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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-54

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘Aadhaar Bill’ which will introduced in Lok Sabha
1.  The Bill to provide Aadhaar statutory backing for use for transferring government subsidies and benefits
2. It has been introduced as a ‘Money Bill’
3. It is named ‘The Aadhaar (Target Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016”
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 ‘Zika Virus’ which was recently in news
1.  The virus was first detected in 1947
2. There is no specific treatment or vaccine for this virus
3. There is possible relationship between Zika infection and Guillain
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 ‘Prashikshak’ which was recently launched
1. It is a teacher education portal
2.  It has started only for District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs)
3.  It will cover Block level institutes in the future and identify gaps at the bottom of the pyramid
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

Which among the following Indian NGO has bagged the UN Climate award this year (2016)?

(A) Swayam Shikshan Prayog
(B) Shikshan ke Sath
(C) Shiksha aur Badlaw
(D)  Education for all

 Consider the following sentences in context of the first annual assessment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) health performance:
1. It has ranked India 143rd among 188 countries
2. India’s poor performance on hygiene, air pollution mortality is among factors that place it lower
3. The SDGs follow and expand on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
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

  Which of these are matched correctly
1.   Jitu Rai- Shooting
2.   Dipa Karmakar- Gymnastics
3.   Lalita Babar- Athletics
Code:

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

 Identify the objective of India Post Payment Bank:
1.  India Post Payments Bank wants to become an effective vehicle of real financial inclusion in the country
2.  India Post Payments Bank provides affordable and useful banking services to people
3. India post payment bank service will deliver prosperity to rural India as well as semi urban towns
Code:

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

 According to the ‘Sustainable development index’:
1.  India has ranked a low 110 out of 149 nations assessed on where they stand with regard to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
2. Norway is followed by Denmark and Sweden on the top three performing countries
3. The index collected available data for 149 countries to assess where each country stands in 2016 with regard to achieving the SDGs
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true regarding the index?

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘Amir Amanullah Khan Award’ which was recently in news

1. It is the Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour conferred to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi
2. He was the second Indian to receive this award
3.  This award was instituted by the Afghanistan government in 2006

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 World Health Organization:
1.  India is home to four of the five cities in the world with the worst air pollution
2. The dirtiest air was recorded at Zabol in Iran
3.  India’s capital New Delhi was the ninth worst city
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 guidelines issued by the Department of industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) on FDI in e-commerce:
1. It has allowed 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) through the automatic route in the marketplace model of e-commerce retailing
2. It has been permitted in inventory-based model
3. So far, India has allowed 100% foreign investment in business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce
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