Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 07 July 2019

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 07 July 2019

Q1. With respect to the history of budget in India, which of the following statements are true ?

1) The first Union budget of independent India covered a period of seven-and-a-half months from 15 August 1947 to 31 March 1948.
2) C.D. Deshmukh was the first Indian governor of the Reserve Bank of India who later became FM and presented his first budget in 1951.
3) The 1991 budget tried to liberalize the economy, opening the government and the private sector to international competition.

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

Q2. Consider the following pairs of UNESCO world heritage sites and their respective location countries :

1) Gondwanarainforests : Australia
2) Lushan national park : South Africa
3) Gobustan rock art cultural landscape : Azerbaijan
4) Old Rauma : Iceland
5) Nahanni national park : Canada

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched ?

a) 1,2 & 3 only
b) 1,3 & 5 only
c) 3,4 & 5 only
d) all of the above

Q3. Consider the following statements regarding Transuranic elements :

1) Trans-uranium elements are those elements heavier and with an atomic number greater than that of uranium, the heaviest naturally stable element.
2) Like all elements with atomic number over 100, nobelium can only be produced in particle accelerators by bombarding lighter elements with charged particles.
3) Nobelium finds application in medical science as well automobile industries.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q4. Which of the following statements regarding the economic survey 2018-2019 are true?

1) India still continuous to be fastest growing major economy in 2018-2019.
2) The Fiscal deficit of the government has increased from 3.4% in 2017-2018 to 3.6% in 2018-2019.
3) As per the survey the bad loans ratio is likely to squeeze which in turn will help the capital expenditure cycle.

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

Q5. Which of the following global institutions has released ‘AWaRe’ tool to combat antimicrobial resistance ?

c) WHO
d) CARE international

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