Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 19 March 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 19 March 2021

Q.1) With reference to the GPS-based toll collection system, consider the following statements:

1. Under this mechanism where money would be collected based on GPS imaging on vehicles. 
2. The system tracked the travels of a moving vehicle from the acquired GPS coordinates. 
3. This will help ensure that users only pay for the distance covered, unlike the flat rates in place currently.
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) All the above

Q.2) Recently seen in news, Teacher Education Institutions report. It has been released by 

(a) Amity University 

(b) IIT Bombay 

(c) Azim Premji University

(d) O.P. Jindal Global University

Q.3) Match the following pairs 

1. Accretion disc: a structure formed by diffuse material in orbitalmotion around a black hole.
2. Luminous disc: to produce winds up to speeds which is about 10% of the speed of light.
3. Radiation drag: it plays a key role in reducing the speed of light.
Which of the following pairs correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 2 only

Q.4) John Magufuli was the President recently died, he belongs to 


(b) Malawi 

(c) Mozambique 

(d) Kenya 

Q.5) With reference to the Stop TB Partnership programme, consider the following statements:

1.It was founded in 2001.
2.The Partnership’s mission is to serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and ensure high-quality diagnosis, treatment and care to all who need it.

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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