Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 5 NOVEMBER 2018

                     

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 5 NOVEMBER 2018

Q1. Which of the following statements regarding WIPO(World Intellectual Property Organisation) are true ?

1) WIPO is the global forum under the WTO for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation.
2) WIPO’s economics & statistics division also conducts economic analysis on how government IP and innovation policies affect economic performance.
3) The WIPO Internet Treaties lay down an international framework for preventing the unauthorised access to and use of creative works on the internet and other digital networks to

which India has approved its accession.

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

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding jute cultivation in India ?

1) Alluvial or loamy soil is the best suited soil for jute cultivation
2) 150 cm to 200 cm rainfall is essential for jute cultivation. Moisture wind should be less for better ripening.
3) Plain land or gentle slope or low land is ideal for jute cultivation.
4) Hot and moist climate is ideal for jute.

Which of the above conditions are the favourable ones for jute cultivation :

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

Q3. Which of the following statements regarding powers of CIC(Chief Information Commissioner) under RTI act 2005 are not true ?

1) The CIC cannot be a member of Parliament/state legislature nor have any connection with a political party
2) The commission is vested with powers equivalent to that of a high court.
3) The CIC has the power to send show cause notice even to the RBI for non-disclosure of information
4) The CIC under the RTI act has the power to impose penalties as well.

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

Q4. Which of the following can be considered as the liabilities of the Reserve Bank of India :

1) Currency and Gold Revaluation Account
2) Deposit of Scheduled State Co-operative Banks
3) Investment Revaluation Account (IRA)
4) Loans and Advances to NABARD

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

Q5. Consider the following statements regarding ocean floors :

1) The continental shelf is a gently sloping and relatively flat extension of a continent that is covered by the oceans .
2) The shelf occupies the majority portion of the total ocean floor.
3) Continental slopes contain valuable resources, such as oil and gas and minerals.
4) The border between the continental slope and the abyssal plain usually has a more gradual descent, and is called the continental rise.

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

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