Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 7 DECEMBER 2018


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 6 DECEMBER 2018

Q1. Which of the following statements regarding India’s carbon emission are true ?

1) As India is rapidly going in for wind and solar power generations, coal usage has reduced.
2) Limiting global warming to the 2015 Paris Agreement goal of keeping the global temperature increase this century to well below 2°C, would need carbon dioxide emissions to decline by 50% by 2030.
3) India is the third largest carbon emitter in the world after China and U.S.

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

Q2. Consider the following pairs of tribes & their corresponding originstates :

1) Oraon : Bihar
2) Sugalis : Andaman islands
3) Khasi : Meghalaya
4) Koya :Tamilnadu
5) Varli :Gujarat

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched ?
a) 1,2& 3 only
b) 3,4 & 5 only
c) 1,3 & 5 only
d) all of the above

Q3. Which of the following are amongst the recommendations given by the supreme court appointed committee on road safety in India :

1) The State Governments and Union Territories have been directed to urgently prepare a Road Safety Action Plan and put it into action after giving it due publicity.
2) A District Road Safety Committee is required to be set up by the State Government for every district.The District Road Safety Committee must hold regular and periodic meetings to review road safety issues and take corrective measures.
3) That Ministry of road transport should publish a protocol for identification and rectification of black spots and take necessary steps for improving the design of roads to make them safe.

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

Q4. Consider the following statements regarding the newly launched “Ideate for India” national challenge :

1) Itwill empower and enable these students to transition from being ‘users’ of technology to become ‘creators’ of new indigenous technologies to solve local problems in their community by re-imagining solutions to work out critical local issues.
2) Mentoring will be provided by experts at these camps to ensure that ideas mature as prototypes. The experts will select top 50 students who will be invited and felicitated at a National Level Event to showcase their prototypes implemented in communities and will be declared Tech Creation Champions.
3) The challenge will also prepare them to contribute towards the realization of Digital India goals.

Which of the above statements are true ?
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3only
c) 1 & 3only
d) all of the above

Q5. “MahaparinirvanDiwas’ marks the death anniversary of which of the following Indian freedom struggle leaders/social reformers ?

a) RajaRammohan Roy
b) B.R Ambedkar
c) Motilal Nehru
d) Subhash Chandra bose

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1(b), 2(c), 3(d), 4(d), 5(b)