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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 21 July 2017

Ques- With reference to Nuclear Power Programme of India, which of the following statements is not correct?

1. India's three-stage nuclear power programme was conceived by Homi Bhabha.
2. First stage of the Programme is Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors.
3. Second stage of the Programme is Thorium Based Reactors.
4. All of the above are correct

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Ques- Which of the following is correct about Astrosat?

1. Astrosat is India's first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory
2. It was launched on a PSLV-XL
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None

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Ques- Which of the following is correct about deaths due to HIV/AIDS?

1. Deaths caused by AIDS have risen to 1.9 million in 2016 from 1 million in 2005
2. More than 95 percent of the cases in 2016 happened in ten countries
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None.
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Answer  1-3,  2-C,  3-B

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