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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-55

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Setu Bharatam Programme’ which was recently launched
1.  The programme aims to make all National Highways free of railway level crossings by 2019
2. Andhra Pradesh has the highest Railway over Bridges (ROB) followed by Assam and Bihar
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Recently India celebrates 67th Republic Day Consider the following sentences regarding it
1.  For the first time, a 76-member French Army contingent led by a French military band comprising 48 musicians, will march on Rajpath
2.  After a gap of 26 years, an Army dog squad drawn from the Remount Veterinary Corps (RVC) will also take part, along with their handlers
3. For the first time, the parade will see an ex-servicemen tableau where Army veterans will showcase their role in nation building

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

The outcomes of new urban agenda (“India Habitat III-National report”) based on sustainable urban planning would include-

1. Reducing water and electricity use by 50 per cent from that of normal use
2. Enabling over 60 per cent of urban travel by public transport
3. Generating half of power from renewable sources
4. Promoting walking and cycling for last mile connectivity,

Choose the correct statements

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

 Consider the following sentences regarding the ‘Indus Waters Treaty’ which was recently in news
1.  The treaty gave the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej to India for use of water without restriction
2. The Indus, Chenab and Jhelum were allocated to Pakistan
3. The treaty was brokered by the United Nation
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

  In Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) the investment limits in Manufacturing Sector Enterprises in Investment in plant & machinery are as under:
1.   Micro Enterprises – Rs 25 lakh
2.   Small Enterprises – Rs 1 crore

3.   Medium Enterprises – Rs 5 crore
Choose the correct code

(A)  Only 1
(B)  Only 2
(C)  1 and 3
(D)  All of the above

 Consider the following sentence(s) with reference to the ‘Massive tree plantation drive’ which was recently launched by the Border Road Organisation (BRO)
1. This is one of the biggest ever tree plantation drive in Southern state of India
2.  The organisation also works in Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka
3. The organization works under the ministry of Road Transport and Highway
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are incorrect?

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

 Mark the correct sentences with reference to the ‘Petrapole Integrated Check Post (ICP)’ which was recently jointly dedicated by the India and Bangladesh
1. It will provide better facilities for effective and efficient discharge of functions such as security, immigration, customs, quarantine, etc
2. It will be the second ICP on the India-Bangladesh border after the Agartala ICP at the Agartala (India)-Akhaura (Bangladesh) land border
Code:

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

 According to the Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) 2016:
1.  India has jumped 13 positions from last year to rank second among 30 developing countries this year on ease of doing business
2. The Index analyses 25 macroeconomic and retail-specific variables to help retailers devise successful global strategies to identify emerging market Investment Opportunities
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 with reference to the ‘Project Collaboration Agreement (PCA)
1.  Government of India and the World Health Organization (WHO) has signed this historic Agreement for cooperation
on promoting the quality, safety and effectiveness of service provision in traditional and complementary medicine
2. It aims to support WHO in the development and implementation of the ‘WHO Traditional and Complementary Medicine Strategy: 2014-2023
3.  The PCA signed for the period 2016-2020
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

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘India’s first cash giving app’ which was recently launched
1. The name of this app is CASHe
2. This app provides immediate cash loans based on their social profile, merit and earning potential using our proprietary algorithms and machine learning
3. All loans through this app will be disbursed by One Capitall Ltd
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 regarding ‘Rurban Mission’ which was recently launched
1.  The Mission seeks to develop smart village on the line of smart cities
2. It reduces the burden of migration to the cities through adopting ‘cluster approach’
3. The scheme will function with 14 mandatory components to ensure an optimum level of development of a cluster
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