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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 April 2018


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 April 2018


1. Consider the following statement about International Atomic Energy Agency.

1. It is an autonomous international organization within the United Nations system
2. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
3. India is a member of IAEA.

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

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

2. Consider the following statement about Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) held in India in November 2017.

1. It was the first Global Entrepreneurship Summit held in South Asia
2. The theme was "Women first, prosperity for all".
3. Indian Chamber of commerce was the lead Indian agency in holding the event in partnership with the state government of Telangana.

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

3. Consider the following statement about Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana.

1. Department of Agriculture, Co-operation and Farmers Welfare under Ministry of Agriculture and farmers Welfare is nodal agency for implementing.
2. It have provision for Interlinking of rivers
3. There is also provision for Linking PMKSY with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment.

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

4. Consider the following statement about Pollymetalic nodules

1. They are also called manganese nodules
2. They contain Rare Earth Elements and metals.
3. They are found only in Arctic Ocean & Indian Ocean.

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

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

5. Which of the following are bio-indicator.

1. Lichens
2. Algae Blooms
3. Frogs
4. Sparrow

Choose the correct answer using below codes

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

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Answer:

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