Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 04 November 2020

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 04 November 2020


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Prevention of Terrorism Act:

1.The Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) was an Act passed by the Parliament of India in 2007.
2. It aim to strengthening anti-terrorism operations. 
3. The Act was enacted due to several terrorist attacks that were being carried out in India and especially in response to the attack on the Parliament.
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)Zirakpur a satellite town is located in which of the following state?


(a) Bihar 

(b) Gujarat

(c) Punjab 

(d) Uttar Pradesh 

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding liquidity trap: 

1.Liquidity trap is a situation when expansionary monetary policy (increase in money supply) does not increase interest rate, income and hence does not stimulate economic growth.
2. It is a situation in which general public is prepared to hold on to whatever amount of money is supplied, at a given rate of interest.
3. Low interest rates, recessionary trends, WageRemain Stagnant etc. are the examples of indicators of liquidity trap.
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) 1 and 2 only

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding Panna Tiger Reserve:

1. It is situated in the Vindhyas nearer to the confluence of the Deccan Peninsula, Upper Gangetic Plain and Semi-Arid Gujarat Rajputana reflecting the influence of three bio-geographic regions.
2. Panna National Park was formed in 1981. In 2011 Panna was notified a biosphere reserve by the Union ministry of environment and forests.
3. Panna is the second Biosphere Reserve included in WNBR from Madhya Pradesh.
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) 1 and 2 only

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Kawasaki disease:

1. Kawasaki disease causes blood vessels to become inflamed, almost always in young children.
2. Still, the scientists haven't found an exact cause for Kawasaki disease.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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