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IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2021 – Set 167, 8 June

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1. Which of the following States/UTs has least population in India as per 2011 census?
(a) Ladakh
(b) Lakshadweep
(c) Sikkim
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
2. Consider the following statements about MGNREGA.
1. The scheme was introduced in 2005 as a social measure that guarantees “the right to work”.
2. The key tenet of this social measure and labour law is that the local government will have to legally provide at least 100 days of wage employment in rural India to enhance their quality of life.
Choose the correct answer by using the codes given below.
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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3. Consider the following statements regarding the ‘YounTab’ Scheme.
1. It is an initiative of the Department of School Education.
2. Under the scheme, about 12,300 tablets were distributed among the students from Class 6th to 12th in government schools in Leh.
Choose the correct answer by using the codes given below.
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
4. Recently, NASA has announced two new missions to Venus, both aim to understand how Venus became an inferno-like world, capable of melting lead at the surface. Which of the following is/are the name of the Missions?
(a) Davinci+ and Veritas
(b) Venus+ and Davinchi 1+
(c) Veritas and Venus+
(d) Davinci+ and Venus+

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5. What is the International Nitrogen Initiative Conference? Choose the correct option.
(a) It was set up in 2003 under the sponsorship of the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) and from the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP).
(b) It is a triennial event that brings together scientists from around the world dealing with reactive nitrogen compounds in agriculture, industry, traffic, soil, water and air.
(c) The program is currently a sustained partner of Future Earth.
(d) All of the above
6. Which one of the following countries’ parliaments has approved plans for an artificial island called Lynette Holm Island? It will house 35,000 people and help in protecting port of Copenhagen from rising sea levels.
(a) Parliament of Denmark
(b) Parliament of Norway
(c) Parliament of Sweden
(d) Parliament of UK

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7. Which institute has become the latest pharma company to ask for indemnity from liability, stating that all vaccine manufacturers, whether Indian or foreign, should be protected against legal suits for any severe side effects?
(a) Biotech
(b) Serum
(c) Johnson & Johnson
(d) AstraZeneca
8. Whom of the following writers of the Dharmashashtra disapproved the practice of Sati declaring it as an act of suicide?
(b) Medhatithi
(c) Usana
(d) Vyas

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9. Whom of the following ladies wrote a historical account during the Mughal period?
(a) Gulbadan Begum
(b) Noorjahan Begum
(c) Jahanara Begum
(d) Zebun-nissah Begum
10. A Hollywood actor is playing Dr. Kalam in his upcoming biopic. What is his name?
(a) Nuveen Andrews
(b) Johnny Martin
(c) Muhammad Ali
(d) Terry O’Quinn
Ans. 1(b), 2(c), 3(c), 4(a), 5(d), 6(a), 7(b), 8(b), 9(a), 10(c)

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 8 June, 2021

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