Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 16 June 2019


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 16 june 2019


Q1. Consider the following statements regarding acute encephalitis syndrome( AES) :

1) It is characterized as acute-onset of fever and a change in mental status (mental confusion, disorientation, delirium, or coma) and/or new-onset of seizures in a person of any age at any time of the year.
2) Viruses are the only causative agents for the AES causes.
3) In India, AES outbreaks in north and eastern India have been linked to children eating unripe litchi fruit on empty stomachs.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q2. Which of the following are the main jute producing states in India ?

1) Kerala
2) West Bengal
3) Odisha
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Bihar

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

Q3. Which of the following statements regarding the recently concluded governing council meeting of NITI Aayog meeting are true ?

1) The Governing Council of NITI Aayog comprises the Prime Minister of India, Chief Ministers of all the States and Union Territories with Legislatures only.
2) The Governing Council, which embodies these objectives of cooperative federalism, presents a platform to discuss inter-sectoral, inter-departmental and federal issues in order to accelerate the implementation of the national development agenda, in the spirit of Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat.
3) Elaborating on the Union Government's guiding principle of SabkaSaath, Sabka Vikas and SabkaVishwaas, the Prime Minister said the schemes of the Union Government are no longer limited to certain people, or to certain regions, and are reaching everyone without discrimination, in a balanced way.

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

Q4. Consider the following statements regarding India’s future renewable energy outlook :

1) India is achieving one of the largest expansion of renewable energy in the world and has become a net exporter of power in past 5 years.
2) India is implementing one of the largest Renewable energyexpansion programs, Energy Efficiency programmes and moving towards the achievement of our target to fulfill our commitments made in Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
3) India is expected to achieve 40% renewable energy mix by 2050.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q5. Kermadec islands recently seen in news was struck by a massive earthquake,Itlies in the north eastern part of which of the following miccronesian countries ?

a) Australia
b) New Zealand
c) Papua new Guinea
d) Fiji

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Answer:

1. (c) 2. (b) 3. (b) 4. (a) 5. (b)

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