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UPSC Previous Year question paper -2016-2020- World Panorama

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UPSC previous year question paper of subject World Panorama from the year 2016-2020 with answers.

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#1. Consider the following pairs [2020] Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

#2. In which one of the following groups are all the four countries members of G20 ? [2020]

#3. Consider the following pairs: [2020] Which of the pairs given above is/ are correctly matched?

#4. “Gold Tranche” (Reserve Tranche) refers to [2020]

#5. Consider the following statements: [2019] 1. The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) has a "protocol against the smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air". 2. The UNCAC is the ever-first legally binding global anti-corruption instrument. 3. A highlight of the United Nations Convention against Transnational organized Crime (UNTOC) is the inclusion of a specific chapter aimed at returning assets to their rightful owners from whom they had been taken illicitly.4. The United Nations office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is mandated by its member states to assist in the implementation of both UNCAC and UNTOC. Which of the following statements given above are correct?

#6. Which one of the following is not a sub-index of the World Bank's 'Ease of Doing Business Index? [2019]

#7. With reference to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), consider the following statements: [2019] 1. AIIB has more than 80 member nations. 2. India is the largest shareholder in AIIB. 3. AIIB does not have any members from outside Asia. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#8. "Momentum for Change : Climate Neutral Now" is an initiative launched by [2018]

#9. Consider the following statements [2018] 1. Most of the world's coral reefs are in tropical waters. 2. More than one-third of the world's coral reefs are located in the territories of Australia, Indonesia and Philippines. 3. Coral reefs host far more number of animal phyla than those hosted by tropical rainforests. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

#10. The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), a UN mechanism to assist countries transition towards greener and more inclusive economies, emerged at [2018]

#11. What is "Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)", sometimes seen in the news? [2018]

#12. Consider the following pairs Town sometime mentioned in news: Country: [2018] 1. Aleppo: Syria 2. Kirkuk: Yemen 3. Mosul: Palestine 4. Mazar -i- Sharif: Afghanistan Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

#13. With reference to the 'Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA)', which of the following statements is/are correct? [2018] 1. GACSA is an outcome of the Climate Summit held in Paris in 2015. 2. Membership of GACSA does not create any binding obligations. 3. India was instrumental in the creation of GACS(A) Select the correct answer using the code given

#14. International Labour Organization's Conventions 138 and 182 are related to [2018]

#15. The term "two-state solution" is sometimes mentioned in the news in the context of the affairs of [2018]

#16. Very recently, in which of the following countries have lakhs of people either suffered from severe famine/acute malnutrition or died due to starvation caused by war/ethnic conflicts ? [2018]

#17. Consider the following statements: [2017] 1. The Nuclear Security Summits are periodically held under the aegis of the United Nations. 2. The International Panel on Fissile Materials is an organ of International Atomic Energy Agency. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#18. Consider the following in respect of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS): [2017] 1. Inaugural IONS was held in India in 2015 under the chairmanship of the Indian Navy. 2. IONS is a voluntary initiative that seeks to increase maritime co-operation among navies of the littoral states of the Indian Ocean Region. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

#19. Which of the following gives 'Global Gender Gap Index' ranking to the countries of the world? [2017]

#20. The Global Infrastructure Facility is a/an [2017]

#21. With reference to the role of UN-Habitat in the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future, which of the statements is/are correct? [2017] 1. UN-Habitat has been mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities to provide adequate shelter for all. 2. Its partners are either governments or local urban authorities only. 3. UN-Habitat contributes to the overall objective of the United Nations system to reduce poverty and to promote access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation. Select the correct answer using the code given below:

#22. With reference to ‘Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)’, consider the following statements : [2016] 1. It is an organization of European Union in working relation with NATO and WHO. 2. It monitors chemical industry to prevent new weapons from emerging. 3. It provides assistance and protection to States (Parties) against chemical weapons threats. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#23. ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ is sometimes mentioned in the news in the context of the affairs of [2016]

#24. Which of the following is not a member of ‘Gulf Cooperation Council’? [2016]

#25. ‘Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres)’, often in the news, is [2016]

#26. Consider the following statements : [2016] The India-Africa Summit 1. held in 2015 was the third such Summit 2. was actually initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1951 Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#27. Which of the following is/are the indicator/indicators used by IFPRI to compute the Global Hunger Index Report? [2016] 1. Under nourishment 2. Child stunting 3. Child mortality Select the correct answer using the code given below.

#28. India’s ranking in the ‘Ease of Doing Business Index’ is sometimes seen in the news. Which of the following has declared that ranking? [2016]

#29. With reference to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), consider the following statements : [2016] 1. IMFC discusses matters of concern affecting the global economy, and advises the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the direction of its work. 2. The World Bank participates as observer in IMFC’s meetings. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#30. Consider the following statements : [2016] 1. New Development Bank has been set up by APEC. 2. The headquarters of New Development Bank is in Shanghai. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#31. With reference to ‘IFC Masala Bonds’, sometimes seen in the news, which of the statements given below is/are correct? [2016-I] 1. The International Finance Corporation, which offers these bonds, is an arm of the World Bank. 2. They are the rupee-denominated bonds and are a source of debt financing for the public and private sector. Select the correct answer using the code given below.

#32. Recently, which one of the following currencies has been proposed to be added to the basket of IMF’s SDR? [2016]

#33. In the context of which of the following do you sometimes find the terms ‘amber box, blue box and green box’ in the news? [2016]

#34. The term ‘Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership’ often appears in the news in the context of the affairs of a group of countries known as [2016]

#35. ‘European Stability Mechanism’, sometimes seen in the news, is an [2016]

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