Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 19 November 2020

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 19 November 2020


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding microwave weapons:

1.“Microwave weapons” are supposed to be a type of direct energy weapons, which aim highly focused energy in the form of sonic, laser, or microwaves, at a target.
2.It uses “beams of high-frequency electromagnetic radiation to heat the water in a human target’s skin, causing pain and discomfort”.
3. Russia has also developed a prototype microwave-style weapon, which it calls the “Active Denial System”.
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: C

Q.2)Team Halo recently seen in the news is associated with?


(a) Defence exercise  

(b) Cultural program 

(c) Online education program 

(d) Misinformation regarding Covid-19 vaccine 

Answer: D

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding PM-FME Scheme:

1.It is a centrally sponsored scheme.
2. It aims to enhance the competitiveness of existing individual micro-enterprises in the unorganized segment of the food processing industry.
3.Under the PM-FME scheme, capacity building is an important component. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1 only

Answer: C

Q.4)Transferable development rights in India was firstly introduced by 


(a) Mumbai 

(b) Pune 

(c) Hyderabad 

(d) Bangalore 

Answer: A

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer program:

1. It is launched by WHO.  
2. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the primary cause of cervical cancer.
3. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1 only

Answer: C

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