Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 09 November 2020

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 09 November 2020


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding UN’s Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions:

1. It consists of 10 members appointed by the Assembly in their individual capacity.
2.ACABQ ensures that fund contributions to the UN system are put to good effect and that mandates are properly funded.
3. India has been elected to the UN’s Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ).
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) On which of the following day World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated?

(a) 9 November 

(b) 10 November 

(c) 11 November 

(d) 12 November 

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Atal BeemitVyakti Kalyan Yojana:

1. The scheme started in 2019 as a pilot scheme for a period of two years.
2. It provides a fraction of the daily wages for a period of up to 90 days as a relief payment to those employees who have lost their jobs.
3.All the employees who are covered under Section 2(9) of the ESI Act can claim benefits under the scheme.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 only

(d) 2 only

Q.4) Which of the following Indian states have recently introduced the law against religious conversion?


(a) Uttarakhand 

(b) Uttar Pradesh 

(c) Haryana

(d) Himachal Pradesh 

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Microplastics contamination:

1. Microplastics are small plastic particles in the environment that are generally smaller than 1 mm to the 1 micrometer range. 
2. Microplastics cannot be formed by fragmentation of large plastic waste material.
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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