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

Day 6 | June 2019 | Daily Current Affairs | IAS Prelims 2020

Q.1) Consider the following statements in context of “Fridays for Future” – a term often mentioned in news:

  1. It refers to an international movement of school students who went on a strike to take part in demonstrations to demand action to prevent further global warming and climate change.
  2. It is an initiative of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to encourage people to use public transport every Friday.
  3. This movement is pioneered by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 3 only

Q.2) Consider the following statements:

  1. It is an East Asian Country.
  2. It has dispute with China over the issue of South China Sea.
  3. Recently, United Nations has called for an international investigation against this country in the backdrop of staggering number of police killings in the name of war on drugs.

Which of the following countries is being referred to in the above statements?

a) North Korea

b) Vietnam

c) Philippines

d) Taiwan

Q.3) Arrange the following countries from West to East

  1. Istanbul
  2. Idlib
  3. Aleppo

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

a) 3-2-1

b) 1-2-3

c) 3-1-2

d) 2-1-3

Q.4) Consider the following statements in context of Food Corporation of India:

  1. It is a non-statutory executive body.
  2. It is a body under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare.
  3. It has recently commissioned a new roadmap to speed up silo construction to meet its target of 100 lakh tonnes of storage space by 2022.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 3 only

d) All are incorrect

Q.5) Which of the following statements in context of International Space Station is/are incorrect?

  1. It is a joint space project between NASA and ESA only.
  2. It is the largest human made object in the low earth orbit.
  3. It can be seen with naked eye from Earth.
  4. It will be opened up to business ventures including space tourism from next year.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

b) 2, 3 and 4 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 1 only

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