Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 01 JANUARY 2018

                     

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 01 JANUARY 2019

Q1. Consider the following statements with respect to law making procedure in India :

1) The President can assent or withhold his assent to a Bill or he can return a Bill, other than a Money Bill, for reconsideration. If the Bill is again passed by the Houses, with or without amendment made by the President, he shall not withhold assent there from.
2) All Bills, except a ‘Money Bill’ or financial Bills, may originate in any of the Houses.
3) After the dissolution of LokSabha all Bills except the Bills introduced in the RajyaSabha and pending therein, lapse.

Which of the above statements are true ?

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q2. Which of the following lakes in India are fresh water lakes ?

1) Wular lake
2) Chilika lake
3) Pulicat lake
4) Dal lake
5) Vembanad lake

a) 1,2& 3 only
b) 3,4 & 5 only
c) 1,4 & 5 only
d) all of the above

Q3. Consider the following statements regarding State human rights commission (SHRC ) :

1) The SHRC shall inquire into violation of human rights in respect of matters specified in state list and concurrent list only.
2) A sitting judge of HC or sitting district judge cannot be appointed as the chairman of the SHRC.
3) It submits special or annual reports to state legislatures along with action taken on their recommendations and reasons for non acceptance of advice.

Which of the above statements are true ?

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) all the above
d) 1 & 3 only

Q4. Which of the following statements with respect to Agri Export Zone are true ?

1) The concept of Agri Export Zone (AEZ) was introduced to take a comprehensive look at a particular produce/product located in a contiguous area for the purpose of developing and sourcing the raw materials, their processing/packaging, leading to final exports.
2) The concept hinged primarily on convergence of existing Central and State Government schemes to take care of financial interventions required at various stages of value chain.
3) Gujarat has the largest number of Agri export zones in the country.

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q5. Consider the following Global/Regional organisations :

1) ASEAN
2) Asia Pacific Economic co-operation ( APEC )
3) International Monetary Fund
4) Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)
5) BIMSTEC

India is not a member of which of the above organisations/groupings ?
a) 1 & 2 only
 b) 3 & 4 only
c) 2 & 4 only
d) 3 & 5 only

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ANSWER:

1(d), 2(c), 3(d), 4(a), 5(a)