Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 January 2021

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 January 2021


Q.1) With reference to the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention, consider the following statements: 

1. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention provides an important platform to engage and connect with the overseas diaspora.
2. The theme of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021 is “Contributing to Atmanirbhar Bharat”.
3. The 16thPravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention will be held in virtual format on January 9
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) All the above

Q.2) Global Economic Prospects Report published by

(a) IMF 

(b) World Bank 

(c) WTO

(d) World Economic Forum 

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Konkani language:

1. Konkani is the official language of Goa.
2. It is the only Indian language written in five different scripts.
3. Konkani is one of the 15 languages in which the value is printed on Indian Rupee currency notes.
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 Geological Survey of India has explored vanadium, a high-value metal in which Indian state?

(a) Jharkhand 

(b) Arunachal Pradesh 

(c) Assam 

(d) Karnataka 

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding merchant discount rates:

1. It is is the cost paid by merchants to banks and payment service providers, during a transaction, and is applicable on peer-to-merchant payments.
2.Businesses with annual turnover of more than Rs. 100 crore were to offer low cost digital payment options to customers, without levying any MDR on either customers or merchants.

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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