Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 March 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 March 2021

Q.1) Match the following pairs:

1. Recall:  voters to remove a representative or an officer before the expiry of his term.
2. Initiative: to propose a bill to the legislature for enactment.
3. Plebiscite: obtaining the opinion of people on any issue of public importance.
Which of the pairs given above correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) All the above

Q.2) Food Waste Index Report 2021 released by 

(a) United Nations Development Programme

(b) World Health Organization

(c) World Food Programme

(d) United Nations Environment Programme

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Quasars:

1. Quasars are very luminous objects in faraway galaxies that emit jets at radio frequencies.
2. Quasars give off enormous amounts of energy, they can be a trillion times brighter than Sun.
3. Quasars are believed to produce their energy from massive black holes in the center of galaxies in which quasars are located.
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) Jan Aushadhi Scheme was launched in the year 

(a) 2006

(b) 2008

(c) 2010

(d) 2012

Q.5) With reference to the Sattras, consider the following statements:

1.Sattras are monastic institutions created as part of 16th century Neo-Vaishnavite reformist movement.
2. It is initiated by saint SrimantaSankaradeva in Assam.
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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