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2nd February 2019: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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i did to, saya juga, i didnt, tapi sata tidak gitu kahkak
8/10 1st feb 7/10 2nd Feb great initiative sir...
sir it is also useful for afcat exam.
one que. is not attempted
  1. MCQs 2nd February 2019


  2. Disclaimer Disclaimer: Roman Saini is only delivering the content with due permission of Sahil Malhotra who is the content creatorlauthor/owner. Any claims with regard to copyright issues are to be directed to Sahil Malhotra. At no point in time Roman Saini shall be responsible for any claims relating to the content.


  3. 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, without fail, calculate your score and write it in 7-8 the comments section (Compete) 5-6 9-10


  4. NEW COURSE 'unacademy UPSC CSE Ace Polity & Governance (Pre cum Mains) for UPSC CSE 2019 UPSC CSE Quick Run through Yojana from Sept 18 to Jan 19 UPSC CSE NCERT (6 12th): For rock solid foundation to your preparation UPSC CSE 1000 Most Important topics for UPSC CSE Prelims 2019 O Last date to apply is 21st Jan O Last date to apply is 22nd Jarn O Last date to apply is 23rd Jan O Last date to apply is 23rd Jan 7,900 & Venkatesh Chaturvedi 11,400 999 7,900 Ayussh Sanghi Khushboo Kumari Aartee Mishra 7unacademy UPSC CSE Noteworthy Highlights of Ancient and Medieval History through UPSC CSE Current Affairs & Static Syllabus through 2500 MCQs for UPSC UPSC CSE Contemporary Issues of Indian Economy, Budget & Economic UPSC CSE Complete History Ancient, Medieval, Modern with Art and O Last date to apply is 23rd Jan O Last date to apply is 27th Jarn O Last date to apply is 28th Jan O Last date to apply is 31st Jarn 7,700 3,700 8,200 ita Devi Jatin Verma Awdhesh Singh


  5. Q1. 'Pink bollworm' was recently in news in the context of which of the followin A) Rice B) Wheat C) Bt Cottorn D) Sugarcane g crops?


  6. C) Bt Cotton Pink bollworm was recently in news for growing resistance to Bt Cotton.


  7. Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the draft 'Electricity Amendment Bill' 1. It segregates the distribution segment into distribution and supply. 2. It introduces the concept of cross subsidy in the electricity sector. 3. Unlike the current Act it defines the renewable sources of energy. 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. C) 1 and 3 only The draft 'Electricity Amendment Bill; It segregates the distribution segment into distribution and supply. It attempts to end the sectoral bias by eliminating the concept of cross subsidy in the electricity sector. Unlike the current Act it defines the renewable sources of energy.


  9. Q3. Consider the following statements about the 'smart meters': 1. They can be placed anywhere inside the house. 2. They can measure and record electricity use at different times of the day. 3. They allow two-way communication between energy providers and consumers of electricity. 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


  10. D) All of the above Smart meters can be placed anywhere inside the house They can measure and record electricity use at different times of the day. They allow two-way communication between energy providers and consumers of electricity.


  11. Q4. Recently, the scope of the 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana' has been expanded to include which of the following? 1. People residing in islands 2. Forest dwellers 3. Most backward classes 4. Beneficiaries of Antyoday Anna Yojana 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. D) All of the above While previously the connections were given based on the 2011 Socio- Economic Caste Census (SECC), the list was later expanded to include providing free cooking gas connection to all SC/ST households, forest dwellers, most backward classes, inhabitants of islands, nomadic tribes, tea estates and beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and Antyodaya Yojana. Now, it has been extended to all poor.


  13. B) 2, 3 and 4 only Appendix 1 of the CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) treaty contains species threatened with extinction. Trade in specimens of these species is permitted only in exceptional circumstances.


  14. Q7. Consider the following statements: 1. China is a global leader in supercomputing 2. Pratyush is India's fastest supercomputer. 3. India is the only country in the world to have an Ensemble Prediction System 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


  15. Q8. Which of the following is a norm used to recognise classical languages? 1. High antiquity of its early texts/recorded history over a period of 1500-2000 years. 2. A body of ancient literature/texts, which is considered a valuable heritage by generations of speakers. 3. The literary tradition should be original and not borrowed from another speech community. 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


  16. D) All of the above In 2006, the Union Minister for Tourism and Culture announced in the Rajya Sabha the creation of a new category of languages as classical languages based on four norms: (i) high antiquity of its early texts/recorded history over a period of 1500-2000 years (ii) a body of ancient literature/texts, which is considered a valuable heritage by generations of speakers; (ii) the literary tradition should be original and not borrowed from another speech community; (iv) the classical language and literature being distinct from the modern, there may also be discontinuity between the classical language and its later forms or offshoots.


  17. Q9. Consider the following statements: 1. International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEl) is a 12-digit code that uniquely identifies mobile phone sets 2. The IMEl code can enable a GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) or UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service) network to preventa misplaced or stolen phone from initiating calls. 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


  18. B) 2 only International Mobile Equipment ldentity is a 15- or 17-digit code that uniquely identifies mobile phone sets. The IMEl code can enable a GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) or UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service) network to prevent a misplaced or stolen phone from initiating calls.