Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 25 June 2019


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 25 June 2019


Q1. Consider the following statements :

1) India is one of the most vulnerable country in terms of water availability and population explosion has added more to the problem.
2) India had achieved the distinction of a food exporting country from being a food deficient nation, but scarcity of water in near future can worsen the situation.
3) There is need for revival of traditional water bodies and more vigorous effort should be made for water conservation.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q2. Consider the following cities in India with the corresponding rivers flowing through them :

1) Patna : Yamuna
2) Deesa :Banas
3) Guwahati : Brahmaputra
4) Hyderabad : Krishna

Which of the above pairs are correctly matched ?

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

Q3. NITI Aayogis set to release the Second Edition of “Healthy States, Progressive India” Report soon. Which of the following statements regarding the same are true ?

1) It takes a comprehensive look at health in terms of Health Outcomes, Governance and Processes and impact of policy interventions. The report has been prepared in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and with technical assistance from the World Bank.
2) Among the Larger States, Kerala, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu ranked on top in terms of overall performance, while Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh were the top three ranking States in terms of annual incremental performance
3) Among UTs, Chandigarh showed both the best overall performance as well as the highest annual incremental performance.

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

Q4. Which of the following statements regarding the term ‘wilful defaulter’ are true ?

1) A wilful defaulter is an entity or a person that has not paid a loan back despite the ability to repay it.
2) The number of wilful defaulters in nationalised banks has increased by more than 60% to March 2019 from 2014-15.
3) As per RBI’s instructions, wilful defaulters are sanctioned additional facilities by banks or financial institutions, while their unit is not debarred from floating new ventures for five years.

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

Q5. Centre has decided to clean the 4 Ghats ChhathGhat,ShyamGhat, QudeisaGhat and YamneshwarGhat in order to match the motto of “Our River, Our Future” and “Plant Tree, save life”. The above said ghats are on the beds of which of the following rivers of India ?

a) Ganga
b) Brahmaputra
c) Yamuna
d) Godavari

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Answer:

1. (d) 2. (b) 3. (a) 4. (a) 5. (c)


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