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

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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 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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