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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-51

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)’ which was completed 70% of their skill trainings
1.  The scheme has been implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
2.  The scheme has been implemented across all 29 states and 6 union territories of the country
3. This is the flagship scheme for skill training of youth to be implemented by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following sentences
1.  India became 35th member of MTCR on 27 June 2016
2. The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) “Tejas” inducted into No 45 Squadron of Indian Air Force (IAF)
3.  Tejas is the first advance Fly-by-wire (FBW) fighter aircraft designed, developed and manufactured in India

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

Consider the following sentences with reference to the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016

1. Three physicists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016
2. The prize has been given for rewriting our understanding of exotic quantum states on the surfaces of materials

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

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

 According to the report of Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), which among the following state has the best working condition for women?

(A) Sikkim
(B) Kerala
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Tamil Nadu

Which of the following state has become the first state in the country to roll out “Twitter Seva”

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Karnataka
(C) Bihar
(D) Odisha

 Consider the following statements regarding world’s first “hack-free” quantum satellite
1.  The Satellite is equipped with security features to prevent wiretapping and intercepts
2. It will circle the Earth twice every 90 minutes after it enters a sun-synchronous orbit
3.  It boasts of ultra-high security as a quantum photon can easily be separated and duplicated
Which of the above statement(S) is/are correct?

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

 Recently Lok Sabha has approved an amendment to the Lokpal Act What are the changes in the amendment Lokpal Act?
1.  Ministers and MPs have been spared from declaring their assets
2. The deadline of asset declaration by public servants has been extended beyond July 31
3. In NGOs, more than 1 crore grants by government and donations above 10 lakh from abroad fall under the ambit of Lokpal
Code:

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

 Choose the correct sentences with reference to the ‘India’s Membership of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP)’ which was recently approved by the government

1.  This is a government-funded, Public Law Foundation of the State of Brandenburg, Germany
2. The membership approved for a period of five years with ICDP
3.  As a part of the membership agreement, India will get a seat on one ICDP panels – Assembly of Governors (AOG)

Code:

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

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Pact on tax info sharing’ which was signed by India with OECD
1. India signed this pact with five other countries for automatic exchange of information on tax issues
2.   This pact develops new tools and standards for tackling tax base erosion and evasion
3. The pact allows all signatories to bilaterally and automatically exchange Country-by-Country Reports with each other
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

 The Ministry of Human Resource and Development released a list of top 10 educational institutions in the country Consider the following sentences
1. The ranking is the first exercise in the country based on objective, identifiable parameters
2.  It is held under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)
3. The National Bureau of Accreditation was responsible for validating the data submitted by the institutions

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