Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #27

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1. Which of the following is/are not a World Heritage Site(s) in India?
1. The Walled city of Jaipur
2. Humayun‟s Tomb, Delhi
3. Great Living Chola Temples at Tamil Nadu
4. Ajanta and Ellora Caves
5. Monuments Forts of Deccan Sultanate
Select the correct answer using the code given below
:

a. 1 only
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3
2. Consider the following statements with respect to Ishan Vikas Scheme:
1. Under the programme, selected school children from across the country will be motivated to pursue STEM courses.
2. It is coordinated by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are
correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

3. The term “White shipping” is sometimes seen in the news recently. It refers to information about:
a. Commercial Ships
b. Military vessels
c. Illegal vessels

d. Rescue vessels

4. Consider the following statements with respect to Ishan Uday scheme:
1. Under the scheme, scholarship will be provided to the students of North East Region.
2. It is administrated by the All India Council for Technical Education
(AICTE).
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

5. “Global Gender Gap Report” is released by which of the following organisations?
a. World Economic Forum (WEF)
b. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
c. World Bank
d. International Labour Organisation (ILO)

Answers

1.b

2. d
Under the programme, selected school children from North Eastern States are brought in close contact with the IITs, IISERs and NIAS during the vacation period to motivate them to pursue science, technology,
engineering and mathematics (STEM) and to facilitate internship opportunities for the engineering college students in various
institutes of national importance.
Ishan Vikas is coordinated by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT),
Guwahati.

3.a

White Shipping Agreement is a technical term related to the exchange agreement between the navies of countries on the commercial ships on each others’ oceanic territories

4. a
Under the Ishan Uday scheme, scholarship is provided to the students having parental income upto Rs. 4.5 lakh per annum, from the North East Region for pursuing general degree, technical and professional degree
courses including medical and para-medical courses.
Ishan Uday Scholarship Scheme is administered by University Grants
Commission (UGC)
.

5. a
The Global Gender Gap Report is released by World Economic Forum (WEF).
India has been ranked 108th in the index, same as 2017.


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