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(Hindi) 15th December 2017: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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Ms Indu Malhotra name was cleared by Law ministry not by collegium. Joseph nr is 42 in seniority list. correct me if I am wrong.
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GVA + taxes on products - subsidies on products = GDP
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QUESTION 10 ANSWER IS ..........D .................NOT B
  1. MCQs - 15th Dec 2017 Roman Saini


  2. Q1. Consider the following statements: 1. India aims to achieve 100 GW of solar power by 2022. 2. Of the 100 GW, 40 GW is expected to be from solar rooftop projects. 3. The country's rooftop solar capacity is expected to cross the 20GW-mark in 2017-18. 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


  3. Answer- A) 1 and 2 only In 2015, the government increased its solar power target from 20GW to 100GW by 2022. Of the 100 GW, 40 GW is expected to be from solar rooftop. At present, the country's rooftop solar capacity had reached just 1.4GW as of March 2017 and is expected to cross the 2GW-mark in 2017-18.


  4. Q2. Consider the following statements about the Solar Rooftop Investment Program: 1. It is a $1bn project, being implemented with the help of World Bank. 2. Under the program solar rooftop system of around 10 GW capacity will be installed on industrial and commercial buildings throughout India. 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


  5. Answer- D) Neither 1 nor 2 1. It is a $1bn project, being implemented with the help of Asian Development Bank 2. Under the program solar rooftop system of around 1 GW capacity will be installed on industrial and commercial buildingsthroughout India.


  6. Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. The Asian Development Bank is based in Manila. 2. The bank admits the members of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and non-regional developed countries. 3. It offers both Hard Loans and Soft loans. 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


  7. Answer- D) All of the above The Asian Development Bank is based in Manila. It is dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through inclusive economic growth, environmentally sustainable growth, and regional integration. The bank admits the members of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and non-regional developed countries. It offers both Hard Loans and Soft loans. The ADB offers "hard" loans from ordinary capital resources on commercial terms, and the Asian Development Fund affiliated with the ADB extends "soft" loans from special fund resources with concessional conditions.


  8. Q4. Which among the following is/are targeted programs under the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF)? A) The Forest Investment Program B) The Pilot Program for Climate Resilience C) The Program for Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries D) All of the above


  9. Answer- D) All of the above The Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) is one of the two funds of the Climate Investment Funds, the other being the Clean Technology Fund. Targeted programs under the SCF include: The Forest Investment Program (FIP) aims to support developing countries' efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation by providing scaled-up financing for readiness reforms and publicand private investments. The Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) was the first program under the SCF to become operational. Its objective is to pilot and demonstrate ways to integrate climate risk and resilience into core development planning, while complementing other ongoing activities The Program for Scaling-Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP) is aimed at demonstrating the social, economic, and environmental viability of low carbon development pathways in the energy sector. It seeks to create new economic opportunities and increase energy access through the production and use of renewable energy


  10. Q5. India and Bangladesh have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation on establishing Indian SEZs in Bangladesh at which of the following places? A) Mirsarai B) Bheramara C) Mongla D) All of the above


  11. Q7. Consider the following statements about the Project 75: 1. The project aims to build six Scorpene-class submarines for the Indian Navy. 2. The submarines, designed by Defence Research and Development Organisation, are being built by Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai. 3. The Scorp ne-class submarines are a class of nuclear powered attack submarines. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above


  12. Answer- D) All of the above Preventive Detention The Article 22 (3) of the Indian constitution provides that if a person is arrested or detained under a law providing for preventive detention, then the protection against arrest and detention under Article 22 (1) and 22 (2) shall not be available. The grounds for Preventive detention are: Security of state. Maintenance of public order. Maintenance of supplies and essential services and defence. Foreign affairs or security of India.


  13. Q9. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? A) Bhittar Kanika Olive Ridley turtles B) Dalma Hills Wild Elephants C) Kaziranga - One-horned Rhinos D) Dachigam Asiatic Loins


  14. Answer- D) Dachigam - Asiatic Loins Asiatic Lions are found in Gir national Park, Gujarat. Dachigam National Park is in J&K and is famous for Gazelle and Wolf.


  15. 010. Which of the following are not the agreements under the aegis of the World Trade Organisation? 1. Multi Fibre Agreement 2. Agreement on Agriculture 3. Convention on International trade in Endangered Species 4. Agreement on Textiles and Clothing Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 1 and 3 only C) 2 and 3 only D) 2 and 4 only


  16. Answer- B) 1 and 3 only From the given options the agreements under the aegis of the World Trade Organisation are: 1. Agreement on Agriculture 2. Agreement on Textiles and Clothing