UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 122

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Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following are methods of In-situ conservation of biodiversity?
  1. Wildlife Sanctuary
  2. Sacred Groves
  3. Gene banks
Select the correct answer code:
A
1 and 2
B
1 only
C
2 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 6 Explanation: 

  • In-situ conservation, the conservation of species in their natural habitats. It includes National parks, wildlife sanctuaries, biosphere reserves and sacred groves (Khasi and Jaintia hills in Meghalaya).
  • Ex-situ conservation is the preservation of components of biological diversity outside their natural habitats. It includes Gene banks, Captive breeding of animals and artificial propagation of plants, zoos, aquaria, and botanic gardens.
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Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to BHARAT-22 INDEX, consider the following statements:
  1. This index takes into consideration the shares of only Public Sector Banks (PSBs).
  2. The Index constituents include leading Maharatanas and Navratanas.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
A
Only 1
B
Only 2
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 7 Explanation: 
The Government of India launched today the BHARAT-22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) managed by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund targeting an initial amount of about Rs.8,000 crore. The strength of this ETF lies in the specially created Index S&P BSE BHARAT-22 INDEX. This Index is a unique blend of shares of key CPSEs, Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and also the Government owned shares. Thus, statement 1 is incorrect.

The Index constituents include leading Maharatanas and Navratanas such as Coal India, GAIL, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Bharat Petroleum, and National Aluminum Company (NALCO), three Public Sector Banks such as SBI, Bank of Baroda apart from the 3 private sector companies mentioned earlier. Thus, statement 2 is correct.

Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is correct regarding the GBU-43/B?
  1. It is the world's largest non-nuclear weapon.
  2. It is also called the Mother of all Bombs.
  3. It is designed to destroy heavily reinforced targets or to shatter ground forces and armour across a large area.
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 8 Explanation: 
All three are correct
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, consider the following statements:
  1. It is a permanent observer to the United Nations
  2. It is the largest inter-governmental organisation after the United Nations
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 9 Explanation: 

Both statements are correct. India is not a member of OIC.

  • According to this UN link , "The Organization is the collective voice of the Muslim world and ensuring to safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony among various people of the world."

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Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
The Central Adoption Resource Authority is
  1. The Central Authority to deal with inter-country adoptions
  2. Mandated to monitor and regulate in-country adoptions
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 10 Explanation: 
  • Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) is a statutory body of Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India.
  • It functions as the nodal body for adoption of Indian children and is mandated to monitor and regulate in-country and inter-country adoptions.
  • CARA is designated as the Central Authority to deal with inter-country adoptions in accordance with the provisions of the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption, 1993, ratified by Government of India in 2003.
  • CARA primarily deals with adoption of orphan, abandoned and surrendered children through its associated /recognised adoption agencies.

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