Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 30 December 2019

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 30 December 2019

Q1. Which of the following statements regarding the POSHAN abhiyan and its fund utilisations stands true ?

1) The PoshanAbhiyaan, the Centre’s flagship programme, is aimed at improving nutritional outcomes among pregnant women, lactating mothers and children.
2) All 32 states and UT’s have utilised 3/4th of the funds released between 2017 & 2019.
3) The five best performers were Mizoram ,Lakshadweep, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Meghalaya.

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

Q2. Which of the following national parks/wildlife sanctuaries and their corresponding indigenous animal/birds stands true ?

1) Sariska national park : Tiger
2) Kanchenjunga National Park : Musk deer
3) Banerghatta National Park : Asiatic lion
4) Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary : Elephant
5) Rann of Kutchh : Golden langur

a) 1,2 & 3 only
b) 1,2 & 4 only
c) 2,3 & 5 only
d) 2,4 & 5 only

Q3. Consider the following statements :

1) India’s complex, socio­economic environmental system is under even greater stress. The country must improve on many fronts simultaneously.
2) However India ranks high in international comparisons of human development (education and health), compared to its poorer subcontinental neighbours.
3) India’s challenge now is to build an Indian ecosystem in which competitive enterprises will grow to create more opportunities for jobs for youth and for increasing citizens’ incomes.

Which of the above statements stands true ?

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

Q4. Which of the following statements regarding the recently released RBI report on Indian economy stands true ?

1) The Reserve Bank has flagged falling government revenue as a threat to the overall fiscal numbers -- with tax and non-tax revenues lagging way behind targets.
2) This extended sequential quarterly deceleration was led by a sharp slowdown in gross fixed capital formation and sluggishness in private final consumption expenditure.
3) The report also notes that the slowdown would have more pronounced had it not been for government consumption, which provided a cushion to slackening demand conditions.

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

Q5. Which of the following countries topped the Good Governance Index recently released by the central government ?

a) Maharashtra
b) Tamilnadu
c) Kerala
d) Arunachal Pradesh

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Answer :

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