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Daily MCQs for UPSC Current Affairs | 2ND NOVEMBER 2022

Question 5: Consider the following with respect to National real estate development council (NAREDCO):

  1. It was established under the aegis of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
  2. It aims to provide the government, real estate industry and the general public a legitimate platform to address their concerns and find effective solutions for issues plaguing the real estate sector.

Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer: C

Explanation

  • National real estate development council (NAREDCO) was established, in 1998, under the aegis of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India, and is the premier real estate government industry association of India.
  • It aims to provide the government, real estate industry and the general public a legitimate platform to address their concerns and find effective solutions for issues plaguing the real estate sector.
  • Union Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs serves as Chief Patron of NAREDCO.

Question 6: Consider the following statements:

  1. Great Indian Bustards is the heaviest flying Bird.
  2. They avoid irrigated areas.
  3. They are endemic to Indian Sub-continent.

Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2, and 3

Correct Answer: D

Explanation

    • Great Indian Bustards (Ardeotis nigriceps), locally known as Godawan, is the heaviest flying Bird and State bird of Rajasthan.
    • Habitats include arid and semi-arid grasslands, open country with thorn scrub, tall grass interspersed with cultivation.
    • It avoids irrigated areas.
    • Rajasthan has the highest population, and it is endemic to Indian Sub-continent.
    • IUCN Status: Critically Endangered.
    • Important Sites: Desert National Park Sanctuary (Rajasthan), Naliya (Gujarat), Warora (Maharashtra) and Bellary (Karnataka).

Question 7: Consider the following sites and their corresponding riverbanks:

  1. Suktagendor : Ravi riverbank
  2. Chanhudaro : Indus riverbank
  3. Dholavira : Saraswati riverbank
  4. Lothal: Sabarmati riverbank

Which of the following statements is/are correctly matched?

  1. 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 4
  3. 1 and 4
  4. 1, 3, and 4

Correct Answer: B

Explanation

Daily MCQs for UPSC Current Affairs

  • Chanhudaro is an archaeological site in Sindh province of Pakistan is the only Indus city without a citadel.

Question 8: Consider the following pairs with respect to Harappan Burial system:

  1. Coffin Burial: Harappa
  2. Extended Burial: Mohenjo-Daro
  3. Joint Burial: Lothal
  4. Urn-Burial: Samali

Which of the following statements is/are correctly matched?

  1. 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 4
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 3, and 4

Correct Answer: C

Explanation

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