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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-56

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘International Solar Alliance’ which was recently in news
1. Recently India laid the foundation stone of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), Gwalpahari, Gurgaon
2.  ISA will be India’s first international and inter-governmental organization headquartered in India
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are incorrect?

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

Consider the following statements

1. The Medipark project will be the first manufacturing cluster in the medical technology sector in the country
2. Medipark project will play an important role in enhancing quality health care delivery in India

Choose the correct statements

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas-2016’
1. It is the joint military training exercise between India and US
2. The Exercise being conducted in Uttarakhand
3. It is the 12th edition of the exercise hosted alternately by both counties
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 statements regarding Sagarmala Development Company (SDC) that has been incorporated under the Companies Act
1. The company will have an initial Authorized Share Capital of Rs 5,000 Crore
2. The main objective of the company is to identify port-led development projects under the Sagarmala Programme
3. SDC is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Shipping
Choose the correct statement/s

(A)  1 and 2
(B)  2 and 3
(C)  1 and 3
(D)  All of the above

 Consider the following sentences in context of Global Innovation Index 2016
1. This is the annual index which has been ranking world economies since 2007
2.  India scored 66th place in this year
3. This index prepared by the World Economic Forum
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

 The Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched the National Electoral Roll Purification (NERP) programme across the country Consider the following sentences regarding it
1. It will ensure single electoral register entry for every eligible elector with unique Elector Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number
2. Geographic Information System (GIS) would be used to standardise sections, polling station boundaries and locations
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are incorrect?

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

 According to the Global Peace Index 2016:
1.  India was ranked low at 141st place on this Index
2.  The index compiled by global think tank Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)
3. Iceland was ranked as the world’s most peaceful country and Syria has been named as the least peaceful
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true regarding the index?

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme
1. It is a flagship project of the Govt of India where it wants every home in India to use LED bulbs
2. The scheme was launched in Uttar Pradesh
3. The scheme is being implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the Union Ministry of Power

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

 Which among the followings are the India’s key initiatives in Nuclear Security Summit?
1. India developed and deployment of technology to deter and defend against nuclear terrorism
2. It will support IAEA’s central role in nuclear security by a further contribution of USD1 million to the nuclear security fund
3.  India will host a meeting of Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism in 2017
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

 According to the Global think-tank, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI):
1.   India continues to remain the world’s largest arms importer
2. Its biggest suppliers are Russia, the US, Israel and France
3. After India, China ranks second in the global arms import list with followed by Australia
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Global nitrogen footprint’
1. The first-ever global nitrogen footprint mapped encompassing 188 countries
2. It found the United States, China, India and Brazil are responsible for 46 percent of the world’s nitrogen emissions
3.  Germany is one of the few wealthy nations that is a net exporter of nitrogen
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following statements regarding the approved the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill

1. The bill mandates the Centre and state governments to provide anti-retroviral therapy and infection management to those with HIV/AIDS
2. Every person in the care and custody of the state shall have right to HIV prevention and testing
3. The bill aims to enhance access to health care services

Choose the correct statements

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