Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #4

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1. Consider the following statements about ‘Advance Air Defence’.
1. It is a supersonic ballistic interceptor missile developed by the Ordnance Factory Board of Kolkata.
2. The AAD is capable to perform interception operation of multiple missiles simultaneously.
Which of the above statement(s) is/ are true?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

2. Consider the following statements about Mission Kakatiya:
1. It is a project that aims to restore tanks, wells, and other minor irrigation sources to tap the drain-off of rivers
2. It was launched by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Which of the above statement(s) is/ are true?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

3. Consider the following statements
1. Constitutional bodies derive their power directly from the constitution and thus have more autonomy
2. All statutory bodies are non-autonomous bodies.
Which of the statement(s) is/ are true?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

4. Consider the following statements about EcoSensitive Zones
1. These are ecologically fragile areas around Protected Areas , National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries.
2. The term ‘Eco-Sensitive Zones’ is defined in the Environment Protection Act, 1986.
Which of the statement(s) is/ are true?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

5. Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
1. It aims to provide free LPG connections to only BPL households in the society.
2. Curbing indoor air pollution and increasing the living standards are the sole objectives of the scheme.
3. It is being implemented by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas through Oil Marketing Companies.
Which of the given statement(s) is/ are true?
a. 1 and 2 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

Answers:

1.d

It is developed by DRDO
The mission can intercept multiple targets however, it chooses one after one on real-time and destroys.

2. d

Mission Kakatiya aims at restoring tanks and tank irrigation which is integral to the region of the erstwhile Satavahana and Kakatiya rulers.
It is a project of Government of Telangana

3. a

Delimitation Commission of India is an example of a statutory and autonomous body.

4. a
The Environment Protection Act, 1986 does not mention the word ―Eco-sensitive Zones.

5.  b
Under the scheme, initially, 5 crore BPL households were targeted to be given free LPG connections by 31st March, 2019.
But, in a record time of 28 months for its launch, it recently achieved the initial target of providing 5 crores LPG connection to BPL households.

 


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