CURRENT AFFAIRS – THE HINDU (24-1-2018)

1.  Consider the statements regarding “INSPIRE” scheme.

1  INSPIRE  is faculty scheme.

2 INSPIRE scheme is  managed by Centre’ s department of Science and Technology.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1     (b) only 2      ( c ) Both 1 and 2    ( d ) Neither 1 nor 2

2 With reference to Mahanadi river , Which of the following statements is / are correct ?

1 Mahanadi river flows through MP, Chhattishgarh, Odisha.

2 Mahanadi river is perennial river.

Select the correct answer using given code below

(a) Only 1     (b ) Only 2    (c ) Both 1 and 2     (d ) Neither 1 nor 2

3 With reference to Discretionary powers of Governor, Which of the following statements is/ are correct?

1 Speech of the day in his address to the Assembly is prepared by himself.

2 Governor can not skip the paragraph of his address to Session of Assembly.

Select the correct answer using given code below.

(a) Only 1     (b ) Only 2    (c ) Both 1 and 2     (d ) Neither 1 nor 2

4 With the reference to Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2017, Which of the following statements is /are correct?

1 Bill proposes a Uniform driver licensing system.

2 Like Kerala, Bill proposes to introduce digitization in monitoring and enforcement of traffic law.

Select the correct answer using given code below.

(a) Only 1     (b ) Only 2    (c ) Both 1 and 2     (d ) Neither 1 nor 2

5 What is the name of report on reforming criminal justice system?

(a) Pratham report

(b ) Verma report

( c ) ASER report

( d) Malimath report

6 Which country will be  overtaken by India  to become the world’s fifth largest economy in 2018, according to data and forecasts from the International Monetary Fund?

(a) United Kingdom

(b France

(c) Canada

(d) Australia

7 With reference to “Oxfam” , Which of the following statements is/ are correct ?

1 Oxfam  works to find lasting solutions to poverty

2 Oxfam  works to find lasting solutions to  injustice

Select the correct answer using given code below

(a) Only 1     (b ) Only 2    (c ) Both 1 and 2     (d ) Neither 1 nor 2

8 Where is the Mount Mayon located ?

(a) Indonesia

(b) Philippines

(c) Japan

(d ) Laos

9 Crystal award is  given at World economic forum in Davos in which field ?

(a ) Business

(b ) International peace

(c ) Human right

( d) Film industry

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