Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-98

 Which among the following became the first state in the country to set up ‘Happiness Department’ that will work to ensure “happiness in the lives of common people”?

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Gujarat
(D) Kerala

 Mark the correct sentences with reference to the ‘Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCoC) which was recently joined by India
1.  This signals its readiness to further strengthen the global non-proliferation regimes
2. HCoC is a global ballistic missile proliferation regime established in 2002
3.  USA is the administrative Central Contact of the Code
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(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1, 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 3

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘Chakravyuh-II’
1. It is a codename of major military training exercise holding in Pallu – Sardarsahar (Suratgarh) in Rajasthan
2. The exercise conceptualized by the Pivot Corps involves rapid mobilization and execution of plans in sync with Air Force
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 sentences
1. The World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is observed with the theme of “Unite to End TB” on March 24
2.  The “House for All” scheme will be implemented across the country except Delhi and Chandigarh
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 sentences regarding “Cobra Gold” multi-lateral exercises
1.  India has been invited to take part in this exercises being hosted by Thailand
2. This exercise is considered Asia’s largest multinational drill
3. This is the 35th edition of the exercises involving 35 countries
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 IRNSS-1E which was recently successfully 
1. It was the fifth satellite as part of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)  
2. IRNSS would provide three types of services  
3. IRNSS-1E put in orbit using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-30  
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are incorrect?

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

 According to the Global Competitiveness Index 2016-17:

1. The Index was prepared by the World Trade Organization (WTO)
2.  India ranks 39th in the index

3. The rankings measure countries’ performance on three indicators

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

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

 The Environment Ministers of BRICS countries agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding on environment-related issues The areas agreed for mutual cooperation are:
1. Abatement and control of air and Water pollution
2. Efficient management of liquid and solid waste
3. Climate change
4. Conservation of biodiversity
Code:

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