Current Affairs based MCQ DEC 29

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1. Consider the following statements in context to Monetary Policy Committee (MPC):

  1. It has three members from RBI and three from government.

  2. The governor will not enjoy a veto power to overrule the other panel members, but will have a casting vote in case of a tie.


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
2. Consider the following statements with reference to Noble prize given to Chemistry for Bio-molecules:

  1. The Noble prize in chemistry was awarded for the development of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo- EM).

  2. Cryo-electron microscopy gives scientists opportunity to look at machinery of life in 3D form.


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
3. Consider the following Statements regarding National Urban Transport Policy:

  1. The focus of the policy is to “Move People Not Vehicles”.

  2. This policy envisages integrated land use and transport planning, significant improvements in public transport, encouragement of nonmotorised modes of travel, provision of adequate parking spaces etc.


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
4. Which of the following is/are not recommendations of 7th CPC?

  1. Minimum basic pay of 18 thousand and maximum of 2.5 lakh rupees per month.

  2. One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for central government staffers, para military as well as armed forces personnel.

5. Consider the following statements about OPEC:

  1. The OPEC is an intergovernmental organization of 14 oil-exporting developing nations that coordinates and unifies the petroleum policies of its member countries.

  2. India is the 3rd largest importer of crude oil imports 85% of total oil and 95% of natural gas from OPEC nations.

  3. Two-thirds of OPEC’s oil production and reserves are in its six Middle Eastern countries.


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
6. Consider the following statements about LIGO project:

  1. LIGO-India project is piloted by Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Department of Science and Technology (DST).

  2. It will establish a state-of-the-art Gravitational Wave Observatory in India in collaboration with the US based LIGO Laboratory run by Caltech and MIT.


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
7. With reference to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which among the following is / are correct statements?

  1. All permanent members of the United Nations Security Council have signed and ratified it

  2. Only India, Pakistan and North Korea are not a party to the treaty

  3. Non-proliferation, disarmament, and the right to peacefully use nuclear technology are the three pillars of NPT


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
8. Consider the following statements with reference to GST Council:

  1. The vote of the Central Government shall have a weight-age of one-third of the total votes cast.

  2. Art 279A spells the formation of GST council.

  3. Parliament’s law will not override a state law on GST.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
9. In respect of Kisan Vikas Patra consider the following statements:

  1. The invested amount is doubled in 100 months

  2. There is no maximum limit on investment in Kisan Vikas Patra

  3. The amount invested in KVP is eligible for tax rebate. The interest earned on Kisan Vikas Patra is eligible for tax rebate


Which of the above statements is/are Correct?
10. Which of the following activities has the ‘States Division’ of the Ministry of External Affairs – which fosters the principle of cooperative federalism and aims to facilitate and deepen the external linkages of the states/union territories:

  1. Sister City and Sister Province Agreements

  2. Facilitation of visits of foreign dignitaries to India

  3. Humanitarian Operations


Which of the above statements is/are correct?