Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 November 2020


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 06 November 2020

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the ordinance of arbitration law:

1.The Ordinance aims to ensure that all the stakeholders get an opportunity to seek unconditional stay of enforcement of arbitral awards.
2. The ordinance also does away with the 8th Schedule of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 which contained the necessary qualifications for accreditation of arbitrators.
3. The Union Cabinetpromulgatedthe Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 to further amend Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996.

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 2 only

Q.2)Luhri Hydro ElectricProject is based on which Indian state?

(a) Uttarakhand 

(b) Assam

(c) Himachal Pradesh 

(d) Punjab 

Answer: C

Q.3)With reference to the United NationsEnvironment Programme - Finance Initiative(UNEP FI), consider the followingstatements:

1. It is a global partnership establishedbetween the United NationsEnvironment Program (UNEP) andprivate sector financial institutions.
2. It was created in 2010 to mobilize fundsfor Green Climate Fund.
3. It aims at the integration ofenvironmental considerations into allaspects of the financial sector’soperations and services.

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 only

(d) 2 only

Q.4)Match the following:

             Feature                                                        Country associated with 

1. Impeachment of the president                                   A. South Africa 

2. Nomination of members to Rajya Sabha                   B. UK

3. Election of members of Rajya Sabha                        C. Ireland 

4. Bicameralism                                                             D. USA

Choose the correct option:

(a) 1-B, 2-C, 3-D, 4-A

(b) 1-D, 2-C, 3-A, 4-B

(c) 1-D, 2-B, 3-A, 4-C

(d) 1-C, 2-B, 3-D, 4-A

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Ephemeral messaging:

1. The idea of ‘ephemeral’ messages is the first time introduced by WhatsApp.
2. It will bring a new level of privacy to the app.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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