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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-97

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) which was released by the government
1.  This is the first ever national plan prepared in the country
2. The plan is based on the four priority themes of the “Sendai Framework”
3. It has five Thematic Areas for Actions

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

 SpiroCall is related to:

(A) It is a health sensing tool that can accurately measure lung function
(B)  It is a name of technology that used in smart phone
(C)  It is a type of spectrum of cell phone wavelength
(D)  It is name of species which was discovered recently in western ghat

 Consider the following sentences about ‘Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI)’ which was recently launched
1.  It is the largest study on older population in the country
2. It is funded by the United Nations Population Fund-India
3. It will help design policies to mainstream the elderly, to reduce their vulnerabilities and enhance access to various 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 the sentences regarding ‘JAM Preparedness Index’
1.  The Index prepared for Urban and Rural areas in each state
2. It uses Aadhaar penetration, basic bank account penetration and Banking Correspondents (BC) density as indicators for the indices
3. It has also prepared Biometrically Authenticated Physical Update or BAPU-Preparedness Index
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

According to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index: 
1. India is ranked at the 89th position in this Index (GTCI) for the year 2015-16
2. It is released every year on the first day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting
3. The index measures a nation’s competitiveness based on the quality of talent it can produce attract and retain  
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true regarding the index?

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

 Consider the following sentences

1. As per Botanical Survey of India (BSI), Kerala accounts for the highest number of species in country
2.  Tamil Nadu topped the list of performing States in country under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) during 2015-16

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

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

 Recently which among the following country that have declared free from Avian Influenza (H5N1)?

(A) India
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) Nepal
(D) China

  Consider the following statements regarding ISRO’s Scramjet Engine
1. India successfully tests its own scramjet engine in flight on board an Advanced Technology Vehicle rocket
2. The Scramjet engine designed by ISRO uses Hydrogen as fuel
3. India is the fourth country to demonstrate the flight testing of scramjet engine
Choose the correct statement/s

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

 The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed by Rajya Sabha The Bills gives:
1. 12 weeks Maternity Benefit to a ‘Commissioning mother’ and ‘Adopting mother’
2. Increase Maternity Benefit from 12 weeks to 26 weeks for two surviving children and 12 weeks for more than two children
3. Facilitate ‘Work from home’ if such a provision is provided by the Employer

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