Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 20 July 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 20 July 2021

Q.1) Match the following pairs:

           Scheme         Objective

1. Mid-day meal     A. to improve nutrition among children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.

2. Poshian Abhiyaan    B. facilitates a supplementary nutrition programme, growth monitoring and promotion,nutrition and health education etc.

3. ICDS    C. to provide children in government schools with a free cooked meal with a minimum energycontent of 450 kcal.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1-A, 2-B, 3-C

(b) 1-B, 2-C, 3-A

(c) 1-C, 2-A, 3-B

(d) 1-A, 2-C, 3-B

Q.2) The term Pegasus, has been associated with 

(a) New Covid strain 

(b) Spyware 

(c) Satellite tool 

(d) Device to detect potato leaves  

Q.3) With reference to the Lokpal Act, consider the following statements:

1. Lokpal is a national anti-corruptionombudsman to look into complaints againstpublic servants which are defined under theLokpal Act 2013.
2. As per the act, there shall be a directorof inquiry, not below the rank of jointsecretary, who shall be appointed by thegovernment for conducting preliminaryinquiries referred to the Central VigilanceCommission (CVC) by the Lokpal.
3. Lokpal consist of a Chairperson with amaximum of 6 members (50% shall bejudicial members).
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 and 2 only

Q.4) What is amount of Comprehensive logistics costs of India’s GDP?

(a) 8%

(b) 12%

(c) 15%

(d) 14%

Q.5) With reference to the mechanism of Doppler Radar, consider the following statements: 

1.A Doppler radar is a specialised radar that uses the Doppler effect to produce velocity data about objects at a distance. 
2. It does this by bouncing a microwave signal off a desired target and analyzing how the object's motion has altered the frequency of the returned signal.
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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