Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 6 August 2018

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 6 August 2018

Q1. Consider the following statements regarding JalMargVikasProject :

1) JMVP was announced by Government in 2014-15 Budgetfor capacity augmentation of navigation on 1,380-km Haldia-Varanasi stretch of National Waterway-1 (NW1) on Ganga River.
2) The project will be implemented at a cost of over Rs. 5,370 crore rupees with the technical assistance and investment support of the Asian development bank.
3) It also includes the development of fairway, multi-modal terminals, strengthening of open river navigation technique, conservancy works, modern River.

Which of the statements are true ?

A) 1 & 2only
B) 1 & 3 only
C) 2 & 3only
D) all the above

Q2. Which of the following languages are not included in the list of classical languages in India :

A) Marathi
B) Urdu
C) Kannada
D) Odiya

Q3. Which of the following statements are the aim of the newly introduced MCLR ( marginal cost of funds based lending rate) by RBI :

1) Improving transmission of the policy rate into lending rates of the banks.
2) Bringing in transparency in the method followed by various banks for the determination of interest rates.
3) Ensuring the availability of bank loan at rates that fair to both lenders and borrowers.

A) 1 & 2only
B) 1 & 3 only
C) 2 & 3only
D) All the above

Q4. Which of the following regarding IMPRINT -2 scheme are not correct :

1) The initiative aims to advance research in energy, security, and healthcare domains in the high education institutions.
2) IMPRINT is the first of its kind government supported initiative to address the major science and engineering challenges that India must address and champion to enable, empower and embolden the nation for inclusive growth and self-reliance.
3) The initiative will be jointly funded and steered by MHRD and Department of telecommunication .

A) 1 & 2 only
B) 3 only
C) 2 & 3 only
D) All are incorrect.

Q5. As a person moves from Jaipur to Chennai which of the following mountain ranges/hills will he pass through in his journey?

A) Palkonda range, nallamalai hills, gawilhar hills
B) aravalliranges,ramgarhhills,satmalai hills
C) abuhills,kaimurhills,garo hills
D) shevaroyhills,Ajantaranges,nilgiri hills

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1 (B), 2 (B), 3 (D), 4 (B), 5 (A)