Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 26 January 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 26 January 2021

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding North Eastern Council:

1.It is a statutory body constituted under North Eastern CouncilAct 1971.
2. NEC is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of North Eastern Region.
3. Prime Minister is ex-officio Chairman of NEC
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) National Voters’ Day is celebrated on

(a) 25th January 

(b) 26th January 

(c) 27th January 

(d) 28th January 

Q.3) With reference to the FIST advisory board, consider the following statements: 

1. It intends to provide basic infrastructure and enabling facilities for promoting R&D activities in new and emerging areas.
2. It attracting fresh talents in universities & other educational institutions.
3. It is under Department of Science and Technology.
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) Climate Adaptation Summit 2021 hosted by which of the following countries:

(a) India 

(b) Netherland 

(c) Japan 

(d) Switzerland 

Q.5) With reference to the Integrated Weapon System Design facility; consider the following statements:

1.The Integrated Weapon System Design facility is to enhance the capability in design and development of command & control systems for surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems and ballistic missile defence (BMD) systems.
2. The overall system design and evaluation methodology for state-of-the-art missile systems and will help in improving the performance of missiles.
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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