Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 27 FEBRUARY 2019

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 27 FEBRUARY 2019

Q1. Consider the following statements regarding Leverage ratio in financial institutions/Banks :

1) A leverage ratio is any one of several financial measurements that look at how much capital comes in the form of debt (loans), or assesses the ability of a company to meet its financial obligations.
2) The Tier 1 leverage ratio is used as a tool by central monetary authorities to ensure the capital adequacy of banks and to place constraints on the degree to which a financial company can leverage its capital base.
3) In India it is one of the important criterion for inclusion/exclusion from RBIs Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework.

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. Which of the following are the climate-smart varieties of Rice indigenously developed by National Rice Research Institute (NRRI):

1) CR DHAN 310
2) CR DHAN 311
3)CR DHAN 801
4) CR DHAN 802

a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 3 & 4 only
d) all of the above

Q3. Which of the following statements regarding pulses cultivation in India are true :

1) Cultivating pulses in rice fallow land gives an extra advantage of enriching the soil nutrients for rice cultivation afterwards.
2) No fertilizers and not much water is required for irrigation in such lands were pulses are harvested,thereby increasing the income of farmers.
3) The programme of “Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India (BGREI)” was launched to address the constraints limiting the productivity of “pulses based cropping systems” in eastern India.

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

Q4. Which of the following includes the steps taken by central government to encourage domestic research & development and innovations in the digital communication sector ?

1) DoT has issued instructions liberalising import norms for prototype, sample products and test & measurement equipment in license exempt bands without the need of ‘Equipment Type Approval (ETA)’.
3) The National Digital Communication Policy 2018 aims to enhance India’s contribution in the digital communication sector and ensuring digital sovereignty by 2022.
2) National Frequency Allocation Plan 2018 has taken a radical step in enhancing the license exempt spectrum in 5 GHz band to 605 MHz to trigger enhanced deployment of Wi-Fi services, consumer products and short range devices for various applications in license exempt bands.

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

Q5. The Chagos Archipelago are a group of seven atolls comprising more than 60 individual tropical islands in the Indian Ocean about 500 kilometres (310 mi) south of the Maldives archipelago. This chain of islands is the southernmost archipelago of the Chagos-Laccadive Ridge, a long submarine mountain range in the Indian Ocean.

The chagos islands is frequently seen in news as a place of contention regarding its administration between United Kingdom and which of the following countries ?
a) Madagascar
b) Maldives
c) Mauritius
d) Srilanka

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