Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 11 January 2020


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 11 January 2020


Q1. Which of the following statements regarding the recently released State Energy Efficiency Index 2019 stands true ?

1) The first such Index was launched on August, 2018. The index this year incorporates qualitative, quantitative and outcome-based indicators to assess energy efficiency initiatives, programs and outcomes in five distinct sectors.
2) It will help states to contribute towards national goals on energy security and climate action by helping drive Energy Efficiency policies and programme implementation at the state and local level.
3) The index was developed by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).

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

Q2. Consider the following pairs of Indian classical art forms and their corresponding origin states :

1) Kalighatpaintings : West Bengal
2) Pattachitrapainting :Odisha
3) Warli folk painting : Maharashtra

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched ?

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

Q3. Home ministry inaugurated the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) and also dedicated National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal to the nation today.

Which of the following statements regarding the same stands true ?

1) National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal is a citizen-centric initiative that will enable citizens to report cyber-crimes online through the portal.
2) All the cyber-crime related complaints will be accessed by the concerned law enforcement agencies in the States and Union Territories for taking action as per law.
3) It enables filing of all cyber-crimes with specific focus on crimes against women, children, particularly child pornography, child sex abuse material, online content pertaining to rapes.

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

Q4. Consider the following statements regarding recent supreme court order on right to access to internet in India :

1) The Supreme Court has said that access to Internet is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution subject to some restrictions.
2) However, when 144 CrPC is declared in an area, internet services can be curtailed indefinitely said the order.
3) National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) has been initiated with the vision to empower at least one person per household with crucial digital literacy skills by 2020.

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. “BishwaIjtema” which is the world’s second largest Muslim congregation after Haj was held recently on which of the following countries ?

a) Iran
b) Pakistan
c) Bangladesh
d) Afghanistan

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