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23rd August 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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5/10 thnk u sir' sir i have A doubt that the main object of juno mission is to find the evolution of earth or jupiter?????
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  1. MCQs 23rd August 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Instructions As soon as the question Score Conclusion appears, pause the video, answer the question and 0-2 resume it. Very low chances of selection. There is no substitute for hard work. Can do better, need to grind more Going good, almost there. Very high chances of selection 3-4 -100% of the time, 5-6 without fail, calculate your score and write it in 7-8 the comments section (Compete) 9-10


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  5. Q1. Consider the following statements: 1. Chilika Lake is Asia's largest brackish water lagoon. 2. The Nalabana Bird Sanctuary which is visited by the migratory birds is located inside the Chilika Lake. 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


  6. C) Both 1 and 2 Chilika Lake It is the largest brackish Water Lagoon with estuarine character that sprawls along the east coast. It is the largest wintering ground for migratory waterfowl found anywhere on the Indian sub-continent. It is one of the hotspot of biodiversity in the country.


  7. Q2. Consider the following statements about the standing committees in India: 1. The system of standing committees was instituted by Parliament in 1993. 2. Such committees are organised on the lines of departments and ministries. 3. They may examine the working of the departments and various schemes of the government. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above


  8. D) All of the above The system of departmentally related standing committees was instituted by Parliament in 1993. Currently, there are 24 such committees, organised on the lines of departments and ministries. For example, there are committees on finance, home affairs, defence etc These standing committees examine bills that are referred to them. They also examine the expenditure plans of ministries in the Union Budget. In addition, they may examine the working of the departments and various schemes of the government.


  9. Q3. Which among the following classes is not covered by the National Achievement Survey? A) Class 3 B) Class 5 C) Class 8 D) Class 10


  10. D) Class 10 The National Achievement Survey (NAS) is the largest ever national assessment survey in the country and is amongst the largest in the world. The NAS is a transparent and credible exercise done under third party verification. It was conducted for the Classes 3, 5 and 8 in government and government aided schools.


  11. Q4. Consider the following statements about 'India State- Level Disease Burden' report: 1. The inequalities in the disease burden in different States in India are severe. 2. Life expectancy at birth in India hasn't improved much in the last 25 years. 3. India has a higher burden from non communicable diseases and injuries than from infectious diseases. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above


  12. C) 1 and 3 only Life expectancy at birth in the country improved significantly during 1990 to 2016- from 59.7 years and 58.3 years for females and males respectively in 1990 to 70.3 years for females and 66.9 years for males in 2016.


  13. D) Neither 1 nor 2 India and Canada are negotiating both a bilateral foreign investment promotion and protection agreement and a comprehensive economic partnership agreement.


  14. Q7. Consider the following statements: 1. Diesel Particulate Filter removes particulate matter from vehicle exhaust but it needs more space under the bonnet. 2. Selective Catalytic Reduction Technology cuts down nitrogen oxides in the exhaust of vehicles using ammonia 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


  15. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. World Economic Outlook report is released annually by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 2. World Economic Outlook report ranks countries in terms of per capita GDP based on purchasing power parity (PPP). 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


  16. C) Both 1 and 2 World Economic Outlook report is released annually by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook report ranks over 200 countries in terms of per capita GDP based on purchasing power parity (PPP) PPP is the rate at which the currency of one country needs to be converted into that of a second country to ensure that a given amount of the first country's currency will purchase the same volume of goods and services in the second country as it does in the first.


  17. Q9. Which among the following is the principal goal of NASA's Juno spacecraft? A) To understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. B) To understand the formation of black holes. C) To find the earth-like planets in the solar system D) None of these


  18. A) To understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Juno's principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. As our primary example of a giant planet, Jupiter can also provide critical knowledge for understanding the planetary systems being discovered around other stars