Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 September 2018

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 15 September 2018

Q1 Which of the following statements regarding newly introduced dairy processing & infrastructure fund are true :

1) Under this scheme, eligible milk organisations will be provided financial assistance in the form of a loan at 6.5% interest for building an efficient
2)It will be also used for creation, modernisation and expansion of processing infrastructure and manufacturing faculties for value-added dairy products.
3) It is managed by NDDB and will be implemented from 2017-18 to 2020-22.

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

Q2 Consider the following features about Stockholm convention on POP’s( persistent organic pollutants) :

1) It includes the requirement that developed countries provide new and additional financial resources and measures to eliminate production and use of intentionally produced POPs.
2) The Stockholm convention is not legally binding upon the signatories.
3) India has ratified the Stockholm convention.

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

Q3 Gulf of Bothnia lies between which of the following countries of Europe:

a) Russia & Italy
b) Denmark & Norway
c) Sweden & Finland
d) Denmark & Poland

Q4 Which of the following are the significance of the recently launched chiller star labelling program by the power ministry :

1) It will help promote advancement technology for central HVAC (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems and will also facilitate energy efficient solutions for large commercial and industrial applications.
2) It will also help to save more than 500 million units of electricity in 2019 along with Green House Gases reduction of 0.5 million-ton equivalent of C02

a) 1only
b) 2 only
c) 1 & 2
d) none of the above

Q5 Which of the following states are not included in the 5thschedule of the constitution dealing with administration of scheduled areas :

a) Manipur
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Telangana

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