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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 7 June 2017

Q- Indian ocean dipole, a metereological phenomena measures temperature between which of the following?

A. Indian and Pacific ocean
B. Indian ocean and Bay of Bengal
C. Indian ocean and Arabian sea
D. None of the above

Q- Long Period Average used by IMD is an average of which of the following?

A. Average of total rain of India in 100 years
B. Average of monsoonal rain fall in India in 100 years
C. Average of total rain of India in 50 years
D. Average of monsoonal rain fall in India in 50 years


Q-a) Bank Rate- It is the rate which at RBI gives loan to commercial banks without keeping any collateral.
b) Marginal Cost of funds based Lending Rate (MCLR) ,will replace the present base rate system.
Which of the above statements correct?
A) a only
B) b only
C) both a and b
d) Neither a nor b.
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 Answer  1-C, 2-D, 3-C

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