Current Affairs based MCQ MAR 02

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1.Consider the following statements with reference to the Tamil Sangam literature:

  1. It is the earliest literature of South India

  2. Sangam poems revolve mainly around two themes – love and war

  3. Some poems suggest that while there were differences between rich and poor, those who controlled resources were also expected to share them


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
2. Consider the following statements regarding Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana (DAY):

  1. It replaces the existing Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) and also subsumes NRLM & NULM

  2. It focuses on organizing urban poor in their strong grassroots level institutions, creating opportunities for skill development and helping them to set up self-employment venture by ensuring easy access to credit.


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
3. Consider the following statements regarding Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM):

  1. It aims at integrated development of slums through projects for providing shelter, basic services and other related civic amenities with a view to providing utilities to the urban poor.

  2. It has two components – Basic Services for Urban poor (BSUP) and Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP).


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
4. The United Nations Framework Conventions on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international treaty drawn at:
5. Consider the following statements

  1. Frictional unemployment when workers move from one job to another job

  2. Invisible trade is a trade of the services like the banks, consulting and shipping companies


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
6. Consider the following statements about Special Marriage Act, 1954

  1. It extends to intending spouses who are both Indian nationals living abroad

  2. It does not provide for divorce


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
7. Consider the following statements about Consolidated Fund of India (CFI)

  1. All revenues received by the government by way of direct taxes and indirect taxes, money borrowed and receipts from loans given by the government flow into the CFI

  2. No money can be withdrawn from this fund without the Parliament's approval


Which of the above statements is/are correct?
8. International law identifies which of the following as ‘Global Commons’?

  1. High Seas

  2. Atmosphere

  3. Antarctica

9. The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act (1958) which originally instituted conservation measures and banned construction activities near protected monuments, is now sought to be amended so that ‘public works’ could be allowed within the 100 m prohibited zone. ‘Public works’ includes

  1. The construction of any infrastructure that is financed and carried out by the central or respective state government for public purposes

  2. Infrastructure that must be necessary for public safety and security


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

  1. The metal cobalt has most often been extracted as a by-product of nickel and copper mining activities

  2. Most of the world’s supply of cobalt comes from Chile

  3. Cobalt is a key raw material for the manufacture of electric vehicles


Which of the statements given above is/are correct?