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29th January 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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sir i m having more knowledge in kannada language. so may i write mains exam gs1.2.3.4 papres in kannada language. plz suggest me ibhad a doubt on this.
Vineet Kumar
a year ago
Yes. You can write in your regional language. If you have doubt after this then wait for a week, as UPSC will release its notification on 7th Feb. But be assure, you can write in Kannada.
Ankush Anand
a year ago
yes
The manual scavenging Act also prohibits the manual cleaning of sewers without protective gears. Why is it wrong in ques 1?
Sonu kumar
a year ago
it's without .it can be be done with protective.
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  1. MCQs - 29th Jan 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Instructions As soon as the question appears, pause the video, answer the question and 0-2Very low chances of selection. resume it. Score Conclusion 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, without fail, calculate your score and write it in 7-8 the comments section (Compete). 5-6 9-10


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  5. Q1. Consider the following statements about the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013: 1. It prohibits the employment of manual scavengers. 2. It prohibits the manual cleaning of sewers and septic tanks. 3. It prohibits the construction of insanitary latrines. 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


  6. C) 1 and 3 only It prohibits the manual cleaning of sewers and septic tanks without protective equipment.


  7. Q2. Consider the following statements: 1. India's Universal Immunisation Programme has vaccines for 12 diseases. 2. Vaccination coverage in India is about 85%, and the government aims to ensure aims to ensure 90% coverage by the end of the year. 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


  8. A) 1 only India's Universal Immunisation Programme has vaccines for 12 diseases. The UIP provide free of cost vaccines to all children across the country to protect them against life threatening diseases like Tuberculosis, Pertussis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hepatitis B, Polio, Pneumonia and Meningitis due to Haemophilus Influenza type b (Hib), Measles, Rubella, Rotavirus diarrhoea and Japanese Encephalitis (JE). (Rubella, JE and Rotavirus vaccine are given in select states and districts). Vaccination coverage in India is about 65%, and the government aims to ensure 90% coverage by the end of the year


  9. Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. In type 1 diabetes, the body's immune system destroys the cells that release insulin, eventually eliminating insulin production from the body. 2. In type 2 diabetes, the body isn't able to use insulin the right way. 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


  10. C) Both 1 and 2 Type 1 diabetes (formerly called juvenile-onset or insulin-dependent diabetes), accounts for 5 to 10 out of 100 people who have diabetes. In type 1 diabetes, the body's immune system destroys the cells that release insulin, eventually eliminating insulin production from the body. Without insulin, cells cannot absorb sugar (glucose), which they need to produce energy. Type 2 diabetes (formerly called adult-onset or non-insulin-dependent diabetes) can develop at any age. Type 2 diabetes accounts for the vast majority of people who have diabetes-90 to 95 out of 100 people. In type 2 diabetes, the body isn't able to use insulin the right way. This is called insulin resistance.


  11. Q4. Which among the following are the members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans- Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)? 1. Japan 2. Brunei 3. Peru 4. Mexico Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 2, 3 and 4 only C) 1,3 and 4 only D) All of the above


  12. C) Both 1 and 2 For the full year 201718, CSO estimates agri GDP growth at 2.1 per cent, which is less than half of 4.9 per cent registered for 201617. The annual increase in farm income needs to be around 10 per cent between 201516 and 202223 for the Prime Minister's dream of doubling farmers' income to come true


  13. Q7. Which among the following statements are true about the National Health Policy, 2017? 1. It promises to raise the level of public expenditure in the health sector from the current 1.5% to 2.5% over three years. 2. The policy aims to provide free primary care. 3. Under the Policy, all publiccare and all public hospitals would ensure free drugs, diagnostics and emergency care services. 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


  14. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. India comes in at 131st rank in the Human Development Index, 2016. 2. The global gender gap report places Indian women at 141 rank of the 144 countries in its health and survival index. 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. C) Both 1 and 2 According to the UN Development Programme's Human Development Report 2016, India ranks 131 of 188 when it comes to the Human Development Index (HDI) This puts it in the medium' category. The index is based on three dimensions: life expectancy at birth, mean years of schooling and expected years of schooling, and gross national income per capita. India's HDI, at 0.624, makes it as the third SAARC country on the list, behind Sri Lanka and Maldives (both of which fall in the 'high' HDI category)


  16. Q9. Which of the following diseases have been eliminated from India? 1. Smallpox 2. Polio 3. Maternal and neonatal tetanus 4. Yaws Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 2, 3 and 4 only C) 1, 3 and 4 only D) All of the above