Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 12 November 2020

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 12 November 2020


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Viability gap funding scheme:

1. It will provide financial support to PPP projects in the infrastructure sector.
2.The scheme will have two components.
3.The sub scheme-1 will support demonstration or pilot social sectors projects.
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 statement regarding International Financial Services Centres Authority (Banking) Regulations, 2020

1.Its permitting persons resident in India (having net worth not less than USD 2 Million) to open foreign currency accounts in any freely convertible currency at IFSC Banking Units (IBUs)
2. It lays down the permissible activities of IBUs including credit enhancement and credit insurance.
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

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Tata MD Check:

1.It is a low-cost, paper-based test strip for detecting COVID-19.
2.It is world’s first viral diagnostic kit based on FELUDA CRISPR Cas-9 platform.
3.It is jointly developed by ICMR and Tata group. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1 and 2 only

Q.4)Which of the following word has been selected as the word of the year by Collins Dictionary?


(a) Coronavirus

(b) Self-isolation

(c) Lockdown 

(d) Social distancing

Q.5) Which of the following is an island country?

(a) Bahrain

(b) Kuwait 

(c) Oman

(d) Qatar


 

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