Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 26 DECEMBER 2018

        



Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 26 DECEMBER 2018



Q1 Consider the following statements regarding Ayushman Bharat –National Health protection mission :

1) The Ayushmanbharathhealth insurance scheme under which a patient would be able to get treatment worth up to Rs. 5 lakh only  in  government hospitals.
2) One of the core principles of Ayushman Bharat - National Health Protection Mission is to co-operative federalism and flexibility to states.
3) In partnership with NITI Aayog, a robust, modular, scalable and interoperable IT platform will be made operational which will entail a paperless, cashless transaction.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q2 Which of the following are the main salt producing states in India :

1) Andhra Pradesh
2) Kerala
3) Gujarat
4) Tamilnadu
Options :
a) 1,2& 3 only 
b) 2,3 & 4 only 
c) 1,3 & 4 only 
d) all the above

Q3 Which of the following statements with respect to LNG liquefied natural gas are true ?

1) Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas that has been cooled to a liquid state, at about -260°Fahrenheit, for shipping and storage.
2) LNG does not burn itself .LNG needs to be in vapor form and mixed with air to burn.
3) LNG is denser than petroleum, requiring between double and triple the space for the fuel tank.

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

Q4 Consider the following statements regarding wildlife protection act 1972 :

1) The act was amended in the year 2006 and its purpose is to strengthen the conservation of tigers and other endangered species by combating crimes against them through the special Crime Control Bureau.
2) Wildlife Protection Act 1972 is also against Taxidermy, which is the preservation of a dead wild animal as a trophy, or in the form of rugs, preserved skins, antlers, horns, eggs, teeth, and nails.
3) The Bill also protects the hunting rights of Scheduled Tribes in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q5 The Ganga Mahasabhato oppose the damming of Ganges was formed by which of the following Indian freedom struggle leaders :

a) LalaLajpatrai
b) Madan Mohan Malaviya
c) S Radhakrishnan
d) Annie Besant
 

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