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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 17 May 2018


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 17 May 2018


1. Recently scientists have discovered massive reserves of mercury. It is discovered in

a. Arctic permafrost
b. Antarctic permafrost
c. Atlantic ocean
d. Pacific ocean

2. Consider the following statements about the findings of India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2017.

1. The ‘very dense’ forest cover has increased over the last assessment of2015, but the ‘moderately dense’ category reported a decline
2. First time contains information on decadal change inwater bodies in forest during 2005-2015.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both
d. None

3.Consider the following statements aboutConservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS)

1. It is developed by UNEP
2. So far India have not registered for Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS).

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both
d. None

4.Consider the following statements aboutNational Safety Council

1. National Safety Council is a premier, non-profit, self-financing andtripartite apex body at the national level in India.
2. It is an autonomous body, which was set up by the Government of India, Ministry of Labour and Employment in 1966.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both
d. None

5. Consider the following statements aboutNational Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)

1. It is constituted under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code,2016 (IBC).
2. NCLAT is also the Appellate Tribunal to hear and dispose of appeals againstany direction issued or decision made or order passed by the CompetitionCommission of India (CCI).

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both
d. None

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Answer:

1 (A), 2 (C), 3 (D), 4 (C), 5 (B)