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Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 12 February 2017

Q.1- Which of the following is not correct about Indian Ballistic Missile Defence Programme?

1. It is a three tired system consisting of air, land and sea based interceptor missiles
2. Shield should be able to intercept any incoming missile launched 5,000 kilometres away.
3. The system also includes an overlapping network of early warning and tracking radars, as well as command and control posts.
4. India became the fourth country to have successfully developed an anti-ballistic missile system, after United States, Russia, and Israel.

Q.2- Which of the following correctly describes a comet?

A. It is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, warms and begins to evolve gasses, a process called outgassing.
B. It is planet sized bodies which are present outside solar system
C. It is bodies revolving around sun in between mars and jupiter.
D. None of the above

Q.3- Which of the following is not a function of SEBI?

A. regulating the business in stock exchanges and any other securities markets;
B. Registering and regulating the working of venture capital funds and collective investment schemes,including mutual funds;
C. promoting and regulating self-regulatory Organizations
D. All of the above are functions of SEBI.
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 Answer  1-4,2-A,3-D

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