Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 January 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 January 2021

Q.1) Match the following pairs 

Origin states                       Martial arts
1.    Tamil Nadu:                 A. Silambam 
2.    Himachal Pradesh:     B. Thoda 
3.    Punjab:                       C. Gatka 
4.    Maharashtra:              D. Mardaani Khel 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1-A, 2-B, 3-C, 4-D

(b) 1-D, 2-C, 3-A, 4-B

(c) 1-C, 2-B, 3-A, 4-D

(d) 1-A, 2-C, 3-D, 4-B

Q.2) Recently seen in news named Global Britain, Global Broker; it has been published by 

(a) Fabian Society

(b) International Institute for Strategic Studies

(c) European Council on Foreign Relations

(d) Chatham House

Q.3) With reference to the National Innovation Foundation, consider the following statements:

1. It is an autonomous body of the Department of Science and Technology.
2. National Innovation Foundation recently developed an innovation portal. 
3. This innovation portal will help institutionalise new ideas by common people towards finding solutions to local problems.
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) 2 only

Q.4) Section 497 of the IPC which was dissolved as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, was related to:

(a) Homosexuality 

(b) Adultery 

(c) Suicide 

(d) Sedition 

Q.5) With reference to the Special Marriage Act 1954, consider the following statements: 

1.Special Marriage Act deals with inter-caste and inter-religious marriages, and allows people to get married without giving up their religion.
2.Allahabad High Court ruled that Couples can choose to not publish 30-day notice under Special Marriage Act.

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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