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15th December 2018 : Daily MCQ for UPSC CSE Exam (Answer)

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Daily MCQ for UPSC CSE Exam

15th December 2018

Q-Consider the following statements

1-Oxytocin, often called love hormone

2-It is released naturally in human bonding activities such as sex, childbirth and breastfeeding.

3-It is also used to help abort fetus in cases of incomplete abortion or miscarriage, and control bleeding after childbirth.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A- Only 1,3  

B- Only 1,2

C- Only 2,3

D- All of the Above

MCQ Source -The Hindu Newspaper 15th December 2018 Page -5 Topic – HC quashes Centre’s ban on oxytocin manufacture 

Ans-D

EXP-

Oxytocin, often called love hormone, is released naturally in human bonding activities such as sex, childbirth and breastfeeding.  It is uterine stimulant hormone, prescribed for initiation of uterine contractions and induction of labour in women as well as stimulation of contractions during labour. It is also used to help abort fetus in cases of incomplete abortion or miscarriage, and control bleeding after childbirth. It may be used for breast engorgement.

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding IPCC

1-It  is an intergovernmental body under the UN

2-It is a scientific body

3-Formed in 1988 by WMO (World Meteorological Organisation) and UNEP

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A-Only 2

B-Only 1,2

C-Only 2,3

D-All of the Above

MCQ Source -The Hindu Newspaper 15th December 2018 -Topic- IPCC ( Page-6)

ANS-D

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding IPCC

1-The IPCC carry its own original research

2-It was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2007

3-IPCC functions under UNFCC

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A- Only 1

B- Only 1,2

C- Only 2,3

D- All of the Above

MCQ Source -The Hindu Newspaper 15th December 2018 -Topic- IPCC ( Page-6)

Ans-C

EXP

  • It produces report based on scientific developments across the world.
  • The IPCC does not carry out its own original research, nor does it do the work of monitoring climate or related phenomena itself. The IPCC bases its assessment on the published literature
  • IPCC has so far produced fiveassessment reports, the latest one was published in2014. It said that India’s high vulnerability and exposure to climate change will slow its economic growth, impact health and development, make poverty reduction more difficult and erode food security
  • It was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2007
  • IPCC functions under UNFCC
  • The aimsof the IPCC are to assess scientific information relevant to :
    1. Human-induced climate change,
    2. The impacts of human-induced climate change,
    3. Options for adaptation and mitigation

 

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding eNAM

1-eNAM is pan-India electronic trading portal for farm produce which aims to create unified national market for agricultural commodities by integrating existing Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) markets.

2-It provides multiple window service for all APMC related services and information, such as commodity arrivals and prices, provision for responding to trade offers, buy and sell trade offers, among other services.

3-Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) is the lead promoter of eNAM.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A- Only 1,3

B- Only 1,2

C- Only 2,3

D- All of the Above

MCQ Source -The Hindu Newspaper 15th December 2018 Topic-Editorials ( Page-6)

 

ANS-A

EXP-

  • eNAM is pan-India electronic trading portal for farm produce which aims to create unified national market for agricultural commodities by integrating existing Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) markets.
  • It provides single window service for all APMC related services and information, such as commodity arrivals and prices, provision for responding to trade offers, buy and sell trade offers, among other services.
  • It was launched in April 2016.
  • Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) is the lead promoter of eNAM.
  • On this platform, farmers can showcase their produce online from their nearest market and traders can quote price from anywhere.
  • It aims to foster greater competition among traders and also ensure open price discovery and better returns to farmers.