46 UPSC Civil Services Mains 2021 Questions asked from Civil Services Chronicle Hindi

Current Affairs Questions

International:

Mt. Sinabung

In which of the following country, active volcano Mt. Sinabung, is located?


Loya Jirga

In which of the following countries, Loya Jirga - a national mass gathering,that brings together representatives from the various ethnic, religious, and tribal communities to settle national issues, is being held?


Exclusive Economic Zone

Consider the following statements with reference to the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ):

  1. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) defines an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as generally extending 200 nautical miles from shore, within which the coastal state has the right to explore and exploit, and the responsibility to conserve and manage, both living and non-living resources.
  2. The EEZ includes the territorial sea but does not include the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles.
  3. The EEZ does not include the contiguous zone.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


BeiDou Navigation Satellite System

Recently, which of the following country formally launched its Navigation Satellite System under the name BeiDou?


Chabahar Port

In which of the following country, Chabahar port is located?


The Multidimensional Poverty Index

Consider the following statements with reference to the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI):

  1. The Multidimensional Poverty Index was launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) in 2010.
  2. The Global MPI uses three standard dimensions: Health; Education; Standard of Living.
  3. If a person is deprived in a third or more of ten (weighted) indicators, the global MPI identifies them as ‘MPI poor’.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Hope Mars Mission

Recently, one of the gulf country is planning to launch it’s first mission to Mars under the name: Hope. Choose the name of the gulf country from the options given below:


Measles And Rubella Free Countries

Recently, World Health Organization (WHO) has declared two countries free of measles and rubella diseases. Choose the mentioned two countries from the options given below:


Golden Triangle And Golden Crescent

Consider the following statements:

  1. Golden Triangle is represented by the region coinciding with the rural mountains of Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia.
  2. Golden Crescent region comprises Afghanistan, Iran, and China, whose mountainous peripheries define the crescent.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Seabed 2030 Project

Consider the following statements with reference to the Seabed 2030 Project:

  1. Seabed 2030 is a collaborative project between the Nippon Foundation of Japan and the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO).
  2. The project was launched at the United Nations (UN) Ocean Conference in June 2017 and is aligned with the UN's Sustainable Development Goal-14 to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


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