Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 29 March 2020


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 29 March 2020


Q1 With respect to the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA ),which of the following statements stands true ?

1) The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) is a Non-Banking Financial Institution under the administrative control of this Ministry for providing term loans for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
2) It offers a credit enhancement guarantee scheme to support the issuance of bonds by wind and solar energy project developers.
3) IREDA’s long-term objective is to contribute to the development of a bond market abroad for renewable energy projects.

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

Q2 Which of the following lakes and their corresponding states are correctly matched :

1) Dal lake : Jammu & Kashmir
2) Sivasagarlake : Assam
3) Salim Ali lake : Madhya Pradesh
Options :
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all the above 

Q3 Which of the following statements regarding the “tech for tribals” initiative launched recently stands true ?

1) Tech for Tribals, an initiative of TRIFED supported by Ministry of MSME, aims at capacity building and imparting entrepreneurship skills totribal forest produce gatherers enrolled under the PradhanMantriVanDhanYojana(PMVDY).
2) The Tech for tribals capacity building program will ensure higher success rate of the Tribal Entrepreneurs by enabling and empowering them to run their business with marketable products with quality certifications.
3) TRIFED has received overwhelming response from all leading higher education institutions in the country forstrategizing to infuse best in class training and capacity building for tribals to start their enterprise.
Options :
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) 1 & 3 only
d) all the above

Q4 The Ministry of HRD through its Online/Digital Education Initiatives is trying to ensure that students can continue their learning sitting at their home, during this lockdown period.Which of the following statements regarding the same stands true ?

1) SWAYAM seeks to bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy.
2) SWAYAM has a repository of 1900 courses which are now being accessed by people from over 60 countries. 
3) The significant majority is from India and the other countries include USA, UAE, Germany, Nepal, Singapore, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia.

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

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