Current Affairs March 2017 [7]


[61] Where the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit was held from March 5 to 7, 2017?

[A] Delhi

[B] Canberra

[C] Jakarta

[D] Dhaka

 

 

[62] Which of the following is true about the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4)?

[1] NFHS-4 is the first of the NFHS series that collects data in each of India’s 29 States and all 7 Union Territories.

[2] NFHS-4, for the first time, will provide estimates of most indicators at the district level for all 640 districts of the country included in the 2011 Census.

[3] In NFHS-4, women aged 15-49 years and men aged 15-54 years are interviewed.

Answer options:

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 1 and 3 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

 

 

[63] Who is the executive director of the World Food Program?

[A] Jane Camblin

[B] Sarah Cook

[C] David Beasley

[D] Warner Hoyer

 

 

[64] What is India’s ranking in 2016 Human Development Index (HDI)?

[A] 98

[B] 114

[C] 131

[D] 152

 

 

[65] Who is known as the Monsoon man of India?

[A] Palavi Govardhan Reddy

[B] Dasari Narayan Rao

[C] Anil Madhav Dave

[D] Dev Raj Sikka

 

 

[66] On March 11, 2017 BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range Chandipur at sea in Balasore, off the coast of Odisha.

Which of the following is true about BRAHMOS?

[1] The missile is capable of carrying a warhead of 300 kg.

[2] Range of the missile is 750 km.

[3] BRAHMOS is a joint venture of Indias’ DRDO and Russia’s NPOM.

Answer options:

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 1 and 3 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

 

 

[67] What is “Surya Kiran 2017”?

[A] Joint military exercise between India and Nepal

[B] Joint military exercise between India and Bhutan

[C] Joint military exercise between India and Myanmar

[D] Joint military exercise between India and Bangladesh

 

 

[68] Three institutes of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun, have developed 20 high-yielding varieties of plant species. Which of the following institutions is not one of them?

[A] Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun

[B] Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI), Jabalpur

[C] Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore

[D] Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore