UPSC Quiz December 2018

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1.Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding DNA-based genetic ID

I.It is a prototypes of Unique Identification Cards

II.It can’t detect any mutation or disease in the animals

III.Kerala has become the first state in the country to have prepared a DNA-based genetic ID of its captive elephants.

A.I and III only

B.II and III only

C.I and II only

D. All of the statement are correct

2.Consider the following statements regarding Cyclone Phethai

I.Cyclone Pethai has emerged as a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal.

II.Cyclonic Storm Phethai is the sixth named cyclone of 2018 North Indian Ocean Cyclone season.

III.It was expected to bring heavy rainfalls in the coastal areas of north Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha.

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A.I and III only

B.II and III only

C.I and II only

D. All of the statement are correct

3. Child protection policy is sometime mentioned in the news with reference to

I.The policy dedicated to the protection of children

II.The policy will apply to all Institutions and organisations including corporate and media houses government or private sector.

III.All organisations must have a code of conduct based on zero tolerance of child abuse and exploitation.

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A.I and III only

B.II and III only

C.I and II only

D. All of the statement are correct

4.With reference to the Bogibeel bridge consider the following statements

I.It is India’s longest rail­road bridge

II.It is dedicated to Chaolong Siuka­pha, who founded the Ahom kingdom in Assam more than 600 years ago.

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A.Both of the statements are incorrect

B.Both of the statements are correct

5.Which of the following are the objectives of Global Gender Gap Report

I.It is published by the World Economic Forum.

II.It releases an Gender Gap Index designed to measure gender equality.

III.The index ranks countries according to calculated gender gap between women and men in four key areas: health, education, economy and politics.

IV.The report measures women’s advantage compared to men

A.I,III and IV

B.II,III and IV

C.I,II and III

D.All of the statement are correct

6.Consider the following statement regarding Navic powered gadgets,sometime mentioned in the hindu

I.NAVIC is an independent regional navigation satellite system designed to provide position information

II.These gadgets will help the Tamilnadu fishermen know about cyclones and provide weather updates

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A.Both of the statements are incorrect

B.Both of the statements are correct

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