KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQs were taken from the Hindu [Dated: March 6, 2017]

1. Government of India, in collaboration with United Nations University and UNESCO, is organizing a three-day International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance ICEGOV 2017 in Delhi. It is organised by which of the following Ministry?
 a) Ministry of External Affairs
 b) Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
 c) Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs
 d) Ministry of Science & Technology
2. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘World Wildlife Day’,
1. World Wildlife Day 2017 encourages youth around the world to rally together to address ongoing major threats to wildlife including habitat change, over-exploitation or illicit trafficking.
 2. The day of signature of the UN Conference Environment, is celebrated as UN World Wildlife Day to raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
3. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV)’,
 1. It is an international conference series, established by the International Telecommunication Union in 2007.
 2. It focuses on the use of technology to transform relationships between government and citizens, businesses, civil society and other arms of government.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
4. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)’,
 1. The focus of the convention is to completely control the trade of wild species.
 2. It was formed in 1973 and regulates the international trade in over 35,000 wild species of plants and animals.
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 ‘Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)’,
1. Wild species are categorized in Appendices I to III and it often reflects species’ threat status on the Red List of the IUCN.
 2. The species listed in Appendix I to III are prohibited from trading.
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 ‘Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)’,
 1. Appendix I prohibit trade in species classified as highly endangered.
 2. Appendix II allows trade under very specific conditions and it requires importing countries obtain a permit, but not the exporting country.
3. Appendix III species require only a certificate of origin to be traded.
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) all the above
7. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Dynamical Model’ of IMD,
 1. It helps in India’s annual summer monsoon forecast.
2. It was tested at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, (IITM) Pune for a decade.
 3. It works by simulating the weather on powerful computers and extrapolating it over particular timeframes.
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
8. Just 10 milligrams of VX on the skin is enough to kill. Exposure to near-lethal and lethal doses quickly causes
1. Loss of consciousness
2. Convulsions
3. Flaccid paralysis
4. Apnoea
Select the correct code
a) 1, 2 and 3 only       b) all the above           c) 1, 3 and 4 only        d) 1, 2 and 4 only
9. Bahrain has a land boundary with
a) Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
b) Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
 c) Kuwait and Qatar
d) None of the above
10. India is the largest producer and consumer of which
 1. Pulses
2. Rice
3. Cotton
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 1 and 3 only            c) 2 and 3 only                        d) all the above
11. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

S. No. Tribes State
1 Chuktia Bhunjia Odisha
2 Bangni-Boker lhoba Arunachal Pradesh
3 Shompen Sikkim


Select the correct code

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

12. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘United Nations University’,
 1. The mission of the UN University is to contribute, through collaborative research and education, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States.
2. UNU pursues Peace and Governance, Global Development and Inclusion, Environment, Climate and Energy.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither