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Set 1: Current Affairs MCQ's For Prelims 2019
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Set 1: Current Affairs MCQ's For Prelims 2019.

Akshay Kadam
With 5 yr UPSC coaching experience; I wl help u get conceptual clarity of topics & their Applied Understanding to score more.

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Could u please include related questions for streamlining the thinking . Thank u
sir, please do check answer for 20th question Bakshi jagabandhu is related to paika rebellion, not for munda rebellion
Akshay Kadam
6 months ago
Yess. I have corrected that. That's mistake. He belonged to Paika Rebellion.
sir crisil is credit information company
Akshay Kadam
6 months ago
it's rating agency.
question 20 answer is paika
Akshay Kadam
6 months ago
Yess Sorry for Mustake.its Paika Only.
thanks you sir . the course is really helpful
Dude munda by Birsa munda
Akshay Kadam
6 months ago
That's correct. It's Paika Rebellion.
Q no 20 ans is c not b
Akshay Kadam
7 months ago
Ya U r ryt. I am sorry for mistake. He is aka Paika Bakshi. Thanks for Correction. and do check out my other courses and pls provide Ur valuable review rating.
  1. Current Affairs Practice Questions For Prelims 2019 unacademy By Prof. Akshay D Kadam https://unacademy.com/userlAkshayDKadam


  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. 27) Consider the following statements 28) Reggae music, with artists like Bob Marley, won international fame Nations' list of global cultural a) Spain 1) As per 2018 Global Nutrition Report and secured a spot on theUnited by United Nations Development Programme; Nearly one-third of the treasures.Reggae music originated in world's 150.8 million stunted children which of the following countries? live in India. 2) India is sufferingfrom two forms of b) Jamaica malnutrition-anaemia and stunting. c) France Which of the above statements are c) Switzerland incorrect? a) Only 1 b) Only 2 c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  6. 29) Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman launched Mission Raksha; the main aim of the mission is to 30) Consider the following statements 1) India is the largest producer of sugar in the world with 32 million a) Is to provide a boost to the Intellectual tonnes of production in 2018. Property Right (IPR) culture in indigenous 2) Indian sugar is also of a high defence industry. b) Increase participation of private sector in of the minimum time taken from cut to India's defense production. c) To create new border centered defense Which of the above statements are equipment's to guard the borders of India. correct? d) Increasing digitization of Armed forces a) Only 1 is correct and incresing autonomous weapons in defense industry. quality as it is rich in Dextran because crush 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. 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


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. 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


  11. 39) Consider the following 40) The NITI Aayog has released a first-of-its-kind statements about "Winter Solstice 1) Winter Solstice marks the Consider the following statements about shortest day of the year in the Sustainable Development Goals index'" northern hemisphere. 2) After Winter Solstice the Kerala, and Tamil Nadu have been ranked on top 3 days will be longer in the Northern Hemisphere. Which of the above statements are correct? a) Only 1 is correct b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correctb) Only 2 is correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct Sustainable Development Goals index released on 21st December 2018. 1) According to the SDG Index, Himachal Pradesh, positions. 2) According to the SDG Index, Assam, Bihar, and Uttar Pradesh have been ranked at bottom 3 positions. Which of the above statements are correct? a) Only 1 is correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct


  12. 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


  13. 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


  14. 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


  15. 47) Under Article 356 of the Indian Constitution,the Union government can Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 take over the affairs of the state government when state government is citizens & NRI's. Thus, Foreigners and PIOs are unable to function according to the constitutional provisions. This is called as 2) Homosexuals and Single parents are also not President's rule in the state. President's allowed for surrogacy and bars the couple who Rule in a state can continue for 6 months. already have children 48) Consider the following statement about 1) The bill is providing surrogacy to only Indian not allowed. d, with the approval of Which of the above statements are correct? both the houses done every 6 months, for a) Only 1 is correct a maximum of ? a) 1 Year b) 2 Year c) 3 Year d) Cant be extended beyond 6 months a elections are mandatory b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct nd https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  16. 49) The Department of 50) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Post has issued a Commemorative Postage Stamp on Rajkumar Shukla in New Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) - Delhi on 18th December 1) The EMRSs will be run by an Autonomous Society, 2018. Raj Kumar Shukla unde Ministry of Human Resource and Development was freedom fighter related with which of the set up in every block where Scheduled Tribes following political movement? a) Champaran Satyagraha Which of the above statements are correct? b) Kheda Satyagraha c) Dharsana Satyagraha b) Only 2 is correct d) Bardolis Satyagraha c) Both 1 and 2 are corredt (CCEA) has given its approval for the revamped Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) scheme. Consider the following statements about Eklavya 2) Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) will be population is more than 50% and has at least 20,000 tribal persons. a) Only 1 is correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct