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30th November 2018 : Daily MCQ for UPSC CSE Exam Based on Current Affairs

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Daily MCQ for UPSC CSE Exam Based on Current Affairs

30th November 2018

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements about senior citizens

1- More than 70% of our elders reside in rural areas

2- Our country spends more than 1 % of GDP on the welfare of senior citizens

3- Worldwide, by 2050 every fifth person you see will be an elder person.

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

 A- Only 1,3  

B- Only 1,2

C- Only 2,3

D- All of the Above

MCQ Source – PIB News Analysis,29th December 2018, Topic- India traditionally has a robust joint family system, says Vice President

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements about HysIS

1-HysIS is an earth observation satellite built around ISRO’s Mini Satellite2 (IMS-2) bus weighing about 380kg

2-The primary goal of HysIS is to study the earth’s surface in both the visible, near infrared and shortwave infrared regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

3-Data from the satellite will be used for a wide range of applications only including agriculture, forestry, soil/geological environments, coastal zones and inland waters

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

A- Only 1,3  

B- Only 1,2

C- Only 2,3

D- All of the Above

MCQ Source – The Hindu Newspaper, 30th November 2018 Page -7 Topic-HysIS

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding National Human Rights Commission of India

1-NHRC is apex statutory watchdog of human rights in the country, i.e. the rights related to life, liberty, equality and dignity of the individual guaranteed by Constitution or embodied in the international convents.

2-It was established in 1993 as per statutory provisions of Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.

3-It is multimember body consisting of Chairman and Six members.

4- President appoints Chairman and members of NHRC on recommendation of high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister.

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

A- Only 1,3,4

B- Only 1,2,4

C- Only 1,4

D- All of the Above

MCQ Source – The Hindu Newspaper, 30th November 2018 Topic : National Human Rights Commission (Page-3)

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements:

  1. Brownfield Airport is modified or upgraded airports.
  2. Land Availability is a major hurdle in Brownfield Airport.
  3. Brownfield projects under FDI have been a cause of concern as they increase foreign monopoly without adding to capital formation.

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

A-Only 1

B-Only 1,2

C-Only 1,2,3

D-Only2,3

MCQ Source -https://indianexpress.com/article/business/aviation/greenfield-infrastructure-centre-proposes-fixed-tariff-model-for-airport-developers-5307176/

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements about Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO):
1. PESO controls and administers manufacture, storage, transport and handling of explosives, petroleum, compressed gases and other hazardous substances in India.
2. PESO functions under Ministry of Fertilisers.

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

A-Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

MCQ Source- http://dipp.nic.in/programmes-and-schemes/others/petroleum-explosives-safety-organisation-peso