Current Affairs MCQ | 14 October, 2020 | UPSC PSC, SSC

1. Recently Hurricane Delta made landfall in

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the The National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS)

1) It was notified by CPCB in 2009

2) It has fixed a threshold for PM2.5 at 60 µg/m3 for 24 hours and 40 µg/m3 annually

3)  It has a dedicated focus policy for ultrafine particles

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements

1) Lepidoptera is the order of insects that includes butterflies, moths and skippers

2) The Western Ghats are home to more than 35% of Lepidoptera species (butterflies and moths) found in India.

3) A study was carried out by the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) on  species of butterfly and moth to habitats higher up the mountains

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about the Asia-Pacific Group (APG)

1) It is a regional affiliate of the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force

2) Its secretariat is located in Jakarta, Indonesia

3) It was founded in 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

5. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the The National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS)

1) It was notified by CPCB in 2009

2) It has fixed a threshold for PM2.5 at 60 µg/m3 for 24 hours and 40 µg/m3 annually

3)  It has a dedicated focus policy for ultrafine particles

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the Telemedicine

1) It is the delivery of health care services, where distance is a critical factor, by all health care professionals using Information Technology

2) Tele-consultation by eSanjeevani and eSanjeevaniOPD have been implemented by States

3) It seeks to connect all 1,50,000 HWCs using the hub-and-spoke model by 2022

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

7. “Tech For Tribals” program was launched by

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the Central Information Commission

1) It was established by the Central Government in 2005

2) It consists of a Chief Information Commissioner and not more than ten Information Commissioners

3) The Commission can order an inquiry into any matter if there are reasonable grounds however Suo-moto cognizance is absent

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the Right to Information (Amendment) Act, 2019

1) The term of CIC is fixed at 5 years

2) It removed the provisions regarding deductions in salary of the CIC

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following statement(s) is/are INCORRECT about the Supercomputers

1) A supercomputer is a computer with a high level of performance as compared to a general-purpose computer

2) The performance of a supercomputer is commonly measured in floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) instead of million instructions per second (MIPS)

3) The first supercomputer designed and built under National Supercomputing Mission  is Mihir

 
 
 
 


 



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