Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 April 2019

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 April 2019

Q1. Consider the following statements regarding India's health care propects :

1) India is known as the pharmacy to the world because of its good quality, affordable drugs. Although our health care services are among the cheapest in the world, some of the life saving drugs and procedures are still beyond the reach of the common man.
2)Although the life expectancy has increased the rise in the non communicable diseases is adversely affecting the quality of life.
3) Initiatives of the government such as Khelo India, which aspire to mould fit and healthy individuals who would create an equally healthy society and a strong nation, will go a long way in promoting health and wellbeing of our children.

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. The Vice president of india has greeted the people on the joyous occasion of various traditional festivals of the country.Some of them are known in different names in different places as well.

Which of the following pairs of festivals are correctly matched ?
1) Ugadi : Andhra Pradesh
2) Yugadi : Tamilnadu
3) Navreh : Kashmir
4) Sajubu Nongma : Assam
5) Gudi Padwa : Maharashtra

a) 1,2& 3 only
b) 3,4 & 5 only
c) 1,3 & 5 only
d) all of the above

Q3. which of the following statements relating to green initiatives to be taken in course of development are true ?

1) Greenery and Dense plantation have a major impact on the conservation of energy, and reduce the energy requirement of the building.
2) In order to maintain sustainable environment, pollution free clean air, it is essential to give up the plantation work.
3) There is need to adopt wood alternative in building construction. Use of alternate materials like Bamboo needs to be encouraged.
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q4. Which of the following statements regarding the NITI aayog report on Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles II (FAME II) scheme of the government are true ?

1) According to the analysis, if FAME II and other measures in public and private space are successful, India could realize EV sales penetration of 30% of private cars, 70% of commercial cars, 40% of buses and 80% of two and three-wheelers by 2030.
2) India needs auto industry's active participation to ease electric mobility transition. The auto and battery industries could collaborate to enhance customer awareness, promote domestic manufacturing, promote new business models, conduct R&D for EVs and components, consider new business models to promote EVs
3) Government should focus on a phased manufacturing plan to promote EVs, provide fiscal and non-fiscal incentives for phased manufacturing of EVs and batteries.
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q5. Which of the following places in India is known as the yoga capital of the world ?

a) Dehradun
b) Rishikesh
c) Vijayawada
d) Amritsar

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1(d), 2(c), 3(c), 4(d), 5(b)