Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 25 January 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 25 January 2021

Q.1) With reference to the Michael and Sheila Held Prize, consider the following statements.

1. The prize is presented twice in a year.
2. The prize consists of a medal and USD 100,000.
3. It is related with research in the areas of combinatorial and discrete optimisation, or related parts of computer science.

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) Recently seen in news about Lunar Sample 76015,143, which weighs 332 grams; it has been collected under which mission? 

(a) Apollo 17

(b) Luna 24

(c) Chang'e 2

(d) Longjiang

Q.3) With reference to the Decision Support System, consider the following statements:

1. It will have a web, Geographical Information System and multi-model based operational and planning decision support tool.
2. It will have an integrated framework to handle both primary and secondary pollutants using a chemical transport model.
3. The Commission for Air Quality Management has begun the process of setting up a Decision Support System.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 2 only

Q.4) Sree Narayana Guru a social reformer was born in 

(a) Karnataka 

(b) Kerala 

(c) Tamil Nadu 

(d) Telangana 

Q.5) With reference to the pelton bike, consider the following statements:

1.It is an Internet-connected, stationary, indoor cycling bike with cameras, microphones and tablets attached, so its riders can livestream fitness classes and communicate with one another. 

2.It is made of carbon steel and aluminium.
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

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