Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 17 November 2020

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 17 November 2020


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership:

1. It was launched in 2012. 
2. Its aim is to lower tariffs, open up trade in services and promote investment to help emerging economies catch up with the rest of the world.
3. India is also a member of this group. 
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

Q.2) Location of Jolly Grant airport is based in which Indian state?


(a) Himachal Pradesh 

(b) Uttarakhand 

(c) Sikkim 

(d) Chhattisgarh 

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding International Day for Tolerance:

1.November 17 is celebrated as International Day for Tolerance.
2.In 1996, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 51/95(link is external) proclaiming 16 November as International Day for Tolerance.
3.The International Day for Tolerance supports the notion that education is a key factor in preventing intolerance across the human race.  

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

Q.4)Pincer catalytic system is developed by 

(a) IIT Delhi 

(b) IISC Bangalore 

(c) IIT Kanpur 

(d) IIT Guwahati

Q.5) With reference to Birsa Munda, consider the following statements:

1. He spearheaded a tribal religious millenarian movement that arose in the Bengal Presidency (now Jharkhand) in the late 19th century, during the British Raj.
2. His portrait hangs in the Indian Parliament Museum; he is the only tribal leader to have been so honoured.
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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