Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 May 2022

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 May 2022

Q.1) With reference to the direct seeding of rice mechanism, consider the following statements:  

1. In this process, paddy seeds are sown directly with machine.
2. DSR technique can help save 15% to 20% water.
3. The State Government of Punjab recently announced incentive per acre for farmers opting for Direct Seeding of Rice.
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) 1, 2 and 3

Q.2) A drug molecule recently discovered oral treatment for diabetes by 

(a) IIT Mandi 
(b) IIT Guwahati 
(c) IIT Kharagpur 
(d) Indian Institute of Chemical Biology 

Q.3) New York Convention recently seen in thenews is related to:

(a) prevention of pollution from ships.
(b) protection of human health andenvironment from persistent organicpollutants (POPs).
(c) ensuring the enforcement of foreignarbitration awards worldwide.
(d) prevention of violation of human rights.

Q.4) Which of the following statement is notcorrect regarding the DelimitationCommission of India?

(a) It is a permanent body constituted underDelimitation Commission Act enactedby the Parliament.
(b) The delimitation would apply to everygeneral election to the House of thePeople or to a State LegislativeAssembly.
(c) The orders issued by it are final andcannot be challenged in any court.
(d) The present delimitation of theparliamentary and assemblyconstituencies is based on the 2001census.

Q.5) With reference to the World Food Programme, consider the following statements: 

1.The World Food Programmewas formally established in 1963.
2.It is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) Neither 1 nor 2
(b) Both 1 and 2 
(c) 1 only
(d) 2 only

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