Target UPSC prelims 2019: Daily MCQs #9

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1. Assertion (A) – RTI is available only to the citizens of India and not NRI.
Reason (R) – It is a fundamental right under article 19 and article 21 of the constitution.
Select the correct option from below.
a. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
b. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
c. A is true but R is false
d. A is false but R is true

2. Consider the following statements about National Human Rights Commission.
1. Only a retired Chief Justice of India should head the NHRC.
2. There must be atleast one woman member in the commission.
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 about The Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill, 2016.
1. Protection of good samaritans from any civil or criminal action.
2. Motor Vehicle Accident Fund to provide compulsory insurance cover to all road users in India.
3. Recall of vehicles in case of defects.
Which of the given provision(s) is/ are guaranteed by
the Bill?
a. 1 and 2 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

4. Consider the following statements about Scrub Typhus:
1. It is a viral disease and an important casuse of Japanese Encephalitis.
2. It is transmitted by mites and is common in areas with high shrub vegetation.
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. Which of the following is/ are the objetcive(s) of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana?
1. Attract more private investment in precision irrigation system.
2. Expand cultivable area under assured irrigation.
3. Improve on-farm water use efficiency to reduce wastage of water.
4. Enhance recharge of aquifers.
Select using the given codes.
a. 1, 2, 3
b. 2, 3, 4,
c. 1, 2, 4
d. 1, 2, 3, 4

6. Consider the following statements about Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA):
1. It is a central scheme that aims at providing strategic funding to eligible state higher educational institutions.
2. The funding would be based on the ‘State Higher Education Plans’ prepared by each state.
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:
1. Providing partial compensation for the wage loss in terms of cash incentives.
2. To promote health seeking behaviour amongst pregnant women and lactating mothers.
3. To bring nutritional safety among pregnant women and lactating mothers.
Which of the above is/ are the objective(s) of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana?
a. 1 and 2 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

8. Consider the following statements about Global Innovation Index (GII)
1. India’s ranking in the GII has been consistently moving upwards over the past four years.
2. The index is published by World Intellectual Property Organisation.
Which of the statement(s) is/ are
not true?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

9. Indonesia shares its land border with which of the following countries:
1. East Timor
2. Papua New Guinea
3. Malaysia
Select the answer using the codes given below.
a. 1 only
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

10.Consider the following statements about National Elephant Corridor Project:
1. The project strives to reduce man- animal conflict by recognising the ‘Right of Passage’ of elephants.
2. It is under the aegis of MoEFCC.
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.b

2. a
The National Human Rights Commission is constituted by the central government and comprises:
A Chairperson who is a retired Chief Justice of India
One Member who is or has been a Judge of the Supreme Court
One Member who is or has been the Chief Justice of a High Court
Two Members to be appointed from amongst persons having knowledge of or practical experience in matters relating to human rights

3.d

4. b
It is not caused by a virus, but by a bacterium called Orientia tsutsugamushi, which is transmitted by the bite of infected mite larvae in soil containing scrub vegetation.
It also causes Acute Encephalitis Syndrome

5.d

6. b
It is a centrally sponsered s



cheme.
The ‘State Higher Education Plans’ would describe each state‘s strategy to address issues of equity, access and excellence in higher education.

7.a

8.d

9.d

10.  a
It is a project of Wildlife Trust of India.


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