Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 04 March 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 04 March 2021

Q.1) With reference to the Generalized System of Preferences, consider the following statements:

1. It promotes economic growth and development in the developing world.
2. GSP is the largest and oldest U.K. trade preference program.
3. The GSP program provides additional benefits for products from least developed countries. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 2 only

Q.2) Which of the following international organisation is associated with the publication of World’sForgotten Fishes report?

(a) Greenpeace 

(b) International Union for Conservation of Nature

(c) United Nations Environment Programme

(d) World Widelife Fund

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Spectrum:

1. Spectrum refers to the radio frequencies that wireless signals travel over.
2. The frequencies we use for wireless communication are a portion of the broader electromagnetic spectrum.
3. Spectrum is a sovereign asset and Department of Telecommunications is the custodian and manager of spectrum and decides on the framework for spectrum allocation, licensing, and pricing.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 2 only

Q.4) Engineering Research & Development policy launched by which of the following state government to generate employment?

(a) Uttar Pradesh 

(b) Maharashtra 

(c) Karnataka 

(d) Telangana 

Q.5) With reference to the Infiltration gallery technique, consider the following statements:

1.It is a method of water treatment through soil filtration.
2.Under this, pipe is connected to the bottom of reservoir or river and water is cleaned and transported to the supply site.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Neither 1 nor 2

(b) Both 1 and 2 

(c) 1 only

(d) 2 only

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