KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQ’s were taken from the Hindu
[Dated: March23,2017]

1. Which of the following can increase the risk of ‘Arthrosclerosis’?
a) Accumulation of Low Density lipoproteins cholesterol (LDL cholesterol)
 b) Accumulation of High Density lipoproteins cholesterol (HDL cholesterol)
c) both (a) and (b)
d) neither (a) and (b)
2. Which of the following are the Hydro electric projects in Chenab river basin?
 1. Pakal Dul               4. Ratle
 2. Chenani                  5.Miyar
 3. Baglihar                  6. Kishenganga
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1, 3, 4 and 6           b) 2, 3 and 5                c) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5                    d) all the above
3.  The Grand Challenges India (GCI) is a mission-directed research initiative, launched in 2012 by which of the following?
 a) Department of Biotechnology
 b) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
 c) Department of Skill Development
 d) Both (a) & (b)
4. India recently hosted the meeting of the national security advisers and security chiefs of BIMSTEC countries. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘BIMSTEC’,
 1. The main objective of BIMSTEC is technological and economical cooperation among South Asian and South East Asian countries along the coast of the Bay of Bengal.
 2. The headquarters of BIMSTEC is in Kathmandu.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?
    New Year                              Region
 1. Nowruz                  –           Manipur
 2. Gudi Padwa           –           Konkan
 3. Pana Sankranti       –           Karnataka
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3                   b) 2 only                      c) 1 and 2                    d) all the above
6. Mr. Upendra Tripathy has been appointed as the Interim Director General (IDG) of the International Solar Alliance on a full time basis. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘International Solar Alliance (ISA)’,
 1. The Framework Agreement of the ISA opened for signatures in Paris.
 2. ISA Headquarters and the interim Secretariat of the ISA are in National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) in Gwalpahari, Gurugram.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
7. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Nauruz’,
 1. It is an intangible cultural heritage of India recognised by UNESCO.
2. It is a religious festival celebrated mostly by Muslims.
3. It is celebrated in Iran, Pakistan, Iraq and India.
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
8. Which of the following hydro-electric project/s on the river Chenab is/are correctly matched?

 

S. No. Hydro-electric project State
1 Miyar Himachal Pradesh
2 Lower Kalnai Jammu and Kashmir
3 Pakal Dul Punjab

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 with respect to ‘Grand Challenges India programme’,
 1. It provides for global innovators and researchers a fantastic platform to collaborate and progress through the innovation ecosystem by developing their ideas and concepts.
 2. It provides financial support in the form of grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts to support the advancement.
 3.  The GCI covers all kinds of health and developmental priorities, ranging from maternal and child health, infectious diseases, vaccines, point-of-care diagnostics, agriculture, food and nutrition to other related arenas of developing nations as per individual requirements.
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. National Institute of Solar Energy is in
a) Gwal Pahari
b) Noida
c) Jaitapur
d) None of the above
11. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

 

S. No. List I List II
1 Mojri Rajasthan
2 Pashmina Shawl Kashmir
3 Maheshwari saree Tamil Nadu

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. National Biodiversity Congress is one of the significant biodiversity mega events of the country. It aims to identify practical, evidence-based case studies at the regional level to support the plan of action. National Biodiversity Conference, governed by a national advisory committee comprising biodiversity conservation experts was also held. These were held at
a) Chennai
b) Bengaluru
c) Mumbai
d) Thiruvananthapuram