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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-52

 According to the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report:
1. The report explored the energy architecture of 126 countries based on their ability to provide energy access
2. India has been ranked at the 90th place in a list of 126 countries
3. The report compiled by World Bank on the basis of their ability to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following sentences
1.  Archana Ramasundaram becomes the first woman to head a Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
2.  India, the U S , the UK, China and Pakistan come together for the first global summit on critical care medicine
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 in context of ‘Statistics Day 2016’
1.  This day is celebrated every year on 29th June to mark the birth anniversary of late Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
2.  The theme of this year is ‘Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare’
3. It is the 10th Statistics Day
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 regarding Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR)

1. India will host AMCDRR in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
2. This is the first AMCDRR after the advent of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRRR)
3. SFDRRR was adopted at the third UN World Conference in Sendai, Japan in March, 2015

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 regarding ‘National Council for River Ganga’ (NCRG)
1. NCRG will replace the National Ganga River Basin Authority
2. It will act as an authority for overall responsibility for superintendence of pollution prevention and rejuvenation of river Ganga Basin
3. It will have powers to issue directions and also to exercise the powers under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
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 statements regarding Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) project
1. Maharashtra’s Hingoli district has been chosen as the place for establishing the third laboratory for the experiment
2. LIGO-India will also bring considerable opportunities in cutting edge technology for Indian industries
Choose the correct statement/s

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

 Consider the following statement regarding portable kit developed by Babha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for detention of chromium contamination in water:
1.  The kit provides the solution to measure the level of Chromium contamination in drinking water and tap water, as well as in ground water
2. The kit provides a colour chart on which water samples can be immediately categorized as safe or toxic for drinking from Cr (VI) point of view
3.  As per Indian standard for drinking water, the maximum permissible concentration is 55 microgram per litre
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

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

 Which among the following international institutions which are covered under the United Nations (Privileges and Immunities) Act, 1947 (46 of 1947)?
1. International Labour Organisation
2. Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
3. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
Code:

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

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘New Print Media Advertisement Policy for Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity (DAVP)’ which was recently framed

1.  Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has framed this policy
2. For the first time, the policy introduces a new marking system to incentivise newspapers which have a better professional standing and get their circulation verified by Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) or Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI)

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

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

 According to the Crony-capitalism index:
1.  India is ranked at ninth position in this index with crony sector wealth accounting for 3 4 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP)
2. Russia tops the index followed by Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore
3. Among the 22 economies in the index, crony wealth has fallen by USD 116 billion since 2014
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true regarding the index?

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

 With reference to the International Standard Book Number (ISBN), consider the following sentences
1.  It is a 13 character identification number allotted by International ISBN Agency based in UK through the National ISBN Agency
2.  Raja Ram Mohan Roy National Agency for ISBN is responsible for ISBN registration in the country
3.  This No is allotted by paying the nominal fee

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