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KingMakers Current Affairs MCQ

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All the below MCQ’s were taken from the Hindu
[Dated: March25 & 26, 2017]

 
1. Limbu and Tamang tribes were in news recently. They belong to the state of
a) Sikkim
b) Uttarakhand
c) Jammu and Kashmir
d) Tripura
2. National Commission for Schedule Tribes (NCST) has approved the proposal for five additional seats for tribals in Sikkim assembly. Consider the following statements regarding NCST,
1. It is a Constitutional body setup under article 338 of the Constitution.
2. The Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and other Members of the Commission are appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal.
3. The Union and every State Government should consult the Commission on all major policy matters affecting Scheduled Tribes.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1, 2 and 3                c) 1 and 3 only                        d) 2 and 3 only
3. The ice floating in the Arctic Ocean grows and shrinks on a seasonal cycle, reaching its largest and its smallest size respectively in
a) December and June
b) June and December
c) March and September
d) September and March
4. Ellsworth Land, Mt. Tyree and Palmer Land are relief features in
 a) Artic
b) Antarctica
c) Zealandia
d) Pacific ring of fire
5. Consider the following statements ‘Make in India Action Plan’,
1. ‘Make in India Action Plan’ Dashboard was developed by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion to monitor progress.
2. The Action Plan to update progress made by Ministries on short-term and medium-term targets and facilitate timely delivery of identified action points and facilitate monitoring and identification of delays in implementation.
3. It will also allow PMO, Cabinet Secretariat and DIPP to monitor progress and suggest corrective course on the progress indicated.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1, 2 and 3                c) 1 and 3 only                        d) 2 and 3 only
6. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Trade Facilitation in Services’,
 1. It aims to ease customs norms to boost global goods and services trade.
2. It aims to ensure portability of social security contributions and cross-border insurance coverage to boost medical tourism.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only          c) both             d) neither
7. The TFA in goods was the first multilateral trade agreement in 21 years signed in Bali in 2013 for easing cross-border custom rules for faster movement of goods. Consider the following statements regarding ‘TFA in goods’,
1. The TFA requires developing countries to build infrastructure capacity for faster clearance of cross-border shipments without hassles.
2. India has taken on a binding commitment for faster shipment for air cargo companies under the agreement.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only          c) both             d) neither
8. Recently which of the following has decided to launch a major Water Campaign during the current year, covering around one lakh villages in vulnerable/ water stressed areas and more specifically, where the ground water is over-exploited?
 a) NABARD
b) NITI Aayog
c) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s welfare
d) Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation
9. The Centre has decided to wind up eight tribunals that currently deal exclusively with disputes pertaining to employees’ provident fund or EPF, Competition law, Airports’ economic regulation, Information Technology law, National highways, railways, copyrights and foreign exchange. The EPF Appellate Tribunal’s remit would be transferred to which of the following?
a) Industrial Tribunal
b) Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal
c) Intellectual Property Appellate Board
d) None of the above
10. Consider the following with respect to ‘India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF)’,
1. It is a joint venture company between the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and State Governments of India.
2. It is a private company.
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 with respect to ‘Invest India’,
1. It is a trust established by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
2. It is fully funded, owned and controlled by Union Government.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
12. The National Company Law Tribunal has approved the metals and mining firm Vedanta’s merger with its cash-rich oil subsidiary Cairn India, paving the way for the formation of the fourth-largest resource company in the world after BHP Billiton, RioTinto and Glencore Plc. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)’,
1. It was constituted under the Companies Act, 2013.
2. It was replaced by the Company Law Board recently.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
13. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)’,
1. It has the power of High Court in the matters of mergers, demergers, amalgamations, etc.
2. It has the power to order repayment of deposits accepted by Non-Banking Financial Companies.
3. It does not have the power to wind up companies.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1, 2 and 3                c) 2 only                      d) none of the above
14. The World Bank publishes a report on ‘Doing Business’ on annual basis, which compares the business regulations across 190 economies. Consider the following statements,
 1. The sub-indicators include the time taken to start a business, time taken to get construction permits, paying taxes and enforcing contracts.
2. The ‘Enforcing Contract’ indicator in the report measures the time and cost for resolving a standardised commercial dispute through a local court of first instance.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
15. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)’,
1. It was established based on the recommendations of the Committee set up by the Reserve Bank of India under the chairmanship of Shri B Sivaraman.
2. It is active in developing financial inclusion policy and is a member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion.
 3. It has been accredited with matters concerning policy, planning and operations in the field of credit for agriculture and other economic activities in rural areas in India.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only                       b) 1, 2 and 3                c) 2 only                      d) none of the above
16. Which of the following agencies were replaced by NABARD?
1. Agricultural Credit Department
2. Rural Planning and Credit Cell
3. Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation
Select the correct code
a) all the above
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
17. The Ken valley separates
a) the Rewa Plateau from the Satna Plateau
b) the Satna Plateau from Chhotanagpur Plateau
c) the Rewa Plateau from the Baghelkhand
 d) the Malwa Plateau from Rewa Plateau
 

 

KingMakers Current Affairs MCQ

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KingMakers Current affairs Pulse
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All the below MCQ’s were taken from the Hindu
[Dated: March24,2017]

1. Majlis was in news recently. It is
a) the Maldivian parliament
b) largest riverine island in Assam
c) tribes in West Bengal
d) none of the above
2. The mega cultural festival ‘India by the Nile’ got off to a colourful start in
a) Cairo
b) New Delhi
c) Agra
d) Aquaba
3. INSPIRE Awards scheme is to attract the young talent amongst students to study science and pursue career with research. It is implemented by
a) Department of Science and Technology
b) NITI Aayog
c) Ministry of Human Resource Development
d) Ministry of Skill Development
4. . Consider the following with respect to ‘National Initiative for Development and Harnessing Innovations’,
1. NIDHI is pioneered by the Department of Science & Technology (DST) for nurturing knowledge-based and technology-driven ideas and innovations into successful startups.
2. The key stakeholders of NIDHI includes various departments and ministries of the central government, state governments, academic and R & D institutions, mentors, financial institutions, angel investors, venture capitalists, industry champions and private sectors.
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 with respect to ‘International Whaling Commission’,
1. In 1972 the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment at Stockholm adopted a proposal that recommended a ten-year moratorium on commercial whaling to allow whale stocks to recover.
2. The Funding by UNEP is the core income of IWC.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only          c) both             d) neither
6. An initiative was launched to help member states tackle domestic violence, which it said remained a “stubborn stain” on communities, disproportionately impacting women. The “Peace in the home” programme will include toolkits to help governments involve multiple agencies — such as schools, doctors and hospitals, as well as government — and law enforcement agencies to work together effectively, and will help countries highlight and share details of initiatives that had been particularly successful at dealing with domestic violence. This programme was launched by
a) Commonwealth
b) INSEAD
c) World Bank
d) UN Women
7. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Seemai Karuvelam’,
1. It is endemic to Tamil Nadu especially to its southern part.
2. It earned the sobriquet panjam thaangi (providing succour during famine).
3. It is known for its water conserving trait.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only           b) 1, 2 and 3                c) 2 only                      d) none of the above
8. Strategic disinvestment involves
1. Sale of substantial portion of Government shareholding in identified CPSEs up to 50 per cent or more.
2. Transfer of management control.
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only          c) both             d) neither
9. Consider the South Asia Training and Technical Assistance Center (SARTTAC), South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) and Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal (BBIN) and pick the correct statements.
1. All the members of SARTTAC are members of SASEC.
2. All the members of BBIN are the members of both SASEC and SARTTAC.
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only          c) both             d) neither
10. Venezuela is bordered by
1. Brazil
2. Guyana
3. Colombia
Select the correct code
a) all the above
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
11. Consider the following regarding International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea,
1. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an independent judicial body established by the United Nations International Court of Justice.
 2. It was signed at Montego Bay, Jamaica, in 1982.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither

KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQ’s were taken from the Hindu
[Dated: March23,2017]

1. Which of the following can increase the risk of ‘Arthrosclerosis’?
a) Accumulation of Low Density lipoproteins cholesterol (LDL cholesterol)
 b) Accumulation of High Density lipoproteins cholesterol (HDL cholesterol)
c) both (a) and (b)
d) neither (a) and (b)
2. Which of the following are the Hydro electric projects in Chenab river basin?
 1. Pakal Dul               4. Ratle
 2. Chenani                  5.Miyar
 3. Baglihar                  6. Kishenganga
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1, 3, 4 and 6           b) 2, 3 and 5                c) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5                    d) all the above
3.  The Grand Challenges India (GCI) is a mission-directed research initiative, launched in 2012 by which of the following?
 a) Department of Biotechnology
 b) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
 c) Department of Skill Development
 d) Both (a) & (b)
4. India recently hosted the meeting of the national security advisers and security chiefs of BIMSTEC countries. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘BIMSTEC’,
 1. The main objective of BIMSTEC is technological and economical cooperation among South Asian and South East Asian countries along the coast of the Bay of Bengal.
 2. The headquarters of BIMSTEC is in Kathmandu.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?
    New Year                              Region
 1. Nowruz                  –           Manipur
 2. Gudi Padwa           –           Konkan
 3. Pana Sankranti       –           Karnataka
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3                   b) 2 only                      c) 1 and 2                    d) all the above
6. Mr. Upendra Tripathy has been appointed as the Interim Director General (IDG) of the International Solar Alliance on a full time basis. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘International Solar Alliance (ISA)’,
 1. The Framework Agreement of the ISA opened for signatures in Paris.
 2. ISA Headquarters and the interim Secretariat of the ISA are in National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) in Gwalpahari, Gurugram.
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 regarding ‘Nauruz’,
 1. It is an intangible cultural heritage of India recognised by UNESCO.
2. It is a religious festival celebrated mostly by Muslims.
3. It is celebrated in Iran, Pakistan, Iraq and India.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 2 and 3 only            c) 1 and 2 only                        d) all the above
8. Which of the following hydro-electric project/s on the river Chenab is/are correctly matched?

 

S. No. Hydro-electric project State
1 Miyar Himachal Pradesh
2 Lower Kalnai Jammu and Kashmir
3 Pakal Dul Punjab

Select the correct code

 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 1 and 2 only            c) 2 and 3 only                        d) 1, 2 and 3
9. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Grand Challenges India programme’,
 1. It provides for global innovators and researchers a fantastic platform to collaborate and progress through the innovation ecosystem by developing their ideas and concepts.
 2. It provides financial support in the form of grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts to support the advancement.
 3.  The GCI covers all kinds of health and developmental priorities, ranging from maternal and child health, infectious diseases, vaccines, point-of-care diagnostics, agriculture, food and nutrition to other related arenas of developing nations as per individual requirements.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 2 and 3 only            c) 1 and 2 only                        d) all the above
10. National Institute of Solar Energy is in
a) Gwal Pahari
b) Noida
c) Jaitapur
d) None of the above
11. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

 

S. No. List I List II
1 Mojri Rajasthan
2 Pashmina Shawl Kashmir
3 Maheshwari saree Tamil Nadu

Select the correct code

 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 1 and 2 only            c) 2 and 3 only                        d) 1, 2 and 3
12. National Biodiversity Congress is one of the significant biodiversity mega events of the country. It aims to identify practical, evidence-based case studies at the regional level to support the plan of action. National Biodiversity Conference, governed by a national advisory committee comprising biodiversity conservation experts was also held. These were held at
a) Chennai
b) Bengaluru
c) Mumbai
d) Thiruvananthapuram

இந்திய வன பணிக்கான (IFoS) நேர்முகத்தேர்வு முடிவுகளை மத்திய பணியாளர் தேர்வு ஆணையம் (UPSC) நேற்று வெளியிட்டது.

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இந்திய வன பணிக்கான (IFoS) தேர்வில் கிங்மேக்கர்ஸ் ஐ.ஏ.எஸ் அகாடமியில் பயின்ற சித்தார்த் , ஜெகதீஸ்வரன்
இந்திய வன பணிக்கான (IFoS) தேர்வில் கிங்மேக்கர்ஸ் ஐ.ஏ.எஸ் அகாடமியில் பயின்ற சித்தார்த் , ஜெகதீஸ்வரன் ஆகியோர் தேர்ச்சி பெற்று சாதனை படைத்துள்ளனர்.

KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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KingMakers Current Affairs
All the below MCQ’s were taken from the Hindu
[Dated: March22,2017]

 
1. The report says 1.5 million people worldwide still live in multidimensional poverty, 54% of them concentrated in South Asia. Multidimensional Poverty Index is released by
 a) IMF
 b) World Bank
 c) UNICEF
 d) none of the above
2. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Human Development Index’,
 1. The HDI is a measure for assessing progress in three basic dimensions of human development: a long and healthy life, access to knowledge, and access to a decent standard of living.
 2. Human Development Report (HDR) released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UNESCO.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
3. HDI computation involves data from which of the following sources?
 1. UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
 2. UNESCO Institute for Statistics
3. World Bank and the International Monetary Fund
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 1 and 2 only            c) 1, 2 and 3                d) none of the above
4. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Multidimensional Poverty Index’,
 1. The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) identifies multiple deprivations at the household and individual level in health, education and standard of living.
 2. Each person in a given household is classified as poor or non-poor depending on the weighted number of deprivations his or her household experiences.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5. Ministry of AYUSH received complaints about advertisements and misleading claims allegedly of herbal and AYUSH products. Such complaints of advertisements are also registered in the Grievances against Misleading Advertisements (GAMA) portal maintained by which of the following ministry?
 a) Ministry of Commerce & Industry
 b) Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
 c) Ministry of AYUSH
 d) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
6. The number of calls for e-commerce companies, as registered in the National Consumer Helpline, over the last three years is increasing. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission’,
 1. It was established under the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
 2. It is a quasi-judicial body.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
7.  A scheme on “End-to-end Computerization of Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) Operations” which includes digitization of ration card/ beneficiary and other databases is being implemented by which of the following ministry?
 a) Ministry of Commerce & Industry
 b) Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
 c) Ministry of AYUSH
 d) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
8. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Packaged Commodities Rules, 2011’,
 1. The draft amendment to the rules was made under the provisions of Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
 2. As per the rules the mandatory labeling declarations shall be displayed on the online trading platforms.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
9. The Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal has suspended the Environmental Clearance granted to the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) that was to come up in Theni and asked the project proponent to make a fresh application. Consider the following statements,
 1. Any project that falls within 5 km from an inter-State boundary or within a notified national park or a sanctuary has to be considered a Category ‘A’ project.
 2. Mathikettan Shola National Park is in Theni district of Tamil Nadu.
 3.  Category ‘A’ project involves a number of processes before an Environmental Clearance is granted.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 2 and 3 only            c) 1 and 2 only                        d) all the above
10. International Diamond Conference “Mines to Market 2017” was recently held. The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India hosted the Conference. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council’,
 1. It was set up by the Ministry of External Affairs.
 2. It has been granted autonomous status in 1998 and it is the apex body of the gems and jewellery industry.
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 with respect to ‘Shahpur Kandi Project’,
 1. It comes under the Indus Water Treaty.
2. The construction of Shahpur Kandi project was taken up in May 1999 but later halted in 2014 due to dispute between India and Pakistan.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither
12. The river Barwa which has Barwa Sagar Reservoir, is a tributary of
 a) Ken
b) Son
c) Chambal
d) Betwa

KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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KingMakers Current Affairs
All the below MCQ’s were taken from the Hindu
[Dated: March21,2017]

 
1.Which of the following drugs are used to treat Tuberculosis?
a) Bedaquiline
b)Delamanid
c) Diclofenac
d) Both (a) & (b)
2.The GRAPES-3 experiment at TIFR’s Cosmic Ray Laboratory in Ootacamund in Tamil Nadu is getting upgraded. The telescope made news last year when it detected the effect of a solar storm that hit the earth in June 2015.Consider the following statements with respect to ‘GRAPES-3’,
 1. It is designed to study cosmic rays with an array of air shower detectors and a large area muon detector.
 2. It has an important role in understanding the propagation of storms from the L1 point to its impact on the Earth.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
3.A recent report tabled in the Lok Sabha stated that West Bengal has the highest number of arsenic-affected people in the country.Consider the following statements,
 1.According to the WHO’s guidelines for drinking water quality, the permissible limit of Arsenic in groundwater is 0.01 mg per litre.
2.In India the permissible limit in drinking water is .05 mg per litre.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
4.The GRAPES-3 experiment at TIFR’s Cosmic Ray Laboratory in Ootacamund in Tamil Nadu is getting upgraded. The telescope made news last year when it detected the effect of a solar storm that hit the earth in June 2015.Consider the following statements with respect to ‘GRAPES-3’,
 1. The satellites have been placed at a distance of nearly 1.5 million kilometers, at the so-called L1 point, where they orbit the Sun along with the Earth.
2. The charged particles from a solar storm will first impact the satellites before hitting the earth, they act as an early warning system.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5.By unraveling the science behind Assam’s ancient herbal ink ‘mahi’, researchers are planning to recreate the lost techniques of manuscript writing. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Mahi’,
 1. The major phytochemical constituents in ‘mahi’ have been identified as phenolic acids, flavonoids and tannins and their complexes with iron.
 2. The pH of mahi is acidic.
 3.  No stabiliser is used in mahi.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only            b) 2 and 3 only            c) 1 and 3 only            d) all the above
6.The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has sought a proposalto get world heritage status for Sankaram or Bojjannakonda. Consider the following statements,
 1. It featuresonlyHinayanaphase of Buddhism.
 2. It was influenced by Buddhist practices in northern India.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
7.The government has recently chosen to introduce the injectable contraceptive.Consider the following statements,
 1. The injection does notstop the ovaries from the process of ovulation but it helps increase the thickness of cervical wall.
 2. It releases the hormone into the bloodstream over an interval of 12 to 14 weeks.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                      b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
8.Consider the following statements regarding Market Stabilisation Scheme,
1. For the issue of MSS, there is a MoU between the government and the RBI about the total limit of MSBs to be issued by the RBI during a year.
2. The securities or bonds/T-bills issued under MSS are purchased by financial institutions.
3. It involves buying and selling of securities.
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
9. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) scheme’,
1. A striking feature of the programme is that it does not believe in conducting competitive exams for identification of talent at any level.
2. It believes in and relies on the efficacy of the existing educational structure for identification of talent.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither
10. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Leptospirosis’,
 1. It is a neglected tropical disease.
2. It is a zoonotic disease.
3. It spreads under conditions of stagnant water, flood water, humidity, and proximity between man and beast.
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 regardingNational Ganga Council,
1. It is an authority under the Chairperson of Prime Minister.
2. It has replaced the existing National Ganga River Basin Authority for overall responsibility for superintendence of pollution prevention and rejuvenation of river Ganga Basin.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both             d) neither
12. Which of the following is/are schemes under the Ministry of Minority Affairs?
1. Begum HazratMahal National Scholarship for Meritorious Girls
2.Mahila Samridhi Yojana
3. NaiRoshini
Select the correct code
a) 1 and 2 only            b) 1 and 3 only                        c) 2 and 3 only                        d) 1, 2 and 3
 
 

KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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All the below MCQs were taken from the Hindu

1. ‘Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate’ is related to which of the following?
 a) medicine used to improve fertility in women
 b) medicine used in InVitro fertilization
 c) injectable contraceptive
 d) none of the above
2. Mission Fingerling is related to
 a) Blue revolution
b) Green revolution
c) Silver revolution
d) White revolution
3. NSG guidelines are implemented by which of the following?
a) International Atomic Energy Agency
b) Hague Code
c) Each member government
d) Atomic Energy International
4. A parliamentary panel has asked the Home Ministry to re-publicise the vacant NATGRID posts and offer remuneration commensurate with that of the private sector to attract the most qualified professionals. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘NATGRID’,
 1. It is an ambitious counter terrorism programme, which will utilise technologies like Big Data and analytics to track suspected terrorists and prevent terrorist attacks.
 2. It will become a secure centralised database to stream sensitive information from banks, credit cards, visa, immigration and train and air travel details.
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
5. ‘National Social Security Council’ has been proposed to streamline and make policy on social security schemes related to all the Ministries. It is chaired by which of the following?
 a) Prime Minister
 b) Home Minister
 c) Defence Minister
 d) Finance Minister
6. Which of the following is/are assisted / partnered by World Bank?
1. National TB Control Programme
2. National Index for Performance on Health Outcomes
3. International Solar Alliance
Select the correct code
 a) 1 and 3 only           b) 1 and 2 only            c) 2 and 3 only                        d) 1, 2 and 3
7. Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

S. No. Telescope Related organisation
1 James Webb Space Telescope NASA
2 Spitzer telescope European Space Agency


Select the correct code

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

8. Which of the following is a land-locked country?
a) Syria
b) Jordan
c) Iraq
d) none of the above
9. The ability to absorb light at short wavelengths and re-emit it at longer wavelengths is called fluorescence. Consider the following statements,
 1. No terrestrial animal exhibit fluorescence.
2. Marine creatures exhibit fluorescence.
3. Birds do not exhibit fluorescence.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) 3 only                      d) all
10. Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is a scheme sponsored and managed by the
a) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
 b) Ministry of Science and Technology
c) Ministry of Human Resource Development
d) NITI Aayog
11. Consider the following statements with respect to Market Stabilisation Bonds or MSS bonds,
 1. These are special bonds floated on behalf of the government by the RBI for the specific purpose of mop ping up the excess liquidity in the system when regular government bonds prove inadequate.
2. These are mostly shorter-tenure bonds, of less than six months maturity. But the tenure differs depending on the requirement.
 3. MSS bonds qualify for statutory liquidity ratio, or SLR, that banks need to maintain in the form of short-tenured treasury bills and government bonds.
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
12. Nyishi tribes were recently in news. They belong to
a) Tripura
 b) Himachal Pradesh
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) West Bengal
13. Neisseria is a genus, known to cause which of the following?
a) Influenza
b) Fungal infection in humans
c) Gonorrhea
d) Diarrhoea
14. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Bottlenose Dolphin’,
 1. They have the second largest encephalization levels of any mammal on Earth only next to humans.
2. A protein, known as vanin-1, may help the marine mammals protect their kidneys.
3. Both the Dolphin and Humans have same proteins and same functions.
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
15. National Transit Oriented Development Policy has been developed by
 a) Ministry of Finance
b) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
c) Ministry of Urban Development
d) Ministry of Shipping

 

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KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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KingMakers Current Affairs
All the below MCQs were taken from the Hindu [Dated: March 10, 2017]

1. Recently ‘Lopinavir’ was in news. It is related to which of the following?
 a) a medication used to treat active tuberculosis
 b) a medication used against HIV infections as a fixed-dose combination
 c) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug applied to reduce inflammation
 d) None of the above
2. A commemorative postage stamp was recently released by the PM on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS)’,
1. It was founded in 1917 by Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.
 2. It is a non-profit religious organization.
 3. In countries outside the Indian subcontinent it is known as the Self-Realization Fellowship.
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) all the above
3. After running out of the child-friendly HIV syrup, India is likely to procure the drug from a rapid supply facility routed through the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), a multilateral donor agency. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘GFATM’,
 1. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is an organisation of United Nations.
 2. The Global Fund implement programs on the ground level in countries.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
4. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the electoral bonds will be made available ahead of the elections and would remain valid for a few days. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Electoral bonds’,
 1. These bonds have to be authorised under a scheme under the Representation of People Act.
 2. A bond can be purchased by any donor only by cheque or electronic payment, only at authorised banks.
 3. These bonds can be donated only to a political party.
 4. These are redeemable in only one account of that party, registered with the Election Commission.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2, 3 and 4                c) 1, 2, 3 and 4                        d) none of the above
5. The government is mulling opening more ‘border haats’. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘border haats’,
 1. They are markets that aim at promoting the wellbeing of the people dwelling in remote areas across the borders of two countries, by establishing traditional system of marketing the local produce through local markets.
 2. India currently has no functional border haats with any country.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?
Select the correct code
 a) 1 only                     b) 2 only                      c) both                         d) neither
6. IMA wants doctors to report any unusual symptoms they notice in patients. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Indian Medical Association (IMA)’,
 1. It is a national voluntary organisation of Doctors of Modern Scientific System of Medicine in India, which looks after the interest of doctors as well as the wellbeing of the community at large.
 2. It is registered under The Companies Act of India.
 3. It is a founder member of the World Medical Association.
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) all the above
7. A notifiable disease is any disease
a) reported to government authorities by doctors as required by the law
b) noticed across half of the Indian States
c) other than the neglected tropical disease
d) found to have external symptoms and easily observable
8. Which of the following Indian States has border with Myanmar?
1. Tripura
2. Nagaland
3. Mizoram
4. Manipur
Select the correct code
a) 1, 2 and 3 only       b) 2, 3 and 4 only        c) 1, 3 and 4 only        d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
9. Global Corruption Barometer is released by
a) Transparency International
b) INSEAD
c) World Bank
d) International Labor Organisation
10. Consider the following with respect to ‘Amarnath Temple’,
1. It is a cave temple.
2. It has Shrines and the shrine forms an important part of Buddhism.
3. It is located in Uttarakhand.
Which of the above statement/s is/are incorrect?
Select the appropriate code
 a) 2 only                     b) 1 and 2 only            d) 2 and 3 only            d) 1 and 3 only
11. Who is the ex-officio secretary to the GST Council?
a) Revenue Secretary
b) Cabinet Secretary
c) Commerce Secretary
d) Finance Secretary
12. Consider the following about ‘Kurukh Language’,
1. It is an endangered tribal language.
2. It belongs to Dravidian family.
3. It is spoken by the Oraon tribes in Northern Bengal.
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

KINGMAKERS CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

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KingMakers Current Affairs
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