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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 01 March 2017

Q.1- Consider the following statements and mark the correct answer regarding IIP.

a) Base year for IIP is 2010-11;
b) IIP is released by CSO;
c) Core sector makes 38 percent of the IIP;
A) a, b
B) b, c
C) c only
D) c, a

Q.2- Which of the following is correct regarding Indian meteorological department?

1. Mr. H. F. Blanford was first appointed Meteorological Reporter
2. IMD was setup in 1875
3. Presently it provided village level rain forecast
A. 1,2 only
B. 1,3 only
C. 2,3 only
D. All

Q.3- India's ranking in the 'Ease of Doing Business Index' is sometimes seen in the news. Which of the following has declared that ranking?

(a) Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
(b) World Economic Forum
(c) World Bank
(d) World Trade Organization (WTO).
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 Answer 1-B,2-A,3-C

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