Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 07 November 2020

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 07 November 2020


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding vertical farming system.

1. Vertical farming is the practice of growing crops in vertically stacked layers. 
2. Uninterrupted power supply required for vertical farming technology.
3. South Korea has been one of the early pioneers in vertical farming. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 2 only

Q.2) On which of the following cases Habeas Corpus cannot be issued? 

(a) When detention is lawful.

(b) When the proceeding is for contempt of a legislature or a court.

(c) Detention is by a competent court.

(d) Detention is not outside the jurisdiction of the court.

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding National Water Awards:

1.The award winners in different categories will be given a citation, trophy and cash prize.
2.The NWAs focuses on the government’s vision for the path to a ‘JalSamridh Bharat’. 
3.The awards are given to motivate the only individuals who are doing commendable work in the field of water resources conservation and management. 
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) 2 only

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding Garib Kalyan RojgarAbhiyaan:

1. Garib Kalyan RojgarAbhiyaan (GKRA) launched on 20th June, 2020.
2. Works like ruralhousing for the poor, Plantations, provision of drinking water through Jal Jeevan mission, Panchayat Bhavans etc are part of this mission. 
3. It is a 100-day Abhiyan for returnee migrant workers and similarly affected rural population by Covid-19 pandemic.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1 only

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding United Nations Industrial Development Organisations:

1. It is a specialised agency of the United Nations that assists countries in economic and industrial development.
2.Safeguarding the environment is one of the strategic priorities. 
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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