KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQs were taken from the Hindu [Dated: March 9, 2017]

 

1. Recently ‘Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)’ was in news. It is related to which of the following?
 a) China’s base in South China Sea’s disputed islands
 b) United States Army anti-ballistic missile system
 c) North Korea’s missile testing in high altitude
 d) None of the above
2. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Lantana camara’,
1. It is a medicinal plant available in Western Ghats.
 2. Recently the forest fires in Bandipur tiger reserve was controlled by Lantana camara.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
3. Nari Shakti Puraskars 2016 will be presented by the President on the eve of International Women’s Day. Consider the following statements,
 1. The awards recognize the efforts made by women & institutions in rendering distinguished services for the cause of women, especially vulnerable and marginalized women.
 2. The Ministry of Women and Child Development announces these national level awards for eminent women, organisations and institutions.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
4. India Human Development Survey (IHDS) is a nationally representative, multi-topic survey of 41,554 households in 1503 villages and 971 urban neighborhoods across India. IHDS is organised by which of the following?
 1. University of Maryland
 2. National Council of Applied Economic Research
 3. National Institutes of Health
 4. Ford Foundation
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1, 2 and 3                c) 2, 3 and 4                d) all the above
5. Jal Kranti Abhiyan was launched on June 05, 2015 to consolidate water conservation and management in the country through a holistic and integrated approach involving all stakeholders making it a mass movement. Which of the following are the important components of Jal Kranti Abhiyan?
 1. Jal Gram Yojana
 2. Development of Model Command Area
 3. Pollution Abatement
 4. Mass Awareness Programme
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1, 2 and 3                c) 2, 3 and 4                d) all the above
6. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)’,
 1. It is designed to shoot down short, medium, and intermediate range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase using a hit-to-kill approach.
 2. It was developed to counter Iraq’s Scud missile attacks during the Gulf War in 1991.
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 with respect to ‘Jal Kranti Abhiyan’,
1. It was launched by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
2. The expenditure of the Jal Kranti Abhiyan will be met from the existing schemes of Central/State governments such as MGNREGA, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Yojana, Implementation of National Water Missions, Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Projects etc. and other related projects and schemes.
3. It encourages States to adopt State Water Policy in line with the National Water Policy 2012 and setting up / strengthening Water Resources Council and State Water Regulatory Authority and other allied works.
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
8. The aim of ‘Al Nagah li’ exercise is to acquaint both forces with each other’s operating procedures, improve the interoperability in conducting joint operations in the backdrop of counter insurgency/ counter terrorism environment as also to enhance the existing relationship between
a) India and Oman
b) Pakistan and Yemen
c) China and Oman
d) India and Yemen
9. The Festival of Innovation (FOIN) is a unique initiative of to recognise, respect and reward grassroots innovations and foster a supportive ecosystem. Hosted in the month of March, the FOIN has become a national celebration of creativity and innovation at and for grassroots. It is an initiative of
a) Office of the President of India
b) Prime Minister Office
c) NITI Aayog
d) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
10. Consider the following about ‘National Aquifer Mapping Programme’,
1. Advanced technologies like heli-borne geophysical surveys are used for mapping.
2. The mapping would assist in estimating the quantity and quality of ground water in an aquifer and would help in assessment of sustainable level of ground water extraction.
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 statements regarding ‘National Innovation Foundation’,
1. It is an autonomous body of the Dept. of Science and Technology.
2. It is India’s national initiative to strengthen the grassroots technological innovations and outstanding traditional knowledge.
3. It is in the process of constructing a National Inclusive Innovation Centre for Development (NIICenD) at Amrapur village in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
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. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

 

S. No. Name Joint Exercise
1 Al Nagah li – India and Oman Military
2 Naseem Al Bahr – India and Oman Naval
3 Surya Kiran – India and Nepal Air Force


Select the correct code

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