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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-46

 Mark the correct sentences with reference to the ‘POCSO e-Box’ which was recently launched
1. It was launched by Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
2. It is an online complaint management system for easy and direct reporting of sexual offences against children
3. It seeks timely action against the offenders under the POCSO Act, 2012
Code:

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

 Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about Gullies on Mars?

(A) Gullies on Mars are likely being formed by flowing liquid water.
(B) Gullies are distinct from another type of feature on Martian slopes.
(C) Water in the form of hydrated salt has not been identified.
(D) None of the above

 Consider the following sentences

1.  Scientists have for the first time discovered a wind nebula
2. Nebula is a vast cloud of high-energy particles around a rare ultra-magnetic neutron star known as magnetar
3.  A neutron star is the crushed core of a massive star that ran out of fuel, collapsed under its own weight, and exploded as a supernova

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

 The government has announced the constitution of a panel to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act of 2003 Consider the following sentences regarding it
1. The committee will review the working of the Act in the context of the uncertainty and volatility of global economy
2. The committee will provide an assessment of the impact of its recommendations on the government deficit and FRBM parameters
3. N

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

 According to the ‘Global Connectivity Index (GCI)’:
1.  India ranks 44 and is seen as starter in the world of ICT deployment
2.  The report measures the growth of various global improvements in the field of internet connectivity
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are incorrect?

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

 PSLV-C32 succesfully put satellite IRNSS-1F into orbit Consider the following sentences regarding it
1. It is the India’s sixth navigation satellite
2. It was launched into a sub-Geosynchronous transfer orbit
3.  The satellite with a design life span of 12 years

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

 According to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) report:
1.  India has been ranked fourth among the top five most disaster-hit countries in 2015
2. The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) was created in December 1999
3.  India is the most affected country having suffered 19 disasters in 2015
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true regarding the report?

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

 R K Mathur was sworn in as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) by President Consider the following sentences regarding it
1. He is the eighth Chief Information Commissioner of India
2.  Central Information Commission to be constituted by the Central Government through a Gazette Notification

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

 Which among the following country has suspended ties with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) for ignoring Judaism’s ties to the religion’s holiest site?

(A) Israel
(B) Philippine
(C) Jordan
(D) None of the above

 The government has developed a scientific tool for measures the loss due to disaster Consider the following sentences regarding it
1.  This tool is called the Post-Disaster Need Assessment (PDNA)
2. It has been developed by the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)
3. It will count opportunity cost caused by interruption of services due to disasters as part of the total loss due to disasters

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