Current Affairs MCQ | 21 October, 2020 | UPSC PSC, SSC

1. Consider the following statements about the  Global Hunger Index 2020

1) It is published by the FAO

2) It is calculated on the basis of ten indicators

3) India’s rank was 102 out of 117 countries

Which of the above is/are correct


2. Consider the following statements about the Planet-Based Diets Impact and Action Calculator

1) It has been launched by the FSSAI

2) One can calculate their consumption and find out the impact caused by their diet on the environment

3) The platform also showcases the National level impacts

Which of the above is/are correct


3. With which of the following does Thailand shares its boundaries with

1) Cambodia

2)  Laos

3) Malaysia


4. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct

1) The government has put emphasis on compliance to the 50% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) cap under the government approval route in digital media.

2) The majority of the directors on the company’s board, and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company would have to be an Indian citizen.


5. Which of the following is provided by the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)

1) Supplementary Nutrition

2) Pre-school non-formal education

3) Immunization

4) Health check-up and Referral services


6. Colombo Declaration aimed at mitigation of which of the following gases ?


7. Correct descending order of relative contribution of various greenhouse gases to total global warming is

1) Carbon dioxide

2) Methane

3) CFCs

4) Nitrous oxide


8. Consider the following statements about the Bodos

1) These are the single largest community among the notified Scheduled Tribes in Nagaland

2) The Bodos constitute about 5-6% of State’s population

Which of the above is/are correct


9. Which of the following statement(s) is/are INCORRECT about the Jal Jeevan Mission

1) It envisages supply of 5 litres of water per person per day

2) It focuses on integrated demand and supply-side management of water at the local level

3) The Mission is based on a community approach to water


10. Consider the following statements about the Bioremediation

1) It can be defined as any process that uses microorganisms or their enzymes to remove and or neutralize contaminants within the environment to their original condition

2) The microbial community serves as energetic primary degraders of a complex mixture of petroleum hydrocarbons into various aldehydes, ketones and acidic metabolites.

Which of the above is/are correct





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