UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 2

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 2

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Question 51
Consider the following statements with respect to 'Blue Dot network'
  1. It is jointly launched by India and the US.
  2. It primarily deals with infrastructure development.
Select the correct statements
A
1 Only
B
2 Only
C
Both
D
None


Question 51 Explanation: 
Led by the US's International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), the Blue Dot network was jointly launched by the US, Japan (Japanese Bank for International Cooperation) and Australia (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) in November 2019 on the sidelines of the 35th ASEAN Summit in Thailand.

It is meant to be a multi-stakeholder initiative that aims to bring governments, the private sector and civil society together to promote "high quality, trusted standards for global infrastructure development".

Source: https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/explained-what-is-the-blue-dot-network-on-the-table-during-trump-visit-to-india-6286524/

Question 52
Which is the highest plateau in the world?
A
Tibetan Plateau
B
East African Plateau
C
Deccan Plateau
D
Western Plateau of Australia


Question 52 Explanation: 
Tibetan plateau
Question 53
Recently "Gauvansh Chikitsa Mobile Vans" was launched in which state?
A
U.P
B
Bihar
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Tamil Nadu


Question 53 Explanation: 
Gauvansh Chikitsa Mobile Vans In the initial phase, the service will be available in Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Mathura and Allahabad of U.P
Question 54
The Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell
  1. Is attached to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  2. Periodically computes the international crude oil price of Indian basket
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


Question 54 Explanation: 
  • Periodically, the international crude oil price of Indian Basket is computed/published by the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC), which is under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
  • The PPAC is also responsible for administering of subsidy on PDS kerosene and domestic LPG and freight subsidy for far flung areas.

Improvisation: PIB: Global crude oil price of Indian basket ; "

Question 55
Consider the following Statements with regards to Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
  1. India and Pakistan haverecently joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organisationas full term member.
  2. Headquarter of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is Beijing, China.
Which of the following statements given above is/ are correct?
A
1 Only
B
2 Only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2


Question 55 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is Correct: -India and Pakistan have been recently joint Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as the full term member. The inclusion of Pakistan and India will strengthen cooperation for better development and stability.

Statement 1 is Correct: - Headquarter of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is Beijing, China.

There are 55 questions to complete.

 

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