Current Affairs Only Daily MCQ’s – 17th April 2017


Q.1- GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast has been in news recently, which of the following is correct about it?

a) It is a missile defence system developed by Israel
b) It is a aeroplane safety feature
c) It is a large-yield bomb, developed for the United States military
d) None of the above

 Q.2- Sagarmatha Friendship – 2017” held recently, Between which of the following countries ?

a) India Nepal
b) India Bangladesh
c) Nepal China
d) China Srilanka

Q.3- Consider the following statement and mark the correct answer.

a) GST is a tax regime to separate state taxes from central taxes.
b) GST will have no impact on cascading effect of taxes.
c) All major Central and State taxes will get subsumed into GST which will reduce the multiplicity of taxes, and thus bring down the compliance cost.
d) None of the above

Q.4- Consider the following statements about Chief Election Commissioner:

  1. The President of India (based on a recommendation from incumbent Govt of India) appoints the Chief Election Commissioner.
  2. He has tenure of five years, or up to the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier.

Which of the above statements is/are correct ?

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

Q.5- Name the following pollutants is/are considered for Air Quality Index launched by the Environment Ministry?

  1. Ammonia
  2. Ozone
  3. Carbon monoxide
  4. Carbon dioxide

Choose the right option from the below.

a) 1, 3 and 4 only
b) 1, 2 and 4 only
c) 1, 2 and 3 only
d) All of the above

Q.6- Recently Indian Railways(IR) proposed Astha Circuit Trains and  State Tirth Trains.

  1. Astha Circuit Trains will be worked by the IR at its own particular cost.
  2. State Tirth Trains will be keep running on demand from state governments at their cost.

Which of the below statements is/are incorrect regarding this?

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

Q.7- Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer scheme was launched by a state for helping the farmers to increase their income. Name the state that has launched the scheme.

a) Telangana
b) Bihar
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Maharashtra

Q.8- Which company(s) is/are among the 11 Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) that were approved by Government for listing on stock exchanges?

a) Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL)
b) Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) Ltd.
c) IRCON International Limited
d) All of the above

Q.9- NASA researchers have found evidence of ingredients needed for a habitable environment on which two planet’s moons?

a) Saturn & Jupiter
b) Venus & Mars
c) Venus & Saturn
d) Mars & Jupiter

Q.10- Recently released Indian Dhow was hijacked off the coast of which country’s island?

a) Somalia
b) Sri Lanka
c) Yemen
d) Oman




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