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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-53

 Consider the following sentences
1.  First time Astronomers detected repeated short bursts of mysterious and powerful radio waves
2. These bursts known as Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs)
3. It originated from an extremely powerful object, probably an enigmatic source that is likely located beyond the edge of the Milky Way galaxy
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 3
(D) 1, 2 and 3

 According to the Corruption Perception Index:
1.  India at rank 76 out of 168 countries in this Index
2.  The country’s score remains the same as last year’s showing lack of improvement
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are in correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) 1 and 2
(D) None of the above

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Defence Communication network’ which was recently dedicated to the nation
1. It is the India’s first integrated defence communication network
2.  This is enabling the army, air force, navy and the Special Forces Command to share situational awareness for a faster decision-making process
3.  It is a strategic, highly secure and scalable system has a pan-India reach from Ladakh to the North East to island territories
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

(A) 1 and 3
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 2

Consider the following sentences in context of GSAT-18

1. GSAT-18 is the 20th satellite from ISRO to be launched by the Arianespace’s European Launcher Arian-5
2. This mission was the 280th for Arianespace launcher family
3. The main aim of GSAT-18 is to provide weather related services

Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 3

 Consider the following sentences
1.  Uttarakhand occupies the top position in terms of implementing policies to facilitate ease of doing business
2.  ‘INDRA-2016’ is the Joint Military Exercise between India and Pakistan
3. Friendship 2016 is the first-ever joint military drills between India and Russia
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are incorrect?

(A) 2 and 3
(B) 1 and 3
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 2

  Which of these are matched incorrectly?

(A)  Nagapuri Ramesh- Athletics
(B)   Raj Kumar Sharma- Cricket
(C)   Bishweshwar Nandi- Gymnastics
(D)   None

 Arranged the states in ascending order which ratify the GST Bill 2016
1. Bihar
2. Assam
3. Jharkhand
Code:

(A) 2, 1 and 3
(B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) 3, 2 and 1
(D) 2, 3 and 1

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘Solar Power Tree’ which was recently launched
1.  It has been developed by the CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CMERI)
2. It addresses the challenge of increasing demand for Green Energy by gainfully utilizing scarce land resources in the country
3. The device has been functioning effectively at three places in West Bengal as a pilot project
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

(A) 2 and 3
(B) 1 and 2
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 3

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Korea Plus’ which was recently launched

1. It is a special initiative to promote and facilitate Korean Investments in India
2. An MOU for establishing Korea Plus was earlier signed between the Republic of Korea and Invest India, the National Investment Promotion & Facilitation Agency of India in January 2016
3.  The mandate of Korea Plus covers the entire investment spectrum including supporting Korean enterprises entering the Indian market for the first time

Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 3
(D) 1, 2 and 3

 Consider the following sentences with reference to the ‘New route of TB transmission which was recently identified
1.  Scientists have discovered a new species of bacteria, Mycobacterium mungi that causes tuberculosis (TB)
2. It is transmitted through the skin and nose of banded mongoose in Northern Botswana
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are incorrect?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) 1 and 2
(D) None of the above

 India-born academician has been appointed by UNHRC Consider the following sentences regarding it
1.  Surya Deva has been appointed by UNHRC as the Asia-Pacific representative of the UN Working Group
2.  He appointed in Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
3.  The Council is made up of 47 United Nations Member States which are elected by the UN General Assembly

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 3
(D) 1, 2 and 3