Punjab PCS 2021 Previous Year questions: Part 2

Punjab PCS 2021 Previous Year questions: Part 2

Punjab Public Service Commission(PPSC) has conducted the examination for the post of Punjab State Civil Services Combined Competitive Exam 2020 (PSCSCCE-2020). The Preliminary exam was conducted on 13th February 2021. All the aspirants who want to attempt the questions of the preliminary examination, Civils Notebook has decided to become your one stop solution.

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Civils Notebook is compiling the questions from the Prelims exam of Punjab PCS which you can attempt in your free time without going through any hassle. The questions from Punjab PCS prelims exam will be covered sequence wise in this blog and next upcoming posts. The answers to these questions are given at the end of the post.

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1. The Prime Minister of India mentioned the mega plan of “One Sun, One

World, One Grid” project in the Independence Day address. Which of the following statements are correct about the project?

1. It is a transnational electricity grid supplying solar power project.

2. The idea of the project was first introduced in 2018 during the first assembly of International

Solar Alliance.

3. China was the only member country to resist this proposal during the ISA meet.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) Only 1 and 2

(b) Only 2 and 3

(c) Only 1 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

2. The Government of India has constituted National Council for Transgender Persons. Which of the following statements are correct about the Council?

1. The Council will be headed by the Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.

2. The Council is a statutory body found under Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019.

3. State level and District level councils for each State will be set up under this act to address the grievances of transgenders at grassroot level.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) Only 2 and 3

(b) Only 1 and 2

(c) Only 1 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

3. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently published the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020. Which of the following statements are correct about EIA ?
1. It predicts the effect of a proposed industrial/infrastructural project on the environment.
2. It prevents the proposed activity/project from being approved without proper oversight or taking adverse consequences into account.
3. It compares various alternatives for a project and seeks to identify the one which represents the best combination of economic and environmental costs and benefits.
4. As per the new notification, Coal and non-Coal mineral prospecting and solar photovoltaic projects do not need prior environmental clearance.
Select the correct answer using the code given below :
(a) Only 1 and 2
(b) Only 2, 3 and 4
(c) Only 1, 2 and 3
(d) Only 1, 2 and 4

4. Recently ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ project was launched by NITI Aayog in collaboration with International Transport Forum (ITF). Identify the incorrect statement.

(a) It aims to develop a pathway towards a low carbon transport system for India.

(b) The project will design a tailor-made transport emissions assessment framework for India.

(c) India, Azerbaijan, Nigeria and Morocco are the participants of the Decarbonising Transport in Emerging Economies (DTEE).

(d) None of the above

5. The United Nations Environment Programme and International Energy Agency jointly released a ‘Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report’ (CEPSR). Which of the following statements is/are correct about the report ?

1. It is based on assessment of development and climate benefits of efficient and climate-friendly cooling.

2. It lays out actions that can be taken to deliver efficient and climate-friendly cooling for all.

Select the correct answer using the code given below :

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Solution:

  1. A
  2. B
  3. D
  4. C
  5. C

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