Current affairs-2016 MCQ-272

 Recently India formally regained the possession of the sculpture of Brahma and his consort Brahmani from the UK Consider the following sentences regarding it

1. This sculpture was stolen from the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Rani-ki-Vav in Gujarat’s Patan
2. It was 12th-century sculpture resurfaced in London in 2015 in an advertisement by an art dealer

Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Consider the following sentences regarding Missile destroyer ‘Mormugao’ which was recently launched
1. It is the second of a class of Project 15A destroyers
2. It is powered by four Ukranian gas turbine engines to achieve speeds over 56 km per hour
3. It is build by the MDL (Mazagon Dock Limited)
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 Have a look on statements in consideration with Myanmar Government’s advisory panel on conflict in Rakhine state:
1. Advisory panel in headed by Kofi Annan (U N General Secretary)
2. Advisory panel is setup for minority Rohingya Muslims
3. Panel will make recommendations on conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance
Which of the above statement(s) is/are true ?

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

 Under the Indus water Treaty (IWT), India has been given the exclusive right over the river of:
1. Chenab
2. Ravi
3. Beas
4. Indus
5. Sutlej
6. Jhelum
Code:

(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 1, 3 and 4
(C) 2, 3 and 5
(D) 2, 5 and 6

 Consider the following sentences with reference to the UNICEF’s annual flagship report

1. The report paints a stark picture of what is in store for the world’s poorest children
2. Globally, about 124 million children do not go to primary and lower-secondary school
3. Almost 2 in 5 who do finish primary school have not learnt how to read, write or do simple arithmetic

Which of the above sentence(s) true regarding the report?

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

 India and several other nations bordering the Indian Ocean have decided to evolve a regional mechanism for cooperation on Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Consider the following sentences regarding it
1. This was decided at the recently held first-of-its-kind meeting between SEZ authorities from Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) nations at Chabahar, Iran
2. The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is an international organisation consisting of coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean
3. The Coordinating Secretariat of IORA is located at Ebene, Mauritius

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

 Consider the following sentences
1.  Kerala is set to become the first State in the country to make all of its urban areas ‘Open Defecation Free’ by October 2nd this year
2.  Lobsang Sangey was elected as head of the Tibetan ‘government-in-exile’ for a second consecutive term
3.  Tripura retained its top position for the seventh consecutive year in providing jobs under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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