Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 12 October 2018


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 12 October 2018

Q1Which of the following statements regarding Global hunger index 2018 are true ?

1) India has shown a rise in percentage of ‘wasted children’.
2) Maternal BMI and access to improved water and sanitation are more closely associated with rates of child wasting than household wealth.
3) The only country with a higher prevalence of child wasting is the war-torn nation of Afghanistan.

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

Q2Consider the following pairs of rock types & their examples :

1) Igneous rocks : gabbro ,diorite
2) metamorphic rocks : marble,anthracite
3) sedimentary rock : siltstone,shale\

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched ?

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

Q3Consider the following statements regarding aviation fuel (ATF) :

1) Aviation fuels consist of blends of over two thousand chemicals, primarily hydrocarbons (paraffins, olefins, naphthenes, and aromatics), additives such as antioxidants and metal deactivators.
2) Much of the weight of an aircraft goes into fuel storage to provide the range, and more weight means more fuel consumption.
3) Certain countries use alcohol & alcohol mixtures as an aviation fuel additive to get more peak power during landing and take-off.

Which of the above statements are not correct ?

a) 1 & 2only
 b) 2 & 3only
c) 3 only
 d) 2 only

Q4Which of the following are the functions of NHRC(National Human Rights Commission ) in India :

1) Proactively or reactively inquire into violations of government of India human rights or negligence in the prevention of such violation by a public servant.
2) by leave of the court, to intervene in court proceeding relating to human rights.
3) encourage the efforts of NGOs and institutions congress to working in the field of anti human rights.
4) review the factors, including acts of terrorism that inhibit the enjoyment of human rights and recommend appropriate remedial measures.
5) to study treaties and other international instruments on human rights and make recommendations for their effective implementation.

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

Q5Which of the following national park in India shares an international border with Bhutan?

a) Kaziranga national park
b) Manas national Park
c) Corbett national park
d) Kangchenjunga national park


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1(a), 2(d), 3(c), 4(d), 5(b)