M.I.C.S. CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ 6th JUNE 2018

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QUES 1 . Consider the following statements with respect to  Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN)

1 .It is aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs, internationally to encourage their engagement with the institutes of Higher Education in India.

2 . One of its objectives is to create avenue for possible collaborative research with the international faculty.

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

a . 1 only

b . 2 only

c . Both 1 and 2

d . Neither 1 nor 2

Answer –c

QUES 2 . Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN) is being implemented by

a . Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology

b . Department of Science and Technology , Ministry of Science and Technology

c . Department of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs

d . Ministry of Human Resource Development

Answer –d

QUES 3 . Which of the following is a source of methanol

a . Coal

b . Oil shale

c . Tar sands

d . All of the above

Answer – d

QUES 4 . Which country is the world’s largest methanol exporter

a . Trinidad and Tobago

b . Brazil

c . USA

d . Italy

Answer – a

QUES 5 . Which among the following statements  is incorrect?

a . Dimethyl ether is gaseous version of Methanol .

b . Nobel prize winner George A. Olah advocated methanol economy.

c . Mostly methanol is produced from coal through syngas.

d . Syngas mostly contains CO, CO2 & H2.

Answer – c