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  1. UPSC CSE 2018 PRELIMS GS Part - 12 066 to Q70 Indian Administrative Services BY: AAKRITI

  2. 66. Consider the following statements 1. As per the Right to Education (RTE) Act, to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in a State, a person would be required to possess the minimum qualification laid down by the concerned State Council of Teacher Education 2. As per the RTE Act, for teaching primary classes, a candidate is required to pass a Teacher Eligibility Test conducted in accordance with the National Council of Teacher Education guidelines. 3. In India, more than 90% of teacher-5 education institutions are directly under the State Governments. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 only (c) 1 and3 (d) 3 only

  3. . Answer: b

  4. 67. Consider the following pairs Tradition 1. Chapchar Kut festivalMizoram 2. Khongjom Parba ballad Manipur 3. Thang-Ta dance Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 1 and 2 (c) 3 only (d) 2 and.3 State Sikkim

  5. Answer.b Explanation:The Chapchar Kut is a spring festival of Mizoram, India. It is estimated to have started in 1450- 1700 A.D. in a village called Suaipui. It is celebrated during March after the completion of the task l. . Jungle-clearing (clearing of the remnants of burning). This festival is celebrated with great fervour and gaiety. . Khongjom Parba is a style of ballad singing from Manipur using Dholak (drum) which depicts stories of heroic battle fought by Manipuris against the mighty British Empire in 1891. It is one of the most popular musical art forms of Manipur inciting the spirit of patriotism and nationalism among the people at one time.

  6. The art of Thang-Ta represents an ancient and remarkable tradition of Manipur. It exhibits the extraordinary technique of combat using the Thang (sword) and the Ta (spear). Thang-Ta symbolises the traditional martial art techniques of the Manipuris. It was also known as Huyen Lallong which means the art of sword and the spear.

  7. 68. Consider the following statement:s 1. The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 replaced the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 2. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is under the charge of Director General of Health Services in the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2

  8. . Answer.a Explanation:Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health, Family Welfare and Government of India. The FSSAl has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India. It is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety.

  9. The Food Safety and Standard Act replaced older acts: 1. Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 2. Fruit Products Order, 195!5 3. Meat Food Products Order, 1973 4. Vegetable Oil Products (Control) Order, 1947 5. Ed 6. Solvent Extracted Oil, De- Oiled Meal and Edible Flour (Control) Order, 1967 7. Milk and Milk Products Order, 1992 ible Oils Packaging (Regulation) Order 1988

  10. 69. The term "two-state solution" is sometimes mentioned in the news in the context of theaffairs of (a) China (b) Israel (c) Iraq (d) Yemen