Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-96

 Mark the correct sentences with reference to the ‘Exercise Malabar – 2016’
1. This exercise conducted between India, Japan and the US
2. It is the 20th edition of the naval exercise in consonance with India’s ‘Act East Policy’ and growing ties among the three countries
3. The exercise will support maritime security in the Indo-Pacific region and benefit the global maritime community
Code:

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of INS Kalvari which was recently in News
1. It is the Indian Navy’s first indigenous submarine sailed out of Mumbai Harbour for sea trials
2. It is the first of the India’s six Scorpene-class submarines being built under the Project 75
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 regarding 2016 BRICS summit
1.  India will host the Summit of BRICS in Goa
2.  India’s core-theme will be building responsive, inclusive and collective solutions for the grouping
3. The logo for the summit is a lotus with colours from all the five member-countries and ‘Satyamev jayate’ in the centre
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
1.  India added 27 new billionaires in Global Rich List 2016
2.  China is the number 1 in the world in terms of generating self-made billionaires
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 ‘Project Green Port’ which was recently  initiated by the government
1. It will have two verticals – one is ‘Green Ports Initiatives’ and second is ‘Swachh  Bharat Abhiyaan’
2. The Green Port Initiatives include ten initiatives which will be implemented under strict  time bound fashion in order to achieve the targets
3. Under Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, the Ministry has identified 20 activities with certain  time-line to promote cleanliness at the port premises  
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 ‘Scrub Typhus’ which was recently in news

1.  It is an acute illness caused by Clostridium tetani
2. It is transmitted by the bite of an infected mite larva present in the soil having scrub vegetation
3. Gujarat is an endemic region as it has large scrub vegetation

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

 The Union Cabinet approved a move for exchange of tariff concessions under the Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) Consider the following sentences regarding APTA
1. APTA is the oldest preferential trade pact among Asia-Pacific countries
2. It is an initiative under the World trade organizing for trade expansion among developing country members
3. Formerly it was called the Bangkok Agreement was inked in 1975

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

  Consider the following statements regarding newly constituted National Council of Senior Citizens
1. It is headed by the Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment
2. Five States are represented on the Council by rotation
3. In it representation is given to non-official members representing Non-Government Organizations
Choose the correct statement/s

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

 Consider the following sentences
1.  Urjit Patel has been appointed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor
2. The appointment has been made based on the recommendation of the Financial Sector Regulatory Appointments Search Committee (FSRASC)
3. He appointed as the New Governor RBI for a period of three years
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following sentences in context of Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) which was recently achieved by DRDO
1.  ATAGS is fully indigenous towed artillery gun system project undertaken in mission mode by DRDO as a part of artillery modernisation programme of Indian Army
2. Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune is the nodal laboratory of DRDO for design & development of ATAGS along with other DRDO laboratories
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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