Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 12 October 2022

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 12 October 2022

Q.1) Under the Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) Policy, a fixed rate of subsidy (in Rs. per Kg basis) is announced on which of the following nutrients by the Government of India on annual basis?


Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A.1 and 4 only
B.3 and 4 only
C.1, 2 and 3 only
D.1, 2, 3 and 4

Q.2) Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) is set up under the:

A.Department of Personnel and Training
B.NITI Aayog
C.Cabinet Secretariat
D.Prime Minister’s Office

Q.3) Which of the following statements is/ are correct about National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA)? 

1.It is a network of projects by NASA. 
2.It takes into account the critical assessment of different crops/zones in the country for vulnerability of rainfall. 
3.It undertakes installation of state of art equipment like flux towers for measurement of greenhouse gases in large field areas.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1, 2 and 3 only 
D. 3 only 

Q.4) The Nar-Par-Tapi linking project recently seen in news is related with:

A.   Flood Management Scheme
B.   Lift irrigation scheme
C.   River linking scheme  
D.   Water recycle scheme

Q.5) With reference to the National Laboratory Directory, consider the following statements:

1.It is an online platform created by the National Standards Body of India, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
2.It is a one-stop-shop for all testing needs of the industries, academia, researchers and other stakeholders who need to get their Testing Facilities accredited / certified / recognised. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A.   1 only
B.   2 only
C.   Both 1 and 2  
D.   Neither 1 nor 2 

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