UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 170

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 170

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Question 1
Which of the following is/are correct about the Villu Paatu?
  1. It is an ancient form of musical story-telling from Southern India.
  2. The musical instrument used in this is the Villu, which is the bow (weapon).
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both are correct
D
Both are incorrect
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Question 2
Which of the following is not in collaboration of India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI)?
A
State Governments
B
World Health Organization (WHO)
C
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
D
International Medical Corps
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Question 2 Explanation: 
The India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI) is a collaborative project of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), State Governments, World Health Organization (WHO), and Resolve to Save Lives initiative of Vital Strategies.
The primary goal of this project is to reduce morbidity and mortality due to CVDs, the leading cause of death in India, by improving the control of high blood pressure, which is a leading risk factor for CVDs among adults in India.
Question 3
Identify the Central Armed Police Force from the statements given below: 1) It is the premier central police force of the Union of India for internal security. Originally constituted as the Crown Representative Police in 1939, it is one of the oldest Central paramilitary forces in the country. 2)The force played a significant role during the amalgamation of the princely States into the Indian Union. It helped the Union Government in disciplining the rebellious princely States of Junagarh and the small principality of Kathiawar in Gujarat which had declined to join the Indian Union. 3)They participated actively in UN PeaceKeeping Mission. Select the correct answer from the options given below:
A
Indo-Tibetan Border Force
B
Border Security Force
C
Central Industrial Security Force
D
Central Reserve Police Force
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Question 3 Explanation: 
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is the premier central police force of the Union of India for maintaining internal security. Originally it was constituted as the Crown Representative Police in 1939, and is one of the oldest Central paramilitary forces of India. CRPF was raised as a sequel to the political unrest and the agitations in the then princely States of India following the Madras Resolution of the All-India Congress Committee in 1936.

After Independence, the force was renamed as Central Reserve Police Force by an Act of Parliament on December 28, 1949.The force played a significant role during the amalgamation of the princely States into the Indian Union. It helped the Union Government in disciplining the rebellious princely States of Junagarh and the small principality of Kathiawar in Gujarat which had declined to join the Indian Union.

For the first time in the history of paramilitary forces in India, thirteen companies of CRPF including a detachment of women were airlifted to join the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka to fight the militant caders. Besides, CRPF personnel were also sent to Haiti, Namibia, Somalia and Maldives to deal with law and order situation there, as a part of the UN Peacekeeping Force.

Question 4
In India's case, the 'National Regulatory Authority' (NRA), as defined by the World Health Organisation, comprises
  1. The Pharmacovigilance Programme of India
  2. The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation
  3. State Drug Regulatory Authorities
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 4 Explanation: 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has given the Indian vaccine regulatory structure the highest possible rating of 4 on a majority of parameters.

  • 'NRA's are defined by the WHO as "national regulatory agencies responsible for ensuring that products released for public distribution (normally pharmaceuticals and biological products, such as vaccines) are evaluated properly and meet international standards of quality and safety".
  • In India's case, the NRA, as defined by the WHO, comprises the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), which has regulatory control over the import of drugs, approval of new drugs and clinical trials; the State Drug Regulatory Authorities; the Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI), the country's national drug safety programme; and the Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) structures at the central and state levels.

IE: An even safer jab, says WHO ; "

Question 5
The Doctrine of Progressive Realisation of Rights and Non-Retrogression was introduced by the Supreme Court in a case related to
A
Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code
B
Privacy as a fundamental right
C
Electoral reforms
D
Euthanasia
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Question 5 Explanation: 

The five-judge Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of Dipak Misra has introduced the "Doctrine of Progressive Realisation of Rights" to guard against future attempts to reintroduce that part of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which had made the entire LGBTQ community "unconvicted felons" without the basic rights of a citizen for over a century.

The doctrine of progressive realisation of rights mandates that the laws of a country should be in consonance with its modern ethos, it should be "sensible" and "easy to apply". Using this legal doctrine, as a natural corollary, Chief Justice Misra has held that once a right is recognised and given to the public, it cannot be taken back by the state at a later date. Once a step is taken forward, there is no going back.

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