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6th January 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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Question 85 e burdwan district r headquarter 'burdwan' e hbe, asansol na. Wikipedia check korun. Apnar ei vul tothho gulo kon boi theke peyechen? Please janan.
Mouli Roy
a year ago
Dear candidate this is not previous year solutions. This course is made for rivision mode. As u the candidate of WBCS Mains 2018 so some of answer provide wrongly to check that how much u r prepared for ur own. kindly check entire course on part 9-10 u will find ur all doubts ( all correct these answers will be given). Dont take it wrong way its just a test. Thank you for ur correct feedback. Wish you all the very best for ur exams.
which is the biggest biosphere reserve of india ?
NITHIN GOVIND S
2 years ago
Ran of kuchchh BR
Naman Verma
2 years ago
gulf of mannar
Ran of Kutch is the biggest BR in india as it covers an area of 12454 sq km where as the gulf of mannar is about 10500 sq km..So Mr. Srivastav sir is 100% right.
Apoorva Rao
2 years ago
1.gulf of kutch (wild ass found here) 12454 sq.kms 2. gulf of mannar part of india extending from rameshwaram to kanyakumari(dugong found here)10500sq.kms 3.sunderbans 9630sq.kms(royal bengal tiger and mangroves) 4.cold desert of himachal pradesh (snow leopard found here)7770sq.kms
6/10
Muhammad Ali
2 years ago
this link tells as gulf of mannar... https://parikshawale.com/questions/which-following-largest-biosphere-reserves-india
10Q. only 18 - 40 ryt? THEN HOW ANY CITIZEN OF iNDIA?
Anoop Kumar
2 years ago
Buddy It's like all citizen in the said age group can go for it. Hope you understand. Thank you
Dr Vishal Gohil
2 years ago
I had similar doubt when attempting question and ended up giving wrong answer.
same doubt
Ketan Birla
2 years ago
Same doubt...still not clear
Robert Langdon
2 years ago
Yeah Answer is C. 1 & 3. It's obvious
If Maps are depicted it'll be a add on to our memory with your Voice!
DG
Q No.10.How can "any citizen" be correct if it includes only 18-40 years old citizens.
8 Correct. m agree with rishabh suggesion.it will longlasting impact if pictorial.Thank you Team Un academy.
  1. MCQs - 6th Jan 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Q1. Consider the following statements: 1. The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve was the first biosphere reserve in India. 2. The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is the India's biggest biosphere. 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


  3. A) 1 only The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve was the first biosphere reserve in India. The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is one of the India's biggest biosphere.


  4. 02.The World Bank's Doing Business rankings are based on which of the following? 1. Starting a Business 2. Dealing with Construction Permits 3. Getting Electricity 4. Registering Property 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


  5. D) All of the above The World Bank's Doing Business rankings are based on: Starting a Business Dealing with Construction Permits Getting Electricity Registering Property Getting Credit Protecting Minority Investors Paying Taxes Trading across Borders Enforcing Contracts Resolving Insolvenc


  6. Q3. Which of the following States from North-eastern India does not share an international border? A) Assam B) Meghalaya C) Mizoram D) None of these


  7. D) None of these Assam shares its border with Bhutan and Bangladesh. Sikkim shares its border with Nepal, China and Bhutan. Arunachal Pradesh shares its border with China, Myanmar and Bhutan. Meghalaya and Tripura with Bangladesh. Mizoram shares its border with Myanmar and Bangladesh Manipur and Nagaland share their border with Myanmar.


  8. Q4. Consider the following statements: 1. India launched the Organic Farming Policy in 2005. 2. Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana is an elaborated component of National Mission of Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) 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


  9. C) Both 1 and 2 "Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana" is an elaborated component of National Mission of Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA). e Under PKVY Organic farming is promoted through adoption of organic village by cluster approach and Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) certification. . Since the launch of the Organic Farming Policy of 2005, there has been an increase in the area under organic farming by about 70 percent. Sikkim is now a fully organic state.


  10. Q5. Consider the following statements about the Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF): 1. It is a Central Sector Scheme. 2. It aims to support market interventions for price control of perishable agr horticultural commodities. 3. Initially the fund is proposed to be used for onion and potato only. 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


  11. D) All of the above The Department of Agriculture & Cooperation has approved the Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF) as a Central Sector Scheme to support market interventions for price control of perishable agri-horticultural commodities. Initially the fund is proposed to be used for onion and potato only.


  12. Q7. Which among the following are part of the Prime Minister's 10-point agenda on Disaster Risk Reduction? 1. Develop a network of universities to work on disaster issues. 2. Utilise the opportunities provided by social media and mobile technologies. 3. Encourage greater involvement and leadership of women in disaster risk management. 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


  13. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. The National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA) was instituted by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in 2016 to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country 2. Shilpostav- 2017 is the annual fair of artisans from across the country, belonging to the weaker sections of the society 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


  14. C) Both 1 and 2 The National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA) was instituted by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in 2016 to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. Shilpostav- 2017 is the annual fair of artisans from across the country, belonging to the weaker sections of the society, which began on 1st November and continued till 15th November 2017.


  15. Q9. Consider the following statements: 1. National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) aims to provide safe and adequate drinking water supply through hand-pumps, piped water supply etc. to all rural areas, households and persons. 2. NRDWP is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme with 50.50 fund sharing between the Centre and the States. 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 National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) aims to provide safe and adequate drinking water supply through hand-pumps, piped water supply etc. to all rural areas, households and persons. NRDWP is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme with 50.50 fund sharing between the Centre and the States.


  17. Q10. Consider the following statements: 1. Atal Pension Yojana (APY) is a pension scheme for citizens of India focussed on the unorganised sector workers. 2. Any Citizen of India can join APY scheme. 3. To subscribe to this scheme, the person should have a savings bank account/ open a savings bank account. 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


  18. D) All of the above Atal Pension Yojana (APY) is a pension scheme for citizens of India focussed on the unorganised sector workers. Under the APY, guaranteed minimum pension of Rs. 1,000/-, 2,000/-, 3,000/-, 4,000 and 5,000/ per month will be given at the age of 60 years depending on the contributions by the subscribers Who can subscribe to APY? Any Citizen of India can join APY scheme. The following are the eligibility criteria: i The age of the subscriber should be between 18 - 40 years ii He/She should have a savings bank account/open a savings bank account. iii The prospective applicant should be in possession of mobile number and its details are to be furnished to the bank during registration.