17-7-2021 MCQs Test

1. What is the ‘National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive’ (PRASHAD)?

  1. It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme fully financed by the Government of India.
  2. It includes infrastructure development such as entry points (Road, Rail and Water Transport), last mile connectivity, basic tourism facilities.

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2. World Youth Skills Day is celebrated on:

 
 
 
 

3. ‘Fit for 55’ recently seen in news is a/an:

  1. It is a proposal made by European Commission to reduce the EU’s carbon emissions by 55% compared with 1990 levels by 2030.
  2. Zero-emission cars such as electric or hydrogen-powered vehicles would be permitted to be manufactured.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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4. What is adjournment motion?

  1. It aims to draw the attention of the House to a recent matter of urgent public importance having serious consequences.
  2. It is an extraordinary device, needs the support of 50 members and can be initiated in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

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5. What is Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCC)?

  1. It is a permanent intergovernmental international organisation.
  2. India and Pakistan are observer states.

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6. With reference to the Kapu Community, consider the following statements:

  1. They are primarily an agrarian community based in the Andhra-Telangana region forming the core of the middle castes.
  2. It is one of the dominant caste groups with political influence in the state and comprises nearly 26 per cent of the state’s five crore people.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the Krishna River:

  1. Originates at Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra and merges with the Bay of Bengal.
  2. Together with its tributaries, it forms a vast basin that covers 33% of the total area of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. What is Censure Motion?

  1. Its purpose is to censure the concerned minister.
  2. It is moved in Rajya Sabha as well as Lok Sabha.

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9. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Amazon Rainforests?

  1. They cover about 80% of the Amazon basin and they are home to nearly a fifth of the world’s land species.
  2. These are large tropical rainforests occupying the drainage basin of the Amazon River and its tributaries in northern South America.

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10. What is Monk fruit?

 
 
 
 
What is the color of the snow?

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