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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 08 May 2017

Q.1- Which of the following correctly defines maitri?

A. Maitri is India's second permanent research station in Antarctica
B. Maitri is India's second permanent research station in Arctic
C. Maitri is India's first permanent research station in Antarctica
D. Maitri is India's first permanent research station in Arctic

Q.2- With reference to ‘fuel cells’ in which hydrogen-rich fuel and oxygen are used to generate electricity, consider the following statements :

1 If pure hydrogen is used as a fuel, the fuel cell emits heat and water as by-products.
2. Fuel cells can be used for powering buildings and not for small devices like laptop computers.
3. Fuel cells produce electricity in the form of Alternating Current (AC).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.3- India is member of which of the following bodies?

1. Asian Development bank
2. ASEAN Regional Forum
3. East Asia Summit
A. 1 only
B. 3 onl…

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 07 May 2017

Q.1- Which of the following are the key features of ‘National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA)’?

1. River basin is the unit of planning and management.
2. It spearheads the river conservation efforts at the national level.
3. One of the Chief Ministers of the State through which the Ganga flows becomes the Chairman of NGRBA on rotation basis.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.2- Which of the following is/are correct regarding “One Belt One Road” initiative?

1. It covers twin initiative of Silk Road economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road.
2. It covers continent of Asia, Africa and Europe
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None

Q.3- Scientists have found the best evidence yet for water just beneath the* surface of Europa. Europa is the icy moon of which of the following planets?

A. Mars
B. Saturn
C. Jupiter
D. Venus
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Answer 1-A,  2-C,  3-C

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 06 May 2017

Q.1- Which of the following statements are correct?

1. India’s budget deficit is 3.9 percent of the GDP
2. India’s government debt is 85 percent of GDP
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None

Q.2- Which of the following is correct regarding new Juvenile justice amendment?

1. The Bill permits juveniles between the ages of 16-18 years to be tried as adults only for heinous offences.
2. Juvenile Justice Boards (JJB) and Child Welfare Committees (CWC) will be constituted in each district.
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None

Q.3- Which of the following is correct regarding the NPAs in India?

1. Total NPAs in India stand at around 28 lakh crore
2. government amendment authorised the RBI to initiate insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings in relation to any stressed assets under Section 35 AA
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None
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 Answer  1-A,2-B,3-B

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 05 May 2017

Q.1- Which of the following is correct regarding Swachh sarvekshan 2017?

1. It was conducted by ministry of drinking water and sanitation
2. Indore topped in the ranking for the year 2017
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both
D. None

Q.2- Electronic voting machines were first used in India in which of the following years?

A. 1992
B. 1998
C. 1982
D. 2004

Q.3- Purchasing managers index is published by which of the following?

A. Finance ministry
B. Ministry of statistics
C. RBI
D. None of the above
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Answer  1-B,  2-C,  3-D