KingMakers Current Affairs 31 March 2017

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1. Euphrates Shield military campaign in northern Syria (came to an end recently) is an intervention of which of the following countries?

a) US

b) Russia

c) Turkey

d) France

2. Consider the following statements,

1. For the first time, India has become a net exporter of electricity.

2. India exports electricity to Myanmar, Nepal and Bangladesh.

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

Select the correct code

a) 1 only b) 2 only c) both d) neither

3. Which of the following are the health impacts of Heat Waves?

1. Ederna 4. Syncope

2. Delirium 5. Seizures

3. Coma 6. Muscle cramps

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

Select the correct code

a) 1 and 6 only b) 1, 2, 5 and 6 c) 1, 3, 4 and 5 d) all the above

4. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Central Electricity Authority of India (CEA)’,

1. It is a statutory organisation constituted under section 3(1) of Electricity Supply Act 1948.

2. The CEA advises the government on matters relating to the National Electricity Policy and formulates short-

term and perspective plans for the development of electricity systems.

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

Select the correct code

a) 1 only b) 2 only c) both d) neither

5. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Central Electricity Authority of India (CEA)’,

1. The CEA is responsible for concurrence of hydro power development schemes of central, state and private sectors.

2. CEA prescribes the standards on matters such as construction of electrical plants, electric lines and

connectivity to the grid, installation and operation of meters and safety and grid standards.

Which of the above statement/s is/are incorrect?

Select the appropriate code

a) 1 only b) 2 only c) both d) neither

6. Operation 'Sankat Mochan' is related to

a) Hinduism Circuit under PRASAD scheme

b) Evacuation of Indians from war-torn South Sudan

c) Military campaign by Turkey on Syria

d) None of the above

7. A new Road Accident Data Recording and Reporting Format has been rolled out by which of the following Ministry?

a) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

b) Ministry Of Home Affairs

c) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

d) None of the above

8. Consider the following statements,

1. March Rush

2. Vote on Account

3. Ensuring rollout of the legislative changes in the tax regime from start of the financial year

Which of the above statements are reasons behind the advancement of budget?

Select the correct code

a) 1 and 3 only b) 1 and 2 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1, 2 and 3

9. Which of the statements given below is not correct about the Electoral Bonds?

a) A person wishing to donate to a political party can purchase these bonds from an authorized bank using cheques or digital payment only.

b) These bonds shall be redeemable only in the designated account of a registered political party.

c) To issue these bonds, the government has to amend the RBI Act

d) The identity of the donor will be disclosed in the public domain

10. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

S. No. Committees under Legal Services Act Constituted by

1 Supreme Court Legal Services Committee National Legal Services Authority

2 High Court Legal Services Committee State Legal Services Authority

3 Taluk Legal Services Committee District Legal Services Authority

Select the correct code

a) 1 only b) 1 and 2 only c) 2 and 3 only d) all the above

11. Consider the following statements,

1. They are no bigger than a human thumbnail, which make a distinctive chirping sound comparable to that of acricket.

2. They are endemic to the Western Ghats and represent an ancient group of species that diversified on theIndian landmass approximately 70 to 80 million years ago.

3. Out of the seven new species found, five face considerable anthropogenic threats and require immediate conservation.

The above statements is related to

a) Night frogs

b) Rock Thrush

c) Dancing frogs

d) Grasshopper

REFERENCE

All the above issues were taken from the Hindu [Dated: March 31,2017]