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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 15 Oct 2019

UPSC (IAS) – Pre 2019

Question 1.   Consider the following statements with respect to the FASTags-

  1. A FASTag is a reloadable electronic toll collection card meant to be stuck to the windscreen of a vehicle.
  2. The payment method is a part of the National Electronic Toll Collection (NETC) programme.
  3. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) will collect the payments.

Which of statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1& 2

(b) 2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 2. Consider the following statements with respect to the Nobel Prize in Economics for 2019-

  1. Indian American economist Abhijit Banerjee,along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer have jointly been awarded The Economics Nobel Prize for 2019 “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.
  2. It is also called the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences.
  3. The Prize in Economic Sciences is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden.

Which of statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1& 2

(b) 2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 3. Recently Which organisation launched scheme “Nirvik” to ease the lending process?

(a) IRDA

(b)  RBI

(c ) ECGC

(d)  EXIM

 

Question 4. Global Findex Database, sometime in news, is brought out by

(a)  WTO

(b)  IMF

(c ) WB

(d)  ILO

 

Question 5. The ‘ Ibiza-gate expose’ is a

(a) political scandal

(b) environmental disaster

(c) money laundry

(d)  disputed region in gulf countries

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