Current Affairs based MCQ FEB 13

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1.Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana:

  1. It will provide loans from public sector, regional, rural, State and urban cooperative banks to farm as well as non-farm income generating enterprises.

  2. PMMY can be availed under three categories — Shishu, which will cover loans up to Rs. 50,000; Kishor for loans above Rs. 50,000 and up to Rs.5 lakh; Tarun for loans above Rs.5 lakh and up to Rs.10 lakh.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY):

  1. It is aimed at providing accidental insurance cover at an highly affordable premium of Rs.12 per year.

  2. The Scheme will be available to people in the age group 18 to 70 years with a savings bank account.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
3. Fjords, a form of coastline of submergence

  1. Provide a favourable location for ports due to their deep and sheltered waters.

  2. Are almost entirely confined to the higher latitudes of the temperate regions which were once glaciated.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
4. Consider the following pairs:

Article in the Constitution – mandate/subject

  1. 136 – Special leave to appeal by the Supreme Court

  2. 142 – Enforcement of decrees and orders of Supreme Court for doing complete justice

  3. 144 – Civil and judicial authorities to act in aid of the Supreme Court


Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
5. The Union Cabinet recently approved an agreement on establishment of an “International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography” in Hyderabad with
6. The Commission of Railway Safety works under the administrative control of
7. Consider the following statements:

  1. India has ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of WTO.

  2. TFA is a part of WTO’s Bali Ministerial Package of 2013.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
8. Many scholars, researchers and historians have opined that the Paika Rebellion of 1817 was India’s first organized armed rebellion against British Raj. ‘Paikas’ were
9. Consider the following statements:

  1. Nagaland is yet to elect a woman to its legislative assembly.

  2. Haryana has the highest percentage of women representatives among all states of India.


Which of the above statements is/are Incorrect?
10. Section 42A of the POCSO Act (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012)