UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAM 2018 Prelims Answer key Paper l 03.06.2018
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Prelims Answer key Paper SET B
Q.91. Consider the following statements: 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 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 In India, more than 90% of teacher education institutions are directly under the State Governments 1. 2. 3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a) 1 and 2 b) 2 only c) 1 and 3 d) 3 only
Solution: B Statement 1 and 3 statement is not correct. In India, a substantial number of teacher education institutions are in the private sector and regulated by National Council For Teacher Education (NCTE). Only Statement 2 is Correct.
Q.92. Consider the following pairs: State Mizoram Manipur Sikkim Tradition 1 Chapchar Kut Festival 2 Khongjom Parba ballad 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
Solution B The 3rd pair is not correctly matched Thang-Ta' dance is of Manipur. Khongiom 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. Therefore, B is the correct answer
Q.93. Consider the following statements: 1. The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 replaced the Prevention of Food 2. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAl) is under the charge of Adulteration Act, 1954. Director General of Health Services in the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Which of the statements above is/are correct? a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2
Solution: A Only the 1st statement is correct. The new Food Safety & Standards Act, Rules and Regulations replaces the following food laws that were being implemented in the country 1. The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act,1954 2. The Fruit Products Order, 1955. 3. The Meat Food Products Order, 1973. 4. The Vegetable Oil Products Order, 1947. The 2nd statement is, however, not true. The FSSAl is an autonomous body headed by a non-executive Chairperson, appointed by the Central Government, either holding or has held the position of not below the rank of Secretary to the Government of India
Q.94. The term "two-state solution" is sometimes mentioned in the news in the context of the affairs of a) China b) Israel c) Iraq d) Yemen
Solution: B The "two-state solution" has for decades been the primary focus of efforts to achieve peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. At its most basic level, the conflict is about how or whether to divide territory between two parties.
Q.95. With reference to the provisions made under the National Food Security Act, 2013, consider the following statements: 1. The families coming under the category of 'below poverty line(BPL) only are eligible to 2. 3. receive subsidised food grains The eldest woman in a household, of age 18 years or above, shall be the head of the household for the purpose of issuance of a ration card Pregnant women and lactating mothers are entitled to a take-home ration' of 1600 calories per day during pregnancy and for 6 months thereafter Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a) 1 and 2 b) 2 only c) 1 and 3 d) 3 only
Q.96. India enacted The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 in order to comply with the obligations to a) ILO b) IMF c) UNCTAD d) WTO
Solution: D The 2nd statement given in the question is incorrect. India has three working Gold Mines- e Hutti and Uti in Karnataka and e Hirabuddini mines in Jharkhand These mines cumulatively produces about 0.5% of the country's annual gold consumption The first statement is also incorrect. The state can auction non-coal mines.
Solution: A Only the first statement is correct. BHIM app allows the user to transfer money with ease to anyone with UPI enabled bank account. However, the second statement is not correct. The BHIM apps is enabled with three-factors authentication. For one, the app binds with a device's ID and mobile number, second a user needs to sync whichever bank account (UPI or non-UPI enabled) in order to the conduct transaction. Third, when a user sets up the app they are asked to create a pin which is needed to log into the app http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/tech-news-technology/bhim-app-narendra-modi-u pi-online-transaction-safety-4453599/
Q.99. Among the following cities, which one lies on a longitude closest to that of Delhi? a) Bengaluru b) Hyderabad c) Nagpur d) Pune
Solution: A New Delhi 77.1025 E a) Bangalore 77.5946 E - Correct Answer b) Hyderabad-78.4867" E c) Nagpur - 79.08820 E d) Pune-73.8567" E
Q.100. International Labour Organization's Conventions 138 and 182 are related to a) b) c) d) Child Labour Adaptation of agricultural practices to global climate change Regulation of food prices and food security Gender parity at the workplace.
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