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Set 2: Current Affairs MCQ's For Prelims 2019

Akshay Kadam
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Under PM Ujjwala scheme, five crore LPG connections are to be provided to BPL households. The identification of eligible BPL families will be made in consultation with the State Governments and the Union Territories. BPL is a person/ household who suffers from at least one deprivation under the Socio-Economic Caste census (SECC) - 2011 Database.
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  1. 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


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  3. 51) India has come at 108th 52) The International Migrants Day 2018 observed position in the recently released Gender Gap Index Day is observed on 18th December? 2018 by which of the following a) Resolution 45/158 which is a resolution on the orgnisation? a) World Economic Outlook Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their b) World Economic Forum Families' was adopted by the UNGA on 18th c) UNDP d) UN Women on 18th December 2018. Why International Migrant International Convention on the Protection of the December 1990. b) The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai. c) It is on this day The International Migration Law Unit was established by UN. d) It is on this day Bureau of Immigration (Bol) was setup in 1971 by Government of India. https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  4. 53) Who among the following is 54) Who are the beneficiaries of governments newly elected Prez of Maldives? Ujjwala Yojana of providing free cooking gas a) Abdulla Yameen (LPG) connections? n Abdul Gayoom. a) All poor families not having LPG connections and not covered under the existing beneficiary categories b) All BPL families based on the 2011 Socio- Economic Caste Census (SECC). c) All poor families from Rural areas and BPL families based on the 2011 Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) in uraban areas. d) All BPL families based on the 2011 Socio- Economic Caste Census (SECC) having AADHAR Card. c) Mohamed Nasheed d) Ibrahim Mohamed Solih https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  5. 55) Consider the following statement about 56) The 2018 United Nations Climate Change Ujjwala Yojana of providing free cooking gas Conference that took place between 2 and 15 (LPG) connections - 1) LPG coverage in India presently extends to most important outcome of COP24 was that close to 70 per cent of the population 2) Under the scheme, the government provides a subsidy of Rs 1,600 to state-owned which of the following timeline? fuel retailers for every free LPG gas connection that they give to poor households. deadline This subsidy is intended to cover the security b) Retrospectively from 2015 Kyoto protocol fee for the cylinder, cost of cooking stove, cost deadline of first refill and the fitting charges. Which of the above statements are correct? 2020. a) Only 1 is correct b) Only 2 is correct c) Both 1 and 2 are correct d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct December 2018 in Katowice, Poland. The the countries have agreed on rules for thee implementation of the Paris Agreement from a) Retrospectively from 2005 Kyoto protocol c) Paris Agreement that will come into effect in d) Paris Agreement that will come into effect in 2031


  6. 57) The Paris Agreement's central 58) The Paris Agreement's central aim is to aim is to strengihen the global strengthen the gicbal response to the threat of response to the threat of climate climate change by keeping a global temperature change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts below 2 degrees Celsius above to limit the temperature increase even further to pre-industrial levels and to pursue 1.5 degrees Celsius. Which of the following efforts to limit the temperature areas are part of Paris agreement? increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius. But this begs the |2) A new technology framework question: what are "pre-industrial 3) Enhanced transparency of action levels"? a) Period of 1750 to 1800 b) Period of 1850 to 1900 c) Period of 1850 to 1900 d) Period of 1850 to 1900 rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius 1) Appropriate financial flows 4) Capacity Building Options a) 2 3 and 4 b) 1 3 and 4 c) 1 2 and 4 d) 1 2 3 and 4


  7. 59) "Common Vision on Defense which of the following options? Ties 2015-20" A a) Sharing and exchange of advance information regarding Joint Vision Statement on defence 60) White Shipping Agreement is a technical term related to identity and movement of military vessels between the navies of countries b) Sharing and exchange of advance information regarding n for identity and movement of non-military commercial vessels 2015-2020; is signed by India c) Sharing and exchange of advance information regarding with which of the identity and movement of illegal, red flagged vessels or following country?unverified unlicened vessels between the navies of countries. a) Vietnam b) Japan c) Russia d) Bhutan between the navies of countries. d) Sharing and exchange of advance information regarding identity and movement of hazardous substances, Genetically Modiefied organsisms or vessels carrying Nuclear material transport between the navies of countries.


  8. 61) The defence minister on 22 December 62) 4 trenches forming part of 2018 inaugurated the Information Fusion Centre Indian Ocean Region (IOR) at Information Management and Analysis Centre located at farther distance from rest (IMAC). The IFC-IOR will serve as the hub of of the three. Find out the odd information sharing and analysis with a number trench located geographically away of countries who have white shipping information exchange agreements with India. a) Sunda Trench the Information Fusion Centre - Indian Ocean b) Phillipine Trench Region (IOR) is located at which of the following cities? a) Kochi b) Chennai c) Mumbai d) Gurugram Pacific ring of fire are mentoned below. One of the four trench is from other three trenches? c) Marianas Trench d) Tonga Trench https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  9. 63) 4 trenches forming part of 64) Proposed Mekedatu dam is a dam located on Pacific ring of fire are mentoned which of the following rivers and is built and below. One of the four trench is opposed by which of th following states? geographically located in Northern hemisphere while rest by Tamil Nadu opposed by Karnataka 3 trenches are located in Souhern hemisphere. Find out by Karnataka the odd trench located geographically in northern hemisphere? a) Aleutian Trench b) Sunda Trench c) Kermadac Trench d) Tonga Trench a) Mekedatu dam is a dam on river Cauvery; built b) Mekedatu dam is a dam on river Cauvery; built opposed by Tamil Nadu c) Mekedatu dam is a dam on river Periyar, built by Kerala opposed by Tamil Nadu d) Mekedatu dam is a dam on river Periyar; built by Tamil Nadu opposed by Kerala https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  10. 65) On December 15, 2018, the 66) Consider the following statement about foundation stone of Institute of High-Altitude Medicinal Plants (IHAMP) was laid. The Institute of this award, the Bhartiya Jnanpith recognises High-Altitude Medicinal Plants will Indian litterateurs who write in one of the 22 be located in a) Bhaderwah in Doda district of the Indian Constitution.. Jammu & Kashmir b) Bhaderwah in Doda district of Ghosh has been selected for Jnanpith award, Uttrakhand c) At Spiti Valley in Uttrakhand Which of the above statements are correct? d) At Munar in Kerala Jnanpith Award 1) Jnanpith award was instituted in 1961. Via Indian language listed in the Schedule Eight of 2) Renowned English fiction writer Amitav 2018 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


  11. 69) Consider the folllowing statements70) Consider the folllowing statements about Index of Industrial Production 1) It is compiled and published monthly Britain Meets India' by the Confederation by Central Statistical Organization (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI). 1) UK is the largest foreign western 2) Its base year is 2011-12 3) The combined weightage of 8 core 2) UK is the fourth largest investor in Industries in IIP is 40.27%. Options - a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 3 d) 1 2 and3 about The report 'India's Sterling Assets: of British Industry (CBI) and mark the correct ones - investor in India. India. 3) UK is the largest G20 investor in India. Options a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and3 d) 1 2 and3 https://unacademy.com/user/AkshayDKadam


  12. 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


  13. 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


  14. 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


  15. 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


  16. 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


  17. 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


  18. 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