Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-42

 Consider the following sentences
1.  Kerala is set to become the first State in the country to make all of its urban areas ‘Open Defecation Free’ by October 2nd this year
2.  Lobsang Sangey was elected as head of the Tibetan ‘government-in-exile’ for a second consecutive term
3.  Tripura retained its top position for the seventh consecutive year in providing jobs under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)
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 regarding ‘Kayakalp award’
1.  This year the awards were given to the Central Government Hospitals and District Hospitals from 26 big states
2.  From next year, Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and Community Health Centres (CHCs) will also be awarded
3.  “Kayakalp” initiative will encourage every public health facility in the country to work towards standards of excellence to help the facilities stay clean and hygienic
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘SruyaKiran’ which was recently commenced
1.  This is the Ninth Indo-Nepal Combined Military exercise
2.  Focus of this exercise laid on Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief Operations which also includes medical and aviation aspects
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’ which was recently approved
1.  The scheme aims to reduce the premium rates to be paid by the farmers
2. The scheme will come into effect from the upcoming rabi season
3. Farmers will have to pay a uniform premium of 2% for all kharif crops and 1 5% for all rabi crops

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

 Consider the following sentences

1.  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a new mechanism for fixing the price of ethanol
2. The price of ethanol has been determined on the basis of the prevalent price of sugar in the open market

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

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

 Consider the following sentences regarding International Seabed Authority (ISA)
1.  It is an institution set up under the UN Convention on Law of the Sea
2. India signed 15-year contract with ISA for exploration of polymetallic sulphides (PMS) in Indian Ocean
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) ‘Sarathi’ which was recently commissioned
1. It is the third ship in the series of six Offshore Patrol Vessels
2. It has been designed and built indigenously by Cochin Shipyard Limited
3. The ship is capable of carrying pollution response equipment to contain oil spill at sea
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Which of the following statement(s) is/are true regarding Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016?
1.  Commercial surrogacy will be allowed
2. Unmarried couples, single parents can have kids through surrogacy
3. Foreigners and OCI card holders barred from surrogacy
4. Only legally wedded couple can have kids through surrogacy

(A) 1, 2 and 4
(B) 3 and 4
(C) 1 and 4
(D) 2 and 3

 Consider the following statements about Motor Neuron Disease (MND)
1. It is the rapidly progressive fatal disease that can affect any adult at any time
2. Life expectancy for most people with MND is two to five years
3. It leaves people unable to walk, talk or feed themselves
4.

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) All the above

 ‘INNOPROM 2016’ is related to:

(A) It is the largest annual international industrial trade fair of Russia.
(B) It is the largest annual international industrial trade fair of China.
(C)  It is the largest annual international industrial trade fair of France.
(D)  It is the largest annual international industrial trade fair of India.