Current Affairs based MCQ FEB 16

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1.The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of the World Bank Group

  1. Finances cross-border investments into developing countries

  2. Promotes foreign direct investment into developing countries

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

1.In the context of South Asia, India is a neighbour to all countries though none of the others actually share borders

2.India is not one of the founding members of SAARC

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
3. The WTO General Council

1.Is the WTO’s highest-level decision-making body

2.Has representatives from all member governments

3.Convenes as the WTO Dispute Settlement Body

Which of the above statements is/are correct?
4. Consider the following statements which speaks about a social reformer. Who is it?

1.The railway station in this town ‘Karmatar’ – it has emerged as one of the biggest hubs of cybercrime in the country – is named after him/her

2.His/her suggestions were adopted by British officials who passed a law in 1856 permitting widow remarriage
5. The objective of the ‘Awakened Citizen Programme’ is to
6. The Doyang reservoir was designated as an Important Bird Area (IBA) following the fulfilment of which one of the following criteria?
7. Consider the following statements:
1. At Independence, India established an economic system in which the government would plan for the economy, with the private sector being encouraged to be part of the effort
2. The Directive Principles of State Policy of the Indian Constitution reflected the nature of India’s economic system in newly independent India
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
8. The programme BGREI or “Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India” was launched in 2010-11 in eastern India comprising the states of
1. Assam
2. Tripura
3. Meghalaya
4. Sikkim

Which of the state/states are in the programme?
9. Consider the following statements regarding Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN
1. It offers concessions to the airlines to encourage them to fly on regional routes.
2. Airports Authority of India (AAI) is the implementing agency.

3. Viability Gap Funding (VGF) will be provided to the selected airline operators from RCF

Which of the above statement is/are correct?
10. Consider the following statements regarding National Food Security Act, 2013
1. It aims to provide subsidized food grains to approximately two thirds of India’s population i.e 75% in rural areas and 50% in urban areas under rights based approach.
2. It is under Ministry of Agriculture.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?