Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-270

 Consider the following sentences

1.  Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom was won the Nobel Prize 2016 for Economics
2. The Nobel Prize given for their work on contract theory
3.  Contract theory is a comprehensive framework for analysing many diverse issues in contractual design
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true?

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

 What is the ‘Project Saksham’?

(A) It is a new indirect tax network of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC).
(B) It is new proposed direct tax slab.
(C) It is central monetary Scheme for physically challenge.
(D) None of the above

 Which of the following Indian museums that has been toped in the list of five Indian museums which have featured among the best 25 in Asia?

(A) Bagore ke Haveli (Udaipur)
(B) Leh’s ‘Hall of Fame’
(C) Victoria Memorial Hall (Kolkata)
(D) Salar Jung Museum (Hyderabad)

  Consider the following statements regarding broad measure of ease of doing business in Indian states that was announced at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore
1. The 2016 rankings, the first ever produced by Asian Competitiveness Institute (ACI)
2. It has given 21 major states entirely different ranks as compared to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index
3.  It  ranked Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Goa and Andhra Pradesh as the top five states
Choose the correct statement/s

(A)  1 and 2
(B)  2 and 3
(C)  1 and 3
(D)  All of the above

 Which of the following is replaced with newly Goods and Service tax (GST)?
1. Additional Duties of Excise (Textiles and Textile products)
2. Cess and Surcharges
3. Duties of Excise (Medicinal and Toilet Preparations)
4. Entertainment Tax not levied by the local bodies
5. Taxes on lotteries and gambling

(A) 1, 2 and 5
(B) 1, 3, 4 and 5
(C) 2, 3 and 4
(D) All of the above

 According to the Network Readiness Index:

1.  India has places 91st position on a global list of countries in terms of their readiness for transition to a digitised economy and society
2. This is the annual Index released by the World Economic Forum (WEF)
3. The index is the part of the Global Information Technology Report

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

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

 According to the ‘Gloabal slavery index 2016’:
1.  India has the second highest absolute numbers of people trapped in slavery
2.  The Index presents a ranking of 167 countries based on the proportion of the population that is estimated to be in modern slavery
3. Modern slavery refers to situations of exploitation that a person cannot leave because of threats, violence, coercion and abuse of power or deception
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are true regarding the index?

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

 Choose the correct sentences with reference to the ‘Indo-Thai Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)
1. It is the 22nd Indo-Thai Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) held in the Andaman Sea
2.  Navies of both countries have been carrying out CORPATs along the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) twice a year since 2005
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are incorrect?

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

 Consider the following sentences regarding ‘Rotavirus vaccine’ which was recently launched as part of Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP)
1.  The vaccine has been developed indigenously, under a public-private partnership by the Ministry of Science and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
2. The vaccine is being introduced initially in Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha
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 ‘GSLV Mk III’ which was recently in news
1. It is a launch vehicle developed by the Indian Space Research Organization
2. It designed to make ISRO fully self reliant in launching heavier communication satellites of INSAT-3 class
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 in context of ‘Kilkari’ which was recently launched
1. It is the m-health initiative recently launched by urban ministry
2. It delivers free, weekly, time-appropriate 72 audio messages about pregnancy, child birth and child care directly to families’ mobile phones
3. It is a free audio training course designed to expand and refresh the knowledge base of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs)
Which of the above sentence(s) is/are incorrect regarding ‘Kilkari’?

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

 Metrology rules are concern with:

(A)  Retail prices of essential commodities
(B) Wholesale prices of essential commodities
(C) Both a and b
(D) None of the above

 Which among the following ‘Hydro Project’ on the Brahmaputra River has caused controversy in India?

(A) Zagmu Project
(B) Lalho Project
(C) Dagu project
(D) Jiexu Project