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06th november daily MCQ for UPSC Exam ( answers)

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 06th november daily MCQ for UPSC Exam

Consider the following statements regarding INF TREATY
1-Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty concluded in 1977
2-It has been hailed as one of the most important arms control agreements between all countries.
3-Under the INF treaty, the US and Soviet Union agreed not to develop, produce, possess or deploy any ground-based ballistic and cruise missiles that have a range between 500 and 5,500 km.
4- It exempted the air-launched and sea-based missile systems in the same range.

Select the not correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2
B-1,4
C-2,3
D- 1,2,3

 

Ans-A

MCQ source –06th November ,THE HINDU ,Page-8 topic-Preserving the taboo

 

Consider the following statements
1- It is first indigenously built nuclear-powered submarine.
2-It is powered by pressurised light water nuclear reactor with enriched uranium fuel.
3-It will be armed with the K-15 Sagarika missiles with a range of 750 km and eventually with the much longer range K-4 missiles being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation

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

ans-D

INS Arihant: Fact File

  • INS Arihant, which means ‘slayer of enemies’, is a 6,000-tonne SSBN (ship submersible ballistic, nuclear submarine), that can carry ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads. It is first indigenously built nuclear-powered submarine.
  • It is powered by 83 MW pressurised light water nuclear reactor with enriched uranium fuel.
  • The Arihant project, earlier known as the advanced technology vessel(ATV), has been under development since 1998.
  • The submarine was jointly developed by the Indian Navy, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  • It will be armed with the K-15 Sagarika missiles with a range of 750 km and eventually with the much longer range K-4 missiles being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation

INS Arihant achieved a milestone by conducting its first deterrence patrol.

MCQ source –06th November ,THE HINDU , Front page-

 

Q-What is Nuclear Triad in simple term ?

A-In simple terms, a ‘nuclear triad’ power is a country that has the capability to launch nuclear weapons from land, air and sea only

B-In simple terms, a ‘nuclear triad’ power is a country that has the capability to launch nuclear weapons from land and air only

C-In simple terms, a ‘nuclear triad’ power is a country that has the capability to launch nuclear weapons from land only

D- In simple terms, a ‘nuclear triad’ power is a country that has the capability to launch nuclear weapons from air only

 

Ans-A

Q-Consider the following statements
1-Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) is composed of the Prime Minister of India (who is the Chairman), the Minister of Home Affairs.
2-now of days Minister in-charge of the concerned Ministry was also the part of the committee

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

 

Ans-A

  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) decides appointments to several top posts under the Government of India.
  •  The committee is composed of the Prime Minister of India (who is the Chairman), the Minister of Home Affairs.
  • Minister in-charge of the concerned Ministry was also the part of the committee
  • Originally the Minister in-charge of the concerned Ministry was also the part of the committee but as per the new notification (as on July 2016) the minister of concerned ministry has been excluded from the committee.

MCQ source –06th November ,THE HINDU ,Page-8 topic- In defence of Urjit Patel

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements
1-there is No Indian soldiers have won Victoria cross medal

2-india is a third largest contributor of military and police personnel to UN peacekeeping missions

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

 

Ans-B

Ans-B

  •  Indian soldier won 11 medals yet
  • india is a third largest contributor of military and police personnel to UN peacekeeping missions
  • The UN peacekeeping operations were established in 1948 as a means to maintain peace in conflict ridden areas.
  • The United Nations Charter enables the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to make decisions on running peacekeeping efforts.
  • This article explains the role of UN peacekeeping forces with respect to India’s contribution. It also explains difficulties faced by Indian troops and possible solutions to improve their situation

 

MCQ source –06th November ,THE HINDU ,Page-8 topic-The forgotten million

 

 

Q- Where is Chalkewadi plateau in india ?
A- Himachal pradesh
B- Karnataka
C- Mizoram
D- None of the above

Ans-D

MCQ Source -06th November The Hindu Page-18 New enemy of birds of prey: wind farms

Q- Which of the following are required for the formation of Ground-level ozone ?
1. Carbon dioxide
2. Volatile Organic Compounds
3. Sunlight
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
A-1,2 only
B- 1,3 only
C- 2,3 only
D- 1, 2 ,3

 

ans -C

  • Ground-level ozone is a colorless and highly irritating gas that forms just above the earth’s surface. Ground level or “bad” ozone is created by chemical reactions between oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in the presence of sunlight.
  • Emissions from industrial facilities and electric utilities, motor vehicle exhaust, gasoline vapors, and chemical solvents are some of the major sources of NOx and VOC.

 

MCQ Source -06th November The Hindu,Page-18 : Ozone layer is recovering, says UN