Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 13 July 2018

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 13 July 2018

Q1. Which of the following statements regarding BADP (border area development program) are true ?

1) it is a centrally sponsored scheme under the ministry of urban development .
2) it aims to develop villages located 0-10kms from international borders & make them self sustainable.

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) both 1 & 2
D) none

Q2. With respect to India – Bangladesh relations which of the following groups are known as “muktijoddhas”?

A) Bangladeshi migrants to India post 1971 war
B) Indian migrants to Bangladesh post 1971 war
C) Those Bangladeshi people who participated in the 1971 liberation war .
D) Nomadic tribes living in the border areas between India & Bangladesh.

Q3. Which of the following are not the functions of NPPA (National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority)?

1) To implement and enforce the provisions of the Drugs (Prices Control) Order in accordance with the powers delegated to it.
2) To deal with all legal matters arising out of the decisions of the Authority.
3) fixing the prices of medicine formulations including the GST .

A) 1 & 3
B) 2 only
C ) 1 & 2
D) 3 only

Q4. The archaeological survey of India allows photography in all centrally protected monuments/sites except which of the following : ?

1) Tajmahal
2) Ajanta caves
3) Leh palace

A) 1 only
B) 1 & 2 only
C) 3 only
D) all the above

Q5. The MGNREGA funds are currently being used for which of the following purposes across the country ?

1) Water conservation works to curb water shortages in villages
2) kitchen gardens in government & aided schools
3) as payment for farm labour

A) 1 & 2 only
B) 3 only
C) all the above
D) None of the above

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