Current Affairs based MCQ FEB 09

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1. With reference to ecosystems, consider the following statements:

  1. Organisms at higher tropic level receive energy from more than one tropic level.

  2. Higher tropic levels tend to be more discrete than the lower ones.


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
2. Endosulfan has been banned under the Stockholm Convention because:
3. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding missile technology control regime?

  1. The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) established in April 1987 by the G7 countries

  2. The MTCR was created in order to curb the spread of unmanned delivery systems for nuclear weapons.

  3. Every country must be a member of MTCR before it can join nuclear suppliers group.

4. Consider the following statements about MUDRA Bank Loan scheme:

  1. There is no fix Interest rate in MUDRA loan.

  2. MUDRA Bank loan is refinanced only through SIDBI.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
5. Consider the following statements about Subramaniya Bharathiyar:

  1. He wrote poems on patriotic and devotional themes

  2. His weekly “India” had as its motto the slogan of the French Revolution – Liberty, Equality and Fraternity

  3. He participated in no Indian National Congress activities


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
6. Which of the following statements about the the UN Peacekeeping Forces (UNPKF) is/are correct?

  1. The Charter of the United Nations (UN) assigns it primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security.

  2. It is for the Security Council to determine when and where a UN Peacekeeping Operation should be deployed.

7. Consider the following statements about Department Standing Committees (DSCs) of the Parliament:

  1. Their main objective is to secure more accountability – particularly financial – of the executive to the Parliament

  2. All DSCs work under the Lok Sabha

  3. Each DSC consists of members of both houses of the Parliament


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
8. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Chief Information Commission (CIC) is a quasi-judicial body.

  2. Within the institution of the Indian judiciary, the administrative rules of the Supreme Court have primacy over the Right to Information Act.


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
9. In the context of the role played by the Indian Capitalists in the Indian National Movement, consider the following statements:

  1. The signatories to the famous Bombay plan included only those capitalists who had joined the Indian National Congress

  2. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry was recognised by the British government as representing the overall consensus within the Indian capitalist class


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
10. Kalamkari painting refers to