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Latest Current Affairs September 2016 / Part 04

Q.1) Consider the following statements with respect to Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC)
  1. It is the main UN international body concerned with the setting of international food standards
  2. It is jointly funded by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO)
  3. The Codex Alimentarius covers only processed food
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All of the above

Q.2) India has signed the
  1. 1951 UN Refugee Convention – relating to the Status of Refugees
  2. 1967 Protocol – relating to the Status of Refugees
  3. Both (a) and (b)
  4. None of the above

Q.3) River Bhagirathi and Alaknanda meets at
River Bhagirathi and Alaknanda meets at
  1. Devprayag
  2. Vishnuparayag
  3. Nandaprayag
  4. Rudraprayag

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)
  1. It was launched under Foreign Trade Policy of India (FTP) 2009-2014
  2. It is a part of Exports from India Scheme, the other being Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS)
Select the correct statements
  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. None of the above 

Q.5) Usage of ‘Chemical weapons’ is always in news. Consider the following statements with respect to chemical weapons:
  1. The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is a multilateral treaty that bans chemical weapons and requires their destruction within a specified period of time.
  2. The CWC is implemented by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, which is headquartered in The Hague.
Select the correct statement/s from the codes given below:
  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both
  4. None

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