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

Current Affairs Questions

Financial Stability Board

With reference to the Financial Stability Board (FSB), consider the following statements:

  1. It was established in 2006 as the successor to the Financial Stability Forum (FSF).
  2. India is an active Member of the FSB having three seats in its Plenary represented by Secretary (EA), Deputy Governor-RBI and Chairman-SEBI.

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


Lokayukta

Consider the following statements with reference to the Lokayukta:

  1. The Administrative Reforms Commission headed by Late Morarji Desai in 1966 recommended the setting up of the institution of Lokayukta.
  2. Odisha was the first state to introduce the institution of Lokayukta through The Lokayukta and Upa-Lokayuktas Act in 1971.

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Statue Of Equality

Recently, a 216-feet tall 'Statue of Equality', commemorating a Bhakti Saint, was unveiled in Hyderabad. The Statue belongs to:


Hindu Tribal Goddesses Is Celebrated Festivals

In which of the following States, Sammakka Saralamma Jatara and Medaram Jatara - festivals to honour the Hindu Tribal goddesses is celebrated?


Committee

Which of the following Committees suggested restructuring or unbundling of FCI with a view to improve its operational efficiency and financial management?


Mekedatu Drinking Water Project

Mekedatu drinking water project has been proposed in Karnataka’s Ramanagara district. The site of the proposed Project is at:


India Celebrated Their 50th Statehood Day

Recently, which of the following three Northeast States of India celebrated their 50th statehood day?


The Schools Of Hindu Laws

Consider the following statements with reference to the Schools of Hindu Laws:

  1. Under the Mitakshara Law School, a son, by birth acquires an interest in the ancestral property of the joint family.
  2. Under the Dayabhaga Law School, a son has no automatic ownership right by birth but acquires it on death of his father.

Which of the statement(s) is/are incorrect?


Yogyakarta Principles And Nelson Mandela Rules

Consider the following statements in context to the Yogyakarta Principles and Nelson Mandela Rules:

  1. The Yogyakarta Principles contain a set of precepts intended to apply the standards of international human rights law to address the abuse of human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people.
  2. Nelson Mandela Rules give guidance on all aspects of prison management, from admission and classification to the prohibition of torture and limits on solitary confinement.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Article 51 A

Consider the following Articles of the Constitution of India:

  1. Article 48 A of the Constitution states that it shall be the fundamental duty of every citizen to protect and improve the natural environment including forests and Wildlife.
  2. Article 51 A (g) in the Directive Principles of State Policy, mandates that the State shall endeavor to protect and improve the environment and to safeguard the forests and wildlife of the country.

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


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