Current Affairs based MCQ FEB 28

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1.Apart from diseases covered under Mission Indradhanush, which diseases also form part of Universal Immunization Programme?

  1. Poliomyelitis

  2. Diarrhoea

  3. Japanese Encephalitis

2. Consider the following statements regarding FAME India Scheme:

  1. FAME India Scheme [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India] was launched with the objective to support hybrid/electric vehicles market development and Manufacturing eco-system.

  2. The FAME India Scheme is aimed at incentivizing 2 Wheeler electric segment only.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
3. Consider the following statements about Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

  1. It is under the auspices of United Nations

  2. It was developed from the Advisory Group on Greenhouse Gases set up in 1985 by the International Council of Scientific Unions


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
4. Which of the following statements about Polar vortices is/are correct?

  1. They are weakest during summer and strongest during winter

  2. They rotate counter-clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere

5. Consider the following statements about Price Stabilization Fund (PSF)

  1. It regulates the price volatility of important agri-horticultural commodities

  2. It is under the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Famers Welfare (DAC&FW)


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
6. Consider the following statements about Tobacco Control Act (COTPA, 2003)

  1. National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) looks into the enforcement of the COTPA, 2003

  2. The Act prohibits all direct and indirect advertisements, promotion and sponsorship

  3. The Act prohibits smoking of tobacco in public places, except in special smoking zones in hotels, restaurants and airports and open spaces


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

  1. AURA is a NASA scientific research satellite, studying the Earth's ozone layer

  2. Montreal Protocol is aimed to regulate the production and use of chemicals that contribute to the depletion of Earth’s ozone layer


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
8. Consider the following statements about National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP)

  1. It involves the accreditation programme for Certification Bodies and standards for organic production

  2. It is implemented by Ministry of Food Processing Industries


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
9. Consider the following statements about Ionosphere

  1. It is the part of the atmosphere that is ionized by solar radiation

  2. It influences radio propagation to distant places on the Earth


Which of the above statements is/are Incorrect?
10. The seasonal reversal of winds is the typical characteristic of

  1. Equatorial climate

  2. Mediterranean climate

  3. Monsoon climate


Which of the above statements is/are correct?