KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQs were taken from the Hindu [Dated: March 3, 2017]

 
1. Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL) and Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited (JSHL) have signed the Licensing Agreement for Transfer of Technology of High Nitrogen Steel (HNS) for armour applications. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘DMRL’,
1. It is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
 2. It is responsible for the development and manufacture of complex metals and materials required for modern warfare and weapon systems.
 3. It is located in Hyderabad.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 1 and 2 only                        c) 2 and 3 only            d) all the above
2. DMRL and JSHL have signed the Licensing Agreement for Transfer of Technology of High Nitrogen Steel (HNS) for armour applications. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘HNS’,
 1. It is non magnetic as well as corrosion resistant.
 2. HNS cost is about 40% more compared to Rolled Homogenous Armour Steel.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
3. ‘Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna’ is related to which of the following?
 a) Provide LPG connections to people in tribal areas
 b) Improving the connectivity to the holy centres in the Himalayas
 c) Make rail travel comfortable for elderly, differently-abled and ailing travelers
 d) None of the above
4. Signalling a major shift in its position on talks with Pakistan on the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), India has accepted an invitation to attend the next meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) to be held in Lahore in March. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘IWT’,
 1. It is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan, brokered by the World Bank.
 2. The Treaty provides an arbitration mechanism to solve the issue.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘e-pashuhaat’ portal,
 1. It has been developed for connecting breeders and farmers regarding availability of bovine germplasm.
 2. It is under the scheme National Mission on Bovine Productivity.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
6. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)’,
 1. It has been recognized as the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law.
 2. India is planning to become a member of UNCITRAL.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
7. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

S. No. Languages Origin (Family)
1 Santhali, Munda and Hoe Austro-Asiastic
2 Lepcha, Tamang and Bhutia Tibeto-Burman group
3 Kurukh, Sauria Paharia and Kumarbhag Paharia Dravidian


Select the correct code

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

8. ‘Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger’ is related to
 a) UNESCO
b) International Language Association
c) Modern Language Association
d) None of the above
9. Which of the following Indian States shares longest boundary with Bangladesh?
a) West Bengal
b) Meghalaya
c) Tripura
d) Mizoram
10. Haemophilus Influenzae is a
a) Bacteria
b) Virus
c) Fungi
d) Protista
11. Super Bugs were recently in news. They are
a) Bugs that infect the Cyber World
b) Anti-biotic resistant bacteria
c) Virus with high resistance towards vaccines
d) both (b) and (c)
12. Leading up to International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017, a social media campaign – #WeAreEqual – has been initiated, targeting at raising awareness about gender discrimination. It is an initiative of
a) the Ministry of Women and Child Development
b) the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
c) NITI Aayog
d) Prime Minister’s Office