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Question Day 16 Current Affairs

  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding the Chagos Archipelago?
  1. The dispute for archipelago is between UK and US only.
  2. It is located off the coast of Eastern Atlantic coast nearer to Europe.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the statement regarding Green Bond Initiative:
  1. The Climate Bonds Initiative is an international, investor focused not-for-profit organisation.
  2. It’s the only organisation working to mobilise $100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the statements regarding  Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M-SIPS)
  1. It aims to achieve net-zero imports in the electronics sector by 2020.
  2. It is launched by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
  3. Net zero Import was first coined in Digital India Mission

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 2
  4. 1 and 3
  1. Consider the statements regarding Quantum Cryptography:
  1. Quantum cryptography uses quantum physics and not mathematics.
  2. It will help in hack proof communication systems especially in national security.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the statements regarding pulses production India
  1. Most of the land dedicated to growing pulses in each state is unirrigated
  2. The national output of pulses comes predominantly from irrigated land as those under unirrigated land is not productive

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2
  4. None
  1. Which of the statements is/are true regarding Trade Receivables Discounting systems (TReDS)?
  1. It aims to Create Electronic Bill Factoring Exchanges that could electronically accept and settle bills.
  2. The TReDS will facilitate the discounting of both invoices as well as bills of exchange.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the statements is/are true regarding INS Khanderi?
  1. It is the first indigenously developed scorpene class submarine.
  2. It was built under the Project 75 in Mazagon Dock.
  3. The induction of INS Khanderi is yet to complete

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 2
  4. 1, 2 and 3

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8.Which of the following statements is/are its objectives of ‘National Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS)’?

  1. Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban and rural areas.
  2. Metering of distribution transformers /feeders/consumers in the urban and rural areas.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
  1. Buddhavanam Project is located in which state?
  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Kerala
  3. Telangana
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  1. Consider the following statements on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)
  1. The basic unit of implementation is the Panchayat
  2. Only government agencies can be the implementing agency
  3. The wage employment must be provided within 15 days of the date of application
  4. The minimum limit to the wage-material ratio as 40:60

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

  1. Only 4
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1, 2 and 4
  4. 2 and 4
  1. Consider the statements regarding Varishtha Pension Bhima Yojana:
  1. It is a central sector scheme launched by the central government for women.
  2. Life Insurance Corporation of India is the implementing agency.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

12.Consider the statements of BRICS bank

  1. The BRICS bank is headquartered in Beijing, China
  2. Each member cannot increase its share of capital without 3/5th of members agreeing
  3. The bank will allow new members to join but the BRICS capital share cannot fall below 55%.

Which of the above statements are correct?

  1. 1 and 3
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3
  4. All the above
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Olive Ridley Turtle?
  1. They are smallest and most abundant of all the sea turtle species.
  2. They are found both in warmer and colder waters of the open sea.
  3. Gahirmatha located in the Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Odisha houses the world’s largest mass nesting site of these turtles.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All the above.
  1. Hakki Habba, the bird festival is celebrated in,
  1. Nagaland
  2. Karnataka
  3. Orissa
  4. Tripura
  1. Consider the statements regarding Waste to Energy Plant:
  1. Plants can be either of Municipal Solid Waste plant or Refuse Derived Fuel plant.
  2. Pyrolysis technique can limit the health hazards of waste to energy technique.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Recently Scientific Corporate Responsibility was mooted during National Science Congress:
  1. It launched under Companies Act of 2013.
  2. It focusses on improving innovations ecosystem.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the statements regarding Ashalim Project:
  1. It is a solar power station encircled with 55000 projecting mirrors called Heliostat.
  2. It was jointly implemented by India and Israel.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the statements regarding Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA):
  1. It is a statutory body of Ministry of Women & Child Development
  2. It is the nodal body for the adoption of Indian children.
  3. It deals with inter-country adoptions according to the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

19. Consider the following statement about SEBI.

  1. The board of SEBI  include the representatives of Ministry of Law and also from RBI.
  2. Promoting investor education is an important function of SEBI.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. In the context of NGT ordering a stay on Pune metro works, consider the following statements about National Green Tribunal (NGT) :
  1. National Green Tribunal is a statutory body established by a Government Notification using the powers of Section 3 of the NGT Act 2010.
  2. The chairperson of the NGT must be a retired chief justice of India.
  3. Supreme Court cannot entertain any appeals against the verdict of NGT.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 3

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