Daily Current Affairs MCQs - JigyasaJigyasa - May 2019Jigyasa - May 2019 - Week 1

Day 1 | May 2019 | Daily Current Affairs | IAS Prelims 2019

Q.1) Consider the following statements in context of recently released draft Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS)2017-2018 .

  1. It is released by Ministry of Labour.
  2. As per the report the unemployment rate was highest across all the demographics in the past three decades.

Which of the above given statement(s) is /are correct?

a)1 only

b)2 only

c)Both 1 and 2

d)Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements in context of cyclone Fani that was often seen in news.

1.It is a Tropical Cyclone.

2.It is the strongest April cyclone to hit India in the past 43 years.

3.Cyclones like Fani are a common occurrences near the Bay of Bengal region.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.3) Consider the following statements in context of cyclones in the Indian Oceanic Region and identify the correct one/s.

1)Nearly 35 per cent of the depressions formed in the Indian neighbourhood transform into severe cyclones.

2)Severe cyclones are generally concentrated in the months of November or May.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) Consider the following statements in context of recently conducted Anti Satellite Test conducted by India.

  1. India recently shot down a live satellite in the High Earth Orbit (HEO) of 30,000 km using a modified interceptor of the Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system.
  2. India has become the fourth nation in the world to have successfully conducted the anti satellite test

Which of the above given statements is/are correct?

a)1 only

b)2 only

c)Both 1 and 2

d)Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Which of the following statements in context of draft Periodic Labour Force Survey are true? 

1)Across all demographics those who had finished secondary school and above had the highest rate of unemployment.

2)Only about 5-6 persons out of 10 who had received formal vocational/technical training were employed.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

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