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Daily Current Affairs MCQs - 27th March 2019
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This lesson deals with the Daily Current Affairs MCQs of 27th March 2019

Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi
Appeared UPSC CSE Mains,M.A.(Public Administration), B.Tech(CSE)

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sir .. in question no 6 . sharada Peeth temple is built on during kushans period not on ashoka empire
Hello Monica, I have given that based on Newspapers. I checked multiple papers and then used it
Monica Prabhakaran
8 months ago
thank you sir .. yes , in newspaper it was given ashoka empire
7/7..thanks sir ..need to include some twists and incorrect options in these questions.
Sure Rahul. Today we don't have many things!
Rahul Jaiswal
8 months ago
okay sir ..I am telling that options should be little confusing as per standard of current UPSC exam..thanks for your hard work throughout May 2018☺️
VM
nice 1 , thank u
  1. DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ'S: 27TH MARCH'2019 Presented by Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi


  2. Courses: Daily Current Affairs MCQ's (May Till date) 3000+ MCQ's from Previous Papers with Analysis o Analysis of Daily Current Affairs o International Relations Summary - Yojana Summary -Science Reporter Indian Polity o Unacademy Plus : Code - ajaykumar0692 o https://www.unacademy.com/user/ajaykumar0692


  3. 1. Choose the correct statements about recent report of International Energy Agency about Global emissions 1. India's carbon dioxide emissions have been has shown an increase in 2018 compared to previous year Emissions from India are higher than that of USA and China It also stated that China and USA together accounted for 70% of rise in energy demand 2. A 1 and 2 B. 2 and 3 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  4. Answer:A o International Energy Agency - Recently released a report about Energy consumption and Global emissions 2018 : India emitted 2,299 million tonnes of carbon dioxide : 4.8% rise from previous year India's emissions-Higher than USA and China Reason : Rise due to increase in coal consumption India + China + USA : Nearly 70% of rise in energy demand India-Promised to reduce its emissions intensity of its economy by 2030, compared to 2005 levels : 30%-35%


  5. Also promised-40% of energy from renewable sources by 2030 o As part of this Install 100 GW of solar power by 2022 IEA Report highlighted : India's energy intensity improvement declined 3% from last year and renewable energy installations increased 10.6%


  6. 2. Choose the correct statements about Global Energy Transition Index 2019 which was recently released It is released by UN Environment Programme 2. India has performed much better and secured better rank than China 3. Sweden has topped the list followed by Switzerland A1 and 2 8. and 3 c. 1,2 and 3 D. 2 and 3


  7. Answer: C Global Energy Transition Index 2019-Released by World Economic Forum Compares energy sectors of various countries - How well the countries are able to balance energy security and access with environmental sustainabilty and affordability Six individual indicators . Capital and investment b. Regulation and political commitment c Institutions and governance d. Institutions and innovative business environment


  8. Human capital and consumer participation Energy system structure Sweden topped the index, followed by Switzer . a nd and Norway India is amongst countries with high pollution levels and has relatively high CO2 o China ranked lower than India 82nd position India ranked 76th by improving two positions intensity India - Made significant strides to improve energy access


  9. 'Mankading' which was recently in news, is related to which among the following sports A. Football B. Hockey c Cricket D. Rifle Shooting


  10. Answer: C Mankading-Cricket a Method of run out where a bowler dismisses a non-striker by hitting the bails before bowling when the latter is outside the crease Named after Vinoo Mankad-Indian Bowler : Did it in 1947 o Considered as against the spirit of game and unethical - Legally permissible o BCCI- Divided about the Mankading


  11. Answer: C SWIFT - Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication o Network that enables financial institutions worldwide to send and receive information about financial transactions - Secure, standardized and reliable environment o Financial institutions - Unique code for sending and receiving payments a Majority of the international interbank messages use the SWIFT Network o SWIFT does not facilitate funds transfer Sends payment orders that to be settled by correspondent accounts that institutions have with each other a Recently, RBI has fined Punjab National Bank Rs.2 Cr for violation of compliance with regulatory directions regarding SWIFT operations


  12. Answer: D Association for Democratic Reforms Third All India Survey covering more than 2.7 lakh people As per 41.34% respondents-Distribution of liquor, cash and freebies in an important behind voting to a candidate 97.86% people felt candidates with criminal background should not be in Legislature o Better employment opportunities and healthcare Top priorities of the voters o Followed by drinking water 3rd priority area, followed by better roads and public transport Healthcare priority states wise : Assam (45.78%), Kerala (45.24%), Rajasthan (43.13%)


  13. After partition in 1947 : Under the control of Pakistan a One of the 3 famous holy sites for Kashmiri Pandits other two being Martand Sun 5 Temple in Anantnag and Amarnath temple Considere d as historical seat of learning and was once at par with Naland and Takshashila


  14. 7. Which among the following has recently launched the features of 'Candidate Connect' and 'Share you Voted' A Election Commission of India . Google c Facebook o. Whatsapp


  15. Answer: C To boost civic engagement in Elections Facebook recently launched two India- specific tools Candidate Connect and Share You Voted Candidate Connect-Contesting candidates to upload 20 seconds video-introduce s and address the outstanding challenges in constituencies if elected to themselve offices Share You Voted-Announce and celebrate the fact that they have voted o Facebook Sends reminders to people on polling dates in their constitutencies


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