Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 21 August 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 21 August 2021

Q.1) Match the following pairs:

            Initiatives:                  Objectives
1. Abhinandan Patra:         A thank you note to the beneficiary.
2. Adhikaar Patra:              A welcome note containing information about the rights of AB PM-JAYbeneficiaries.
3. Ayushman Mitra:           To encourage citizens to participate in motivating eligible beneficiaries to get verified under the scheme and to help them get Ayushman Cards issued.

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3 only

Q.2) What is the total percentage of reservation provides as per Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act to the person with disabilities?

(a) 2.5%

(b) 3.5%

(c) 5%

(d) 4%

Q.3) With of the following devices are mentioned under the rules in notification for Electronic Monitoring and Enforcement of Road Safety?

1. Automatic Number Plate Recognition.
2. Closed-circuit television camera
3. Weigh in machine
4. Speed camera

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) All the above 

Q.4) On which of the following country will face water shortage as warned by UN

(a) Morocco 

(b) Greece 

(c) Lebanon 

(d) Syria 

Q.5) With reference to the Advanced chafftechnology, consider the following statements:

1.A chaff is primarily an electronic counter-measure technology used to protect high-value
targets such as fighter jets or naval ships from radars.
2.The chaff deployed in the air reflect as multiple targets for the missile guidance systems, thus misleading the enemy radars or deflecting adversary missiles.

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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