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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 16 December 2016

Q.1- Which of the following is correct regarding India’s current account deficit (CAD)?

1. India’s yearly CAD in terms of GDP has continuously increased during last decade
2. India has highest trade deficit with the USA

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None


Q.2- Which of the following is/are correct regarding Indus water treaty?

1. This treaty between India and Pakistan was brokered by United Nations
2. It was signed by Smt. Indira Gandhi from Indian side
3. Control of three eastern rivers — the Beas, the Ravi and the Sutlej — was given to India

A. 1, 2 only
B. 2,3 only
C. 1,3 only
D. 3 only

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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 15 December 2016

Q.1-Consider the statements given below and mark the correct option.

1. There are thirteen major ports in India
2. Mumbai port is the largest port in India
3. Marmagao port is leading iron ores exporter in India.
4. Port Blair is the oldest sea port in the country.
Which of the above given statements are correct?
A. 1,3
B. 2,3
C. 1,3 and 4
D. All

Q.2- Which of the following is/are correct regarding National commission for protection of child rights?

1. It was setup through an executive order
2. It was established in 2005
3. Stuti Narain Kacker is the chairman of the commission
A. 1,2 only
B. 2,3 only
C. 1,3 only
D. 3 only

Q.3- Consider the following statement and mark the correct answer.

A) GST is a tax regime to separate state taxes from central taxes.
B) GST will have no impact on cascading effect of taxes.
C) All major Central and State taxes will get subsumed into GST which will reduce the multiplicity of taxes, and thus bring down the compliance cost.
D) None of the above
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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 14 December 2016

Q1 - What is/are components of information technology act,2000?

A. Legal Recognition to Digital Signatures
B. Digital Certificates
C. Digital signatures
D. All of the above


Q2 - Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding CPI?

1. For presenting a more accurate and realistic price situation, the government will release next month a new series of Consumer Price Index (CPI) with 2012 as base year for computing the retail inflation rate.
2. From January, 2016, onwards, inflation rates is compiled using the actual CPI of the revised series

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

a) Only 1
b) Only 2
c) Both 1 & 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q3 - Mercosur is a custom union between countries of which of the following continents?

A. North America
B. South America
C. Africa
D. None of the above
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Answer -D,  2-C,  3-B

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 22 April 2017

Q.1- Which of the following is not a World Heritage site recognised by UNESCO?

A. Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary
B. Mahabodhi Temple
C. Humayun Tomb
D. Hemis national park


Q.2- Vajra prahar is a bilateral military exercise between India and ?

(a) Banladesh
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Russia
(d) U.S.A


Q.3- In which country we find madhesi community which has linkage to India?

A) Bhutan
B) Myanmar
C) Nepal
D) China

Answer 1-C,  2-D,  3-D

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 21 April 2017

Q.1- With respect to notices issued by interpol, which among the following is correct?

a) International notices are the main instruments of international police co-operation.
b) Red corner notice can be issued only against an Indian citizen who has committed an offence which is an "extraditable offence" under the Indian Extradition Act, 1962.
c) Intelligence Bureau is the nodal agency for the coordination with interpol.

A) a, b only
B) b, c only
C) a and c only
D) All


Q.2- Which of the following is correct regarding proposed monetary policy committee?

1. It will have all the members from RBI
2. Nominated members will be nominated by external selection committee.
3. The RBI governor will never vote

A. 1,3
B. 1,2
C. 2,3
D. 2 only


Q.3- Which of the following is correct regarding the solar system?

1. Mercury is smallest planet in the solar system
2. Venus is hottest planet in solar system
3. Asteroid belt is between mars and Saturn

A. 1,2
B. 1,3
C. 2,3
D. All

Answer 1-A, 2-D, 3-A

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 20 April 2017

Q.1- The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act aimed for

1. eliminating both revenue deficit and fiscal deficit
2. giving flexibility to RBI for inflation management

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.2- BCIM corridor starts with which of the following countries?

A. Bangladesh
B. Myanmar
C. Malaysia
D. China


Q.3- Which of the following is correct regarding URUMIN?

A. It is medicine developed for Zika virus
B. It is new TB vaccine
C. It is a Skin mucus secreted by a colourful, tennis ball-sized frog species found in Kerala
D. None of the above

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. . . . . . .Answer  1-B,  2-D, 3-C

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 19 April 2017

Q.1- Which among the following is correct with respect to monsoon pattern in India?

a) Monsoon pattern is defined as change in wind pattern
b) Most of the rainfall in Tamil Nadu comes through south west monsoon.

A) a only
B) b only
C) Both
D) None


Q.2- China-Pakistan Economic corridor starts from Xinjiang and ends at which of the following places?

A. Gwadar
B. Lahore
C. Islamabad
D. Gilgit


Q.3- Which among the following is country’s most valued state-owned firm in terms of market valuation?

A. ONGC
B. IOCL
C. SBI
D. HPCL

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Answer  1-A,  2 -A,   3-C

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 18 April 2017

Q1 - Which of the following is correct regarding financial stability and development council?

1. This body was created to prevent global economic meltdown in future
2. RBI Governor is chairperson of the council
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None

Q2 - Tianzhou-1 has been in news recently, which of the following is correct about it?

A. It is a long range missile developed by North Korea
B. It is a ultra-sonar submarine developed by Japan
C. It is china's first cargo spacecraft
D. None of the above

Q3 - Consider the following statements and mark the correct option.

1. Both WPI and CPI are calculted by Central Statistics office
2. Both are published on the monthly basis
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None.
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 Answer  1-A,  2-C,  3-B