KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQs were taken from the Hindu [Dated: March 10, 2017]

1. Recently ‘Lopinavir’ was in news. It is related to which of the following?
 a) a medication used to treat active tuberculosis
 b) a medication used against HIV infections as a fixed-dose combination
 c) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug applied to reduce inflammation
 d) None of the above
2. A commemorative postage stamp was recently released by the PM on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS)’,
1. It was founded in 1917 by Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.
 2. It is a non-profit religious organization.
 3. In countries outside the Indian subcontinent it is known as the Self-Realization Fellowship.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1 and 3 only            c) 2 and 3 only                        d) all the above
3. After running out of the child-friendly HIV syrup, India is likely to procure the drug from a rapid supply facility routed through the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), a multilateral donor agency. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘GFATM’,
 1. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is an organisation of United Nations.
 2. The Global Fund implement programs on the ground level in countries.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
4. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the electoral bonds will be made available ahead of the elections and would remain valid for a few days. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Electoral bonds’,
 1. These bonds have to be authorised under a scheme under the Representation of People Act.
 2. A bond can be purchased by any donor only by cheque or electronic payment, only at authorised banks.
 3. These bonds can be donated only to a political party.
 4. These are redeemable in only one account of that party, registered with the Election Commission.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2, 3 and 4                c) 1, 2, 3 and 4                        d) none of the above
5. The government is mulling opening more ‘border haats’. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘border haats’,
 1. They are markets that aim at promoting the wellbeing of the people dwelling in remote areas across the borders of two countries, by establishing traditional system of marketing the local produce through local markets.
 2. India currently has no functional border haats with any country.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
6. IMA wants doctors to report any unusual symptoms they notice in patients. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Indian Medical Association (IMA)’,
 1. It is a national voluntary organisation of Doctors of Modern Scientific System of Medicine in India, which looks after the interest of doctors as well as the wellbeing of the community at large.
 2. It is registered under The Companies Act of India.
 3. It is a founder member of the World Medical Association.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1 and 3 only            c) 2 and 3 only                        d) all the above
7. A notifiable disease is any disease
a) reported to government authorities by doctors as required by the law
b) noticed across half of the Indian States
c) other than the neglected tropical disease
d) found to have external symptoms and easily observable
8. Which of the following Indian States has border with Myanmar?
1. Tripura
2. Nagaland
3. Mizoram
4. Manipur
Select the correct code
a) 1, 2 and 3 only       b) 2, 3 and 4 only        c) 1, 3 and 4 only        d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
9. Global Corruption Barometer is released by
a) Transparency International
b) INSEAD
c) World Bank
d) International Labor Organisation
10. Consider the following with respect to ‘Amarnath Temple’,
1. It is a cave temple.
2. It has Shrines and the shrine forms an important part of Buddhism.
3. It is located in Uttarakhand.
Which of the above statement/s is/are incorrect?
Select the appropriate code
 a) 2 only                     b) 1 and 2 only            d) 2 and 3 only            d) 1 and 3 only
11. Who is the ex-officio secretary to the GST Council?
a) Revenue Secretary
b) Cabinet Secretary
c) Commerce Secretary
d) Finance Secretary
12. Consider the following about ‘Kurukh Language’,
1. It is an endangered tribal language.
2. It belongs to Dravidian family.
3. It is spoken by the Oraon tribes in Northern Bengal.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code

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