UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2019 Quiz-3

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1. Consider the following statements about UN-REDD+ Programme.

 

  1. It is a mechanism developed by Parties to UNFCCC to combat climate change.

 

2.It creates a financial value for the carbon stored in forests.

 

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 

(a) 1 only

 

(b) 2 only

 

(c) Both 1 and 2

 

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP).

  1. It is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals
  2. PMBJP stores have been set up, to provide branded drugs rather than generic drugs to the people who are not able to afford it.
  3. Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) is the implementation agency for PMBJP.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) All of the Above

 
 
 
 

3. Israel shares its border with which of the following?

  1. Sinai Peninsula
  2. Golan Heights
  3. Mediterranean Sea
  4. Sea of Galilee

Select the correct option using the codes given below.

(a) 3 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) All of the Above

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about Blue Chip stocks/funds.

  1. Blue chip stocks are shares of well-established and financially sound companies.
  2. Such stocks give high return in normal conditions.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 
 
 
 

5. Recently Plan bee, was in news. Which of the following best explains Plan Bee?

(a) It is an effort of Uttar Pradesh Government to promote bee keeping.

(b) It is an initiative by FSSAI for implementing the Phytosanitary measures in Honey Production.

(c) It is a plan by Indian Railway for preventing elephant deaths on tracks.

(d) None of the Above

 
 
 
 

6. Which of the following is/are the Neglected Tropical Disease according to the W.H.O.?

  1. Dengue
  2. HIV-AIDS
  3. Chagas
  4. Yaws
  5. Trachoma

Select the correct option using the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2,4 and 5

(c) 1,3,4 and 5

(d) All of the Above

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to the recently conducted Mission Shakti, consider the following statements.

  1. It is a project which tested an Anti-Satellite weapon developed by ISRO.
  2. India is the 3rd country after US and Russia to have such anti-satellite system.
  3. Outer Space treaty prohibits weapons of mass destruction in the space.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) 3 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) All of the Above

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following is/are example(s) of ‘Near Money’?

1-Treasury Bill

  1. Credit Card
  2. Savings accounts and small time deposits
  3. Retail money market mutual funds

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 1, 3 and 4

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about Global Energy Transition Index.

  1. It is an index released by World Bank.
  2. India has improved its ranking according to the latest findings.
  3. India has relatively low carbon dioxide intensity in its energy system.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) 2 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) All of the Above

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following state(s)is/are not covered under Border Area Development Program (BADP).

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. West Bengal
  3. Gujarat
  4. Sikkim
  5. Bihar

Select the correct option using the codes given below.

(a) 2 and 5 only

(b) 5 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4

(d) All are covered

 
 
 
 

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