UPSC PRELIMINARY MOCK TEST 274

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Question 96 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) , consider the following statements:
  1. It has administrative control over Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Central Agricultural University.
  2. Foreign students can avail admission in various Indian agriculture universities through DARE.
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 96 Explanation: 
DARE provides the necessary government linkages for the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). Apart from ICAR the Department of Agricultural Research and Education has one more autonomous body, viz. the Central Agricultural University. Thus, statement 1 is correct.

DARE coordinates admissions of foreign students in various Indian agriculture universities. Thus, statement 2 is correct.

Question 97 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
With reference to 'Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC)', consider the following statements:
  1. It is established under the Ministry of agriculture.
  2. It is the apex body for approval of activities involving large scale use of hazardous microorganisms and recombinants.
  3. It is responsible for approval of proposals relating to release of genetically engineered organisms and products including experimental field trials.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A
2 and 3 only
B
1 and 3 only
C
2 and 1 only
D
1, 2 and 3
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Question 97 Explanation: 
2 and 3 only are correct. Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) established under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 comes under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC). It is the apex body to accord approval of activities involving large scale use of hazardous microorganisms and recombinants in research and industrial production from the environmental angle. The GEAC is also responsible for approval of proposals relating to release of genetically engineered organisms and products into the environment, including experimental field trials.
Question 98 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is/are correct with respect to the Brahmo Samaj?
  1. It denied that any scripture can enjoy the status of ultimate authority transcending human reason and conscience.
  2. It did not take any definite stand on the Doctrine of Karma.
A
1 only
B
2 only
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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Question 99 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Sukapaika river, recently seen in news is the distributary of which river?
A
Yamuna
B
Godavari
C
Mahanadi
D
Krishna
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Question 99 Explanation: 

Sukapaika is one of the several distributaries of the mighty Mahanadi river in Odisha.

Embankments have killed Odisha's Sukapaika river that was the lifeline of over 0.5 million people.

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Question 100 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW MCQ multiple objective type questions RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is NOT an example of 'sunrise' industry?
A
Information Technology Industry
B
Wellness and Hospitality
C
Renewable energy industry
D
Automobile industry
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Question 100 Explanation: 
A sunrise industry is typically characterized by high growth rates, numerous startups and an abundance of venture capital funding. Sunrise industries generally have plenty of "buzz" surrounding them as public awareness about the sector increases and investors get attracted to its long-term growth prospects. Automobile industry is a well-established industry, but renewable energy industry holds a lot of promise.
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