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Daily MCQs - 20 March
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In this lesson, we will practice 5 MCQs on a daily basis for Prelims 2019.

Yasmin Gill
Discount Code-"yashi.gill01"/Qualified for UPSC mains/Rank 24th in Punjab PCS

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Sanyam Kapila
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Swaziland is surrounded by South Africa...
Swaziland is surrounded by South Africa.
  1. PRELIMS DAILY MCQ's for UPSC-CSE 2019 March 20


  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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  4. 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


  5. Other courses by me .Summary of Yojana for UPSC Mains 2019 Ancient History Crash Course Summary of History NCERT's titled 'Our Pasts- I, II, III Summary of History NCERT's titled Themes in Indian History- I, II, III


  6. Q1- Which among them is true? A. 1267 Committee was set by UN in 1999 B. Committee comprises all 15 members of the Security Council and makes its decision by consensus C. Both D. None


  7. BOTH In 1999, U.N. had set up an al-Qaeda/Taliban sanctions committee (UNSCR 1267) to impose strictures on anyone dealing with Taliban and Osama bin Laden In 2011, UNSC made it simply al-Qaeda sanctions committee, separating the Taliban to facilitate talks by delisting Taliban leaders being engaged In 2015, UNSC made a further shift by renaming it "ISIL (Da'esh) and al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee" (UNSCR/2253)


  8. SANCTIONS- Assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo The current Chair, for the period ending 31 December 2019, is His Excellency Mr. Dian Triansyah Djani (ndonesia) Member States may at any time submit to the Committee requests for delisting of individuals and entities inscribed on the ISIL (Da'esh) & Al-Qaida Sanctions List. A petitioner seeking to submit a request for delisting can do so directly, or through a representative, by contacting Office of the Ombudsperson


  9. Q2- In which country is Port Beira located? A. New Zealand B. Australia C. Turkey D. None


  10. NONE In MOZAMBIQUE Indian Navy had launched a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) operation in coordination with local officials to evacuate about 5,000 people stranded at Buzi near Port Beira in Mozambique African nation has been devastated by tropical cyclone Idai Borders TANZANIA, MALAWI, ZAMBIA, ZIMBABWE, S.AFRICA an d SWAZILAND


  11. WHY CYCLONES PREVALENT IN E.COAST OF INDIA? Tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal region travel in NWw direction, upward, owing to the shape of Indian landmass and the storms' anti-clockwise spin East coast have relatively flatter, plain land as compared to the country's western coast, preventing any deflection Andhra Pradesh lies right at the point where India's coastline curves, its long shoreline makes for an easy target for most storms.


  12. WHY CYCLONES PREVALENT IN E.COAST OF INDIA? This water that empties into the Bay of Bengal takes up the spa ce of the evaporated top layers, warming up at the surface and rising up as moisture. This makes it difficult for the warm layers of water to mix properly with the cooler layers of water below, k eeping the surface always warm and ready to feed any potential cyclone over it. Furthermore, the Bay of Bengal also welcomes cyclones formed over the Pacific. As there is no landmass big enough to stop the se Pacific cyclones, they pass through Malaysia and the Gulf of T hailand and enter the Bay of Bengal.


  13. Q3- Which of them is true? A. World Press Freedom Index is published by Reporters w/o B. The headquarters of Reporters Without Borders is located C. In 2018 Index, India ranked 130th while Norway ranked first borders in Paris, France All of these; AB; AC ONLY A


  14. Both responsible for the governing of Tibet, until the Chinese govern ment took control in 1959. Before 1959, his official residence was Potala Palace in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Gelugpa tradition largest and most influential tradition in Tibet Also k/a YELLOW HAT school There have been only 14 Dalai Lamas first and second Dalai Larnas were given the title posthumously According to Buddhist belief, current Dalai Lama is reincarnation of a past lama who decided to be reborn again to continue his important work, instead of moving on from the wheel of life A person who decides to be continually reborn - tulku.


  15. However, the name Dalai Lama, meaning Ocean of Wisdom, was not conferred until the third reincarnation traditionally been the responsibility of the High Lamas of the Ge lugpa Tradition and the Tibetan government to find his reincarn ation. The High Lamas search for a boy who was born around the sam e time as the death of the Dalai Lama Oracle Lake High Lamas go to a holy lake, called Lhamo Lhatso, in C. Tibet and watch for a sign from the lake itself This may be cither a vision or some indircation of the direction in which to search Home and village of Tenzin Gyatso was identified in a vision fro this lake.


  16. if two thirds of the Tibetan people wish to change the method of identifying the next reincarnation, this would be just as va lid The search for the Dalai Lama has usually been limited to Tibet, although the third tulku was born in Mongolia. However, as Tibe t has been taken by the Chinese government, Tenzin Gyatso say s that if he is reborn it will not be in a country run by the Peopl es Repubic of China, or any other country which is not tree Dalai Lamas are the manifestations of the Bodhisattva of Compa ssion, who chose to reincarnate to serve the people.


  17. Q5- Which among them is/are true? A. Schools Strike for Climate began in Norway B. It was spurred by recent heatwave and wildfires C. Both D. None


  18. WNV is the leading cause of mosquito-borne diseases in the c ontinental United States. It has so far been detected in alm ost all kinds of mosquitoes, not just the common three- Anopheles, Culex and Aedes but also in lesser-known ty pes such as Culiseta, Mansonia and Psorophora It occurs during the summer months in the US, unlike other m osquito-borne diseases such as dengue, malaria and chiku ngunya, which occur all year round in India. WNV can also spread through blood transfusion, from an infec ted mother to her child, or through exposure to the virus i n laboratories. It is not known to spread by contact with in fected humans or animals, or even when the infected anim al is ingested, provided it has been adequately cooked.


  19. Abel Prize in mathematics was awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck of the U.S. for her work on partial differential equations, the fi rst woman to win the award The prize comes with a cheque for $7,03,000. The prize, named after the 19th century Norwegian mathemati cian Niels Henrik Abel, was established by the Oslo governmen t in 2002 and first awarded a year later, to honour outstanding work in the field of mathematics, a discipline not included in t he Nobel awards.


  20. Only B- SWEDEN The movement began last year as a solo protest by a 15-year- old Swedish girl Greta Thunberg outside the Swedish Parlia ment building. It is said to be the largest such protest. Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) leading to the hashtag #FridaysForFuture and #climatestrike