UPSC Prelims 2017 Special MCQ Date:- 23-may-2017

UPSC Prelims 2017 Special MCQ Date:- 23/05/2017{Daily Current Affairs MCQ’s}



Q.1-Which of the following statement is /are correct about India’s macro-economic stability in past few years? i) The fiscal deficit of government of India has constantly increased. ii) The average CPI inflation declined. iii) The inflow of Foreign Direct Investment increased. iv) The growth rates (in GVA) of industrial sector has increased in past 3 financial years.

Correct answer is [b].http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=162032

Q.2-Which of the following statement is/are correct about the Indian OPEC relations? i) 3rd Indian-OPEC Institutional dialogue held in Vienna, Austria. ii) About 86% of India’s Import of crude oil, 70% of natural gas, 95% of LPG are from OPEC countries.

Correct answer is [b].http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=162020

Q.3- Which of the following statement is/are correct about the Initiatives taken for the welfare of farmers and Agriculture sector in last few years? i) 725 lakh soil health cards have been distributed to farmers [May 2017]. ii) Under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana coverage of 8lakh 40thousands hectares has been brought under micro irrigation during the year 2016-17. iii) According to 3rd advance estimate for 2016-17 the total food grain production is estimated to be 273.33 million tones.

Correct answer is [d]. http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=162004

Q.4- Which of the following statement is/are correct about Indian Premier Leauge? i) David warner and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar won the orange and purple prized caps respectively in its 10th edition. ii) Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the only Indian bowler to get the purple cab prize twice. iii) Mumbai Indians won the league twice.

Correct answer is [a].http://www.thehindu.com/sport/cricket/settled-environment-was-the-cornerstone-of-mis-triumph/article18525445.ece

Q.5-According to the data released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF), India overtook which of the following nation to become the second largest producer of stainless steel in world, behind China?

Correct answer is [d].http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/india-becomes-second-largest-steel-producer/article18525131.ece

Q.6-Which of the following country has become the sixth country to ratify the International solar alliance (ISA) . Framework pact Initiated by Indian and French Government at the climate change summit held in Paris in 2015.

Correct answer is [a].http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-business/smallest-nation-joins-solar-alliance/article18526910.ece

Q.7-The critically endangered cobra lily (Arisaema translucens) was recently rediscovered after 84 years by nature enthusiast in?

correct answer is [c].http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/after-84-years-cobra-lily-blooms-again/article18525894.ece

Q.8-Which of the following statement is/are correct about the next 48-Nation NSG meeting. i) It would be held in Shanghai China. ii) China would oppose India’s unilateral entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). iii) India had not signed Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Correct answer is [b].http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/no-room-for-india-yet-in-nsg-says-china/article18523724.ece

Q.9- Which of the following statement is/are correct about the demand of 22 choppers by Indian Army from the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC). i) It was supported by Indian Airforce. ii) Air force did not want the formation of mini Air Wing by Indian Army. iii) The Army will get 11 Apache helicopters. iv) The demand of army was fulfilled.

Correct answer is [d].http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/army-set-to-get-11-attack-helicopters/article18525304.ece

Q.10- Which of the following statement is/are incorrect about CANOLA the yellow revolution. i) It is the international trade name of mustard. ii) The seeds oil consist of 2.4% of erucic acid. iii) Canola is a viable alternative for wheat but the only problem is assured returns.

Correct answer is [a].http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-otherstates/from-green-to-yellow-revolution/article18527404.ece


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