Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 02 January 2020


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 02 January 2020


Q1. Which of the following statements regarding the recent WHO report on malnutrition and obesity across the globe stands true ?

1) The world is now “facing a new nutrition reality” where individuals across countries are facing both undernutrition and obesity at different points in their life.
2) The world is now “facing a new nutrition reality” where individuals across countries are facing both undernutrition and obesity (double burden) at different points in their life as per the report.
3) The report identifies India as the largest country with a severe double burden, along with many other Asian and sub-Saharan African countries, in particular.

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

Q2. The country Guinea-Bissau recently in news, shares boundary with which of the following countries of Africa ?

1) Sierra Leone
2) Senegal
3) Guinea
4) Mali

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) 2 & 4 only

Q3. Recently Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati Researchers have developed materials that can produce energy from water, on a small scale.

Which of the followings statements regarding the same stands true ?

1) When fluids stream through tiny channels that are charged, they can generate an electrical voltage, which may be harnessed through miniaturized generators. The concept is also known as electrokinetic energy.
2) In order to extract power from stagnant water, devices were fabricated by employing doped Graphene flakes.
3) Graphene is the sheet produced by oxidation followed by reduction of natural graphite flakes.

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

Q4. India, for the first time, ranks among the top 10 in this year's Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI).Which of the following statements regarding the same stands true ?

1) According to report,The current levels of per capita emissions and energy use in India, ranked 9th in the "high category", are still comparatively low and, along with ambitious 2030 targets, result in high ratings for the green house gas (GHG) emissions and energy use categories
2) The new Climate Change Performance Index shows signs of a global turnaround in emissions, including increased coal consumption.
3) While some EU countries such as Sweden (4th) and Denmark (5th), one of the best climbers, achieve overall high or very high ratings, the performance of EU countries varies largely.

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

Q5. Which of the following personalities/offices is authorised to supervise the election work in the State/Union Territory subject to the overall superintendence, direction and control of the Election Commission ?

a) Chief secretary
b) Speaker of assembly
c) Chief electoral officer
d) Returning officer

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