KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQs were taken from the Hindu

1. ‘Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate’ is related to which of the following?
 a) medicine used to improve fertility in women
 b) medicine used in InVitro fertilization
 c) injectable contraceptive
 d) none of the above
2. Mission Fingerling is related to
 a) Blue revolution
b) Green revolution
c) Silver revolution
d) White revolution
3. NSG guidelines are implemented by which of the following?
a) International Atomic Energy Agency
b) Hague Code
c) Each member government
d) Atomic Energy International
4. A parliamentary panel has asked the Home Ministry to re-publicise the vacant NATGRID posts and offer remuneration commensurate with that of the private sector to attract the most qualified professionals. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘NATGRID’,
 1. It is an ambitious counter terrorism programme, which will utilise technologies like Big Data and analytics to track suspected terrorists and prevent terrorist attacks.
 2. It will become a secure centralised database to stream sensitive information from banks, credit cards, visa, immigration and train and air travel details.
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5. ‘National Social Security Council’ has been proposed to streamline and make policy on social security schemes related to all the Ministries. It is chaired by which of the following?
 a) Prime Minister
 b) Home Minister
 c) Defence Minister
 d) Finance Minister
6. Which of the following is/are assisted / partnered by World Bank?
1. National TB Control Programme
2. National Index for Performance on Health Outcomes
3. International Solar Alliance
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 1 and 2 only            c) 2 and 3 only                        d) 1, 2 and 3
7. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

S. No. Telescope Related organisation
1 James Webb Space Telescope NASA
2 Spitzer telescope European Space Agency


Select the correct code

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

8. Which of the following is a land-locked country?
a) Syria
b) Jordan
c) Iraq
d) none of the above
9. The ability to absorb light at short wavelengths and re-emit it at longer wavelengths is called fluorescence. Consider the following statements,
 1. No terrestrial animal exhibit fluorescence.
2. Marine creatures exhibit fluorescence.
3. Birds do not exhibit fluorescence.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) 3 only                      d) all
10. Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is a scheme sponsored and managed by the
a) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
 b) Ministry of Science and Technology
c) Ministry of Human Resource Development
d) NITI Aayog
11. Consider the following statements with respect to Market Stabilisation Bonds or MSS bonds,
 1. These are special bonds floated on behalf of the government by the RBI for the specific purpose of mop ping up the excess liquidity in the system when regular government bonds prove inadequate.
2. These are mostly shorter-tenure bonds, of less than six months maturity. But the tenure differs depending on the requirement.
 3. MSS bonds qualify for statutory liquidity ratio, or SLR, that banks need to maintain in the form of short-tenured treasury bills and government bonds.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 1 and 2 only            c) 2 and 3 only                        d) 1, 2 and 3
12. Nyishi tribes were recently in news. They belong to
a) Tripura
 b) Himachal Pradesh
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) West Bengal
13. Neisseria is a genus, known to cause which of the following?
a) Influenza
b) Fungal infection in humans
c) Gonorrhea
d) Diarrhoea
14. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Bottlenose Dolphin’,
 1. They have the second largest encephalization levels of any mammal on Earth only next to humans.
2. A protein, known as vanin-1, may help the marine mammals protect their kidneys.
3. Both the Dolphin and Humans have same proteins and same functions.
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
15. National Transit Oriented Development Policy has been developed by
 a) Ministry of Finance
b) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
c) Ministry of Urban Development
d) Ministry of Shipping