Current Affairs Question-Answer-Set 02

Q1. India was re-elected to Council of the International Maritime Organisation on December 1, 2017, at the 30th session of the Assembly of the IMO for two years (2018-19). The re-election of India happened for which category of nations?
A. Category A
B. Category B
C. Category C
D. Category D

Answer: B. Category B

Learn more: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/printrelease.aspx?relid=174057

Q2. On December 1, 2017, the Union Cabinet approved setting up of National Nutrition Mission (NNM) with three years budget. The scheme underlines one of the objectives as “Mission 25 by 2022”. What does this mean?
A. to achieve reduction in Stunting from 38.4% (NFHS-4) to 10% in 25 states by 2022
B. to achieve reduction of malnourished children from current 40% to 25% by 2022
C. to establish 1 nutrition center in every Anganwadi Center (AWC) in 25 states by 2022
D. to achieve reduction in Stunting from 38.4% (NFHS-4) to 25% by 2022

Answer: D. to achieve reduction in Stunting from 38.4% (NFHS-4) to 25% by 2022

Learn more: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=174025

Q3. The Government of India, with the approval of President of India, recently constituted the Fifteenth Finance Commission. The tenure for the commission will commence from:
A. 2018
B. 2019
C. 2020
D. 2021

Answer: C. 2020

Q4. Which among the following is not a member of the newly constituted 15th Finance commission?
A. Shri Shaktikanta Das
B. Dr. Anoop Singh
C. Shri Arvind Mehta
D. Dr. Ramesh Chand

Answer: C. Shri Arvind Mehta

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Q5. What is the tenure of the Fifteenth Finance Commission?
A. 4 years
B. 5 years
C. 6 years
D. 7 years

Answer: B. 5 years

Q6. Who appoints the Finance Commission?
A. The Government of India
B. The President of India
C. Parliament of India
D. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)

Answer: B. The President of India

Learn more: http://fincomindia.nic.in/ShowContentOne.aspx?id=8&Section=1

Q7. The Finance Commission was established in 1951 by
A. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
D. C. D. Deshmukh

Answer: A. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

Learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finance_Commission

 

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