Current Affairs MCQ | 10th November, 2020 | UPSC PSC,

1. Which of the following statement(s) is/are INCORRECT about Sabarimala Temple

1) It is located in the forests of the Western Ghats in Kerala

2) It is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa

3) It has curtailed the religious freedom assured by Article 24(1).

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about dengue

1) The first evidence of occurrence of dengue in India was reported in 1956 from Vellore district in Tamil Nadu.

2) Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever is associated with very high mortality rate as the blood pressure drops down drastically and organs start to collapse.

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following recommendations put forth by the 15th Finance Commission

1) New non-lapsable fund

2) Financing national security

3) Incentives for States that deliver on reforms

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

4. Tigray region is located in

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the National Agricultural Education Policy

1) The Policy is set to bring academic credit banks and degree programmes with multiple entry and exit options

2) The National Agricultural Higher Education Project is funded by both the government of India and the Asian Development Bank

3) A six-member committee of Vice-Chancellors will submit a draft policy

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

6. The term “Basic Law” sometimes in News is in reference to

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about US and Indian Parliamentary Systems

1) The President in both is the head of the State and head of the Government.

2) They follow the Democratic/Constitutional Republic form of government.

3) The President can be removed only for ‘violation of the Constitution’

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization

1) It is a statutory authority

2)  It functions under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

3) It is headquartered at Nagpur, Maharashtra.

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the Western Ghats

1) is a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, extending till Lakshadweep Islands

2) It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

10. Civil contempt includes any act or publication which

1) Scandalizes the court

2) Prejudices any judicial proceeding

3) Interferes with the administration of justice in any other manner.

 
 
 
 

 


 



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