Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 16 November 2020

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 16 November 2020


Q.1) Consider the following statement regarding Draft rules under Code on Social Security:

1. The building workers would be entitled to the benefits in the state they are working in. 
2. The provision has also been made in the draft rules pertaining to the gratuity of a worker who is on non-fixedterm employment.
3.The draft rules have also provided for a single electronic registration and its cancellation for an establishment in case of its business closure. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 2 only

Answer: A

Q.2)Puerto Rico, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of which of the following country?


(a) U.K

(b) Mexico 

(c) Russia 

(d) U.S.A

Answer: S

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding meteor shower:

1.These meteors are bright and among the fastest moving– travelling at speeds of 71 km per second.
2.The Leonids emerge from the comet Tempel-Tuttle, which requires 23 years to revolve once around the Sun. 
3.Meteor showers are named after the constellation they appear to be coming from. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 only

(d) 2 only

Answer: A

Q.4) Soumitra Chatterjee is better known as?


(a) A legendary actor from Bengali cinema.

(b) A Scientist

(c) An Athlete 

(d) A Nobel Laureate 

Answer: A


Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding the Khelo India Scheme:

1. Under the scheme, SAI and NSFs will be working together. 
2. NSFs will also hold discussions with SAI and implement categorisation and gradation of the academies.
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

Answer: C

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