9 Nov 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) Recently, Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission (MMS) was in the news for Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of a GPS signal. Which of the following space agency is related to MMS.

a) European Space Agency (ESA)

b) NASA

c) ISRO

d) Russia’s Roscosmos

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements about ‘International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines’ (IRCH)

1.IRCH is a global network of regulatory authorities created by Ministry of AYUSH.

2.Its mission is to protect and promote public health and safety through improved regulation for herbal medicines.

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.3) Consider the following statements about ‘WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control’ (WHO FCTC).

1.It is the first global evidence-based public health treaty that recognises the right of all people to the highest standard of health.

2.The Treaty was developed by countries in response to the globalization of the tobacco epidemic.

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) Consider the following statements about Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

1.IANA body is responsible for delegating and managing domain names and Internet protocol addresses globally.

2.It is headquartered in the Geneva, Switzerland.

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) Which of the following is the first state in the country to join new GST (Goods and Service Tax) System.

a) Tamil Nadu

b) Delhi

c) Puducherry

d) Maharashtra


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