UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 181
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- It can set up separate polling stations exclusively for leprosy patients
- In certain areas, if women due to social practice or custom feel inhibited in mingling with male members, separate polling stations for men and women can be provided
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
The Election Commission of India can take literally any steps to ensure greater voter turnout.
- India has the largest population of livestock.
- India is the largest producer of buffalo meat and the third-largest producer of goat meat.
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
- The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day.
- The theme of this year's World Habitat Day is Safe Forest: Safe Earth
1 and 2 both
Neither 1 or 2
Statement 2 is incorrect as the theme of this this year's World Habitat Day is Housing Policies: Affordable homes
Rajaraja Chola 1
Kadambas of Banavasi
Mahendravarman I was converted to Saivism which led him to build a Siva temple at Tiruvadi.
- He was a great builder of cave temples. The Mandagappattu inscription hails him as Vichitrachitta who constructed a temple for Brahma, Vishnu and Siva without the use of bricks, timber, metal and mortar.
- His rock-cut temples are found in a number of places like Tiruchirappalli.
- His title Chitrakarapuli reveals his talents in painting. He is also regarded as an expert in music.
- The music inscription at Kudumianmalai is ascribed to him.
- Their management and resolution in the case of distress is regulated by the Registrar of Co-operative Societies either under the State or Central government.
- In the event UCBs fail, deposits with them are covered by the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation of India up to a sum of Rs. 1 lakh per depositor.
There are three key points of difference between scheduled commercial banks and co-operative banks. One, unlike commercial banks, UCBs are only partly regulated by the RBI. While their banking operations are regulated by the RBI, which lays down their capital adequacy, risk control and lending norms, their management and resolution in the case of distress is regulated by the Registrar of Co-operative Societies either under the State or Central government. Two, unlike commercial banks which are structured as joint stock companies, UCBs are structured as co-operatives, with their members carrying unlimited liability. Three, while there is a clear distinction between a commercial bank's shareholders and its borrowers, in a UCB borrowers can double up as shareholders.
In the event UCBs fail, deposits with them are covered by the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation of India up to a sum of Rs. 1 lakh per depositor, the same as for a commercial bank.