3 Oct 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) Consider following statements with regard to ‘Advantage HealthCare India 2016 (AHCI 2016) summit’.
1. It is the first ever International Summit on Medical Value Travel being organized in India for promoting health care services exports from India.
2. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family welfare.
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

Q.2) Consider following statements with regard to Ujjwal Distribution Assurance Yojana (UDAY).
1. UDAY was launched for operational and financial turnaround of State owned Power Distribution Companies (DISCOMs).
2. Scheme aims to reduce the interest burden, reduce power losses in Distribution sector, and improve operational efficiency of DISCOMs
3. Scheme is implemented by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3 only

Q.3) Recently, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC) was in the news.
Consider following statements with regard to CPEC.
1. The CPEC is part of China’s larger regional transnational ‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR) initiative.
2. It intend to link islamabad in Pakistan to Gwadar deep sea port close to Pakistan’s border with Iran.
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

Q.4) Recently, Some amendments has been proposed to the Citizenship Act, 1955.
Which of the following statements are proposed amendment to act?
1. It seeks to grant citizenship to Muslim minorities from Muslim majority countries
2. It seeks to reduce from 11 years to 6 years the aggregate period of residence required in India to be eligible for Indian citizenship.
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

Q.5) ‘New Delhi declaration on Education’ was recently in the news. Which of the following international organisation has adopted this declaration?

a) G20
b) ASEAN
c) BRICS
d) APEC


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