MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Youth Affairs & Sports

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Youth Affairs & Sports

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding National Youth Policy, 2014:

  1. The Policy defines ‘youth’ as persons in the age group of 18-35 years.
  2. The polilcy reiterates the commitment of the entire nation to the all-round development of the youth, so that they can realise their full potential and contribute productively to the nation-building process.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q2. Consider the following Statements regarding National Service Scheme:

  1. ‘Education through Service’ is the purpose of the NSS.
  2. The ideological orientation of the NSS is inspired by the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi.
  3. The motto of NSS is “Not Me, But You”.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 1 & 3 only

Q3. Consider the following Statements regarding Sports awards:

  1. While criteria for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award involves outstanding performance by a sportsperson over a period of four years, Arjuna award in addition to good performance over past 4 years requires qualities of leadership, sportsmanship and a sense of discipline.
  2. With a view to recognizing the contribution made to sports development by sportspersons and coaches, Government has instituted a new award titled ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q4. Consider the following Statements regarding Doping:

  1. Doping is the deliberate or inadvertent use by sportspersons of a substance or method banned by World Anti Doping Agency (WADA).
  2. National Anti Doping Agency is the national organization responsible for promoting, coordinating, and monitoring the doping control programme in sports in the country.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan:

  1. It is a centrally sponsored plan scheme was launched in 2014 in place of Panchayat Yuva Krida aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA).
  2. Under the scheme, integrated sports complexes with both indoor and outdoor gaming facilties are to be constructed in every rural block panchayat of the country.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Solutions:

QuesSolExplanation
1bThe Policy defines ‘youth’ as persons in the age group of 15-29 years.
2c
3aWith a view to recognizing the contribution made to sports development by entities other than sportspersons and coaches, Government has instituted a new award titled ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’
4c
5c

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