KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQs were taken from the Hindu [Dated: March 7, 2017]

 

1. ‘Shahpur Kandi Dam project’, proposed to be built downstream Ranjit Sagar Dam (Thein Dam) on which of the following rivers?
 a) Satluj
 b) Ravi
 c) Jhelum
 d) Chenab
2. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has approved the draft CGST Bill and the draft IGST Bill as vetted by the Union Law Ministry. Consider the following statements,
1. Tax revenue under CGST is meant for central government only.
 2. IGST tax revenue is shared between the State governments as per the rate fixed by the authorities.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
3. The Defence Ministry has decided as a matter of principle to challenge in the Supreme Court the ruling of the Armed Forces Tribunal to grant non-functional upgrade (NFU) for the armed forces. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Armed Forces Tribunal’,
 1. The Tribunal transacts their proceedings as per the Armed Forces Tribunal (Procedure) rules, 2008.
 2. All proceedings in the Tribunal will be in English.
 3. The Tribunal will normally follow the procedure as is practiced in the High Courts of India.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3                   b) 1 and 2                    c) 2 and 3                    d) all the above
4. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Composition of Armed Forces Tribunal’,
 1. The Judicial Members are serving High Court Judges.
 2. Administrative Members are retired Members of the Armed Forces who have held rank of Major General/ equivalent or above for a period of three years or more.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5. ‘Leptospirosis’ also known colloquially as
 a) Yellow fever
 b) Black fever
 c) Dum Dum fever
 d) Rat fever
6. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Leptospirosis’,
 1. It is a bacterial disease that affects humans and animals.
 2. It spreads from person to person.
3. The bacteria that causes Leptospirosis is spread in the urine of infected animals, including rodents, wildlife, dogs, and livestock.
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. Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs has approved the draft CGST Bill and the draft IGST Bill as vetted by the Union Law Ministry. This clears the deck for the Central Government to take these two Bills to the Parliament for their passage in the ongoing Budget Session. Consider the following regarding the new Bills,
1. There is a provision for State-wise single registration for a taxpayer for filing returns, paying taxes and to fulfill other compliance requirements.
2. A taxpayer has to file one single return state-wise to report all his supplies, whether made within or outside the State or exported out of the country and pay the applicable taxes on them.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
8. The Goods and Services Tax Council shall make recommendations to the Union and the States on which of the following?
1. Special provision with respect to the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
2. The threshold limit of turnover below which goods and services may be exempted from goods and services tax.
3. Any special rate or rates for a specified period, to raise additional resources during any natural calamity or disaster.
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 1 and 2 only            c) 2 and 3 only                        d) all the above
9. Article 279A of the Constitution deals with
a) GST Council
b) Levy and collection of goods and services tax in course of inter-State trade or commerce
c) Special Provision with respect to goods and services tax
d) All the above
10. Consider the following about ‘Kurukh Language’,
1. Jharkhand has recognised Kurukh as a language, and students can write their school final examination in its script.
2. The script of Kurukh is called Tolong Siki.
3. The language is marked as being in a “vulnerable” state in UNESCO’s list of endangered languages.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1 and 3 only                        c) 2 and 3 only                        d) 1, 2 and 3
11. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Haemophilus Influenza’,
1. It is among the WHO’s ‘List of the Dirty Dozen Superbugs’.
2. It is also called ‘Bacterial Influenza’.
3. It causes the common flu.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1 and 3 only                        c) 2 and 3 only                        d) 1, 2 and 3
12. Punggye-ri is a Nuclear Test Site of which of the following countries?
a) Iran
b) Israel
c) Pakistan
d) North Korea