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Latest Current Affairs Quiz / September 2016 Part 02

Q.1) Consider the following statements about Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
  1. It is an autonomous body registered under the Registration of Societies Act of 1860
  2. Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences is the President of CSIR
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements with respect to WTO’s principle of Most Favoured Nation (MFN)
  1. It ensures equal rather than exclusive trading privileges between two partners
  2. The principle of MFN is included in GATS, GATT and TRIPS
  3. India withdrew the MFN status accorded to Pakistan
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 2 and 3
  4. All of the above

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to Kaladan Multi-modal Transit Transport Project
  1. It is a project between India, Bangladesh and Myanmar
  2. The project consists of only naval routes
  3. It will reduce the need to transport goods through the “Chicken’s neck”
Which of the following is incorrect?
  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. 1 and 2
  4. 2 and 3

Q.4) Recently remotely operated vehicle (ROV) was in news. It is developed by
  1. National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) and ISRO
  2. SpaceX and NASA
  3. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT)
  4. None of the above

 Q.5) Consider the following statements about e-NAM Scheme:
  1. It provides for a pan-India electronic trading portal for agricultural commodities
  2. The lead agency for NAM is NABARD
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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