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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-49

Vayoshreshtha Samman-2016 is related to:

(A) It is a Pension Scheme of Senior Citizen.
(B) It is a National Award of Senior Citizen.
(C)  It is a Name of Air force Exercise.
(D) Both (a) and (b)

 Urban Development Minister announced the next set of 27 cities for financing under the Smart City Mission
Consider the following sentences regarding it
1. So far, the urban development ministry has selected 60 cities in 27 states and Union Territories
2. A maximum of cities from Gujarat have found place in the list of new cities
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

Consider the following statements regarding Incredible India Tourism Investment Summit (IITIS) – 2016
1. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Tourism
2. It is done , in association with Tourism Finance Corporation of India (TFCI)
Choose the correct statements

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘Unified Payment Interface (UPI)’
1.  UPI is a payment system that allows money transfer between any two bank accounts by using a smartphone
2. It allows a customer to pay only online from a bank account to different merchants
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Green Bond is related to:
1. It is a fixed income instrument for the purpose of raising debt capital through markets
2. It can’t provide a long-term source of debt capital for renewable infrastructure projects
Code:

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

 Mark the correct sentences with reference to the ‘civil aviation policy’ which was cleared by government

1.  It is the India’s first ever integrated National Civil Aviation Policy
2.  Its aims to become 3rd largest civil aviation market by 2022 from 9th
3. Commercial flights to increase from 77 in 2016 to 127 by 2019
4.

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

 Consider the following sentences regarding faecal incontinence (FI) management system ‘Qora’ which was recently launched
1.  This system has been developed under Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
2. Fecal incontinence (FI) is a medical condition marked by inability to control one’s bowel movements
3.  This Program is implemented at AIIMS and IIT, Delhi in collaboration with International partners
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

 The Government has given its approval to Implementation of the ‘National Hydrology Project’ With reference of this project, consider the following sentences
1. Its aims to collect hydro-metrological data across India and use it for efficient water management in the country
2. It will cover the entire country, unlike earlier hydrology projects that covered only 13 states
3. Half of the total NHP project outlay would come from a World Bank loan and       the remaining 50% would be in the form of budgetary support from the centre

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

 Recently the government laid the foundation stone for India’s first “Octomax” unit for the production of high-octane gasoline Consider the following sentences regarding it
1.  It is a novel technology developed by the research and development centre of Indian Oil
2. This unit situated in the Mathura refinery that addressing the emerging scenario in petroleum refining
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of ‘GreenSingnal Bio’ which was recently in news
1. GreenSingnal Bio is a BCG vaccine-making firm
2.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has accorded PQP (Pre-qualification of Medicines Programme) certification to GreenSignal Bio Pharma Pvt Ltd
3. GreenSignal is the First Indian Company to get PQP certification from WHO

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