Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 JANUARY 2018


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 JANUARY 2019

Q1. The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) has decided to allow card payment providers to offer tokenisation services.Which of the following statements with respect to this aspect are true ?

1) Tokenisation involves a process in which a unique token masks sensitive card details like card and CVV number.
2) The token is used to perform card transactions in contactless mode like Point Of Sale (POS) terminals and Quick Response (QR) code payments only.
3) Tokenisation services will ensure the safety of digital transactions and reduce chances of fraud.

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

Q2. Consider the following pairs of national parks/wildlife sanctuaries and their origin states :

1) Kishtwar national park : Himachal Pradesh
2) Vansda national park : Gujarat
3) Sirohi national park : Mizoram
4) Guindy national park : Tamilnadu

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched ?

a)1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 4 only
c) 1,3 & 4 only
d) all of the above

Q3. Which o fthe following statements constitutes the objectives of National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB)?

1) To enhance contribution of fish towards food and nutritional security.
2) To achieve sustainable management and conservation of natural aquatic resources.
3) To train and empower women in fisheries sector.
4) To optimize modern tools of research & development for optimising production.

a)1 & 2 only
b) 3 & 4 only
c) 1,3 & 4 only
d) all of the above

Q4. Consider the following statements with respect to India’s e-mobility initiatives :

1) India aims an e-mobility goal of 40% fleet electrification by 2025.
2) Adoption of e-mobility will reduce dependence on oil imports and promote power capacity addition in India thereby enhancing energy security of the country.
3) It will further reduce GHG emissions from the transport sector and also positively impact the pollution level in the cities.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q5. The “web wonder women” campaign recently launched serves which of the following purposes ?

a) To honour & encourage women participation in public administartion & politics.
b) To identify and promote women with exceptional skills in sports and to support them.
c) To discover and celebrate the exceptional achievements of women, who have been driving positive agenda of social change via social media.
d) To support women facing social exclusion in the name of caste,gender,religion etc and helping them find a new way of life.

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