Current Affairs Only Daily MCQ’s -15th March 2017


Q.1- World Consumer Rights Day was observed on 15 March 2017 with theme ?

a) The right to be heard
b) Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust
c) The right to the satisfaction of basic needs
d) The right to be informed

Q2 – Which of the following countries is/are part of United Kingdom?

  1. Northern Ireland
  2. Wales
  3. Scotland

a.) 1,2

b) 2,3

c) 1,3

d) All

Q.3- Madhukar Gupta Committee recently submitted its report to Union Government. What was the committee constituted?

a) To resolve grievances of women sports persons
b) To identify athletes under TOP Scheme
c) To strengthen border protection
d) To set rules for implementation of Disabilities Act, 2016

Q.4- World’s first fluorescent frog was recently discovered in which of the following countries?

a) France
b) Argentina
c) Australia
d) New Zealand

Q5 – Which of the following countries share largest border with India?

a) Bangladesh
b) China
c) Pakistan
d) Nepal


Q6- Which of the following statements are correct regarding World Trade organisation?

1.The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations.
2. Kazakhstan is the latest member to join WTO

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

Q.7- Which bloc’s highest court ruled in favour of allowing employers to ban their workers from wearing visible religious symbols including the hijab?

b) EU

Q.8- Which Indian city is hosting the three-day international conference on Vision Zero and its relevance to Occupational Safety and Health?

a) Mumbai
b) Pune
c) Bangalore
d) Delhi
Q.9- Which country inducted China’s Low to Medium Altitude Air Defence System (LOMADS) LY 80 in its air defence system recently?

a) Bangladesh
b) Pakistan
c) Maldives
d) Saudi Arabia

Q.10- Union Minister Uma Bharti introduced the Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Lok Sabha on 14 March 2017. 

I. The bill proposes the creation of a Single Standing Tribunal with multiple benches instead of the existing multiple tribunals.
II. The bill proposes the appointment of Assessors to provide technical support to the tribunal.
III. The bill proposes the introduction of a mechanism – Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) to resolve disputes cordially through negotiations before it is referred to the tribunal.
IV. The bill proposes the setting up of a transparent data collection system at the national level for each river basin and the establishment of a centre authorised agency for the same.

Which among the above statements is correct with respect to the proposals mentioned in the bill?

a) Only I and II
b) All of the above
c) None of the above
d) Only IV



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