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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 7, 2021

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UPSC Daily Study Plan For 2021 and 2022 || STREAK – by Ravi Ranjan

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

Q1) Consider the following statements with respect to State Election Commission 

1. The functions of delimitation, reservation and rotation of local body election seats should be vested with the State Election Commission. 

2. It should submit its annual or special reports to the Election Commission of India and to 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

Q2) With respect to Schedules of Indian Constitution, consider the following statements: 

1. Fifth Schedule asks for annual reports from the Governors of each State having Scheduled Areas to the President. 

2. Sixth Schedule contains recommendations relating to the ability of the autonomous regions to frame land-use policies and policies related to reserved 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

Q3) Development and Welfare Board for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities (DWBDNCs) works under the aegis of? 

a. Ministry of Home Affairs 

b. Ministry of Tribal Affairs 

c. Ministry of Rural Development 

d. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Q4) With respect to One Nation One Ration Card Scheme, consider the following statements: 

a. The scheme is being implemented for nationwide portability of ration cards under National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 

b. This system allows all NFSA beneficiaries, particularly migrant beneficiaries, to claim either full or part foodgrains from any Fair Price Shop (FPS) in the country 

c. The system also allows their family members back home, if any, to claim the balance foodgrains on same the ration card 

d. None of the above

Q5) With respect to the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021, consider the following statements: 

1. Bill provides that the term government referred to in any law made by the Legislative Assembly will imply Lieutenant Governor. 

2. The Bill prohibits the Legislative Assembly from making any rule to enable itself to consider the matters of day-to-day administration of the NCT of Delhi.

3. The bill states that the Lieutenant Governor‟s opinion must be obtained on every matter, before taking any executive action on the decisions of the Minister/ Council of Ministers. 

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

3 only 

1 and 2 only 

2 and 3 only 

1, 2 and 3

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

Q1) Consider the following statements regarding Global-Warming potential (GWP) 

  1. It’s a relative measure of how much heat a greenhouse gas traps in the atmosphere. 
  2. It is expressed as a factor of carbon dioxide. 
  3. A high GWP correlates with a low infrared absorption and a long atmospheric lifetime. 

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) Consider the following statements

  1. While Clean  Development Mechanism(CDM) works under Kyoto Protocol, Sustainable development mechanism(SDM) is a mechanism to ensure implementation of SDGs targets. 
  2. While Kyoto protocol ensure binding targets only for developed countries, Paris accord makes no such distinction. 

Which of the above statement/s  is/are true?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. None of them

Q3) Consider the following statements regarding United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD): 

  1. It was formed on the recommendations of the World Commission on Environment and Development. 
  2. It is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. 
  3. It has established the Global Mechanism (GM) to assist countries for mobilization of financial resources to address land degradation and drought. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 3 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 2 only

d. All of them

Q4) Consider the following statements regarding GHG Platform India: 

  1. 1. It is a joint initiative of NITI Aayog and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. 
  2. It will provide an estimation and analysis of India‘s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across key sectors. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2

b. 1 only

c. 2 only

d. None of them

Q5) With reference to the Project Predator, consider the following statements: 

  1. It is an initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme. 
  2. It aims to enhance governance and law enforcement capacity for the conservation of Asian big cats and other wildlife species. 
  3. The project has its focus on the tiger range countries, including India. 

Which of the statements given above 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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