Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 11 March 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 11 March 2021

Q.1) With reference to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, consider the following statements:

1. The rules obligating messaging intermediaries to alter their infrastructure to “fingerprint” each message on a mass scale for every user to trace the first originator was violative of the fundamental right of the Internet users to privacy.
2. Rule 4(2), which makes it mandatory for every social media intermediary to enable tracing of originators of information on its platform.
3. It also deprived the intermediaries of their “safe-harbour protections” under Section 79 of the IT Act.

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) Recently seen in news about DUSTLIK II, it is a joint military exercise held between 

(a) India-Kazakhstan 

(b) India-Uzbekistan 

(c) India-Russia 

(d) India-Maldives 

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding National Employability through Apprenticeship Program:

1. It is an apprenticeship training program. 
2. It aims to help organizations develop a qualified, robust and sustainable workforce and a productive human supply chain.
3. It is a 100% employer-funded Public-Private Partnership.
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) By generating electricity, India’s biggest floating solar power plant is located in 

(a) Assam 

(b) Telangana 

(c) Tamil Nadu 

(d) Gujarat 

Q.5) With reference to the Cyber Volunteer Program, consider the following statements:

1.It is envisaged by Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre.
2.It acts as a nodal point at National level in the fight against cybercrime.
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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