Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 13 January 2021

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 13 January 2021


Q.1) With reference to the North East Venture Fund, consider the following statements:

1. It was introduced by the UPA government.
2. It is the only dedicated Venture Fund for the North Eastern Region.
3. It aims to promote growth of business ventures and skill development in the region.

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 statements regarding GNPA ratio:

1. It means a non performing asset (NPA) is a loan or advancefor which the principal or interest paymentremained overdue for a period of 90 days.
2.GNPA ratio of the SCB declined to7.5% from 8.4%.
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) With reference to the new guidelines regarding Institutions of Eminence, consider the following statements:

1. Institutions of Eminenceshall be permitted to start a maximum of three off-campus centres in five years, but not more than one in an academic year.
2. The IoEs shall be permitted to start an off-campus centre in an interim campus.
3. They require approval from education, defence and external affairs.
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) 1 and 2 only

Q.4) Recently seen in news about Parler, it has been associated with 

(a) A social media platform

(b) A satellite launched by NASA

(c) A vaccine to combat avian influenza 

(d) None of them 

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding BharatmalaPariyojana:

1. It aims to construct around 65,000 km of national highways in the country.
2.National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has identified roads with a cumulative length of 10,000 kilometres to be built under the Bharatmala Phase-II project.
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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