Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 21 June 2019

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 21 June 2019

Q1. AnMoU was signed between Dr.Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DICCI) to empower SC and ST Communities through research on Dalit Entrepreneurship

Which of the following statements regarding the same are true ?

1) DICCI brings together all Dalit entrepreneurs under one umbrella and acts as a one-stop Resource Centre for existing and aspiring Dalit entrepreneurs and promotes entrepreneurship among Dalits as a solution to their socio-economic problems.
2) DAIC through this collaboration will try to find out how far the SC and ST communities have engaged themselves in starting and establishing their own businesses.
3) The data will be used to identify the reason why the spirit of entrepreneurship has not been infused among Dalit youth to develop business leadership for empowering them to walk in step with the world.

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q2. Consider the following pairs of Himalayan rivers and their corresponding tributaries :

1) Ganga :Tamsa
2) Brahmaputra : Tons
3) Yamuna :Tawa
4) Ravi :Saho
5) Satluj :Baspa

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched ?

a) 1,2 & 3 only
b) 2 & 4 only
c) all of the above
d) 1,4& 5 only

Q3. Consider the following statements regarding vaccinations :

1) Vaccines protect billions of people around the world. They have completely got rid of one disease - smallpox - and are bringing the world close to eliminating others, such as polio.
2) But some other diseases, such as measles, are making a resurgence and experts say people avoiding vaccines, fuelled by fear and misinformation, is one of the main causes.
3) As per surveys people in richer countries have a higher trust in vaccines.

Which of the above statements are true ?

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q4. Consider the following statements :

1) LTE (Long Term Evolution) is a standard for 3G wireless broadband technology that offers increased network capacity and speed to mobile device users.
2) LTE offers higher peak data transfer rates of up to 100 Mbps downstream and 30 Mbps upstream. It also provides reduced latency, scalable bandwidth capacity and backward-compatibility with existing GSM and UMTS technology.

Which of the above statements are nottrue ?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 & 2
d) None

Q5. “Asian development outlook” is a publication released by which of the following institutions?

a) World bank
b) Asian development Bank (ADB )
c) Asian infrastructure and investment bank ( AIIB)
d) BRICS bank

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