Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 23 August 2022

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 23 August 2022

Q.1) With reference to regarding ‘tomato flu’ or sometimes called as tomato fever, consider the following statements: 

1. The ‘tomato flu’ is caused by Coxsackie virus A 16. 
2. It belongs to Enterovirus family.
3. As tomato flu is similar to chikungunya and dengue as well as hand, foot, and mouth disease
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) 1, 2 and 3

Q.2) India secured ____ rank in medal tally at the 15th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics

(a) 1st
(b) 4th
(c) 8th
(d) 3rd

Q.3) Which of the following statements regardingevolution and features of Fundamental Dutiesare correct?

1. The Fundamental Duties in the IndianConstitution are inspired by theConstitution of erstwhile USSR.
2. The original constitution had 10fundamental duties and 11th was addedby 42nd amendment act.
3. They are confined to citizens of India onlyand not to any foreigner.
Choose the correct answer using the codesgiven below:
(a) 1 and 3 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3 
(d) 2 only

Q.4) Which of the directive principles mentionedunder Part IV of the constitution can beclassified under Gandhian principles?

(a) Organize agriculture and animalhusbandry on modern and scientificlines
(b) Promote cottage industries on anindividual or co-operation basis in ruralareas
(c) Take steps to secure the participationof workers in the management ofindustries
(d) Separate the judiciary from the executivein the public services of the State

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Central Bank Digital Currency: 

1.CBDC is the legal tender issued by a central bank in a digital form. 
2.It is the same as a fiat currency and is exchangeable one-to-one with the fiat currency.
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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