Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 02 July 2019


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 02 July 2019


Q1. Consider the following statements regarding national electricity mobility mission plan (NEMPP) :

1) The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 is a National Mission document providing the vision and the roadmap for the faster adoption of electric vehicles and their manufacturing in the country.
2) This plan has been designed to enhance national fuel security, to provide affordable and environmentally friendly transportation and to enable the Indian automotive industry to achieve global manufacturing leadership.
3) The scheme is being implemented by ministry of department of science & technology

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 states in India have come under President’s rule since the enactment of the constitution ?

1) Andhra Pradesh
2) Odisha
3) Jharkhand
4) Telangana
5) Tamilnadu

a) 1,2 & 3 only
b) 1,2 & 5 only
c) 2 & 4 only
d) 3,4 & 5 only

Q3. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved a new initiative - Scheme for Trans-disciplinary Research for India’s Developing Economy (STRIDE) to boost research culture in the country. Which of the following statements regarding the same stands true ?

1) STRIDE will support research capacity building as well as basic, applied and transformational action research that can contribute to national priorities with a focus on inclusive human development.
2) Collaborations between government, universities, voluntary organisations and industries are encouraged under this scheme.
3) STRIDE is a purely recommendatory body and does not provide any funding assistance to any educational institutions according to UGC guidelines.

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

Q4. Consider the following statements :

1) Nuclear energy is the third largest source of electricity in India after coal and hydroelectric power.
2) Enriched uranium is produced by feeding uranium hydroxide gas into centrifuges to separate out the most suitable isotope for nuclear fission, called U-235.
3) It is widely used for peaceful purposes, such as medical research and producing electricity. But, if it is highly purified it can also be used to make a nuclear bomb.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q5. The “state of global climate report” is released by which of the global institutions ?

a) UNFCCC (UN framework convention on climate change)
b) UNEP (UN environment programme)
c) WMO (World Meteorological Organisation)
d) World Bank

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