M.I.C.S. CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ 12th MARCH,2020

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QUES 1. Consider the following statements with respect to International Security Alliance (ISA):
1. ISA is an international working group to confront organised, transnational and extremist crimes.
2. It was launched in 2017 in Abu Dhabi.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

QUES 2. Consider the following statements with respect to  “Jal Jeevan Mission”:
1. It is being implemented by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation under the Jal Shakti Mantralaya.
2. Its objective is to ensure Har Ghar Jal (piped water supply) to all rural households by 2030.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

QUES 3. India is home to which of the following migratory species?
1.Dugongs
2.Amur falcons
3.Snow leopard
4.Bar headed Geese
5.Black necked cranes
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 2 only
b. All except 1 and 3
c. All except 1, 3 and 5
d. All of the above

QUES 4.Consider the following statements with respect to Koala:
1.It is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial found only in Australia.
2.It is easily recognisable by its very long tail.
3.Habitat destruction due to bushfires is one of the major reasons for its decline in numbers.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
a. 3 only
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3

QUES 5. Which among the following statements about National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 is incorrect?
a.The Act has a special focus on the nutritional support to women and children.
b.In case of non-supply of entitled foodgrains, the beneficiaries will receive food security allowance.
c.The pregnant women and lactating mothers, during pregnancy and six months after the child birth will also be entitled to receive maternity benefit of not less than Rs. 6,000.
d.Children upto 16 years of age will be entitled to nutritious meals as per the prescribed nutritional standards.

QUES 6.Consider the following statements:
1. G20 summits focus only on economic and trade issues.
2.Summit of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was created as a response to the financial crisis of 2008.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

QUES 7. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. In India capital punishment is a statutory provision.
2. The 20th Law Commission in 2015 recommended the abolition of death penalty in a swift manner except in terror related cases.
Select the correct statements:
a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

QUES 8. Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan’
1. It aims at fostering creativity and enquiry within the areas of sciences, mathematics and technology.
2. Under Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan, government schools are mentored by Institutes like IITs/ IIMs/ IISERs and other Central Universities and reputed organisations through innovative programmes, student exchanges, demonstrations, student visits, etc.
Select the correct statements:
a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

QUES 9. The ‘June War’ is associated with
a. North Korea & South Korea
b. Russia and Ukraine
c. North Sudan and South Sudan
d. Arab Countries & Israel

QUES 10. “National Health Profile” released annually is  compiled by?
a. National Health Authority
b. Indian Council of Medical Research
c. Central Bureau of Health Intelligence
d. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare