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

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Q.1) Consider following statements with reference to Monetary policy committee.

1. Government amended the RBI Act to hand over the job of monetary policy-making in India to a newly constituted Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).

2. MPC is entrusted with the task of fixing the benchmark policy interest rate (repo rate) to contain inflation within the specified target level.

3. RBI set up an Expert Committee under N.S.Vishwanathan to revise the monetary policy framework.

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.2) Recently, Japanese researcher won the Nobel Medicine Prize. Consider the following statements with regard to this.

1. Yoshinori Ohsumi won Nobel prize for his pioneering work on autophagy.

2. Autophagy is a process whereby cells eat themselves which when disrupted can cause Parkinson’s and diabetes.

3. A Nobel laureate Christian de Duve coined the term ‘autophagy’.

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) Consider following statements with regard to Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN).

1. GIAN aims at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs to engage with the institutes of higher education in India.

2. GIAN initiative launched by Ministry of Science and Technology.

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) Colombia is frequently in the news. It shares borders with

1. Venezuela

2. Panama

3. Ecuador

4. Bolivia

5. Peru

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1,2 and 4

b) 2, 4 and 5

c) 1, 2, 3 and 5

d) 1,2,3 and 4 only

 

Q.5) Recently, The International Buddhist Conclave-2016, opened its sessions in

a) Bodh Gaya

b) Nalanda

c) Sarnath

d) Lumbini


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