Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 09 January 2021

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 09 January 2021


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Magneto-telluric survey:

1. Magneto-telluric is a geophysical method which uses natural time variation of the Earth’s magnetic and electric fields to understand geological (underground) structure and processes.
2. Magneto-telluric measurements will ascertain the presence of fluid, which generally enhances the possibility of triggering of earthquakes.
3. Ministry of Earth Sciencesis conducting an MT survey over the Delhi region.

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.2) Trade Policy Review board headed by the 

(a) Finance Minister 

(b) Finance Secretary 

(c) Revenue Secretary 

(d) Commerce Secretary 

Q.3) With reference to the Sudden stratospheric warming, consider the following statements:

1. During an SSW, polar stratospheric temperature can increase by up to 50 degrees Celsius over the course of a few days.
2. Such events are often followed by very cold weather, especially heavy snow storms.
3. Stratosphere is the layer of the atmosphere from around 10-50 kilometres above the earth’s surface.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 2 only

Q.4) Recently signed logistics sharing agreement between 

(a) India-Japan 

(b) India-France 

(c) India-Australia 

(d) India-UK

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding New Industrial Development Scheme in Jammu and Kashmir:

1.It is a Central Sector Scheme.
2.It put emphasis on job creation, skill development and sustainable development by attracting new investment and nurturing the existing ones.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Neither 1 nor 2

(b) Both 1 and 2 

(c) 1 only

(d) 2 only

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