UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 256

 

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UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 256

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Question 1
Consider the following statements about Agricultural Census.
  1. Agricultural Census is the largest countrywide statistical operation undertaken by Ministry of Agriculture, for collection of data on structure of operational holdings by different size classes and social groups.
  2. Agricultural Census is carried out as a Central Sector Scheme under which 100% financial assistance is provided to States/Union Territoriess.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both
D
None
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Question 1 Explanation: 

Agricultural Census, which is conducted every five years in India. It is the largest countrywide statistical operation undertaken by Ministry of Agriculture, for collection of data on structure of operational holdings by different size classes and social groups.

Agricultural Census is carried out as a Central Sector Scheme under which 100% financial assistance is provided to States/Union Territoriess.

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Question 2
Which state recently declared Pakke Hornbill Fest as 'state festival'
A
Nagaland
B
Assam
C
Manipur
D
Arunachal Pradesh
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Question 2 Explanation: 

The government of Arunachal Pradesh declared the Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival (PPHF)-the state's only conservation festival, as a "state festival".

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Question 3
Which state became the first to adopt a 'Fly Ash Utilisation Policy'?
A
Karnataka
B
Maharashtra
C
Odisha
D
Andhra Pradesh
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Question 3 Explanation: 
  • Maharashtra has become the first state to adopt Fly Ash Utilisation Policy, paving way for prosperity by generating "wealth from waste", and environment protection.
  • The policy provides for 100 per cent use of fly ash generated from thermal power plants and biogas plants for construction activities.
  • This fly ash will be used to make bricks, blocks, tiles, wall panels, cement and other construction materials. It will save soil excavation and protect environment.

Vikaspedia: Current Affairs November ;

BS: Maharashtra becomes first state to adopt a fly ash utilisation policy ; "

Question 4
Four Border Haats are operational along the Indo-Bangladesh border. The trade at border haats is permitted to be carried out in Indian
Rupees/Bangladesh Taka and on a barter basis. Which of the following commodities are not permitted in these haats?
A
Vegetables
B
Bamboo
C
Garments
D
Timber
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Question 4 Explanation: 
Timber
Question 5
Cyclone 'IDAI' recently caused devastation in which of the following country
A
Mauritius
B
Mozambique
C
Peru
D
Brazil
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Question 5 Explanation: 
Cyclone 'IDAI' recently caused devastation in Mozambique. The ships of First Training Squadron of Indian Navy (Sujata, Sarathi and Shardul) operating in the Southern Indian Ocean were diverted to Port Beira, Mozambique based on request received from the Government of Mozambique to provide Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) to the local population post the devastation caused by cyclone 'IDAI' which struck the coast of Mozambique.
There are 5 questions to complete.

 

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