Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs – January 28, 2023 [Mock Test]

1. Consider the following statements about Saryu River:

  1. It originates in Nanda Kot Mountain in Himachal Pradesh.
  2. The Saryu Nahar National Project involves the interlinking of five rivers – Ghaghara, Saryu, Rapti, Banganga and Rohini.
  3. It discharges into the Sharda River at Pancheswar at the India-Bangladesh border.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 1 & 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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2. Consider the following statements with respect to the Launch Vehicle Mark 3 (LVM3) and Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV):

  1. PSLV has the capability to put a heavier payload in the orbit than the LVM3.
  2. LVM3 is designed mainly to deliver earth observation or remote sensing satellites, whereas, PSLV has been designed for launching communication satellites.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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3. ‘Tihar’ also known as ‘Yamapanchak’  festival is celebrated mainly in which of the following countries?

[A] India
[B] Bhutan
[C] Nepal
[D] Sri Lanka

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