Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 26 March 2021


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 26 March 2021

Q.1) With reference to the National Commission for Allied, Healthcare Professions Bill, consider the following statements:

1. The bill aims to establish a statutory body or commission that frames policies and standards, regulate professional conduct and qualifications for allied healthcare professionals.
2. The chairman and vice-chairman of the body will be selected for two years and they would not be eligible for renomination. 
3. The standards for regulation, training, eligibility and service have been coded by international yardsticks and according to International Labour Code (ILO) codes.

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) World Development Report 2021 released by 

(a) UNDP 

(b) ADB 

(c) International Monetary Fund 

(d) World Bank 

Q.3) With reference to the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, consider the following statements:

1. It is a dedicated training arm of the United Nations system. 
2. It provides training and capacity development activities to assist mainly developing countries with special attention to Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States etc.
3. It was founded in 1963.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

(a) 2 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 3 only

(d) None

Q.4) Recently seen in news about the INSACOGgroup, it has been established by 

(a) NITI Aayog 

(b) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(c) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

(d) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Electoral bonds scheme:

1.Itis like a promissory note that can be bought by any Indian citizen or company incorporated in India from select branches of State Bank of India. 
2. It was first introduced in the finance bill 2018.
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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