Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 June 2020


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 June 2020


Q1. Recent studies reveal that large-scale, industrial animal agriculture for meat, eggs, and dairy also called factory farming creates and exacerbates planetary health risks at every scale. Which of the following statements regarding factory farming stands true ?

1) Factory Farming is a type of intensive agriculture, specifically an approach to animal husbandry designed to maximize production, while minimizing costs.
2) United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization estimate that it is “one of the top two or three most significant contributors to the most serious environmental problems.”
3) However it contributes less to climate change than emissions from the entire transportation sector.

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

Q2. Arrange the following states of India in the decreasing order of their sex ratios (as per 2011 census) :

A) Kerala
B) Haryana
C)Manipur
D) Gujarat

a) ACBD
b) BCDA
c) ACDB
d) BDCA

Q3. Which of the following statements regarding the recently published State of India’s Environment report regarding internal displacements in India stands true ?

1) India had one in five of all internal displacements caused by disasters across the world in 2019, mostly caused by floods, cyclones and drought.
2) There were more than 50 lakh internal displacements in India last year, being the second highest in the world after China.
3) There were over 45 crore migrants in the country at the time, with the vast majority migrating within their own State. In 2011, over 1.7 crore new migrants had moved for employment purposes, mostly from rural to urban areas.

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

Q4. The Ministry of Civil Aviation notified the draft rules, known as Unmanned Aircraft System Rules, 2020, on June 2 for importing, manufacturing and owning drones as well as for drone ports, or airports for drones.

Which of the following statements regarding the draft rules stands true ?

1) As per the draft,neither shall a person “drop or project or cause or permit to be dropped or projected from a UAS (unmanned aircraft system) in motion anything,” except when specified.
2) Rule number 36 and 38 in the Ministry’s draft state that no unmanned aircraft shall carry any payload, unless specified by the Director General of DGCA.
3) Neither shall a person “drop or project or cause or permit to be dropped or projected from a UAS (unmanned aircraft system) in motion anything,” except when specified.

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

Q5. Petrapole (recently in news), which is India’s largest international land port is located in which of the following states ?

a) Odisha
b) West Bengal
c) Tamilnadu
d) Maharashtra

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