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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-47

 Consider the following statements
1. Sri Lanka has been certified as malaria-free island country by World Health Organization (WHO)
2.   In the mid-20th century it was among the most malaria-affected countries
3. Sri Lanka is the first country in the world to eliminate malaria
Choose the correct statements

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

 Which among the followings are the provisions of the amended form of the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Bill?
1. The Bill adds a new category of persons called “adolescent”
2. An adolescent means a person between 14 and 18 years of age
3. It prohibits employment of adolescents in only mines and inflammable substance occupations
Code:

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘Benami Transactions Amendment Bill’ which was recently passed by Lok Sabha
1. The bill is aimed at curbing domestic black money
2. Under the bill, the term “property” will cover only immovable properties
3. The Bill seeks to establish an Appellate Tribunal against any orders passed by the Adjudicating Authority
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 PSLV C-34 which had launched record 20 satellites

1. It lifted off successfully with the country’s earth observation satellite Cartosat, Google Company Terra Bella’s SkySat Gen2-1 and 18 other satellites
2. In 2008, the ISRO had launched 10 satellites with the PSLV rocket
3. Till date India has launched 57 foreign satellites successfully

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 Monster Salary Index:
1.  India stands huge gender pay gap as high as 27 per cent
2.  The highest gender pay gap was recorded in the manufacturing sector
3. The lowest gender pay gap was recorded in transport, logistics and communication
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 sentences in context of ‘Maritime India Summit 2016’ which was held in Mumbai
1. First time this summit held in India
2.  The summit provided a platform for participation, engagement and interaction from 42 countries
3.  The focus sessions on maritime States brought to fore the investment opportunities in various maritime States and Union Territories of India
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

 Which of the following is the theme of ‘International Women Day 2016’ which was celebrated of 8 March 2016?

(A)  “Equality for Women is Progress for All”
(B) “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it up for Gender Equality”
(C)  Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!
(D) A Promise is a Promise: Time for Action to End Violence against Women

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Zika vaccine’ which was developed by the Indian firm
1. It is the world’s first Zika vaccine developing by the Bharat Biotech
2. The vaccine consists of the disease-causing microbe killed with chemicals, heat or radiation
3. A vaccine is produced through the recombinant RNA technology
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 in context of ‘INS kadmatt’ which was recently commissioned
1.  It is one of the most potent warships to have been constructed in India
2. It is the second ship of Project 28 (P28) class Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvettes
3.  INS Kadmatt is named after one of the large islands amongst the Nikobar Islands off the west coast of India
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 ‘S-400 long-range air defence missile system’

1.  India and France has signed the Inter Governmental Agreement for the purchase of S-400 long-range air defence missile system
2. It is capable of firing three types of missiles and simultaneously engaging 36 targets
3.  India will be the second customer of the prized missile system after China

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

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