Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 November 2020

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 November 2020


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Sichuan-Tibet Railway

1.The Sichuan-Tibet Railway will be the first railway line in the Himalayan region. 
2.Linzhi, also known as Nyingchi, is located close to the Sikkim border.
3.Linzhi also has an airport which is one of the five airports built by China in the Himalayan 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) Consider the following statements regarding Bureau of Energy Efficiency ratings:

1.Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Power, Government of India. 
2.The agency’s function is to develop programs which will increase the conservation and efficient use of energy in India.
3.The government has proposed to make it mandatory for certain appliances in India to have ratings by the BEE starting in January 2015.
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.3)The 15th finance commission is constituted under the chairmanship of:


(a) N.K Singh 

(b) Ajay Narayan Jha

(c) Ramesh Chand

(d) Ashok Lahiri

Q.4)Global Climate Risk Index is released by


(a) United Nations Economic Programme

(b) European Environment Agency

(c) United Nations Environment Programme 

(d) Germanwatch

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding biodiversity heritage sites:

1. Biodiversity heritage sites are well defined areas that are unique, ecologically fragile ecosystems - terrestrial, coastal and inland waters and, marine.
2. Under Biological Diversity Act, 2002, the State Government in consultation with local bodies can notify about biodiversity heritage sites.
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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