Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #8

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1. Consider the following statements about UMANG:
1. It is a one-stop application that allows access to customer- centric services of only the central and state governments.
2. It is developed by National e-governance division of MeitY.
Which of the statement(s) is/ are true?
a. 1 and 2 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 1, 2, 3

2. Consider the following statements about Government e- Marketplace:
1. It is set up as a 100 per cent public company for procurement of common use goods and services by government organizations.
2. Currently, all the states have signed an MoU to make procurement through e- Marketplace mandatory.
Which of the 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 about CAG
1. CAG is the supreme audit Institution of India and is part of the executive
2. CAG can be removed only in the same manner and grounds like a supreme court judge.
Which of the statement(s) is/ are
not correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

4. Consider the following statements about NETRA:
1. It is an indigenous UAV developed by DRDO for surveillance and reconaissance operations.
2. It can function in all-weather conditions and it gives 360 degree of space coverage.
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 South American countries:
1. Brazil
2. Chile
3. Bolivia
4. Venezuela
Arrange them from north to south
a. 2- 3- 1- 4
b. 4- 1- 3- 2
c. 4- 3- 1- 2
d. 3- 1- 2- 4

6. Consider the following statements about the National Anti- Profiteering Authority:
1. It can order companies to reduce prices and return undue benefits earned to the customer under the GST
2. It is a statutory body composed of a chairman and four technical members.
Which of the statement(s) is/ are true?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

7. Consider the following statements about Andaman and Nicobar Islands:
1. The geographic isolation and changed ecological conditions are the primary reasons for the high percentage of endemism in these islands.
2. Percentage of Marine endemism is significantly higher than that of Terrestial Endemism in the islands.
Which of the given statement(s) is/ are true?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Answers

1. c
UMANG provides a single platform for all Indian Citizens to access pan India e-Gov services ranging from Central to Local Government bodies and other citizen centric services.

2. a
All the states have started using GeM facility. However, only 22 states have signed an MoU to make it mandatory.

3. a
CAG is independent of the executive and legislature.

4. a
NETRA can give 240 degree of space coverage
 .

5.b

6. a
It is a body created by the executive.

7. a
A high percentage of endemism is noted in the terrestrial fauna (24.95%, 816 species).
Endemism in marine habitats is four times as low as of that observed in land, despite the marine environment supporting the major chunk of Andaman and Nicobar fauna.


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