Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 24 DECEMBER 2018

                     

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 24 DECEMBER 2018

Q1. Under 69 (1) of the Information Technology Act, 2000the central government can direct any agency to intercept, monitor, and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer.

Which of the following are the necessary conditions for invoking the particular section :
1) In the interest of the sovereignty or integrity of India, defence of India, security of the state.
2) Friendly relations with foreign states or public order.
3) For preventing incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence relating to above or for investigation of any offence.

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

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding recently test fired AGNI-IV missile :

1) The indigenously developed sophisticated Agni-IV has 4,000-km strike range and is a two-stage missile.
2) Agni-IV missile is equipped with advanced Avionics, 5th generation On Board Computer and distributed architecture.
3) Ballistic missiles like Agni-I, II and III and IV have been included in the arsenal of the armed forces, giving India an effective deterrence capability.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q3. Defence Ministry launched the Information Fusion Centre - Indian Ocean Region, IFC-IOR.

Which of the following statements with respect to this are true ?
1) The Indian Ocean Region is vital to world trade and economic prosperity of many nations as more than 75% of the world’s maritime trade and 50% of global oil consumption passes through the IOR.
2) The IFC-IOR aims to engage with partner nations and multi-national maritime constructs to develop comprehensive maritime domain awareness and share information on vessels of interest.
3) The IFC-IOR would work towards capability building in the region, coordination of incident response and disaster relief, and in time, also share submarine safety information.

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

Q4. 1) The Foreigners (Restricted Areas) Order 1963 states that a Restricted Area Permit (RAP) is required for non-Indians to visit certain areas in India.
2) RAP are required for all visits to the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and parts of the state of Sikkim.
3) While any Indian citizen can have access to these areas without any permit.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q5. Which of following natural phenomenons/disasters can trigger a tsunami :

1) Landslides
2) Earthquakes
3) Nuclear explosion
4) Meteorite impact
5) Volcanic eruptions

a) 1,2 & 3 only
b) 3,4 & 5 only
c) 1,2,4 & 5 only
d) 1,2,3,4 & 5

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1(d), 2(a), 3(d), 4(a), 5(c)

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