UPSC Prelims-2023, GS: Answer Key - Download

Current Affairs Quiz

CA Quiz 17.02.2023

1. Consider the following statements regarding Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS).

  1. Primary Agricultural Credit Societies  (PACS) act as the last connection in a three-level helpful credit structure headed by the State Cooperative Banks (SCB) at the state level.
  2. They give short and medium-term credit and other information administrations to part farmers.
  3. These are renegotiated by NABARD through 352 District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) and 34 State Cooperative Banks (SCBs).

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2. Take into consideration the following statements regarding the “Rail Vikas Kaushal Yojana” under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

  1. It is a skill development program that focuses specifically on providing training for jobs that are relevant to the Railways. 
  2. The candidates receive the training at no cost, and this program includes a provision for employment.

Select the correct statements.


3. Consider the following statements regarding the “Vibrant Villages Programme.” 

  1. This is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme that will provide funds for the development of essential infrastructure along all of the country’s land borders.
  2. With the assistance of Gram Panchayats, the district administration will develop vibrant village action plans.
  3. The provision of electricity and potable water will consume more than half of the funds allocated under this plan.

Which of the above statements is or are correct?


4. Consider the following statements in relation to the “River Cities Alliance.” 

  1. This is a dedicated platform for river cities that is run by the Ministry of Jal Shakti and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs together.
  2. The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) organizes the annual meeting of River Cities Alliance (RCA) members known as DHARA, which stands for Driving Holistic Action for Urban Rivers.

Which of the above statements is or are correct?


5. Which telescope has been chosen to receive the “2023 John L. Jack Swigert, Jr.” Space Exploration Award?


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