Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 03 JANUARY 2018

                     

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 03 JANUARY 2019

Q1. Consider the following statements with respect to RBI’s financial stability report released recently :

1) The ratio of gross non-performing assets (GNPA) to advanceshave declined since 2015.
2) The Gross NPA’s of only private sector banks have eased and not public sector banks.
3) Public sector banks continue to have higher levels of bad loans than their private sector peers and are projected to show slower improvements over the second half of the fiscal.

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 are the outcomes of the UNFCCC annual summit held in Katowice,Poland ?

1) The participating countries agreed on the rules to implement the Paris climate agreement that comes to effect in 2020.
2) The parties to the conference agreed to record the pledges in a public registry, as per the existing interim portal, the future pledges would also cover a “common timeframe” from 2031.
3) The important questions regarding issue of financial aid to poorer countries as well as ways to scale up existing commitments on emission reduction were addressed.

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

Q3. Consider the following statements regarding the RashtriyaYuvaSashaktikaranKaryakramScheme :

1) The Scheme aims to develop the personality and leadership qualities of the youth and to engage them in nation building activities.
2) The Scheme beneficiaries are the youth in the age-group of 15-29 years, in line with the definition of 'youth' in the National Youth Policy, 2014.
3) It is a central sector scheme under the HRD ministry.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q4. Consider the following statements with respect to crop diversification programme(CDP) & tobacco farming in India :

1) Under CDP, tobacco growing States have given flexibility to take suitable activities/interventions for replacing the tobacco to alternative crops/cropping system as per the cost norms approved under any Centrally Sponsored Scheme/State Scheme.
2) The States may also organize study tours/ exposure visits and campaigns etc. for highlighting harmful effects of tobacco and long term benefits of alternative crops under CDP.
3) Under the scheme,the state with maximum area of tobacco farms that has been shifted to other farms is Andhra Pradesh.

Which of the above statements are nottrue ?
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 3 only
c) None are true
d) All are true

Q5. As per The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2018'Nocte', "Tangsa', Tutsa', 'Wancho' tribes belongto which of the following north eastern states of India ?

a) Nagaland
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Mizoram
d) Manipur
e) Assam

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