Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 JANUARY 2019


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 JANUARY 2019

Q1. Which of the following statements with respect to PM Jan Vikas Karyakram(PMJVK) are true ?

1) PMJVK seeks to provide better socio economic infrastructure facilities to the minority communities particularly in the field of education, health & skill development.
2) It would lead to lessening of the gap between the national average and the minority communities with regard to backwardness parameters.
3) PMJVK works under the aegis of ministry of minority affairs and covers all the states in India except Jammu & Kashmir.

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q2. Which of the following constitutes the priority sector categories under the PSL (Priority Sector Lending ) norms of RBI :

1) Agriculture
2) Forestry
3) Health sector
4) MSME’s
5) Renewable energy

a) 1,2 & 3 only
b) 3,4 & 5 only
c) 1,4 & 5 only
d) all of the above

Q3. Consider the following statements regarding National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD):

1) NIPCCD is a premier organisation devoted to promotion of voluntary action, research, training, and documentation in the overall domain of women and children development.
2) It advises the Central and State Governments and its agencies, and various other institutions, in the further development and implementation of policies for child development and voluntary action.
3) It reviews programmes for children in the light of the National Policy for children.

Which of the above statements are true ?

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q4. Consider the folowing regarding the status of aviation sector in India :

1) Logistics and cargo are one of the biggest growth-driven sectors in India after services.
2) Despite registering a double-digit growth for nearly four years in a row, India has remained without a specific policy for air cargo.
3) The success of the aviation sector in the country was completely propelled by the participation of public sector enterprises.

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q5. India has signed the crucial Industrial Security Annex (ISA) agreement as well as the Basic Exchange & Cooperation Agreement (BECA) for geospatial agreement with which of the following countries ?

a) Russia
b) United States
c) Saudi Arabia
d) Israel

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