KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQ’s were taken from the Hindu
[Dated: March22,2017]

 
1. The report says 1.5 million people worldwide still live in multidimensional poverty, 54% of them concentrated in South Asia. Multidimensional Poverty Index is released by
 a) IMF
 b) World Bank
 c) UNICEF
 d) none of the above
2. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Human Development Index’,
 1. The HDI is a measure for assessing progress in three basic dimensions of human development: a long and healthy life, access to knowledge, and access to a decent standard of living.
 2. Human Development Report (HDR) released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UNESCO.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
3. HDI computation involves data from which of the following sources?
 1. UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
 2. UNESCO Institute for Statistics
3. World Bank and the International Monetary Fund
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 1 and 2 only            c) 1, 2 and 3                d) none of the above
4. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Multidimensional Poverty Index’,
 1. The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) identifies multiple deprivations at the household and individual level in health, education and standard of living.
 2. Each person in a given household is classified as poor or non-poor depending on the weighted number of deprivations his or her household experiences.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5. Ministry of AYUSH received complaints about advertisements and misleading claims allegedly of herbal and AYUSH products. Such complaints of advertisements are also registered in the Grievances against Misleading Advertisements (GAMA) portal maintained by which of the following ministry?
 a) Ministry of Commerce & Industry
 b) Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
 c) Ministry of AYUSH
 d) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
6. The number of calls for e-commerce companies, as registered in the National Consumer Helpline, over the last three years is increasing. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission’,
 1. It was established under the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
 2. It is a quasi-judicial body.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
7.  A scheme on “End-to-end Computerization of Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) Operations” which includes digitization of ration card/ beneficiary and other databases is being implemented by which of the following ministry?
 a) Ministry of Commerce & Industry
 b) Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
 c) Ministry of AYUSH
 d) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
8. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Packaged Commodities Rules, 2011’,
 1. The draft amendment to the rules was made under the provisions of Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
 2. As per the rules the mandatory labeling declarations shall be displayed on the online trading platforms.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
9. The Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal has suspended the Environmental Clearance granted to the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) that was to come up in Theni and asked the project proponent to make a fresh application. Consider the following statements,
 1. Any project that falls within 5 km from an inter-State boundary or within a notified national park or a sanctuary has to be considered a Category ‘A’ project.
 2. Mathikettan Shola National Park is in Theni district of Tamil Nadu.
 3.  Category ‘A’ project involves a number of processes before an Environmental Clearance is granted.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 2 and 3 only            c) 1 and 2 only                        d) all the above
10. International Diamond Conference “Mines to Market 2017” was recently held. The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India hosted the Conference. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council’,
 1. It was set up by the Ministry of External Affairs.
 2. It has been granted autonomous status in 1998 and it is the apex body of the gems and jewellery industry.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
11. Consider the following with respect to ‘Shahpur Kandi Project’,
 1. It comes under the Indus Water Treaty.
2. The construction of Shahpur Kandi project was taken up in May 1999 but later halted in 2014 due to dispute between India and Pakistan.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither
12. The river Barwa which has Barwa Sagar Reservoir, is a tributary of
 a) Ken
b) Son
c) Chambal
d) Betwa