Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 11 July 2019

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 11 July 2019

Q1. consider the following statements regarding ( BCBS0 basel committe on banking supervision.   

1) The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) is a committee of banking supervisory authorities that was established by the central bank governors of the Group of Ten countries in 1974.
2) The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has said that India is compliant regarding regulation on its large exposures framework.
3) The large exposures framework applies only to scheduled commercial banks and not regional rural banks.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q2. Which of the following states in India lies in the Humid sub tropical( warm summer ) climatic region ?

1) Uttar Pradesh
2) Bihar
3) Maharashtra
4) Kerala
5) Assam

a) 1,2& 3 only
b) 3,4 & 5 only
c) 1,2 & 5 only
d) all of the above

Q3. Which of the following statements regarding plastic waste generation and its managements in India stands true ?

1) Plastic packaging has been singled out as one of the key contributors to plastic waste though there isn’t any number on its relative contribution.
2) The Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, says companies that use plastic in their processes have a responsibility to ensure that any resulting plastic waste is safely disposed of.
3) The Rules also mandate the responsibilities of local bodies, gram panchayats, waste generators and retailers to manage such waste.

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

Q4. With respect to the newly introduced “Study in India” programme to facilitate Internationalization of Higher Education in India,which of the following statements are true ?

1) The programme envisages participation of select reputed Indian institutes/universities by way of offering seats for the International students at affordable rates, along with fee waivers to meritorious foreign students ranging from 100% to 25%.
2) With the increase in number of foreign students, the global ranking of the Indian Higher Educational institutions will improve.
3) The domestic students shall be exposed to a more diverse peer group and also get greater International exposure culminating in enhanced interest of Indian students to study in the country.

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

Q5. It is a strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. It provides the only sea passage from the Persian Gulf to the open ocean and is one of the world's most strategically important choke points. On the north coast lies Iran, and on the south coast the United Arab Emirates and Musandam, an exclave of Oman. The above description refers to which of the following straits of the world ?

a) Strait of Malacca
b) Strait of Hormuz
c) Strait of Gibraltar
d) Bab -el- Mandib

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