Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 03 May 2020


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 03 May 2020


Q1 The Indian Scientists at the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism has developed fluid simulation code to study electric field structure in the magnetosphere of the earth. Which of the following statements regarding the same stands true ?

1) Earth's magnetic field, also known as the geomagnetic field, is the magnetic field that extends from the Earth's interior out into space, where it interacts with the solar wind, a stream of charged particles emanating from the Sun.
2) The sun is the major source that deposits plasma around the earth. It forces its plasma towards the earth through its solar wind. This creates interplanetary magnetic field that is carried by the solar magnetic field.
3) The magnetosphere of the earth has several numbers of satellites revolving. When the satellites leave the observational domain of one satellite and enter into the other, a blind arena is created.
Options :
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only 
c) 1 & 3 only 
d) all the above

Q2 Which of the following are the major sources of nitrous oxide emissions in India ?

1) Agriculture 
2) Fossil fuel burning
3) Human sewage
4) Volcanic eruptions
5) Internal fermentation in cattles

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

Q3 World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated across the globe today. Which of the following statements regarding the same stands true ?

1) World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO's General Conference. 
2) Since then, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide as the World Press Freedom Day to pay gratitude to those journalists who lost their lives in order to bring us honest and real news.   
3) The theme for this year’s world press freedom day is “Fighting survival with journalism” in view of the COVID pandemic .
Options :
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only 
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all the above
answer : a

Q4 The commerce and industry ministry is working to identify certain key sectors -- like capital goods, leather and chemicals -- with a view to establish India as manufacturing hub. Which of the following statements regarding the same stands true ?

1) Promoting manufacturing will help in creating more jobs and pushing India's dwindling exports.
2) Manufacturing sector contributes about 35 per cent in the country's economy and the government is aiming to increase it significantly.
3) The output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by a record 6.5 per cent in March due to significant dip in production of crude oil, natural gas, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity amid the coronavirus lockdown.
Options :
a) 1 & 2 only 
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all the above

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