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27th November Daily MCQ Based on Current Affairs (UPSC CSE Exam)

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27th November Daily MCQ Based on Current Affairs

 

Q-Consider the following statements

1-In India,Nearly 70% of urban water supply and 30% of rural water supply in the country comes from groundwater, which is depleting day by day.

2-Recycling and reuse has been widely practiced in Singapore, where every drop of water is recycled for reuse

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 – 26th November 2018, PIB News Analysis,Topic- NITI Aayog Organises Capacity Building Programme for Urban Water Management

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements About Dr. B R Ambedkar

1-Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha was the first organization formed by Dr. Ambedkar in 1924.

2- He Wrote a book name The Rise and Fall of Hindu Women

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 – 26th November 2018, PIB News Analysis,Topic- President of India Inaugurates Constitution day Celebrations; Says Idea of Social Justice has Expanded to Encompass Modern Civic Parameters like Pollution and Health

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements Kartarpur Sahib corridor

1-It will built a corridor flanked by barbed wire to allow pilgrims to cross over  into Pakistan to visit the Kartarpur Sahib shrine, and return the same day.

2- A bridge will need to be constructed over the Satluj River

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 – 26th November 2018, PIB News Analysis,Topic- Vice President lays Foundation Stone for Kartapur Corridor; Hails it as a historic day

MCQ Source-27th November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper, Front Page-topic-Kartarpur corridor can build bridges: Venkaiah

 

 

Q-Consider the following regarding Embryo transfer technology (ETT)

1-Embryo transfer technology (ETT) is a technique by which embryos are collected from a donor female and are transferred to recipient females, which serve as surrogate mothers for the remainder of the pregnancy.

2-Embryos of higher genetic merit indigenous bovines will be transferred into the surrogate cows.

3- in Each District Embryo Transfer Technology (ETT) centres are being established

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

MCQ Source – 26th November 2018, PIB News Analysis,Topic- E-pashuhaat portal is playing a crucial role in connecting farmers & breeders to trade in disease-free germplasm; an app has been created & integrated with UMANG

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology

1-CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology used to create a single-chromosome yeast strain.

 2-Using CRISPR-Cas9, researchers removed DNA at telomeres (ends of chromosomes that protect them from degrading) and also snipped out centromeres, sequences in middle that are important to DNA replication.  

3-Firstly in this process, researchers had fused two chromosomes and then joined product to another chromosome and repeated process in successive rounds until there was only one chromosome left

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

MCQ Source-27th November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper, Page-18 topic – Chinese academic claims to have geneedited twins

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding Lingayats

1-The Lingayats are strict monotheists.

2-They instruct the worship of only one God, namely, Linga (Shiva).

3-Lingayats are currently classified as a Hindu sub-caste called “Veerashaiva Lingayats”.

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

MCQ Source-27th November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper- in today newspaper it was in news 

Additional MCQ source https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/who-are-the-lingayats/article19386432.ece

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statement regarding Ramsar Convention 

  1. Chilka lake is the only Ramsar site in India.
  2. One of the salient features of this convention is the improvement of the national legislations for the protection of the wetlands.

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 -Shankar IAS environment book Topic- Ramsar convention

 

 

 

Q-Assertion (A): Montreal Protocol and Vienna onvention are related to Ozone Depleting Substances.

Reason (R): Ozone depletion will affect human body by enhancing the chances of skin cancer and reduced level of Vitamin D in the body.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 A-Both are correct and R is correct explanation for A.

B- Both are correct but R is not correct explanation for A.

C- A is correct and R is false.

D- A is false and R is correct.

MCQ Source -Shankar IAS environment book Topic- Ozone Depletion

 

 

 

Q-Assertion (A): Sabarimala is a Hindu pilgrimage centre located at the Wayanad wildlife national park.

Reason (R): Kerala High Court has banned usage of plastic and PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) bottles at Sabarimala.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A-Both are correct and R is correct explanation for A.

B-Both are correct but R is not correct explanation for A.

C-A is correct and R is false.

D-A is false and R is correct

MCQ Source-27th November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper,Page-5 Topic-Sabarimala sees rise in pilgrim inflow

MCQ Source- http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/2018/may/22/kerala-high-court-seeks-report-on-cases-of-violation-of-plastic-ban-1817772.html

 

Q-Organic farming is a system which avoids or largely excludes the use of synthetic inputs (such as fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, feed additives etc).

Which of the following are the benefits of organic farming?

1-Environment Preservation

2-Economic Profitability

3-Enhanced crop yield

4-Most efficient use of resources

5-Social and Economic Equity

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A-1, 2,4

B- 1, 3,5

C-1,2,4,5

D- 3, 4,5

MCQ Source- Shankar IAS environment book Topic- Agriculture