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Akshay Kadam
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Good MCQs! One repetition for direct questions would suffice!
Akshay Kadam
7 months ago
Okay. Will do the same. Thanks for Ur feedback. Do check out other courses esp related to test series. Also do leave behind review rating for course.
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Welcome Hemlata. Stay tuned, I will be updating this course with many more kcq 200 plus by 15th of this month. So stay tuned.
  1. Current Affairs Practice Questions For Prelims 2019 unacademy By Prof. Akshay D Kadam https://unacademy.com/userlAkshayDKadam


  2. 7) The Union Cabinet has approved the National Commission for Indian Systems of Chandra Das was lauched in West Bengal. Medicine (NCIM) Bill, 2018. Consider theHe was a following stamenets about the bil- 1) The bill seeks to replace the existing regulator, the Central Council for Indian b) Freedom fighter in ChittgaonArmoury Medicine (CCIM). 2) The bill provides for the constitution of a c) Inventor of Rosogolla National Commission with four autonomous d) Chhau Mask dancer boards viz Board of Ayurveda; Board of Unani; Board of Siddha; Board of SowaRigpa. Which of the above statements are correct? a) Only 1 is correct b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct 8) A postal stamp dedicated to Nabin a) Social reformer and leader of Indian Renaissance period Raid https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  3. 27 9) Which of the following statements about 10) The Public Enterprises Survey 2017-18 India's INDC are correct 1) Reducing greenhouse gas emission mapped the performance of the various intensity of India's GDP by 33-35 per cent central public sector units. The survey was below 2005 levels by 2030 2) 40 per cent of India's power capacity Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries & would be based on nuclear fuel sources. Public Enterprises. Consider the following 3) Creating an additional 'carbon sink' of statements about these enterprises - 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of Co2 equivalent1) Indian Oil Corporation, ONGC and NTPC through additional forest and tree cover by were the top three most profitable PSUs in 2050 Options a) Only 1 b) Only 1 and 2 c) 2 and 3 d) All of the above was tabled in the Parliament. The Survey undertaken by the Department of Public 2017-18. 2) BSNL, AIR INDIA and MTNL were the top three loss making PSUs in 2017-18. Which of the above statements are correct? a) Only 1 is correct b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct


  4. 11) An annual 12) The government think tank, NitiAyog has released the second river festival, Delta Ranking of the Aspirational Districts Programme. The known as Dwijing Festival 111 Aspirational Districts between June 1, 2018, and October 31 is celebrated in 2018, across six development areas. Which of the following are which of the correctly mentioned areas? following states? a) Assam b) Arunachal 4) Agri and Water esources Pradesh c) Uttrakhand 6) Digital inclusion d) Nagaland Options second delta ranking measures the incremental progress made by 1) Health and Nutrition 2) Education 3) Employement Opportunities 5) Finacial Inclusion a) All Except 5 and 6 b) All Except 3 and 6 c) All Except 2 and 3 d) All Except 4


  5. 13) Which of the following statements about International Space Station are correct? 1) The International Space Station is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. 2) The ISS maintains an orbit with an altitude of between 330 and 435 km (205 and 270 mi) by means a) Indian Army and US Army of reboostmanoeuvres and circles the Earth in roughly 92 minutes and completes 15.5 orbits per day. Army 14) 'Ex Cope India-18', a 12-day military Exercise towards enhancing operational capability; was a joint exercise conducted between b) Indian Army and Australian c) Indian Air Force and US Air d) Indian Air Force and 3) The ISS programme is a joint project between five Force participating space agencies: NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Eur Australian Air Force ope) and CSA (Canada). Options - a) Only 1 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 3 d) 1 2 and3 https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  6. 16)Consider the following statements about SHINYUU Maitri-18 15) India Chaired Kimberly process from January 2019. The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) is 1) It is a first India Japan bilateral Air Exercise related with a) Certification of legally mined diamonds from Africa b) Certification of legally mined rare 2) The theme of the exercise is improving air earth elements from Africa c) Certification of legally produced Narcotics substances d) Certification of legally harvested a) Only 1 is correct Ivory products between the Japanese Air Self Defence Force(JASDF) and Indian Air Force (IAF) conducted at Air Force Station Jaipur. offensive capabilities in coastal regions to augment naval capabilities Which of the above statements are correct? b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  7. 17) Nearly 5 km long Bogibeel Bridge,18) As per study by study by Global Carbon India's longest railroad Bridgeis inaugurated and will connect sequence of top 4 carbon emitters in 2018? North and South banks of which of the | a) the US(27%),China (15%), the European following river? a)It will connect North and South banks b) China 27%), the US 15%), the European of Brahmaputra River in State of Assam Union (10%) and India (7%) b) It will connect North and South banks | c) China (27%), the US (15%), the European of Brahmaputra River in State of Bengal Union (10%) and Brazil (7%) c) It will connect North and South banks | d) China (27%), the US (15%), India (10%) and of Sutlej River in State of Punjab d) It will connect North and South banks of Ganga River in State of Uttrakhand Project what is the correct descending Union (10%) and India (7%) the European Union (7%) https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  8. 21) Which of the following 22) Which of the following gas does not contain 'Methane' as its primary amont the "Trinities of comsituent part? a) CNG b) LPG c) PNG d) Shale Gas personality is not considered Carnatic Music"? a) Kakarla Tyagabrahmam Aka Tyagaraja b) Puli Thevar c) Muthuswami Dikshitar d) Venkata Subramanian aka Shyama Shastri https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  9. 23) The Union Government has constituted Alternative Mechanism Panel headed by Union Renames Finance Minister Arun Jaitley withA) Wheeler Island which of the following mandate? a) To streamline integration of CGST B) Neil Island SGST & IGST b) To find ways to finance alternative C) Havelock Island channels to finance Govts fiscle deficit Dweep c) To oversee merger proposals of D Ross Island public sector banks d) To find alternative mechanisms to Options monetise Indian economy. 24) Match the following Pairs: Column A: Islands Names Column B: 1) Netaji Bose Island 2) Shaheed Dweep 3) Swaraj 4) APJ Kalam Island a) A- 4, B- 2, C- 3, D - 1 b) A - 1, B 2, C -3, D-4 c) A- 4, B- 3, C - 2, D - 1 d) A- 1, B- 3, C - 2, D 4 https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  10. 25) Which of the following is not26) 'Healthy States, Progressive India' the Company that deals with keeping credit information records is formulated by which of the following in India? a) CRILC b) CRISIL c) EXPERIAN d) EQUIFAX Report also known as the 'Health Index'; orgnisation? a) HelpAge India Foundation b) NITI Aayog c) CARE Inida d) UNDP in Partnership with Health Ministry https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  11. 31) International Solar Alliance 32) The Union Cabinet chaired by (ISA) is an alliance dedicated to the promotion of solar energy among its member Jharsuguda Airport, as "Veer Surendra countries and is headquartered at Sai Airport, Jharsuguda".Veer Surendra Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the renaming of a) New Delhi b) Chennai c) Nagpur d) Gurugram Sai is awell-known freedom fighter from which of the following state? a) Odisha b) West Bengal c) Madhya Pradesh c) Andhra Pradesh https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  12. 33) Which of the following epic masterpiece, has been included in "Tsunamis"- BBC's list of 100 bestforeign language 1) Tsunami is generated by films and is the only film from India to Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, 34) Consider the following statements about feature in it? a) The World Of Apu b) Charulata c) Aparajito d) Pather Panchali underwater explosions, landslides, cyclonic winds, glacier calving or meteorite impacts. 2) Rate at which a wave loses its energy is inversely related to its wave length. Which of the above statements are correct? a) Only 1 is correct b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  13. 35) Choose the Correct Option A) Assertion: As the ocean water depth decreases, the tsunami speed slows down. Eruption an dsubsequent landslide by R) Reasoning: The tsunami's energy flux, which of the following Volcano which is dependent on both its wave speed triggered the "Tsunami"? and wave height, remains nearly constant. a) Mount Merapi In the context of these statements, which of b) Anak Krakatoa the following is true? a. A and R both are correct and R is a correct explanation for A. b. A and R both are correct and R is NOT a correct explanation for A. c. A is correct, R is incorrect. d. A is incorrect, R is correct. 36) On 22nd December 2018, Indonesia was hit by a Tsunami. c) Mount Batur d) Mount Soputan. https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  14. 37) Which of the following option correctly depicts the location of country 'Burundi'? a) It is located Western coastal African This year's exercise, focused on which of Country b) It is Eastern coastal African country a) Urban Counter Terrorism c) It is Central African landlocked country d) Burundi is not located in African ) Fighting maritime piracy continent. 38) India and China concluded the 'Hand-in- Hand' military exercise on 22nd December 2018 in China's Chengdu city. the following operations? b) Cross border Drug smuggling from Golden Crescent d) Maritime security of cargo ships https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  15. 41) The US Federal Reserve has raised the key 42) Consider the following statements interest rates to a range of 2.25 per cent to 2.5 per about "Quantitative Easing cent. This is the 4th raise in the Federal Reserve's in 1) It is form of fiscle policy deployed by the year 2018. Which of the following are possible govt buying securities when short-term impacts of incresing federal interest rates on US & interest rates are at or approaching Indian economy? 1) Will make Indian bonds less attractive for foreign 2) It is form of fiscle policy deployed by portfolio investors 2) Will lead to depreciation of Dollar and apreciation printing of new banknotes isn't an of Rupee 3) Dollar liquidity crunch 4) High imported inflation Options ) 2 3 and 4 b) 1 3 and 4 c) 1 2 and 4 d) 1 2 and3 zero govt buying securities when when the option. Which of the above statements are correct? a) Only 1 is correct b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct


  16. 43) A liquidity trap is a situation 44) The Lok Sabha has passed the Consumer Protection Bill, in which 1) Interest rates are low 2) Interest rates are high 3) Savings rates are high 4) Savings rates are low Options - a) 1 and3 b) 1 and 4 c) 2 and 3 d) 2 and 4 2018. The Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions wil be set up at District, State and National levels as per the bill passed.Consider the following statements about Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions 1) The District Commissions will have the mandate to hear complaints having claim worth one crore rupees. 2) The State Commissions' will have the mandate to hear complaints having claim above one crore rupees 1 crore rupees up to to 5 crore. 3) The National Commissions' will have the mandate to hear complaints having claim above 5 crore Options - a) Only 1 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 3 d) 1 2 and 3


  17. 45) Consider the following statements 46) Consider the following statements about about "Asiatic Lion" Asiatic Lion Consevation Project DWH)' scheme which is a Centrally by the Central and State government. 1) Its population is restricted to the 1) The project will be funded under the state of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh 'Development of Wildlife Habitat (CSS- in India 2) Asiatic Lions are listed as Critically Sponsored Scheme. Endangered' under the IUCN Red 2) The cost will be borne in the 60:40 ratio List. Which of the above statements are Which of the above statements are correct? correct? a) Only 1 is correct b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct a) Only 1 is correct b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam