Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC/PSC Exams – 16 May 2018

  1. SoCH awards is related to which of the following sector

Community health

Swachh Bharat

Art & craft

None of the above

2. Consider the following statements about National Biodiversity Authority

It is a Statutory Body

It is headquartered in New Delhi

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

1 only

2 only

Both

None

3. Which of the following organization releases World Water Development Report?

United Nations

World bank

WHO

None of the above

4. Consider the following statements about Green Good Deeds campaign

The campaign has been launched by the WWF

The objective of the campaign is to restore and return the clean and green environment to the next generation.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

1 only

2 only

Both

None

5. Consider the following statements about Minamata Convention

It was entered in force in 2017

It aims to put ban on new mercury mines.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

1 only

2 only

Both

None

6. Consider the following statements about Peat lands

Cuvette Central region is the world’s largest tropical peat lands

Peat lands are the world’s largest terrestrial organic carbon stock, storing twice as much carbon as forests.

The Global Peat lands Initiative is a multi-partner United Nations Environment Programme initiative launched at the Global Landscapes Forum in Marrakesh in 2016.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

1 only

1 and 2 only

2 and 3 only

1, 2 and 3

 

7. Consider the following statement(s) about Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY)

It is a Pension Scheme exclusively for the senior citizens aged 60 years and above.

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India has been given the sole privilege to operate this Scheme.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

1 only

2 only

Both

None

8. New Sheppard rocket and space capsule recently seen in news was launched by

NASA

SPACE X

ISRO

None of the above

9. Which of the following is not tributary of Brahmaputra River?

Kameng

Barak

Kapili

Kalang

10. Which of the following countries do not make border with Ethiopia?

Eritrea

Somali

Kenya

Uganda

11. Term MPOWER which was seen in news recently is associated with

Tobacco

Electric vehicle

Space craft

Pharmaceutical

Answer:

1 (A), 2 (A), 3 (A), 4 (B), 5 (C), 6 (D)

7 (C), 8 (D), 9 (B), 10 (D), 11 (A)

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