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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 30, 2021

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UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on History – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Consider the following statements with respect to Pulakeshin II

  1. He was one of the greatest Kings of Satavahana dynasty in the 3rd Century B.C.
  2. His military achievements were described in the famous Aihole Prasasti or Inscription.

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

Q2) Trirashmi Buddhist Cave complex is located in which of the following states?

a. Karnataka
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Maharashtra
d. Madhya Pradesh

Q3) Consider the following statements with respect to Jhanda Satyagraha

  1. It focused on exercising the right and freedom to hoist the nationalist flag through the defiance of laws prohibiting the hoisting of nationalist flags.
  2. The first Jhanda Satyagraha was held in the city of Nagpur in 1923 and later spread to many other parts of India.

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

Q4) Select the recommendations of the Nehru Report from the following?

  1. Creation of a Supreme Court.
  2. Equal rights for men and women.
  3. Living wage to workers.
  4. Creation of provinces along religious lines.

a. 1 and 2 only
b. 1, 2 and 3 only
c. 3 and 4 only
d. All the above

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 29, 2021

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UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on History – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) With respect to Khajuraho Temples, consider the following statements:

1. It is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh and managed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

2. It was built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty.

3. The Khajuraho group of monuments have been recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1986.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 1 and 3 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q2) Identify the correct statement/s with respect to the Morley-Minto reforms.

1. In the provincial councils, official members were in the majority.

2. Indians were given membership to the Imperial Legislative Council for the first time.

3. Sachidanand Sinha was appointed as the first Indian member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council.

a. 2 only

b. 1 and 2 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. All the above

Q3) Consider the following statements with respect to Gangaikondacholapuram

1. It was established by King Raja Raja Chola II after his victorious expedition up to the Gangetic plains.

2. The temple located in Tamil Nadu is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

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

Q4) With respect to Thotlakonda, consider the following statements:

1. It is an ancient Buddhist site found in Andhra Pradesh.

2. The site housed remnants of a flourishing monastery, practising Hinayana Buddhism.

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

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 28, 2021

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UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on History – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Consider the following statements with respect to Bir Chilarai

1. He is a renowned warrior and general of the Koch royal dynasty of Assam.

2. He is the son of Maharaja Viswa Singha, the founder of Kuch royal dynasty and younger brother of King Nara Narayan of the Kamata Kingdom.

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

Q2)  Which of the following statements are correct with respect to King Krishnadevaraya

1. He was a shaivite and followed the teachings of Nayanmars.

2. He wrote Amuktamalyada, which tells the story of the Tamil poet-saint Andal

3. Recently found inscriptions records his demise in Saka 1451, lunar eclipse, which corresponds to 1529 AD. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 1 and 3 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q3) Arrange the following organisations in chronological order of their formation.

1. East India Association

2. Indian League

3. Madras Mahajan Sabha

4. Poona Sarvajanik Sabha

a. 4-3-1-2

b. 3-2-4-1

c. 2-3-4-1

d. 1-4-2-3

Q4) Consider the following statements in context to the Indian National Congress (INC).

1. It was founded in Bombay in December 1885.

2. All sessions of INC were held within India except the 1892 session.

3. The President belonged to a region other than where the Congress session was being held.

Select the correct code from the codes given below.

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All the above

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 27, 2021

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UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on History – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Consider the following statements with respect to Lala Lajpat Rai

1. He was elected deputy leader of the Central Legislative Assembly in 1926.

2. He founded the Home Rule League of America in New York.

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

Q2) Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Pattachitra Painting

1. It is a form of painting that is painted on a piece of cloth in states of Bengal and Odisha.

2. The Odisha version of the painting depicts Hindu mythology and specially inspired by Jagannath and Vaishnava sect.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q3) Which of the following contributions were made by Buddhism?

1. Principle of gender equality

2. Egalitarian society

3. Promoting rationalism

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. 1 and 3 only

b. 1 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q4) Which of the following statements are incorrect with respect to Chauri Chaura Incident

1. During the incident a large group of protesters participating in the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) clashed with police who opened fire.

2. It took place in Punjab province of British India, where the protesters torched the homes of British police.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 25, 2021

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UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on Geography – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Consider the following statements with respective to Chambal River 

1. It is the biggest tributary of Yamuna and largest of the rivers flowing through Rajasthan. 

2. It is the natural habitat for Gangetic Dolphin and Freshwater Gharials. 

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

Q2) Consider the following statements with respective to Heat Dome 

1. It is essentially a mountain of warm air built into a very wavy jet stream, with extreme undulations. 

2. It develops when there is a large poleward shift in the jet stream. 

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

Q3) Consider the following statements with respective to Trojan Asteroids 

1. It is a type of Asteroid that shares an orbit with a larger planet. 

2. NASA has reported the presence of Jupiter, Neptune and Mars Trojans and an Earth Trojan as well.

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

Q4) Which of the following are the main factors governing inter-annual variations of South West Monsoon? 

1. Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) 

2. North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) 

3. Pacific Decadal Oscillations (PDO) 

4. El Nino Southern oscillation (ENSO) 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

a. 4 only 

b. 1 and 4 only 

c. 1, 2 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2, 3 and 4

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 24, 2021

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Daily Study Plan with Answer Writing Challenge || STREAK FREE INITIATIVE FOR UPSC IAS – by Ravi Ranjan

UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on Geography – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Consider the following statements with respective to Arabian Sea Cyclones

  1. The cyclones originating in the Arabian Sea are weaker than those originating from the Bay of Bengal.
  2. The formation of weak cyclones in the Arabian Sea reasons back to the presence of cold water in the sea.

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

Q2) Consider the following statements with respective to Black Carbon

  1. It is a short-lived pollutant that is the second-largest contributor to warming the planet behind carbon dioxide (CO2).
  2. It is quickly washed out and can be eliminated from the atmosphere if emissions stop.
  3. Black carbon (BC) deposits produced by human activity accelerate the pace of glacier and snow melt in the Himalayan region.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 1 and 2 only
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

Q3) Which of the following statements is incorrect with respect to Favourable conditions for Heat Waves?

a. Absence of moisture in the upper atmosphere
b. Practically cloudless sky for maximum insulation
c. Large amplitude anticyclonic flow over the area
d. Closer Proximity to Coastal area

Q4) Consider the following statements with respective to Great Barrier Reef

  1. It is the world‟s most extensive and spectacular coral reef ecosystem composed of over 900 islands.
  2. UNESCO has removed the Great Barrier Reef from the list of “endangered” World Heritage Sites.

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

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 23, 2021

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Daily Study Plan with Answer Writing Challenge || STREAK FREE INITIATIVE FOR UPSC IAS – by Ravi Ranjan

UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on Geography – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Which of the following African countries fall within the Sahel Region?
Senegal
Mauritania
Cameroon
Egypt
Ethiopia
Kenya

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a. 1, 2,3 4 only
b. 2,4,5,6 only
c. 1,2,3,5 only
d. All of the above

Q2) Which of the following is not located in the state of Sikkim?
Nathu La
Gurudongmar Lake
Mt. Khangchendzonga
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a. 4 only
b. 2 and 4 only
c. 2, 3 and 4 only
d. None of the above

Q3) Consider the following statements with respect Polar Wandering
It means migration of the magnetic poles over Earth’s surface through geologic time.
True polar wandering represents the shift in the geographical poles relative to Earth’s surface, after accounting for the motion of the tectonic plates.

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

Q4) Identify the pseudo volcanic feature/s from the following.
Salt plug
Meteorite craters
Mud-volcanoes

Select the correct option:
a. 1 and 2 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. All the above

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 22, 2021

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Daily Study Plan with Answer Writing Challenge || STREAK FREE INITIATIVE FOR UPSC IAS – by Ravi Ranjan

UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on Geography – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) With respect to India’s Territorial Waters, Continental Shelf, Exclusive Economic Zone and Other Maritime Zones Act, 1976, consider the following statements:

  1. Exclusive Economic Zone is an area beyond and adjacent to the territorial waters, and the limit of such zone is two hundred nautical miles from the baseline.
  2. Under the law, all foreign ships including warships shall enjoy the right of innocent passage through the territorial waters of India.

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

Q2) Strait of Kerch connects black sea with which of the following sea?
a. Mediterranean Sea
b. Sea of Azov
c. Aegean Sea
d. Sea of Crete

Q3) Consider the following statements 

1. India is the second-largest producer of wheat in the world. 

2. Some of the important winter crops are wheat, barley, mustard and peas. 

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

Q4) Which of the following statement(s) is/ are correct with respect to Unicorn Blackhole?

  1. It is roughly three times the mass of Sun found in milky way galaxy.
  2. It is type of stellar mass black hole, which is formed by the gravitational collapse of a single star.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 21, 2021

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Daily Study Plan with Answer Writing Challenge || STREAK FREE INITIATIVE FOR UPSC IAS – by Ravi Ranjan

UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on Geography – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) With respect to Javadhu Hills, consider the following statements: 

  1. It is an extension of the Eastern Ghats spread across parts of the state of Tamil Nadu in southeastern India. 
  2. Malayali tribal people constitutes the majority of the inhabitants of the Javadhu hills. 
  3. Vainu Bappu Observatory, India‟s astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, is located in the Javadhu Hills. 

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

a. 1 only 

b. 1 and 3 only 

c. 2 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q2) Which of the following is/are the effects of temperature inversion?

1. Visibility may be greatly reduced below the inversion.

2. It results in less rainfall.

3. Diurnal variations tend to be very large due to inversions.

Select the correct option:

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All the above

Q3) Consider the following statements with respect to Red Rice 

1. The red rice, locally known as Baodhaan, is rich in Iron content. 

2. It is grown in the Brahmaputra valley of Assam, without the use of any chemical fertilizer. 

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

Q4) Consider the following statements with respect to Simlipal Biosphere Reserve 

  1. Simlipal, which derive its name from „Simul‟ (silk cotton) tree, is a national park and a tiger reserve situated in Odisha. 
  2. Sal is a dominant tree species in the reserve. 
  3. The reserve that lies in the eastern end of the eastern ghat was declared a biosphere reserve in 1994. 

Which of the statements given above are correct? 

a. 1 and 2 only 

b. 1 and 3 only 

c. 2 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2 and 3

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 20, 2021

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UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on Geography – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) With respect to Tropical Cyclones, consider the following statements: 

1. A tropical cyclone is a rotating low pressure weather system that has organized thunderstorms but has no fronts. 

2. Tropical cyclones rotate clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere. 

3. Tropical cyclones across the globe, except South Pacific Typhoons, are moving westward, closer to land, in recent decades. 

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

a. 1 only 

b. 1 and 2 only 

c. 1 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q2) Consider the following statements with respect to Mid-ocean ridges?

  1. They are created by the upwelling of basaltic lava and lateral rifting of ocean crust.
  2. They cover the largest fraction of the abyssal zone in the Arctic Ocean and are absent from the Mediterranean and Black Sea.
  3. The mid-ocean ridges are the Earth’s largest volcanic system.
  4. They are absent in the South Pacific Ocean.

Select the correct code using the codes given below.

a. 1, 2 and 3 only

b. 2, 3 and 4 only

c. 1 and 4 only

d. All the above

Q3) Polar fleeing force relates to:

a. Revolution of the Earth

b. Rotation of the earth

c. Gravitation

d. Tides

Q4) Consider the following statements with respect to the troposphere.

  1. The troposphere is marked by temperature inversion, turbulence and eddies.
  2. It is the atmospheric layer between the earth’s surface and an altitude of 16 km at the poles.
  3. It is meteorologically the most significant zone in the entire atmosphere.
  4. It is also called the convective region.

Select the correct code using the codes given below.

a. 2 and 3 only

b. 1, 3 and 4 only

c. 1, 2 and 4 only

d,. All the above

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 18, 2021

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UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on International Relations – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Consider the following statements with respect to International Labour Conference (ILC)

  1. The member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) meet at the ILC every year in Geneva, Switzerland.
  2. Every two years the Conference adopts the ILO’s biennial work programme and budget, which is financed by member States.

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

Q2) Consider the following statements with respect to UN Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC) 

1. India was recently elected to ECOSOC from the Asia-Pacific States category for the 2022-24 term. 

2. The ECOSOC, established in 1945 by the 4th Geneva Convention, is one among the six main organs of the United Nations (UN). 

3. The council‟s 54 members are elected for three-year terms by the General Assembly based on geographical representation. 

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

a. 2 only 

b. 1 and 2 only 

c. 1 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q3) Consider the following statements with respect to East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC) 

1. It stretches from West Bengal to Tamil Nadu and connects India to the production networks of South, Southeast, and East Asia. 

2. Asian Development Bank (ADB) is the lead partner of the Government of India in developing East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC). 

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

Q4) Which of the following countries are not parts of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Plus (OPEC+)?

1. India 

2. Russia 

3. Malaysia 

4. Australia 

5. South Sudan 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

a. All except 1 

b. 1 and 4 only 

c. 1, 3 and 4 only 

d. 2, 3 and 5 only

Q5) Fit for 55 Package is a proposal of which of the following organizations? 

a. World Health Organization (WHO) 

b. UN-Developmental Program (UNDP) 

c. World Trade Organization (WTO) 

d. European Union (EU)

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 17, 2021

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UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on International Relations – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) which aims to build resilient supply chains in the Indo-Pacific region was launched by which of the following countries? 

1. India 

2. China 

3. Australia 

4. Sri Lanka 

5. New Zealand 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

a. 1 and 3 only 

b. 1, 2 and 4 only 

c. 1, 2 and 4 only 

d. All of the above

Q2) Global EV Outlook 2021 is published by which of the following organisations? 

a. International Energy Agency 

b. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 

c. International Atomic Energy Agency 

d. International Renewable Energy Agency

Q3) With respect to India-UK bilateral relations, consider the following statements: 

1. India and the United Kingdom have enjoyed a Strategic Partnership since 2004. 

2. The UK is the 3rd largest inward investor in India, after Mauritius, and Singapore. 

3. Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) was jointly initiated by India and the United Kingdom. 

Which of the statements given above are correct? 

a. 1 and 2 only 

b. 1 and 3 only 

c. 2 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q4) With respect to One Health, sometimes seen in the news recently, consider the following statements: 

1. It is a high-level expert panel formed by the World Health Organization (WHO). 

2. It will study the emergence and spread of zoonotic diseases and advise global agencies on how future outbreaks, especially due to zoonotic diseases, can be averted. 

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

Q5) Consider the following statements with respective to Open Skies Treaty Arms Control Pact 

1. Under the treaty, a member state can “spy” on any part of the host nation, with the latter’s consent. 

2. Both the U.S and India are members of the treaty and Russia is not a member of the treaty. 

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

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 16, 2021

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Q1) Consider statements on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) Partnership Initiative:

1. Apatani wet rice cultivation and Kuttanad wetland agriculture are sites under FAO GIAHS.

2. Kuttanad Wetland Agriculture System is the only system in India that favours rice cultivation below sea level.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q2) Consider the following statements on International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR):

1. The ICCPR is monitored by the United Nations Human Rights Council.

2. All UN members are part of ICCPR.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q3) Consider the following statements:

1. Chemical Weapons Convention is an arms control treaty administered by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

2. Non signatories to biological weapons convention include: Israel, Somalia, Iran, Syria.

Select correct option:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2

d) None

Q4) Consider the following statements:

1. Prevention of arms race in outer space is a document governed under the outer space treaty.

2. Fissile material cut off treaty is legally binding on its signatories.

Select correct option:

a) 1 only

b)2 only

c) 1 and 2

d) None

Q5) Consider the following statements with respect to Exercise Shantir Ogroshena 2021 

1. It is a multilateral military exercise conducted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

2. India and Pakistan are participating in the exercise along with Bhutan and Sri Lanka.

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

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 15, 2021

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Q1) Consider the following statements:

1. Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) is a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear tests, for both civilian and military purposes, in all environments.

2. India has signed but not ratified the treaty.

Select correct option:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2

d) None

Q2) Consider the following statements:

1. Fatf maintains a list of countries which are low tax jurisdictions or tax shelters.

2. Membership to Fatf and oecd are almost similar.

Select incorrect option:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2

d) None

Q3) Consider the following statements:

1. ICJ is the only international court that adjudicates general disputes between countries, with its rulings and opinions serving as primary sources of international law.

2. ICC is the first and only permanent international court with jurisdiction to prosecute individuals for the international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.

Select incorrect option:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2

d) None

Q4) Which of the following is not correctly matched?

a) Strait of Hormuz: Oman and Iran

b) Bab – el-Mandeb: Arabian sea and red sea

c) Strait of Magellan : Pacific and atlantic ocean

d) Dardanelles Strait connecting the Black sea and Aegean Sea

Q5) Consider the following statements on Mekong ganga cooperation:

1. The Mekong river runs through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

2. Mekong ganga cooperation was formed in 2010.

3. Members include India, China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

Select correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2

c) 1 and 3

d) All

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 14, 2021

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Q1) Which of the following statements is/are correct about UNSC?

1. Asia-Pacific regional group holds three non-permanent seats and Africa holds two non-permanent seats.

2. The president of UNSC is a post held on a monthly rotation basis.

Select the correct option:

a. Only 1

b. Only 2

c. Both

d. None

Q2) Consider the following statements:

1. HDI indicates percentage loss in HDI due to inequality.

2. Gender Development Index is the measurement of gender inequality using dimensions like reproductive health, empowerment and participation in the labour market.

Which are correct statements:

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. 1 and 2

d. None

Q3) Consider the following statements:

1. The first summit of G20 was held in 2008 in Russia.

2. Canada, France, Germany, Italy, South Korea, UK and US are member states of G7.

Which are incorrect statements:

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. 1 and 2

d. None

Q4) Which countries are part of the grouping Mercosur?

1. Argentina

2. Uruguay

3. Paraguay 

4. Venezuela 

Select the correct options:

a. 1, 2 and 3

b. 2, 3 and 4

c. 1 and 3

d. All

Q5) Consider the following statements:

1. IAEA is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose.

2. North Korea and Iran have withdrawn their membership from IAEA.

 Which are correct statements:

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. 1 and 2

d. None

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 13, 2021

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Q1) Which of the following are military bases of India outside?

  1. Tajikistan
  2. Oman
  3. Djibouti
  4. Madagascar

Select the correct option:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1, 2 and 3

c) 2, 3 and 4

d) 1, 2 and 4

Q2) Which of the following is part of IORA?

  1. Comoros
  2. UAE
  3. Papua New Guinea
  4. Kenya
  5. Seychelles

Options:

a) 1, 2, 3, 5

b) 1, 3, 5

c) 1, 2, 4, 5

d) All

Q3) Consider the statements on Indian Ocean Commission:

  1. Member states include Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion and seychelles.
  2. The intergovernmental organization is aimed at social development of the region with help of international organizations like European union.

Correct statement:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2

d) none

Q4) From north to south, which islands are arranged right from the Indian ocean?

a) Maldives – Seychelles – Mauritius – Reunion

b) Maldives – Seychelles – Reunion – Mauritius

c) Maldives – Mauritius – Seychelles – Reunion

d) Maldives – Mauritius – Reunion – Seychelles

Q5) Consider the following statements on regional groups:

  1. Both SAARC and BIMSTEC are 7 member groups in south asia.
  2. Saarc was formed in 1985 whereas bimstec was formed in 1997.
  3. The first summit of SAARC was held in Nepal and that of BIMSTEC was in bangkok.

Select correct option:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1, 2 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d) None of the above

UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Most Probable Questions on Polity – by Santosh Gupta

Q1) Consider the following statements 

  1. The conditions of service and tenure of office of the election commissioners and the regional commissioners shall be determined by the president. 
  2. They hold office for a term of six years or until they attain the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier. 
  3. The Constitution has debarred the retiring election commissioners from any further appointment by the government.

 Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

a. 1 and 2 

b. 2 and 3

c. 1 and 3 

d. All of them 

Q2) Consider the following statements 

  1. The President can remove the chairman or any other member of UPSC on grounds of misbehavior after referring the matter to the Supreme Court. 
  2. The term misbehavior, however, has not been defined in the Constitution and has been left to the discretion of the President. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2 

d. None of them

Q3) Consider the following statements about Finance Commission 

  1. It is a permanent quasi judicial body constituted by the president of India
  2. The members of the Finance Commission are not eligible for reappointment. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both  1 AND 2 

d. None of them

Q4)  Which of the following statements regarding CAG of India is/are correct? 

  1. The CAG is appointed by the president of India by a warrant under his hand and seal. 
  2. He holds office for a period of six years or upto the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier. 
  3. He holds office during the pleasure of the president as he is appointed by him. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 AND 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All of them

Q5) Consider the following statements 

  1. The Attorney General (AG) is appointed by the president and he must be a person who is qualified to be appointed a judge of the Supreme Court. 
  2. The term of office of the AG is 5 years. 
  3. He holds office during the pleasure of the president. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All of them

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 11, 2021

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Q1) Consider the following statements with respective to Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules 2020

  1. Under the Rules, an application to declare gender is to be made to the District Magistrate. 
  2. Under the rules transgender persons needs to go through a medical examination for declaring their desired sex. 

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

Q2) Consider the following statements with respective to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council 

  1. The members of the council are elected and have executive powers over the allotment, use and occupation of land vested in them by the Centre. 
  2. The AHDCs have the powers to collect some local taxes, such as parking fees, taxes on shops etc. 

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

Q3) Consider the following statements 

  1. Appointments and promotions of district judges in any State shall be made by the Governor of the State in consultation with the High Court.
  2. Parliament is empowered to make laws for the creation of one or more All-India Services, including an All India Judicial Service (AIJS). 
  3. All India Judicial Service (AIJS) shall not include any post inferior to that of a district judge. 

Which of the statements given above are correct? 

a. 1 and 2 only 

b. 1 and 3 only 

c. 2 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q4) In India, the Ministries/Departments of the Government are created by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister under which of the following? 

a. Article 75 of Indian Constitution 

b. The Representation of Peoples Act, 1951 

c. Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961 

d. Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Lok Sabha

Q5) Consider the following statements with respective to Tele-Law programme 

  1. It was launched by the Ministry of Law and Justice in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). 
  2. It aims to address cases at the pre– litigation stage and free for those who are eligible for free legal Aid. 

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

UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Most Probable Questions on Polity – by Santosh Gupta

Q1) Consider the following statements 

  1. The conditions of service and tenure of office of the election commissioners and the regional commissioners shall be determined by the president. 
  2. They hold office for a term of six years or until they attain the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier. 
  3. The Constitution has debarred the retiring election commissioners from any further appointment by the government.

 Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

a. 1 and 2 

b. 2 and 3

c. 1 and 3 

d. All of them 

Q2) Consider the following statements 

  1. The President can remove the chairman or any other member of UPSC on grounds of misbehavior after referring the matter to the Supreme Court. 
  2. The term misbehavior, however, has not been defined in the Constitution and has been left to the discretion of the President. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2 

d. None of them

Q3) Consider the following statements about Finance Commission 

  1. It is a permanent quasi judicial body constituted by the president of India
  2. The members of the Finance Commission are not eligible for reappointment. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both  1 AND 2 

d. None of them

Q4)  Which of the following statements regarding CAG of India is/are correct? 

  1. The CAG is appointed by the president of India by a warrant under his hand and seal. 
  2. He holds office for a period of six years or upto the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier. 
  3. He holds office during the pleasure of the president as he is appointed by him. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 AND 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All of them

Q5) Consider the following statements 

  1. The Attorney General (AG) is appointed by the president and he must be a person who is qualified to be appointed a judge of the Supreme Court. 
  2. The term of office of the AG is 5 years. 
  3. He holds office during the pleasure of the president. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All of them

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 10, 2021

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Q1) Consider the following statements with respect to Model Panchayat Citizens Charter 

  1. Panchayats are responsible for delivery of basic services as enshrined under article 243G of the Constitution of India. 
  2. The Charter would ensure transparent and effective delivery of public services and accountable Local Self Governments. 
  3. The charter was prepared by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj in collaboration with National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR). 

Which of the statements given above are correct? 

a. 1 and 2 only 

b. 1 and 3 only 

c. 2 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q2) With respect to Election Commissioners, consider the following statements: 

  1. The Chief Election Commissioner and the Election Commissioners have equal powers and receive equal salary, which are similar to those of a judge of the Supreme Court. 
  2. In case of difference of opinion amongst the Chief election commissioner and the other election commissioners, the matter is decided by the Commission by majority. 

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

Q3) Consider the following statements with respect to PENCIL Portal 

  1. It is an electronic platform developed for the enforcement of legislative provisions of National Child Labour Policy (NCLP).
  2. It works under the control of the Ministry of Labour & Employment. 

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

Q4) Consider the following statements with respective to Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) 

  1. Under UAPA, the period of probe and detention of the accused can be extended up to 180 days. 
  2. Investigation of cases under UAPA, may be conducted by officers of the rank of Deputy Superintendent or Assistant Commissioner of Police or above. 

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

Q5) Consider the following statements with respective to Inland Vessels Bill, 2021 

  1. It will approve separate rules framed by the States for registration of inland vessels. 
  2. It will provide for a central database for recording the details of vessel, vessel registration, crew on an electronic portal. 

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

a. 1 only 

b. 2 only 

c. Both 1 and 2 

d. Neither 1 nor 2

UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Most Probable Questions on Environment and Ecology – by Santosh Gupta

Q1) Consider the following statements regarding Project MIKE (Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants) : 

  1. It has been established by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). 
  2. It is a site-based system designed to monitor trends in the illegal killing of elephants to help range States make appropriate management and enforcement decisions. 
  3. The largest number of MIKE-sites are in India. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2

b. 2 and 3

c.  1 and 3

d. all of them 

Q2) Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Biosphere Reserves (BRs)? 

  1. BRs are admitted into the Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme by the United Nations Environment Programme. 
  2. BRs under MAB programme remain under the sovereign jurisdiction of the State where they are situated. 
  3. There are 28 Biosphere reserves in India under MAB programme. 

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All of them

Q3) Consider the following statements with respect to SAVE programme: 

  1. The objective of the programme is to save Asian vultures from extinction. 
  2. It is an initiative of International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. 1 and 2 only

d. None of them

Q4) Consider the following statements regarding Global Footprint Network: 

  1. It was established by the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002. 
  2. It is responsible for hosting and calculating Earth Overshoot Day. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. None of them

Q5) Consider the following statements regarding ‘Biosafety Clearing House’: 

  1. It has been established to facilitate the exchange of information on Living Modified Organisms to protect biological diversity. 
  2. It is a mechanism set up by the  Nagoya Protocol. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. None of them

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 9, 2021

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Q1) Consider the following statements with respect to Consolidated Sinking Fund? 

1. The fund should be maintained outside the consolidated fund of the States and the public account. 

2. It should not be used for any other purpose, except for redemption of loans. 

3. It is administered by the Department of economic affairs and respective State treasuries. 

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

a. 1 only 

b. 1 & 2 only 

c. 1 & 3 only 

d. 2 & 3 only

Q2) Consider the following statements with respect to Appointment of Chief Minister 

1. The Constitution does not require that a person must prove his majority in the legislative assembly before he is appointed as the Chief Minister. 

2. The term of the Chief Minister is not fixed and he holds office during the pleasure of the governor. 

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

Q3) Identify from the following the languages that were initially included in the Constitution.

1. Gujarati

2. Kashmiri

3. Konkani

4. Malayalam

5. Manipuri

6. Marathi

The correct option is:

a. 1, 3, 4 and 5 only

b. 1, 2, 4 and 6 only

c. 2, 3, 5 and 6 only

d. All

Q4) Consider the following statements with respective to Article 311 

1. It puts certain restrictions on the absolute power of the President or Governor for dismissal, removal or reduction in rank of an officer. 

2. The protective safeguards given under Article 311 are applicable to both civil servants and defence personnel. 

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

Q5) Consider the following statements with respective to Creation of New District 

1. The power to create new districts or alter or abolish existing districts rests only with the State governments. 

2. A state can create a district only by passing a law in the state assembly. 

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

a. 1 only 

b. 2 only 

c. Both 1 and 2 

d. Neither 1 nor 2

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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 8, 2021

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  3. Burning issue (PDF).
  4. Subject specific (PDF).
  5. Mentor’s phone call for support & encouragement.

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UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions on Polity – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Consider the following statements with respect to E-Courts Project 

  1. It is a pan-India Project, monitored and funded by the Department of Justice. 
  2. It is one of the National e-Governance projects being implemented in District and Subordinate Courts of the Country. 
  3. The project has been implemented by the eCommittee, Supreme Court of India along with Department of Justice and National Information Centre. 

Which of the statements given above are correct? 

a. 1 and 2 only 

b. 1 and 3 only 

c. 2 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q2) Consider the following statements with respect to Star Campaigners 

1. The expenditure incurred on campaigning by „stars‟ is exempt from being added to the election expenditure of a candidate. 

2. In India there is no law governing who can or cannot be made a star campaigner. 

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

a. 1 only 

b. 2 only 

c. Both 1 and 2 

d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q3) Which of the following statements are incorrect with respect to Provisions under Tribunal Reforms Ordinance 2021 

1. Under this Chairperson and Members of the Tribunals will be appointed by the central government on the recommendation of a Search-cum Selection Committee. 

2. It amended the Cinematograph Act, 1952 by which abolished the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT). 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

a. 1 only

b. 2 only 

c. Both 1 and 2 

d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q4) Consider the following statements with respect to National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) 

1. It is a constitutional body established under Article 338 of Indian Constitution. 

2. The members of the commission are appointed by the President by warrant under his/her hand and seal. 

3. The conditions of service and tenure of office of members of NCSC are determined by the President. 

Which of the statements given above are correct? 

a. 1 and 2 only 

b. 1 and 3 only 

c. 2 and 3 only 

d. 1, 2 and 3

Q5) Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Right to Freedom of Movement

1. It is protected against only state action and not private individuals. 

2. It is guaranteed under Article 19 of the Indian Constitution. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

a. 1 only 

b. 2 only 

c. Both 1 and 2 

d. Neither 1 nor 2

Daily Dose: Complete Snapshots of Everyday News – by Shweta Mishra