UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 76

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 76

Question 1
With reference to DAY-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), consider the following statements:
  1. The refined version of the mission covers all statutory towns.
  2. Its primary target is the urban poor which includes the urban homeless.
Which of the statement(s) is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 1 Explanation: 

The scope of NULM has been enhanced to cover all statutory towns and it has been renamed as DAY-NULM. Thus, statement 1 is correct.

The primary target of DAY-NULM is urban poor, including urban homeless and particular emphasis is laid on mobilisation of vulnerable sections of urban population such as SCs, STs minorities, female-headed households, persons with disabilities, destitute, migrant labourers, and especially vulnerable occupational groups such as street vendors, rag pickers, domestic workers, beggars, construction workers, etc. Thus, statement 1 is correct.

Question 2
Qatar shares a border with which of the following countries? 1)Oman 2)Saudi Arabia 3)Kuwait 4)U.A.E Select the correct answer from the options given below:
A
1 and 3 only
B
2 and 4 only
C
1 and 4 only
D
2 and 3 only
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Question 2 Explanation: 
Question 3
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) envisaged for capacity building activities for 1000 Civil Servants has been signed with which of the following countries:
A
Sri Lanka
B
Bhutan
C
Mauritius
D
Maldives
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Question 3 Explanation: 
Special Training Program for Maldivian Civil Servants under the India-Maldives MoU on Training and Capacity Building Programme between the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) and the Maldives Civil Service Commission (CSC) will be conducted from September 16-28, 2019 at Mussoorie and Delihi.
The Prime Minister of India in his visit to Maldives in June 2019, had emphasised India's 'Neighbourhood First' policy and assured India's full support to Maldives in realising its aspirations for broad based socio-economic development and strengthening of democratic and independent institutions. One of the MoUs signed during the visit was between the National Center for Good Governance, India and the Civil Services Commission of Maldives which envisaged capacity building activities for 1000 Civil Servants of Maldives at the National Centre for Good Governance over the next 5 years. Under the MOU, 10 training programmes will be conducted from September 2019 to December 2020. The first 3 training programs under the MOU would be held in 2019 (a) September 16-28, 2019 and November 18-30, 2019 for 60 officers of the middle management level (b) December 2-14, 2019 for 30 officers of top management level. "
Question 4
G5 Sahel is an institutional framework for coordination of regional cooperation of which countries?
  1. Burkina Faso
  2. Chad
  3. Somalia
  4. Mali
  5. Kenya
  6. Mauritania
  7. Niger
Select the correct answer code:
A
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
B
1, 3, 5, 6, 7
C
2, 4, 5, 6, 7
D
1, 2, 4, 6, 7
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Question 4 Explanation: 

G5 Sahel is an institutional framework for coordination of regional cooperation in development policies and security matters in west Africa. It was formed on 16 February 2014 in Nouakchott, Mauritania, at a summit of five Sahel countries: Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger. The purpose of G5 Sahel is to strengthen the bond between economic development and security, and together battle the threat of jihadist organizations operating in the region. "

Question 5
Amid the all-round disruption caused to the economy by the novel coronavirus outbreak, a concern across the world is the possibility of loss of jobs. Various governments have unveiled various measures to address such concerns, and one of the most talked about is Kurzarbeit. Kurzarbeit scheme is related to which country.
A
Japan
B
USA
C
Germany
D
Saudi Arabia
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Question 5 Explanation: 

Amid the all-round disruption caused to the economy by the novel coronavirus outbreak, a concern across the world is the possibility of loss of jobs. Various governments have unveiled various measures to address such concerns, and one of the most talked about is Kurzarbeit, Germany's existing scheme that provides for partial compensation for a worker's earnings in such situations, and now modified to account for the current crisis.

Kurzarbeit is German for "short-work". The policy provides for a short-time work allowance, called kurzarbeitgeld, which partially compensates for lost earnings during uncertain economic situations.

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