Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-40

 “Surya Kiran IX” is related to:

(A) It is the Military Training Exercise conducted between India and China.
(B) It is the Military Training Exercise conducted between India and Nepal.
(C) It is the Military Training Exercise conducted between India and US.
(D) It is the Navy Training Exercise conducted between India and Sri lanka.

 Consider the following sentences regarding National Award on e-Governance
1.  The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has won the National Award on e-Governance 2015-16
2. The award given for launching the Universal Account Number (UAN)
3. The UAN facility enables workers to transfer their provident fund deposits while switching jobs anywhere in world easily
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

 What is the ranking of India in Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2016?

(A) 96th
(B) 97th
(C) 98th
(D) 99th

 Recently PSLV-C35 Injects eight satellites in orbit Consider the following sentences regarding it

1. It injects country’s weather satellite SCATSAT-1 and five from other nations into two different orbits
2. This is the first mission of PSLV in which it will be launching its payloads into two different orbits
3. This is the 15th flight of PSLV in ‘XL’ configuration with the use of solid strap-on motors

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council’ which was recently notified by the Centre
1. The Council constituted under the article 279A of the Constitution
2. The council will be chaired by the Prime Minister
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Here are some recommendation(s) given by central water commission to meet overall water scarcity scenario in the country

1. Delinking of small rivers
2. Construction of water harvesting structure
3. Avoided water-intensive crops
4. Inter-linking of rivers
Identify the correct recommendation(s)

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

 Consider the following statement regarding canyons found on Saturn’s moon Titan
1.  Steep – sided canyons are thousands of meters deep
2. On Saturn’s moon Titan found are flooded with liquid hydrogen
3. On Saturn’s moon Titan found are flooded with liquid carbon
4.

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘Insurance policy’ which was recently issued to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL)

1.  The policy was issued by the country’s largest non-life insurer New India Assurance Company Ltd
2. The policy complies with all the provisions of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act
3.  The policy also have a ‘policy excess’ — part of the claim a policyholder has to bear himself

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 sentences in context of ‘Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV)’ which was recently successfully launched
1. It is capable of launching satellites into orbit around earth and then re-enter the atmosphere
2. The experiment is known as supersonic flight experiment
3.  Its final version is expected to take in 10 to 15 years
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

 Recently, NITI Aayog in collaboration with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) and Temasek Foundation, Singapore is organizing an Urban Management Programme for Capacity Building of officials of State Governments and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in implementing the Urban Rejuvenation Mission  The Programme would cover areas of:
1. Urban Planning & Governance
2. Water, Waste Water & Solid Waste Management
3. Public Financing (PPP) of Urban Infrastructure
Code:

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