Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 09 JANUARY 2018

                     

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 09 JANUARY 2019

Q1. Consider the following statements with respect to the DNA technology (use and application ) regulation bill 2018 recently passed in loksabha :

1) The bill allows regulated use of DNA technology to establish identity of certain defined categories of persons like criminal offenders,undertrials etc.
2) It provides for establishment of national as wells as regional data banks for maintaining indices like crime scene index,suspect index,undertrial index etc.
3) For collection of DNA samples from a person,a written consent is required in both civil and criminal cases.In case of a minor,parental consent is required.

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

Q2. The Aadhar and other laws ( Amendment ) bill 2018 recently passed in Loksabha made amendments to which of the following acts passed by the Parliament ?

1) Aadhar (Targeted delivery of financial and other subsidies,benefits and services ) Act 2016.
2) Indian telegraph act 1885
3) Prevention of money laundering act 2002 (PMLA).

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

Q3. Consider the following statements with respect to prevention of import and sale of sub standard goods in India :

1) Adequate provisions exist under the Foreign Trade Policy to protect the Indian consumers and producers as imported goods are subject to domestic laws, rules, orders, regulations, technical specifications, environmental and safety norms.
2) While BIS standards are applicable to domestic goods only.
3) Anti dumping duty, countervailing duty & safeguard duties are imposed by the government against cheaper imports causing injury to domestic industry.

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 with respect to gas hydrates are true ?

1) Gas hydrates are formed when a gas such as methane gets trapped in well-defined cages of water molecules forming crystalline solids.
2) In terrestrial conditions, gas hydrates are formed naturally under the sea bed and glaciers under high pressure, low temperature conditions.
3) Methane hydrate is more thermodynamically stable than carbondioxide hydrate.

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

Q5. The Central government proposes to give scheduled tribe status to Koch Rajbongshi, Tai Ahom, Chutia, Matak, Moran and Tea Tribes.These tribes belong to which of the following north eastern states of India ?

a) Mizoram
b) Manipur
c) Assam
d) Arunachal Pradesh
 

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