Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 22 April 2019

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 22 April 2019

Q1. Which of the following statements regarding the new amended version of the Forests rights act are true ?

1) Under the act Forest dwellers can transport minor forest produce by any appropriate means of transport.
2) Transit passes for transporting minor forest produce will be issued by a committee constituted by the district administration.
3) No committee or individual official at the panchayat, block or forest range level except the forest rights committee shall be eligible to receive, decide or reject the forest rights claims.

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

Q2. Which of the following pairs of tribals and their inhabiting states are correctly matched ?

1) Kand :Odisha
2) Warli : Gujarat
3) Adiyan :Tamilnadu
4) Chakma : Nagaland
5) Asur : West Bengal

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

Q3. With respect to the Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kits (SAECK)to be distributed by the Union home ministry which of the following statements are true ?

1) The Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kits (SAECK) or ‘rape investigation kits’ are designed to carry out immediate medico-legal investigation and aid in furnishing evidence in sexual assault and rape cases.
2) Each kit comprises essential items that will aid in furnishing evidence such as blood and semen samples in sexual assault and rape cases, helping the prosecution to gather evidence.
3) Under the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution, ‘Police’ and ‘Public Order’ are State subjects and the States are competent to equip their police stations suitably with these kits.

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

Q4. Consider the following statements with respect to solar energy production :

1) ‘Solar PV’ works by photons in sun’s rays knocking off electrons in the semi-conducting material in the panels and channels them through a wire the stream of electrons is electricity.
2) While Solar thermal systems, in contrast, suck up sun’s heat and conduct it to where it is needed – such as for drying of spices or fish or wet paint.
3) There is no loss in conversion of light energy into electric energy in a solar PV but a Solar thermal system has high conversion losses.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q5. Which of the following is the first country to allow voting through mobile phones in a parliamentaryelection ?

a) Lithuania
b) Estonia
c) Latvia
d) Kenya

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