Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 July 2019

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 July 2019

Q1. Which of the following statements regarding the water conservation efforts proposed by the central government are true ?

1) The newly proposed JalJeevan mission will focus on integrated demand and supply side management of water at the state level including creation of sustainable infrastructure at the state levels with state water resources minister as the head of the project.
2) The JalJeevan mission is set to ensure ‘HarGharJal‘ to all rural households by 2024.
3) With the Jal Shakti Abhiyan the government aims to make water conservation a people’s movement.

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

Q2. Which of the following climatic parameters are involved in predicting the arrival of Indian monsoons ?

1) The sea surface temperature gradient between North Atlantic and North Pacific
2) The volume of warm water in the equatorial Pacific.
3) The Eurasian snow cover.
4) Tectonic plate movements in the Indian ocean plate.

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

Q3. Which of the following statements include the 10 point “vision for decade” programme by the central government announced within the Union budget 2019-2020 ?

1) Digital India reaching every sector of the economy.
2) Pollution free India with green Mother Earth and Blue Skies.
3) Make in India with particular emphasis on MSMEs, Start-ups, Defence manufacturing, automobiles, electronics and medical devices.
4) Self-sufficiency and export of food-grains, pulses, oilseeds, fruits and vegetables.

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

Q4. Consider the following statements :

1) The ESZ (ecologically sensitive zone ) notifications are issued under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Environment (Protection) Rules 1986 only.
2) Over 60% of India’s protected area has been covered under the final ecologically sensitive zone (ESZ) notification.
3) Out of the 651 Protected Areas (PAs) in India, 316 have been covered under the final ESZ notification which provides for prohibition of mining, stone quarrying and crushing units located within one k.m. of such protected areas.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q5. Which of the following was the theme of the 2019 World intellectual property day (WIPD) which raises awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life and celebrates creativity, and contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of societies across the globe". ?

a) We can, you can
b) Reach for gold : IP and sports
c) Building intellectual intelligence
d) Digital infrastructure in IR 4.0

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