UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 245

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 245

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Question 71 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Which nationwide campaign has been launched by the Union Government to protect elephants?
A
Gaj Kesari Yatra
B
Gajanan Yatra
C
Gajraj Yatra
D
Gaj Yatra
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Question 71 Explanation: 
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister, has launched a nationwide campaign "Gaj Yatra" in New Delhi to protect elephants on the occasion of World Elephant Day (WED). The campaign is planned to cover 12 elephant range states. The World Elephant Day (WED) is celebrated every year on August 12 to focus the attention of various stakeholders in supporting various conservation policies to protect elephants, including improving enforcement policies to prevent illegal poaching and trade in ivory.
Question 72 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements with respect to Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI):
1. It is an autonomous and statutory body created by IRDA Act, 1999
2. It was created on the recommendations of Narisimhan committee
3. It was headquartered in Mumbai
Which of the following below given codes are correct?
A
1 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
1, 2 and 3
D
2 and 3 only
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Question 72 Explanation: 
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is an autonomous, statutory body created by IRDA Act, 1999. It was created based on the recommendations of the Malhotra Committee. It is headquartered in Hyderabad. The functions of IRDA include (a) regulating the insurance industry and protect the customers (b) promotion of competition to enhance customer satisfaction and (c) lowering premiums for ensuring the financial security of the insurance sector.
Question 73 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is/are correct?
  1. The term 'substantial minority population' in the 15 Point Programme applies to such districts/sub-district units where at least 35% of the total population of that unit belongs to minority communities.
  2. There is no separate budget for 'Prime Minister's New 15 Point Programme'.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 73 Explanation: 
Only 2 is correct. The term 'substantial minority population' in the PM's new 15 Point Programme applies to such districts/sub-district units where at least 25% of the total population of that unit belongs to minority communities.
Question 74 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to "Finance Commission", which of the following statement is/are incorrect?
  1. The Finance Commission was established by the Prime Minister of India under article 280 of the Constitution.
  2. The commission is appointed every year and consists of chairman and four other members.
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 74 Explanation: 
Statement 1 is incorrect: The First Finance Commission (was established by the President of India in 1951 under Article 280 of the Indian Constitution.

Statement 2 is incorrect: As per the Constitution, the Commission is appointed every five years and consists of a chairman and four other members.

Question 75 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following statements:
1. "Hunger" usually refers to the distress associated with a lack of sufficient calories.
2. The latest Global Hunger Index (GHI) uses a combination of four indicators to measure
hunger.
3. The GHI is calculated each year by the Food and Agriculture Organisation.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
1 and 2 only
C
2 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 75 Explanation: 
Correct

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger globally and by country and region. Calculated each year by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the GHI highlights successes and failures in hunger reduction and provides insights into the drivers of hunger.

In 2018, the GHI was a joint project of Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide, with IFPRI stepping aside from its involvement in the report. "

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