Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 09 April 2019

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 09 April 2019

Q1. Which of the following statements regarding consumer protection In India are true ?

1) The Consumer Protection Act was passed in 1986 to protect the interests of the consumers. The objective of this law is to provide a simple, fast and inexpensive mechanism to the citizens to redress their grievances in specified cases.
2) In order to help achieve the objects of the Consumer Protection Act, the National Commission has also been conferred with the power of administrative control over all the State Commissions by calling for periodical returns regarding the institution, disposal and pendency of cases.
3) NCDRC is quasi-judicial commission headed by sitting or retired judge of Supreme Court of India,any person aggrieved by order of NCDRC, may appeal against such order to Supreme Court within period of 30 days.

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

Q2. Which of the following languages are not amongst those included in the 8th schedule of the constitution ?

1) Sanskrit
2) Kodava
3) Assamese
4) Lushai
5) Dogri

a) 1,2& 3 only
b) 3,4 & 5 only
c) 2 & 4 only
d) 1,3 & 5 only

Q3. Consider the following statements with respect to National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM) :

1) In 2003, National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM), a Mission mode Project, was launched by the Ministry of Culture for documentation, conservation, preservation and digitization of manuscripts.
2) The main aim of the project is to enhance their access, awareness and use for educational purposes.
3) Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) is the nodal agency for the execution of this project.

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

Q4. Which of the following statements regarding India-Nepal geography are not true ?

1) Nepal rests on a major fault line between two tectonic plates: one bearing India that pushes against the other carrying Europe and Asia, the process that created the Himalayas.
2) Also,within the Himalayan region of Nepal which is used as main trade route between India and Tibet gorges are completely absent.
3) The Tarai Region (in the south) along the border with India, is a low stretch of land, containing Nepal's highest point: KanchanKalan.

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

Q5. Which of the following is considered as the first comprehensive plan for the spread of education in India ?

a) MaCaulays minute
b) Woods despatch1854
c) Charter act 1813
d) University’s act 1904

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