UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 19

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 19

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Question 1
Consider the following statements about protection of marine bio-diversity in India:
1. There are only 5 marine national parks and water sanctuaries in India.
2. Mahatma Gandhi Marine national park is first marine national park in India.
3. Malvan Marine Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the state of Maharashtra.
Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3


Question 1 Explanation: 
The Only 5 Marine National Park and Water Sanctuaries of India India boasts of several marine national parks which are hotspots of bio-diversity and home to a number of marine creatures including Olive Ridley sea turtles, saltwater crocodile and a medium-sized marine mammal known as Dugong. Water sanctuaries of India include Bhitarkanika National Park, Sundarbans National Park and Rani Jhansi Marine National Park. These are swamp or large mangroves forests in India. "
Question 2
Consider the following statements with regard to the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI):
  1. Each time she is appointed, it can be for a maximum period of three years
  2. RBI has four deputy governors
Which of the statements above is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2


Question 2 Explanation: 
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"A Deputy Governor of RBI can be appointed for a period of five years or till the age of 62, whichever is earlier."

"RBI has four Deputy Governors; two are from outside, a commercial banker and an economist while two others are promoted from within its ranks."

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/rbi-dy-governor-patel-gets-second-term/article8082770.ece "

Question 3
Consider the following statements about NetSCoFAN:
1. It stands for Network for Scientific Co-operation for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
2. It is launched by Ministry of Agriculture.
3. It is a network of research & academic institutions working in the area of food & nutrition.
Which of the above given sttement is/are correct?
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1, 2 and 3


Question 3 Explanation: 
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched NetSCoFAN (Network for Scientific Co-operation for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition)
NetSCoFAN: It is a network of research & academic institutions working in the area of food & nutrition. It would comprise of eight groups of institutions working in different areas. These areas are:
* biological,
* chemical,
* nutrition & labelling,
* food of animal origin,
* food of plant origin,
* water & beverages,
* food testing, and
* Safer & sustainable packaging.
Function: To identify research gaps in respective areas and collect, collate and develop database on food safety issues for risk assessment activities. "
Question 4
Consider the following pairs: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting - Theme
  1. 2018 - Responsive Leadership
  2. 2017 - Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World
  3. 2016 - Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
3 only
D
1, 2 and 3


Question 4 Explanation: 

Knowing the theme of the WEF 2018 summit will help you eliminate three options.

2018 - Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World;

2017 - Responsive Leadership;

2016 - Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution;

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Question 5
Alpha-keratin is a protein present in
A
Blood
B
Skin
C
Wool
D
Egg


Question 5 Explanation: 
Alpha keratin is a protein, found in skin, hair, nail, claws and hooves of animals
There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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