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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 13 April 2018


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 13 April 2018


1. Consider the following statement about Petroleum & explosive safety organization (PESO)

1. It functions under the Department of Industrial policy & promotion (DIPP).
2. Its function is to control and administer the usage of explosives & petrol stations in India.
3. It is headquartered at Delhi.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct

a. 1 only
b. 1 & 2 only
c. 2 & 3 only
d. All of the above.

2.Consider the following statement about composite scheme under GST

1. It is an alternative method of levy of tax designed for small tax payers.
2. Under this tax payers have to file single return & pay the tax on quarterly basis
3. Firms which opt for inter-state outward supplies of goods are not eligible

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct

a. 1 only
b. 1 & 2 only
c. 1, 2 & 3 only
d. 1 & 3 only

3. Which of the following institute publish External Sector Report

a. World bank
b. International monetary fund (IMF)
c. OECD
d. World economic forum

4.‘MIKE’ is an International Initiative for the protecting and conserving which of the following animal.

a. Tiger
b. One horn-Rhinoceros
c. Elephant
d. Swamp deer

5. Consider the following statements about ‘Innovate in India (i3)’

1. It will be implemented by Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) a PSU of Biotechnology department
2. It is launched by Indian government in collaboration with World Bank.
3. It is part of National Biopharma Mission.
4. It is launched to create a competitive ecosystem to bring innovation in software industry.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct

a. 1 & 2 only
b. 2 & 4 only
c. 1 & 3 only
d. 1, 2 & 3 only

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Answer:

1 (B), 2 (C), 3 (B), 4 (C), 5 (D)