Current Affairs based MCQ FEB 06

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1. Consider the following statements with reference to Bitcoins:

  1. Bitcoin is a virtual currency that enables payment in a decentralised peer-to-peer network.

  2. In India, Bitcoins are controlled and regulated by the RBI.

  3. Bitcoins are listed on Indian stock exchanges and can be used for commodity trading.


Which of the above statements is/are Incorrect?
2. Consider the following statements about Parliamentary Standing Committee:

  1. Committee of Privileges is an ad-hoc committee

  2. Joint Committee on Fertilizer pricing is a standing committee

  3. A parliamentary committee is appointed or elected by either Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha or nominated by the Speaker of Lok Sabha or Chairman of Rajya Sabha


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
3. Consider the following statements with reference to International Day of person with Disabilities:

  1. Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all is 2017 theme.

  2. This theme notes the recent adoption of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
4. Which of the following is/are the indicator/indicators used by IFPRI to compute the Global Hunger Index Report?

  1. Undernourishment

  2. Child stunting

  3. Child mortality


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
5. Which of the following conditions is/are conducive for the formation of tropical cyclones?

  1. Large and continuous supply of warm and moist air.

  2. Large value of Coriolis force.

  3. Inflow of air at upper level of atmosphere.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
6. Which of the following areas is/are best suited for formation of air masses?

  1. An extensive area with broadly uniform surface of earth.

  2. Areas having cyclones.

  3. Hot deserts in tropical regions.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
7. Consider the following statements about Soil Health Card Scheme:

  1. It is issued to farmers once in three years indicating the status of his soil in terms of 12 parameters.

  2. Government has implemented Soil Health Management/SHM under NMSA/National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
8. The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017, a proposed new law for resolving bankruptcy, will be applicable to

  1. Pension funds

  2. Stock exchanges

  3. Insurance companies


Which of the above statements is/are applicable?
9. Consider the following statements with reference to the Election Commission of India:

  1. The other election commissioners cannot be removed from office except in the same manner and on the same grounds as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).

  2. In case of difference of opinion amongst the CEC and the other election commissioners, the views of the former will prevail.


Which of the statements given above is/are Incorrect?
10. Consider the following statements about UNESCO’s list of intangible heritage:

  1. The safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage is the responsibility of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee.

  2. The tradition of Vedic chanting is an element inscribed on the list.


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?