Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 21 November 2020

 


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 21 November 2020


Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Artemisinin-based combination therapies:

1.Artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) are the first and second line of treatment for malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum (P falciparum).
2.ACTs doesn’t combine an artemisinin derivativewith a partner drug.
3.According to the new WHO report, ACTs remain efficacious across the world, by and large.
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

Q.2) Which of the following country is not a member of Five Eyes alliance?


(a) Australia 

(b) Japan 

(c) US

(d) Canada 

Q.3) With reference to the global bribery risk matrix, consider the following statements: 

1.It is released by TRACE, world leading anti-bribery standard setting organization.
2.India has performed better than China, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.
3.North Korea presents the highest commercial bribery risk, while Sweden the lowest.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 only

(d) 1 and 2 only

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding e-challanproject:

1. E-challan solution software has been developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC). 
2. It is an initiative of the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?


(a) Neither 1 nor 2

(b) Both 1 and 2 

(c) 1 only

(d) 2 only

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project:

1. It is a part of Asian Development Bank project. 
2. The project aims to improve 300 km of strategic road segment through climate resilient and nature-based solution.
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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