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KINGMAKERS  CURRENT AFFAIRS PULSE

All the below issues were taken from the Hindu dated 23-02-2017

 
1.‘e-Pragati’ provideswhich of the following services?
1. Government to businesses
 2. Government to citizens
3. Government to government
4.Government to employees
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1, 2 and 4                b)1, 2, 3 and 4             c) 1, 2 and 3                d) 2 and 4 only
2.Nearly a third of Indian cities have violated annual pollution limits mandated by theNational ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). Which of the following are considered pollutants according to NAAQS?
 1. PM 10                     4. Arsenic
 2. Benzene                  5. CO2
 3. NO2                        6. O3
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1, 3, 4 and 6            b)1, 2, 3, 4 and 6                     c) 1, 3 and 6                d) All the above
3. Consider the following statements with respect to Air quality standards,
 1. The National ambient air quality standards set different limits for Industrial areas and ecologically sensitive areas.
 2. Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act mandates the Central Pollution Control Board to set standards for the quality of air.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) none
4. Scientists have used green tea compounds to develop a new flexible and compact rechargeable Capacitor which may power more comfortable wearable electronics. Capacitor
a) stores energy in the form of an electric field
b) stores energy in the form of a magnetic field
c) regulates the flow of electrical current
d) converts one form of energy to another
5. Recently Swiss pharma major Roche claimed that Biocon and Mylan’s package inserts were not approved by Drug Controller General of India (DCGI). Consider the following statements with respect toDCGI,
1. DCGI
under the gamut of Central Drugs Standard Control Organization is responsible for approval of licenses of all categories of drugs in India.
 2. DCGI acts as appellate authority in case of any dispute regarding the quality of drugs.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
6.The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched Cyber Swachhta Kendra. It aims to
 a) create awareness of digital India
b) make all schools digitally equipped
c) detect botnet infections
d) gender digital literacy
7. The Ministry has approved construction of 90,095 more affordable houses for thebenefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs.5,590 cr and centralassistance of Rs.1,188 cr. Consider the following statements,
1. PMAY (urban) programme was launched by the Ministry of Urban Development.
2. Private developers’ participation is a part of this programme.
3. One can also avail loans under this scheme to build toilets in existing houses.
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. According to New World Wealth’s latest report on global wealth and wealth migration trends in 2016, Global wealthmigration is accelerating as around 82,000 ultra-rich people shifted overseas in 2016, compared to 64,000 in 2015. Which of the following country topped in the inflow of millionaires?
a) Australia
b) United States
c) UK
d) France
9. The risk of running out of rare earth metals that are essential to modern technology has led to a surge in interest inmining the deep seas. Rare earth metals are
a) deep sea minerals found only in deep oceans
 b) “rare” as their name implies
c) rarely found in extractable concentrations
d) none of the above
10. Consider the following with respect to ‘Rare earth elements’,
1. Beach Sand Minerals (BSM) are, a part of rare earth elements.
2. In today’s world, Indiadominates the global rare earth market.
3. It has extensive uses across various industries including computer and IT, clean energy systems, healthcare, defence production, etc.
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
11. Consider the following statements with respect to SECAS II,
1. During its journey, the Science Express will cover over 19,000 kilometres, and will be exhibited at 68 stations across all the 29 states.
2. It aims to create awareness among various sections of society, as to how climate change can be combated through mitigation and adaptation.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither
22. Which of the following is/arecorrectly matched?

S. No. Volcano Location
1 Barren Island Andaman Sea
2 Narcondam Arabian Sea


Select the correct code

a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither