KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQ’s were taken from the Hindu
[Dated: March21,2017]

 
1.Which of the following drugs are used to treat Tuberculosis?
a) Bedaquiline
b)Delamanid
c) Diclofenac
d) Both (a) & (b)
2.The GRAPES-3 experiment at TIFR’s Cosmic Ray Laboratory in Ootacamund in Tamil Nadu is getting upgraded. The telescope made news last year when it detected the effect of a solar storm that hit the earth in June 2015.Consider the following statements with respect to ‘GRAPES-3’,
 1. It is designed to study cosmic rays with an array of air shower detectors and a large area muon detector.
 2. It has an important role in understanding the propagation of storms from the L1 point to its impact on the Earth.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
3.A recent report tabled in the Lok Sabha stated that West Bengal has the highest number of arsenic-affected people in the country.Consider the following statements,
 1.According to the WHO’s guidelines for drinking water quality, the permissible limit of Arsenic in groundwater is 0.01 mg per litre.
2.In India the permissible limit in drinking water is .05 mg per litre.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
4.The GRAPES-3 experiment at TIFR’s Cosmic Ray Laboratory in Ootacamund in Tamil Nadu is getting upgraded. The telescope made news last year when it detected the effect of a solar storm that hit the earth in June 2015.Consider the following statements with respect to ‘GRAPES-3’,
 1. The satellites have been placed at a distance of nearly 1.5 million kilometers, at the so-called L1 point, where they orbit the Sun along with the Earth.
2. The charged particles from a solar storm will first impact the satellites before hitting the earth, they act as an early warning system.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5.By unraveling the science behind Assam’s ancient herbal ink ‘mahi’, researchers are planning to recreate the lost techniques of manuscript writing. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Mahi’,
 1. The major phytochemical constituents in ‘mahi’ have been identified as phenolic acids, flavonoids and tannins and their complexes with iron.
 2. The pH of mahi is acidic.
 3.  No stabiliser is used in mahi.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only            b) 2 and 3 only            c) 1 and 3 only            d) all the above
6.The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has sought a proposalto get world heritage status for Sankaram or Bojjannakonda. Consider the following statements,
 1. It featuresonlyHinayanaphase of Buddhism.
 2. It was influenced by Buddhist practices in northern India.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
7.The government has recently chosen to introduce the injectable contraceptive.Consider the following statements,
 1. The injection does notstop the ovaries from the process of ovulation but it helps increase the thickness of cervical wall.
 2. It releases the hormone into the bloodstream over an interval of 12 to 14 weeks.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
8.Consider the following statements regarding Market Stabilisation Scheme,
1. For the issue of MSS, there is a MoU between the government and the RBI about the total limit of MSBs to be issued by the RBI during a year.
2. The securities or bonds/T-bills issued under MSS are purchased by financial institutions.
3. It involves buying and selling of securities.
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
9. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) scheme’,
1. A striking feature of the programme is that it does not believe in conducting competitive exams for identification of talent at any level.
2. It believes in and relies on the efficacy of the existing educational structure for identification of talent.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither
10. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Leptospirosis’,
 1. It is a neglected tropical disease.
2. It is a zoonotic disease.
3. It spreads under conditions of stagnant water, flood water, humidity, and proximity between man and beast.
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
11. Consider the following statements regardingNational Ganga Council,
1. It is an authority under the Chairperson of Prime Minister.
2. It has replaced the existing National Ganga River Basin Authority for overall responsibility for superintendence of pollution prevention and rejuvenation of river Ganga Basin.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither
12. Which of the following is/are schemes under the Ministry of Minority Affairs?
1. Begum HazratMahal National Scholarship for Meritorious Girls
2.Mahila Samridhi Yojana
3. NaiRoshini
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only            b) 1 and 3 only                        c) 2 and 3 only                        d) 1, 2 and 3