Current Affairs Only Daily MCQ’s -17th February 2017

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Q.1- Who has been appointed as the India’s next envoy to Canada

a) Navtej Sarna
b) Arun Kumar Singh
c) Nirupama Rao
d) Vikas Swarup

Q.2- The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a $110 million appeal for which country children

 a) Philippines

b) Indonesia

c) Cambodia

d) Sudan

Q.3- Dassault Aviation has been in news recently, it belongs to which of the following countries?

a) France
b) Japan
c) Russia
d) Israel

Q.4- Which of the following is/are correct regarding Jal swavlamban abhiyan launched by Rajasthan?

1. launched with the vision to ensure effective implementation of water harvesting and water conservation related activities in the urban areas.
2. It is a four year program, each phase of one year

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both
d) None

Q.5- Which of the following provisions are correct regarding PC-PNDT act?

1. It authorises only government approved hospitals to conduct tests for the purpose of determining the sex of the foetus.
2. It regulates the use of pre-natal diagnostic techniques, like ultrasound and amniocentesis.

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both
d) None

Q.6- The newly proposed Marriages Bill 2016 seeks to:

I. Put a cap on extravagant spending in Indian weddings

II. Limiting the number of guests and dishes

III. Allow Gay marriage

IV. Abolish the need to register for marriage in the court

Which among the above statements is correct?

a) Only IV

b) Only III

c) Both I and II

d) Both IV and I

Q.7- . The latest data by the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) revealed that:

I. The population of penguins in the Southern hemisphere has reduced drastically

II. There has been a rise in sea level in the Antarctic region

III. The Antarctic ice is melting at a fast pace

IV. The sea ice extent in Antarctica has shrunk to an all-time low

Which of the above statements is correct?

a) Only IV

b) Both IV and III

c) Both II and III

d) Only I

Q.8- Which state government has launched “Aardram” a public health initiative?

a) Kerala

b) Tamil Nadu

c) Karnataka

d) Assam

Q.9- What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Economic Freedom Index (EFI)?

a) 143rd

b) 117th

c) 92nd

d) 88th

Q.10- The authorities of which state are planning to introduce water conservation lessons in the school syllabus?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Gujarat

c) Rajasthan

d) Maharashtra

ANSWERS:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
d d a b b c a a a c

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