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

Day 4 | June 2019 | Daily Current Affairs | IAS Prelims 2020

Q.1) Consider the following statements in context of a report known as “Global Economic Prospects (GEP)”:

  1. It is published annually by the World Bank.
  2. The June 2019 edition of GEP report is titled – “Heightened Tensions, Subdued Investment”

Which of the statements given above is are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Which of the following is correct in context of Global Economic Prospects Report (June 2019)?

a) The report predicts a moderate growth in the global GDP in 2019 as compared to its previous forecast.

b) The report predicts that the advanced economies as a group are expected to grow in 2019, but the Euro Area might face a slow down due to the ramifications of BREXIT.

c) The report has estimated a growth rate of 7.2% for India in 2018 with the forecast of 7.5% per annum for the coming 3 years.

d) All the statements are correct.

Q.3) Recently the Government of India has set up two new Cabinet Committees – Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth (CCI&G) and Cabinet Committee for Employment and Skill Development (CCE&SD). Which of the following statements are correct in this context?

  1. The CCI&G has been proposed to be a 5-member committee.
  2. CCE&SD has been proposed to be 10 member committee.
  3. The CCI&G will be chaired by Minister of Finance, while the CCE&SD will be chaired by Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.4) Which of the following statements in context of Transgender Rights Bill, 2016 is/are correct?

  1. The Bill seeks to set up a National Council for Transgender (NCT) persons to advise the central government on policies, and legislation related to transgender persons.
  2. The absence of a definition of the term ‘transgender’ was a major drawback of this bill which became a reason for its lapse.
  3. The bill allows a recognized transgender to have the right to self-perceived gender identity.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.5) Consider the following statements in context of developments in Chinese Space Technology:

  1. Recently, China became the first nation to land a rover on the far side of the moon.
  2. China has the capability to launch a space rocket from the sea.
  3. China is the 4th country to have the capability of launching humans into space.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

 

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