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Daily MCQs - 18 March
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In this lesson, we will practice 5 MCQs on a daily basis for Prelims 2019.

Yasmin Gill
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  1. PRELIMS DAILY MCQ's for UPSC-CSE 2019 March 18


  2. Know your educator Yasmin Gill BE (EEE) from UIET, PU in 2014 Qualified for UPSC Mains State Rank 24 in Punjab Civil Services 2015 Follow me on Unacademy https /unacademy.com/user/yashi.gillo1


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  5. Quick Instructions Go through Daily Current Affairs before attempting the questions As soon as the question appears, pause the video, answer the question and resume Calculate your score on a daily basis and write it in the Comments Section below lake out a pen to note down questions


  6. Q1- Which among them is true? A. Lokpal shall consist of a Chairperson, who is or has been a B. Lokpal shall also comprise of eight members out of whom C. Not less than 50% of the Members of Lokpal shall be from CJI or is or has been a Judge of SC or an eninent person 50% shall be Judicial Members amongst the persons belonging to the SC, ST, OBC, womern and minorities All judicial Members shall comprise of people who is or have been SC judges D. of these BCD, ; ABC


  7. Chairperson and Members shall be appointed by the President after recommendations of a Selection Committee consisting of (a) PM-Chairperson; (b) Speaker of LS (c) LoP in LS (d) CJI or a Judge of SC nominated by him (e) one eminent jurist, as recommended by Chairperson and Members, to be nominated by the President No appointment of a Chairperson or a Member shall be invalid merely by reason of any vacancy in the Selection Committee Selection Committee shall for the purposes of selecting constitu te a Search Committee consisting of at least seven persons having special knowledge


  8. Chairperson or a Member shall not be 0) a MP or MLA (i) a person convicted of offence involving moral turptitude (ii) a person of less than forty-five years of age, on the date of assuming office as the Chairperson or Member, as the case may be (iv) a member of any Panchayat or Municipality (v) a person who has been removed or dismissed from the servi ce of the Union or a State, and shall not hold any office of t rust or profit


  9. Provided that not less than 50% of the members of the Search Committee shall be from amongst the persons belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Minorities and women Provided further that the Selection Committee may also conside r any person other than the persons recommended by the S earch Committee Selection Committee shall regulate its own procedure in a trans parent manner


  10. Q2-Which of them are drawbacks of septic tanks? It can be quite expensive to build a proper septic tank B. Lack of safe waste disposal c. Both D. None


  11. Both A septic tank is a chamber made of concrete, fibreglass, PVC or e quite expensive to build a proper septic tank. After a few yea rs, when the septic tank gets filled, it needs to be emptied by a special septic tank cleaning vehicle that pumps out the faecal mm atter which has to then be safely disposed off at a sewage treat ment plant. However, this does not happen in many cases as ve hicle operators dispose the waste into fields, water bodies or op en spaces, contaminating those areas, and increase the threat of disease to those in the vicinity


  12. Two pit theory National Annual Rural Sanitation The highest ratio of twin pits is found in States which have Survey 2018-19, shows that recently taken up toilet construction just 26.6% of rural households use the recommended twin-pit system to dispose of excreta from their toilets % OF DOUBLE LEACH PITS U.P. JHARKHAND HANIPUR ASSAM BIHAR 57.81 33.33 32.62 32.41 GUJARAT 7.49 KERALA 5.20 NAGALAND | 0.77 SIKKIM o.DD TRIPURA 0.00 Septic tanks most popular ,with 28% of toilets connected to a septic tank with a soak pit and 6% to a tank without a soak pit.


  13. Q4- Which of these come under India's Scorpene submarine manufacturing programme? A. KALVARI B. KHANDERI C. VAGIR D. VELA All of these; AB; ABC ABD


  14. ALL OF THESE Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL), Mumbai, is manufacturing six Scorpene submarines + FRANCE technology Kalvari is the first modern conventional submarine inducted Navy is set to induct the second Scorpene submarine Khanderi aranj which was l January last year is in advanced stage of trials fourth submarine Vela is ready to be launched into water for trials The last two submarines Vagir and Vagsheer are in advanced sta s of manufacturing on the assembly line. The fifth submar ine is in the final stages of being booted together The 'Boot Together' is where the five separate sections are weld ed together to form the submarine.


  15. Superior stealth features such as advanced acoustic silencing techniques, low radiated noise levels, hydro-dynamically optimized shape and the ability to launch an attack using precisi on guided weapons The attack can be launched with both torpedoes and tube launched anti-ship missiles, whilst underwater or on surface Scorpene submarines can undertake multifarious types of missio ns i.e Anti-Surface warfare, Anti-Submarine warfare, intelligence gathering, mine laying, area surveillance etc The submarine is designed to operate in all theatres, with means provided to ensure interoperability with other componen ts of a Naval Task Force it is a potent platform, marking a generational shift in submarin e operations


  16. Q5- Which among them is true of migration in Bengal delta? A. More common in men than women B. Economic causes are the pre-dominant reasons followed by environmental Maximum migration is circular where those migrating move thrice a year irrespective of reasons C. All of these; AB; AC; Only A


  17. Only A On the move About 24% migrants from Bengal move permanently out of the State, as per the findings of the study NATURE OF MIGRATION (% REASONS FOR MIGRATION (% Economic 64 28 CIRCULAR: 19 SEASONAL: 57 Social Environmental7 Other DESTINATION OF MIGRATION West Bengal 51 Maharashtra 10 PERMANENT: 24 MORE MEN MIGRATING THAN WOMEN (%) MEN WOMEN 17 Tamil Nadu9 Kerala 7 6 Gujarat


  18. How the hydro policy has changed India's energy mix numbers Installed Capacity Before policyAfter policy Renewabe sources (in MW) Renewable sources (% share in energy mix) 75,055.92 1,20,455.14 21.43 34.40 Share within renewables (in %) Source Hydro Wind Bio-power Solar Before policy 6.03 47.02 12.28 34.68 After policy 41.45 29.30 7.65 21.61 SOURCE: CENTRAL ELECTRICITY AUTHORITY, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA


  19. ABC Judicial Member should be or have been a Judge of SC or is or has been a Chief Justice of a High Court As a Member other than a Judicial Member, if he is a person of impeccable integrity and outstanding ability having special knowledge and expertise of not less than twenty-five year s in matters relating to anti-corruption policy, public adminis tration, vigilance, finance including insurance and banking, I aw and management