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UPSC Quiz- 2018 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 117]

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  • January 8, 2018
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UPSC Quiz- 2018 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz

[Day 117]

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Q.1) Consider the following statements about Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

  1. It is under the auspices of United Nations
  2. It was developed from the Advisory Group on Greenhouse Gases set up in 1985 by the International Council of Scientific Unions

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements about Atal Pension Yojana (APY)

  1. It is a pension scheme for unorganised sector workers
  2. The minimum age of joining APY is 18 years and maximum age is 40 years

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Which of the following statements about Polar vortices is/are correct?

  1. They are weakest during summer and strongest during winter
  2. They rotate counter-clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere
  3. Both (a) and (b)
  4. Neither (a) nor (b)

Q.4) Consider the following statements about Price Stabilization Fund (PSF)

  1. It regulates the price volatility of important agri-horticultural commodities
  2. It is under the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Famers Welfare (DAC&FW)

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Consider the following statements about Tobacco Control Act (COTPA, 2003)

  1. National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) looks into the enforcement of the COTPA, 2003
  2. The Act prohibits all direct and indirect advertisements, promotion and sponsorship
  3. The Act prohibits smoking of tobacco in public places, except in special smoking zones in hotels, restaurants and airports and open spaces

Select the correct statements

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All of the above

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