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(Hindi) 20th December 2017: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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  1. MCQs - 20th Dec 2017 Roman Saini


  2. Q1. Which of the following are correctly matched? 1. Andhra Pradesh - Brahmotsavam 2. Arunachal Pradesh Losar Festival 3. Assam Judima Festival 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. D) All of the above Some States and their festivals: 1. Andhra Pradesh Brahmotsavam 2. Arunachal Pradesh - Losar Festival 3. Assam- Judima Festival


  4. Q2. 'Pinkathon' which was recently in news is: A) a run to promote awareness about women's wellness B) a global initiative to create awareness about AIDS in Africa. C) an initiative to create awareness among farmers living nearby big cities to grow flowers. D) none of these


  5. Answer- A) Pinkathon' which was recently in news is a 'run' to promote awareness about women's wellness.


  6. Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. Of the eight species of pelican, the brown pelican is the smallest pelican, and the American white pelican is the largest. 2. Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh is famous for white pelicans. 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


  7. A) 1 only Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh is famous for grey pelicans and painted storks.


  8. Q4. Consider the following statements: 1. NIKSHAY is a web based solution for monitoring of Tuberculosis patients in India 2. Tuberculosis is a notifiable disease in 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


  9. C) Both 1 and 2 To monitor Revised National Tuberculosis Programme (RNTCP) effectively, a web enabled and case based monitoring application called NIKSHAY has been developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC). Notifiable Disease: A notifiable disease requires that all "clinical establishments run or managed by the Government (including local authorities), private or NGO [nongovernmental organizations] sectors and/or individual practitioners" report monthly on the cases they've diagnosed.


  10. Q5. Solar Urja through Localisation for Sustainability or SoULS Project is concerned with: A) distribution of solar lamps to school children in power deficit districts. B) establishment of small-scale power units in remote areas where grid connectivity is difficult to provide. C) generation of clean water by using solar energy in arsenic-affected districts of the country D) none of these


  11. Answer- A) Solar Urja through Localisation for Sustainability or SoULS Project is concerned with distribution of solar lamps to school children in power deficit districts.


  12. Q7. Consider the following statements: 1. The Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) is a centrally sponsored scheme of vocationalisation' of secondary and higher secondary education 2. It focuses on enhancing the employability of youth through demand-driven, competency-based, modular vocational courses, while reducing drop-out rates. 3. Its modules are customised to suit the requirements of children in different age groups 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 Occupational Standards (NOS) specify the standard of performance an individual must achieve when carrying out a function in the workplace 2. National Occupational Standards requires 500 hours for skills training. 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. A) 1 only The National Occupational Standards (NOS) specify the standard of performance an individual must achieve when carrying out a function in the workplace, together with the knowledge and understanding they need to meet a standard consistently. National Occupational Standards requires 150 hours for skills training.


  15. Q9. Consider the following statements: 1. The income inequality in India has increased in the last 30 years. 2. The top 10% of earners in India contribute more to the national income than rest of the 90%. 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 Income inequality has reached historically high levels in India since the 1980s when economic and trade liberalisation began in the country, with the top ten percent of the population accounting for 56% of the national income in 2014, says a new report on income inequality across the world by the World Inequality Lab.


  17. 010. Which of the following countries has recently circulated a draft in United Nations to nullify any change to the legal status of Jerusalem? A) Egypt B) Syria C) Iran D) Jordan


  18. A) Egypt Recently Egypt circulated a draft in United Nations to nullify any change to the legal status of Jerusalem in response to the U.S. decision to recognise the city as Israel's capital