Daily UPSC Prelims Current Affairs – March 1, 2023 [Mock Test]

1. Which of the following criterias have been identified by the United Nations for a country to be classified as a Least Developed Country?

  1. The country should be vulnerable to natural disasters.
  2. It must perform poorly on a composite human assets index.
  3. It must have a gross national income (GNI) per capita below the threshold of USD 1,230 over a five-year average.

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

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2. Consider the following statements about Doha Programme of Action (DPoA) for least-developed countries:

  1. It is a 10-year programme (2021-2030).
  2. It aims to make countries competent to achieve net zero emissions.
  3. Its focus areas include climate change, environment degradation, recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic etc.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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3. With respect to the Lead Bank Scheme, consider the following statements:

  1. It was introduced during fourth five-year plan.
  2. It was based on the recommendation of Usha Throat committee.
  3. Block was identified as the smallest geographical unit for the scheme.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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The above questions are part of Daily Current Affairs Test under UPSC Prelims Test Series - 2023 in GKToday Android Application. This series can be subscribed in the app only. Download Now



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