Current Affairs MCQ | 20th November, 2020 | UPSC PSC,

1. Consider the following statements about the Nobel Prize

1) Alfred Nobel in his last will and testament gave the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology/Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace, to be called the “Nobel Prizes”.

2) The Nobel Prize consists of a Nobel Medal and Diploma, and a document confirming the prize amount.

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the National Population Register

1) It is to be carried out under the aegis of the Census Commissioner

2) It create a comprehensive identity database of every usual resident in the country

3) The database would contain demographic as well as biometric particulars.

 
 
 
 

3. One District One Product (ODOP) digital map of India has been launched by

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

1) It is a statutory body

2) It has been established under Food Safety and Standards , 2006

3) It comes under the administrative control of  Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

5. Which of the following statement(s) is/are INCORRECT about Chapare Virus

1) It cannot be transmitted from human to human

2) The virus causes hemorrhagic fever like Ebola in the patient.

3) It transmits indirectly through the urine or feces of infected rodents.

 
 
 
 

6. Project Sunrise is related to?

 
 
 
 

7. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the Structure of FSSAI

1) It comprises of a Chairperson and twenty-two members

2) 1/3rd members are to be women

3) The Chairperson of FSSAI is appointed on the recommendations of United Nations World Food Programme

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

1) It was signed between Iran and the P5 plus India

2) The deal aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear programme

3) Operational nuclear facilities were brought under international inspection

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the Global HIV Prevention Coalition

1) It is a global coalition of United Nations Member States

2)  UNGA has committed to eliminate HIV by 2025

3) It includes the 25 highest HIV burden countries

Which of the above is/are correct

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about MGNREGA  

1) The primary objective of the scheme is to guarantee 100 days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural and urban household willing to do public work-related unskilled manual work.

2) Unlike earlier employment guarantee schemes, the act aims at addressing the causes of chronic poverty through a rights-based framework in which at least two-third of beneficiaries must be women.

 
 
 
 




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