Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 28 DECEMBER 2018

                     

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 28 DECEMBER 2018

Q1. Consider the following statements regarding NIMZ (National Investment and Manufacturing Zones ) :

1) NIMZs are envisaged as large areas of developed land with the requisite eco-system for promoting world class manufacturing activity.
2) The main objective of Special Economic Zones is promotion of exports, while NIMZs are based on the principle of industrial growth in partnership with States and focuses on manufacturing growth and employment generation.
3) NIMZs are different from SEZs in terms of size, level of infrastructure planning, governance structures related to regulatory procedures, and exit policies.

Which of the above statements are true ?
a) 1 & 2 only
b ) 2 & 3only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q2. Which of the following statements regarding North East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS), 2017 are true :

1) In order to promote employment in the North East States, Government is incentivizing primarily the MSME Sector through this scheme. Government is also providing specific incentive through the scheme to generate employment.
2) Under the scheme centre will provide GST reimbursement for 10 years from the commencement of commercial production by a unit.
3) Under the employment incentive scheme,govt.shall pay employer’s contribution of EPF in addition to govt.s EPS contribution.

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

Q3. Consider the following statements with respect to (GGD) green good deeds campaign :

1) The campaign lauds small positive actions performed by individuals or organisations to strengthen the cause of environmental protection.
2) Various activities covered under GGDs like cleanliness drives within the school campus, carry out waste segregation into biodegradable and non-biodegradable, paper re-cycling and conducting tree plantation drives etc. are being implemented across the country by the students.
3) The campaign aims to broad its base with involvement of teachers, students and other voluntary organisations.

Which of the above statements are true ?

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

Q4. Consider the following statements regarding the Electoral bond scheme :

1) All political parties registered under Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 shall be eligible to receive electoral bonds.
2) Electoral Bonds shall be valid for fifteen calendar days from the date of issue and no payment shall be made to any payee Political Party if the Electoral Bond is deposited after expiry of the validity period.
3) The Electoral Bonds shall be encashed by an eligible Political Party only through a Bank account with the Authorized Bank.

Which of the above statements are true ?
a) 1 & 2 only
b ) 2 & 3only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all of the above

Q5. Which of the following ocean currents are warm currents :

1) Agulhas current
2) Mozambique current
3) Oyashio current
4) Gulf stream
5) Western Australian current

a)1,2 & 3 only
b) 1,2 & 4 only
c) 3,4 & 5 only
d) all of the above

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1(d), 2(c), 3(d), 4(b), 5(b)

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