UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 30
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Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
- It is the keeper of measurement standards such as the kilogram, second and the centimetre.
- It has been set up by the Indian Institute of Science
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Development of startup ecosystems in villages.
The search for entrepreneurial talent in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities.
Awareness workshops on the Startup India Initiative being held at technical universities across the country.
Startup India Hub's international bilateral cooperation with countries having strong startup ecosystems.
The Startup India Yatra is an initiative that travels to Tier 2 and Tier-3 cities of India to search for entrepreneurial talent and help develop Startup ecosystem. The Startup Yatras have covered the States of Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha where more than 18000 young entrepreneurs were supported through mentorship. Startup Yatra in Uttarakhand has recently been started on 2 April.
Government Startup Initiatives: PIB ;
In the news: PIB ;
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
- Integrated Child Development Scheme
- Midday Meal Scheme
- Public Distribution System
2 and 3 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
Public distribution system (PDS) is a food security system established by the government under Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and managed jointly with state governments. It distributes subsidized food and non-food items to India' spoor. Major commodities distributed include staple food grains, such as wheat, rice, sugar and kerosene, etc. through a network of fair price shops established in several states across the country.
Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme is a centrally sponsored scheme implemented by the states/UTs. The Scheme was launched on 2nd October 1975. The scheme has the following objectives: to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years; to reduce mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and school dropout; to promote policy coordination and implementation for promoting child development; to lay an adequate foundation for the psychological, physical and social well-being of the children etc.
The Mid-day Meal Scheme involves provision of lunch free of cost to school-children on all working days. Its key objectives include: Protecting children from classroom hunger; Increasing school enrolment and attendance; Improved socialisation among children belonging to all castes and Addressing malnutrition, and social empowerment through provision of employment to women.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
1. It is a constitutional body
2. The 25th meet of the Western Zonal council will be held in January
Which of the following below given codes are correct?
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]