UPSC GS DAILY MCQs : 03.07.18

QUESTIONS: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

1. Ganga Task Force has been approved by the Cabinet under the Public Participation component of the Namami Gange Programme. Which of the following is/are the functions assigned to the Ganga Task Force?

1. Plantation of trees on the banks of River Ganga.
2. Strengthening of pollution monitoring mechanism on ground.
3. Management of public awareness and participation programmes.
4. Improve drainage network of river on hybrid annuity mode on public private partnership basis.
Codes:
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 3 and 4 (d) All

Ans. 1. (a)
Exp: Ganga Task Force has been approved by the Cabinet under the Public Participation
component of the Namami Gange Programme.
Ganga Task Force will be trained for:
• Plantation of trees on the banks of river
Ganga,
• Strengthening of pollution monitoring
mechanism on ground,
• Management of public awareness and
participation programmes, and
• Monitoring of Ghats for the ongoing works.
They have participated in various
consultative /discussion meetings.
Participation in awareness and plantation
activities at selected towns has also been
carried out.
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PIB summary 29 June

(1) Suresh Prabhu launches Mobile App ‘ReUnite’
• Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu today launched a mobile application called ReUnite which helps to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India. He appreciated the work being done by the NGO, Bachpan Bachao Andolan & Capgemini for developing this app.

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PIB summary 28 June

Launch of MES Website
• Military Engineer Services (MES), which is the dedicated Engineering Department to provide infrastructure (development and maintenance) support to Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and DRDO, launched its newly designed website on 28 June 2018.
• The website is bilingual and has been developed in line with aspirations of 3500 officers and approximately 1.2 Lacs subordinate staff of MES. Policies and advisories related to Recruitment, Promotions, Postings and other personnel matters of MES civilian employees would be easily accessed through the Website.

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UKPCS(Mains) Daily Answer Writing Practice: 02.07.2018

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UPSC GS DAILY MCQs : 02.07.18

QUESTIONS: ECONOMICS

1. What is/are the benefits of opening of Suez Canal for the international trade?
1. It has reduced the operational and fixed costs of companies.
2. Distance between America and Europe has been reduced.
3. It provides the direct routes for ships operating between East Africa and South
Asia.
Codes:
(a) Only 1
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 2 and 3
(d) All
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UKPCS(Mains) Daily Answer Writing Practice: 29.06.2018

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UPSC GS DAILY MCQs : 29.06.18

QUESTIONS: POLITY

1. Which of the following items are mentioned in the Right Against Exploitation of the
Fundamental rights?
1. Human trafficking
2. Untouchability
3. Child as Industrial Worker
4. Forced labour
Codes:
(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(b) 1, 2 and 4
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 2, 3 and 4

Ans.1  (c)
Exp: Right Against Exploitation
Article 23 deals with the prohibition of traffic
in human beings and forced labour.Article 24 deals with prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc.

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UKPCS(Mains) Daily Answer Writing Practice: 28.06.2018

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PIB summary 26 June

(1) President of India presents the National Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism & Substance (drug) abuse

• The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the National Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse today (June 26, 2018) in New Delhi on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Continue reading “PIB summary 26 June”