UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 30

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Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Recently multiple initiatives have been taken by the the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) to improve the farmer's income. a. Ek Aur Kadam Kisan Pragati Ki Ore is a first agricultural-commodity options in potatoes. b. com is a mobile app for farmers where they can learn more about Options and the commodity markets. c. These will reduce the hedging against price risks and improve formers income Which of the above statements are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
2 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 6 Explanation: 
NCDEX:
  • The National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) unveiled India's first agricultural-commodity options in Guarseed designed as hedge for farmers to safeguard against price risks.
  • It will contribute to the Prime Minister's vision of doubling the farmers' incomes by 2022.
  • This new hedging tool, Agri-Options: Ek Aur Kadam Kisan Pragati Ki Ore, is set to mark an important evolution in trading of agriculture commodities market.
  • NCDEX also launched com, a mobile app for farmers where they can learn more about Options and the commodity markets.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
The art forms of Indus valley civilisation represented
  1. Humans
  2. Animals
Select the right code
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both
D
None
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Question 7 Explanation: 
  • The artists of Harappan time surely had fine artistic sensibilities and a vivid imagination.
  • Their delineation of human and animal figures was highly realistic in nature, since the anatomical details included in them was unique, and, in the case of terracotta art, the modelling of animal figures was done in an extremely careful manner.
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Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
"Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar" is instituted by the Centre to recognise the work in the field of
A
Border Security
B
Cyber Security
C
Disaster management
D
Specific act of bravery or special service by the citizens
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Question 8 Explanation: 

These are annual awards instituted recently by the Centre to recognise the excellent work done by individuals and institutions in the country in the field of disaster management.

For the year 2019, 8th Battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) located at Ghaziabad has been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for its commendable work in Disaster Management. The Award recipient will receive a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 51 lakh

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Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
The "Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy" was recently in the news with regard to which of the following?
A
A component of the India-Japan Joint Strategic Vision Statement on free navigation in international waters.
B
India's "Act East Policy" and Japan's "Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy" were merged.
C
A vision adopted unanimously by the ASEAN+6 group.
D
None of the above.
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Question 9 Explanation: 

This Hindu article mentions that " India's "Act East Policy" with Japan's "Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy" " were merged during PM Modi's recent visit to Japan. However, the Joint Statement (Click HERE ) makes no such mention.

  • The two Prime Ministers underscored the rising importance of the Indo-Pacific region as the key driver for the prosperity of the world In this context, Prime Minister Abe appreciated Prime Minister Modi's active engagement in the region under the "Act East Policy," and briefed Prime Minister Modi on the "Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy." Prime Minister Modi appreciated Japan's greater engagement in the region under this strategy. They recognised the potential for deeper bilateral cooperation and synergy between the said policy and strategy.
  • They further stressed that improving connectivity between Asia and Africa, through realising a free and open Indo-Pacific region, is vital to achieving prosperity of the entire region. They decided to seek synergy between India's "Act East" Policy and Japan's "Expanded Partnership for Quality Infrastructure," by closely coordinating, bilaterally and with other partners, for better regional integration and improved connectivity as well as industrial networks based on the principles of mutual consultation and trust.
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Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements regarding Question Hour in the Indian Parliament.
  1. A Starred Question is one to which a member desires an oral answer from the Minister in the House and is required to be distinguished by him/her with an asterisk.
  2. An Unstarred Question is not called for oral answer in the House and no supplementary question can be asked thereon.
  3. As per Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha, there are no Questions addressed to Private Members.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1, 3
B
2, 3
C
1, 2
D
1, 2, 3
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Question 10 Explanation: 

Members have a right to ask questions to elicit information on matters of public importance within the special cognizance of the Ministers concerned. The questions are of four types:

  1. Starred Questions: A Starred Question is one to which a member desires an oral answer from the Minister in the House and is required to be distinguished by him/her with an asterisk. Answer to such a question may be followed by supplementary questions by members.
  2. Unstarred Questions: An Unstarred Question is one to which written answer is desired by the member and is deemed to be laid on the Table of the House by Minister. Thus it is not called for oral answer in the House and no supplementary question can be asked thereon.
  3. Short Notice Questions: A member may give a notice of question on a matter of public importance and of urgent character for oral answer at a notice less than 10 days prescribed as the minimum period of notice for asking a question in ordinary course. Such a question is known as 'Short Notice Question'.
  4. Questions to Private Members: A Question may also be addressed to a Private Member (Under Rule 40 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha), provided that the subject matter of the question relates to some Bill, Resolution or other matter connected with the business of the House for which that Member is responsible. The procedure in regard to such questions is same as that followed in the case of questions addressed to a Minister with such variations as the Speaker may consider necessary.
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