citizens believe that the transport ecosystem has improved over the last five years.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-Only 1
B-Only 2
C-Both are Correct
D-None of the Above

MCQ Source- 01 November 2018, PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551645

Q-11 Consider the following statements Regarding National Board for Wildlife
1-National Board for Wild Life is a “Statutory Organization”
2-The board is “advisory” in nature and advises the Central Government on framing policies and measures for conservation of wildlife in the country.
3-National Board for Wildlife is chaired by India’s Prime Minister and its vice chairman is Minister of Environment.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2
B- Only 2
C-Only 3
D-all of the above

MCQ Source, 02 November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-7 Topic- 461 elephants electrocuted in country in 8 years since 2009

Q-12 Consider the following statements regarding indian elephant
1-All-India Elephant Population Estimation pegs India’s Asian elephant population around more than 50000
2-Karnataka has the highest number of elephants, followed by Assam

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-Only 1
B-Only 2
C-Both are Correct
D-None of the Above

MCQ Source, 02 November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-7 Topic- 461 elephants electrocuted in country in 8 years since 2009

Additional source- https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/india-has-27312-elephants-census-shows/article19504528.ece

( Note- Found 2 more important topics in The HINDU Newspaper, but we have already covered in previous MCQ)