Current Affairs based MCQ FEB 15

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1.Consider the following statements:

  1. There were several archaeological cultures in North-western region of the Indian subcontinent prior to the Mature Harappan culture

  2. Mature Harappan culture developed in some of the areas occupied by the Early Harappan cultures


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
2. Assertion (A): Frequent price spikes are observed in pulses, despite substantial imports of these commodities

Reasons (R): Public procurement at MSP has disproportionately focused on certain crops perhaps even at the expense of other crops such as pulses

Select the correct answer
3. Breakthrough Listen’ is a/an
4. Consider the following statements about the Andrei Sakharov Prize:

  1. It recognises outstanding contribution of journalists and non-governmental organisations in promoting and protecting human rights and freedoms.

  2. The Association for India’s Development is a recipient of the prize


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

  1. Being overweight is a form of malnutrition

  2. The number of overweight urban men and women in India outnumber their underweight counterparts


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
6. Consider the following statements about the Law Commission of India:

  1. India’s first Commission was established via the Charter Act of 1853 which paved the way for the enactment of the Penal Code of 1860.

  2. The Constitution authorises the Parliament to determine the qualifications of members of the Commission.


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
7. What are the ‘White Helmets’, recently seen in the news?
8. The Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime (UPCOC) Bill is modelled along the lines of
9. Consider the following statements regarding Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana:

  1. It is to promote organic farming.

  2. It will be implemented in a cluster based approach and farmers will be funded to meet the expenditure from farm to market.


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
10. Consider the following statements regarding Electronic National Agriculture Market (e-NAM)

  1. It is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC mandis to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.

  2. it is connected to a physical market (mandi) at the back end and promotes genuine price discovery.


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?