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Set 2: Current Affairs MCQ's For Prelims 2019

Akshay Kadam
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  1. Current Affairs Practice Questions For Prelims 2019 unacademy By Prof. Akshay D Kadam https://unacademy.com/userlAkshayDKadam


  2. 71) Consider the folllowing statements about 72) Consider the folllowing statements Global Compact for migration' and mark the about Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)' and correct ones - 1) The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and 1) It is developed by indigenously by Rotary Regular Migration(GCM) is an intergovernmentally negotiated agreement, prepared under the auspices of the United Nations 2) It creates non-legally binding and co- operative framework that builds on commitments Forces &has civilian applications also. agreed upon by member states 3) India is party to the framework. Options - a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 3 d) 1 2 and 3 mark the correct ones- Wing Research and Design Center (RWR&DC) of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited 2) It will replace ageing fleet of Cheetah and Chetak helicopters used by Indian Armed 3) It is capable of flying at 220 kmph, with service ceiling of 6.5 km. Options a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 3 d) 1 2 and 3 https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  3. 73) Union Cabinet has decided to raise contribution of Central Government to National Pension System (NPS) corpus of its 1) Global counter terrorism coordination employees to? a) 14 per cent of basic salary & minimum employee contribution remains at 10 per cent of basic salary b) 10 per cent of basic salary & minimum employee contribution is 14 per cent of basic Which of the above statements are correct? salary c) 14 per cent of Gross salary & minimum employee contribution remains at 10 per cent of Gross salary d) 10 per cent of Gross salary & minimum employee contribution is 14 per cent of Gross salary 74) Consider the following statement about Global terror compact - compact is a non binding agreement created by G20 countries. 2) Global counter terrorism coordination compact replaced counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force. 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


  4. 75) Consider the following statement about AVIAINDRA 1) The First edition of service specific exercise and Development Brief? AVIAINDRA between Indian Air Force and Russian Federation Aerospace Force (RFSAF)b) IMF was held at Air Force Station Jodhpur, Rajasthan c) WTO 2) The aim of this exercise is focused towards d) United Nations Conference on anti-terrorist operations in bi-lateral scenario. Trade and Development 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 76) Which of the following orgnisations publishes 'Migration a) World Bank https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  5. 77) Consider the following statement78) Which of the following body has about Global remittances and mark the power to notify drugs under Drugs and correct ones - 1) India continued to top in terms of receiving remittance, and was followedb) Union Health Ministry by China, the Philippine, Mexico. 2) USA is the major source countrie for d) NPPA (National Pharmaceutical remittances to India. 3) Nepal is the major destination countrie for remittances from India. Options - a) Only 1 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 2 d) 1 2 and 3 Cosmetics Act, 1940? a) Drug Controller General Of India c) Indian Medical Council Pricing Authority) https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  6. 80) Consider the following statement 79) Union Cabinet has approved implementation of Shahpurkandi Dam about Gl Tag Project onl which of the following river 1) The registration of Gl is valid for 10 and location? a) On Satluj River in Punjab b) On Nubra river inJ& K c) On Ravi river in Punjab d) On Jhelum rive ri J&K years after which it needs to be renewed. 2) GI tag certification only provides for authenticityof origin quality and reputation; and do not provide for penalty for it's voilation by law. 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


  7. 81) Consider the following statement 82) Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage about Gl Tag 1) At international level, Gl is governed develop pilgrimage and heritage destinations in the by United Nation's World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) 2) In India, Gl tag Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and 1) Scheme is lauched by Ministryy of Culture. Protection Act), 1999 governs it and is | 2) Under scheme central govt provides 75% administered by Department of commerce. 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 Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) acheme aims to country. Consider the following statement about Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) assistance to state governments and States have to contribute rest 25% for integrated development of infrastructure at the sites. 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


  8. 83) Consider the following statement 84) Consider the following statement about about Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX) 1) The exercise is aimed at testing | members accounting for an estimated 43% combat readiness of the combined of global oil production and 73% of the fleets of the Indian Navy, and the assets of the Indian Air Force, Indian 2) The mission of the Organization of the Army and the Indian Coast Guard. Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is to 2) Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX) 2019 of its Member Countries and ensure lower also saw participation by Japnese oil prices and regular supply to its Navy. 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 OPEC 1) OPEC is a 15 member body with its "proven" world's oil reserves. coordinate and unify the petroleum policies consumers a) Only 1 is correct b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct


  9. 85)Which of the following 86) Consider the following statement about Index of Eight Core Industries and mark the correct ones - been awarded coveted 1) The Index of Eight Core Industries is a quarterly production index, with its base year as 2011-12. Sport Federation (ISSF) 2) The Index is compiled and released by Blue Cross. a) Abhinav Bindra b) Jitu Rai c) Gagan Narang d) Rajvardhan Singh Rathore Office of the Economic Adviser (OEA), Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. 3) In ICI componnent of steel production has highest weightage of 28.04% followed by coal production having weightage of 10.33%. Options a) Only 1 b) Only 2 c) 1 and 2 d) 1 2 and3


  10. 87) Consider the following statement 88) UNESCO/Emir Jaber al Ahmad al about world gold trade and mark the Jaber al Sabah Prize is awarded for correct ones - 1) India is largest importer of gold in the a) Digital empowerement of persons with world. 2) China is the largest producer of gold in b) Digital empowerement of Old age the world. 3) Switzerland is the largest exporter of c) Digital empowerement of Illiterate the gold in the world. Options - a) Only 1 b) Only 2 c) 2 and 3 d) 1 2 and 3 which of the following category? disabilities people people d) Digital Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  11. 91) Consider the following statement about 92) Consider the following statement Maharatna, Navratna Status 1) Department for Promotion of Industry &1) Global Wage Report 2018-19 was Internal Trade; under The Ministry of Commerce and Industry grants status of Organization (ILO) an UN body working Maharatna, Navratna & Miniratna. 2) Status is granted on basis of profit made |2) As per report On average, women by enterprise; market capitalisation and share values in stock exchanges. 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 about Global Wage Report 2018-19 published by International Labour on issues related with labour. are paid 34% less than men in India. 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


  12. 93) Consider the following statement about National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) was Early Warning System (RIMES) for Africa launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MHUPA), Government of Ind cyclonic storm that devastated Odisha in and mark the correct ones - 1) It focusses on creating opportunities for skllwhich of the following factor? development leading to market-based employment a) Beecause of its unusual high speed 2) It provides subsidy to urban poor i.e. interest compared to its strength subsidy of 5%-7% for setting up individual micro- b) Because of its origin in areas of enterprises0 3) The Mission is aimed at providing shelter equipped with essential services to the urban 94) Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard and Asia has termed 'Titli', the severe 2018 as 'rarest Cyclone' because of northern Bay of Bengal c) Because of its recurvature after landfall d) Because of its frequent direction omeless in a phased manner. Options a) Only 1 b) Only 2 c) Only 3 d) 1 2 and3 changes.


  13. 95) As per Zoological Survey of India's 96) Match the following: (ZSI) publication titled Faunal Diversity of Sufi Saint Biogeographic Zones: Islands of India; Site which of the following state is home to 1) Salim Chishti A. Fatehpur Sikri. more than 10% of country's fauna species? a) Kerala b) Andaman and Nicobar Islands c) Assam c) West Bengal Pilgrimage 2) Farid-ud-Din Ganj-i-Shakar B. Faridkot 3) Moin-ud-Din Chisti C. Ajmer Sharif 4) Nizam-ud-Din Aulia D. Old Delhi Options a) 1-D, 2-C, 3-A, 4-B b) 1-A, 2-B, 3-C, 4-D c) 1-A, 2-D, 3-C, 4-B d) 1-A, 2-D, 3-B, 4-C https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  14. 97) Sikhism is corruption of which of the 98) Which of the following option does following word? a) Disciple b) Follower c) Devotee d) Salvation not relate with Philosopher 'Shrimant Shankaradeva' a) Mahapuruxiya Dharma b) Satras c) Brajavali d) 'Pankti Bhojon https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  15. 99) Who authored texts such as Granthawali, Anurag Sagar, Sakhi Granth? a) Saint Kabir b) Saint Shankaradev c) Guru Nanak d) Chaitanya Mahaprabhu 100) Which of the following is most abundant mineral in Earth's crust? a) Feldspar b) Quartz c) Pyroxene d) Oqygen https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam