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This is the Current Affairs Quiz No 1 of 2016

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1) Recently launched Project Sunrise relates to which of the following:
2) Which of he following is/are true about Lala Lajpat Rai:

  1. He was associated with foundation of Punjab National Bank in 1895 and later Lakshmi Insurance Company.

  2. He was elected as President of Congress in Calcutta Special Session of 1920.

  3. In 1921, he had founded Servants of People Society in Lahore.

  4. He had helped to establish nationalistic Dayanand Anglo-Vedic School.

  5. As an author he had written many books which includes The Story of My Deportation (1908), Arya Samaj (1915), The United States of America: A Hindu’s Impression (1916), Unhappy India (1928) etc.

3)

Which of the following is/are true about Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development:




  1. It is an international economic organisation of 34 countries to stimulate economic progress and world trade

  2. It was founded in 1961 with headquarters at Paris.

  3. It defines itself as a forum of countries committed to democracy and market economy.

  4. It provides common platform for members to compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices etc.

  5. Most OECD members are regarded as developed countries i.e. high-income economies with very high Human Development Index (HDI).

4)

Which of the following are true about Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), 2005:  




  1. It is a flagship rural job guarantee scheme that was announced by UPA in February 2006.

  2. It aims at providing 100 days wage employment to every household to ensure livelihood security in rural areas.

  3. It also aimed at sustainable development to address the cause of drought, deforestation and soil erosion.

  4. One third (33 per cent) proposed jobs in it have been reserved for the women.

  5. Union Ministry of Rural Development is nodal agency for the implementation of the scheme.

5) The main objectives of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement are:

  1. Lower trade barriers such as tariffs.

  2. Establish a common framework for intellectual property

  3. Enforce standards for labour law and environmental law

  4. Establish an investor-state dispute settlement mechanism.


 
6) Which of the following is/are true about National Voters’ Day:
7)

Which of the following are true about Sashastra Seema Bal SSB:




  1. It is one of India’s Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

  2. It was formerly known as Special Service Bureau.

  3. Its Motto is “Service, Security and Brotherhood”.

  4. It is entrusted with guarding country’s frontiers with Nepal and Bhutan.

  5. Currently, SSB is under administrative control of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

8)

The proposed National Organic Farming Research Institute is being set up in which of the following states:

9) Which of the following countries is largest exporter of rice:
10) Which of the following is/are true about recent IMF Reforms:

  1. India’s voting rights increased by 0.3% from current 2.3% to 2.6%.

  2. These reforms shifted more than 6% of the quota shares to emerging and developing countries from US and European countries.

  3. China will have 3rd largest IMF quota and voting share after US and Japan.

  4. While, India, Russia and Brazil will also be among top 10 members of IMF.

  5. Under reform, for first time IMF’s Executive Board will consist entirely of elected Executive Directors and it ends category of appointed Executive Directors.

11)

Which of the following city/cities have been shortlisted among the first 20 for the Smart Cities Project:




  1. Bhubaneswar, Pune, Jaipur, Surat.

  2. Kochi, Ahmedabad, Jabalpur, Visakhapatnam.

  3. Solapur, Davangere, Indore, Coimbatore.

  4. Kakinada, Belagavi, Udaipur, Guwahati.

  5. Chennai, Ludhiana, Bhopal.

12) The Official mascot of the South Asian Games is
13)

Which of the following is true about Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage:




  1. It seeks to establish a uniform global legal regime for compensation to victims in event of a nuclear accident.

  2. It can enter into force after ratification by at least 5 countries having minimum of 400,000 units of installed nuclear capacity.

  3. It has been framed in consistent with the principles of Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (1963) and the Paris Convention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy (1960).

  4. It provides a uniform framework for channeling liability and providing speedy compensation after the nuclear accident.

  5. India had signed it in 2010 for delivering its commitments for stemming the landmark 2005 nuclear agreement with the United States.

14) Which of the following commodities is covered under the recently launched Sahaj Scheme:

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This is the Current Affairs Quiz No. 2 of 2016

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1) Que : Which of the following is/are the function(s) of National Human Rights Commission?

  1. Proactively or reactively inquire into violations of human rights or negligence in prevention of such violation by a public servant

  2. By leave of court, to intervene in court proceeding relating to human rights

  3. To visit any jail or other institution under control of State Government, where persons are detained or lodged for purposes of treatment, reformation or protection, for study of living conditions of inmates and make recommendations

  4. To study treaties and other international instruments on human rights and make recommendations for their effective implementation

2) Que : Which of the following is/are rue about Banks Board Bureau?

  1. It will be a super authority of eminent professionals and officials for public sector banks (PSBs).

  2. It will replace Appointments Board of Government.

  3. It was a part of seven point Indradhanush Mission to revamp PSBs.

  4. It will guide banks on mergers and consolidations and also ways to address bad loans.

3) Que : Which of the following is/are true about Muziris?

  1. It was an ancient seaport and urban centre which dates from at least 1st century BC.

  2. It was located at mouth of Periyar River in Tamil Nadu.

  3. It was a key centre for trade and hub of spice route in ancient times between southern India on one side and Egyptians, Phoenicians, Greeks and Roman Empire on other side.

  4. Its historic importance has been mentioned in Sangam literature and a number of classical European historical sources.

4) Que : Which of the following is/are true about INS Arihant?

  1. It’s design is based on Russian Akula-1 class submarine.

  2. It is a 6,000-tonne nuclear powered submarine and is 112 metre long.

  3. It is powered by 83 MW pressurized light water reactor built with Russia’s help.

  4. It is capable of launching twelve short range nuclear-capable ballistic missile BO-5 (K 15) which has a range of 700 kms and four K 4 ballistic missile with a range of 3,500 km.

5) Que : Which of the following country is not a part of IBSAMAR 2016?
6) Que : Which of the following is/are true bout Indian Coast Guard?

  1. It is India’s statutory multi-mission paramilitary organization that protects country’s maritime interests and enforces maritime law.

  2. It was established on 18 August, 1978 by Coast Guard Act, 1978 and operates under the aegis of Union Ministry of Defence.

  3. It has jurisdiction over territorial waters of India, including its contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

  4. It is country’s fourth armed force after India Army, Navy and Air Force.

7) Que : Which of the following is/are true about Gender Park?

  1. It seeks to encourage women to take part in developmental and decision making process.

  2. It has been launched as part of supporting efforts of State and Central governments in ensuring an inclusive, discrimination free society.

  3. It covers issues pertaining to all three genders and in accordance with 2015 gender and transgender policies of state government.

  4. It also seeks to create awareness of critical linkages between gender equality, economic growth and poverty reduction to effectively address gender related issues in national development processes.


 
8) Que : Which Indian State has recently been declared as first Digital State?
9) Que : Which of the following is/are true about a Currency Swap?

  1. It involves exchange of principal and interest in one currency for same in another currency.

  2. It is considered to be a foreign exchange transaction.

10) Que : Which of the following is/are about E-Tourist Visa Scheme launched by Union Government?

  1. e-Tourist Visa Scheme facilitates pre-authorization of Visa i.e. electronic travel authorization given to foreigners prior to travel.

  2. Under it, an applicant registers for visa online and receives an email authorizing him/her to travel to India after it is approved.

  3. On arrival, visitor has to present authorization to immigration authorities who will in turn allow them to enter into country.

  4. It seeks to tap vast tourism potential of India which still remains untapped and explored.

11) Que : Which of the following Committee has been constituted to examine Possibility of Replacing Multiple Prior Permissions with Pre-Existing Regulatory Mechanism?
12) Que : Which of the following Countries is to 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation?
13) Que : Which of the following is/are to be provided in the Specially Modified Aesthetic Refreshing Travel (SMART) Coaches?

  1. Bio-vacuum toilets

  2. Bar-code readers

  3. Ergonomic seating

  4. LED lit boards for advertising and entertainment screens

14) Que : Which of the following is/are true about Port of Chabahar?

  1. It is located in south of Sistan and Baluchistan Province.

  2. Its master plan was brought up in 1973.

  3. Shahid – Kalantary port is one of two important ports in Chabahar.

  4. Being out of Strait of Hormuz and Persian Gulf, Shahid-Beheshti port was built and equipped as most important port in Chabahar.

15) Que : Which of the following is/are true about Doppler Radar?

  1. It is an observational tool for monitoring and predicting severe weather events such as hailstorms, thunder storms, cyclones and tornados within a radius of 300 km.

  2. It uses Doppler Effect by bouncing a microwave signal off a desired target to produce velocity data.

  3. It mainly gives information about wind velocity and also about precipitation.

16) Que : ISRO first solar mission has been named as:
17) Que : Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is working to establish a Satellite Tracking & Data Reception Station and Data Processing Facility for ASEAN Member countries at?
18) Que : Which of the following is/are true about International Fund for Agriculture Development?

  1. It was established in 1978 as a Specialized Agency of United Nations.

  2. India is a founder member of IFAD and a key contributor among member countries.

  3. It is mandated to work towards removing poverty and hunger in rural areas all over world especially in developing countries.

  4. It aims to empower poor rural men and women in developing countries to achieve higher incomes and improved food security.

19) Que : Which of the following is/are true about Central Information Commission?

  1. It is designated statutory authority to receive and inquire into a complaint from any person who have not been able to submit information.

  2. It was established in 2005 as per Right To Information (RTI) Act, 2005 that has provisions for establishment of Central and State information commissioner. 

  3. Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners are appointed by President on recommendation of a selection committee comprising of Prime Minister as Chairperson, leader of single largest opposition party in Lok Sabha and a Union Cabinet Minister nominated by Prime Minister. 

  4. Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioner hold office for a term of 5 years or age of 62 years.

20) Que : Which of the following is/are true Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016?

  1. It aims to empower Election Commission of India (ECI) to carry out delimitation in areas that were affected by enactment of Constitution (100th Amendment) Act, 2015.

  2. It empowers ECI to amend delimitation order to include constituencies for Bangladeshi enclaves transferred to India.


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Leader Board

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Leaderboard for Week 4 (2016)

1. aman-22 Points
2. sultana-22 Points
3. A-22 Points
4. DEDEEPA-22 Points
5. K Singh-20 Points

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Leaderboard for Week 5,6 (2016)

1. Maharana-29 Points
2. Nitesh Singh Salaria.-29 Points
3. NITESH SINGH SALARIA.-27 Points
4. NITESH SINGH SALARIA.-27 Points
5. NITESH SINGH SALARIA.-27 Points

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