M.I.C.S. CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ 16th MARCH,2020

QUES 1 . Which among the following statements with respect to Marayoor Jaggery is incorrect?
(a) Marayoor Jaggery is produced in Kannur district in Kerala.
(b) The dark brown Marayoor jaggery is handmade at household units in Marayoor and Kanthallur.
(c)It has high sweetness with less saltiness, high content of iron and less sodium.
(d)Recently , it has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

QUES 2 .In ancient times Karez system was related with:
(a) A type of soil management system.
(b) Supplying water through subterranean tunnels.
(c) A type of water efficient farming.
(d) A type of trade of foodgrains.

QUES 3 .Which among the following statements with respect to Exchange Traded Funds  is incorrect?
(a) Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are mutual funds listed and traded on stock exchanges like shares.
(b) Usually, ETFs are passive funds where the fund manager doesn’t select stocks on your behalf.
(c) In an ETF, one can not buy and sell units at prevailing market price on a real time basis.
(d)Bharat Bond  Exchange Traded Fund is India’s first corporate bond exchange traded fund.

QUES 4 .Consider the following statements with respect to Commercial Paper (CP) :
1. A Commercial Paper (CP) is an unsecured loan raised by firms in money markets through instruments issued in the form of a promissory note.
2. CPs can be issued for maturities between a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of up to one year from the date of issue.
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 5. Consider the following statements:
1. The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 has removed Art 370 from Constitution of India.
2. Now minorities of J&K will be eligible for 16%
reservation.
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 6. Consider the following statements about a condition when a state assembly is dissolved –
(i) A Bill pending in legislative council which has not been passed by legislative assembly , lapses.
(ii) A Bill pending in legislative assembly, or which having been passed is pending with the Legislative Council,does not lapses.
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. Consider the following statements with respect to Green Credit Scheme:
1. It prohibits “forests” to be traded as a commodity.
2. It allows the Forest Department to outsource one of its responsibilities of reforesting to non-government agencies.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
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 India’s Cooling Action Plan (ICAP):
1. India is the first country in world to develop such a document.
2.One of   the goals stated in ICAP is reduction of cooling demand across sectors by 50% to 55 % by year 2037-38.
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 9. Which among the following statements with respect to ‘LOx methane’ engine  in rockets is incorrect?
(a) The ‘LOx methane’ engine uses methane as fuel and liquid oxygen as oxidizer.
(b) The fuel can be synthesized in space.
(c) The fuel is non-toxic.
(d) The fuel is more bulky than Di-Methyl Hydrazine and Nitrogen tetroxide.

QUES 10.Which among the following radio frequency bands of communication satellites operate at highest  frequency?
(a)  C-band
(b) Ku-band
(c) Ka-band
(d) All operate at same  frequency.