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                       Question Day 18 Current Affairs

Q1. Saccorhytus’ which was in news recently is a

a. Earliest known ancestor of Human
b. A bacteria used in biodiesel production
c. An algal species used in biodiesel production
d. A bacteria used in bio toilets

Q2. Consider the following statements about Mahila Shakti Kendra
1. This will provide one stop convergent support services for empowering rural women with opportunities for skill development, employment, digital literacy, health and nutrition.
2. It is under the aegis of Ministry of Women and Child Welfare
Which of the above statements is/are not correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c.  Both 1 and 2
d.  Neither 1 nor 2

Q3. Which of the following state have become first to establish cashless system to distribute food grains?
a. Maharashtra
b. Gujarat
c. Karnataka
d. Bihar

Q4. International Intellectual Property Index is given by
a. US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Centre (GIPC)
b. WEF
c. WTO
d. World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Q5. Consider the following statements about ‘Ashwin’, which was in news recently is
1.  Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile dubbed as Ashwin was successfully test-fired from launching complex-IV of Dhamara Abdul Kalam defence base off Odisha coast.
2.  The success of test has boosted India’s position in the exclusive club of AAD countries United States, Russia and Israel.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q6. Consider the following statements
1. ISRO has launched a record number of satellites 104, with its workhorse PSLV- C39.
2. Cartosat-2 is an Earth observation satellite in a sun synchronous was one among the 104.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q7. Consider the following statements about “Bharat QR code”
1. It is world’s first interoperable payment acceptance solution launched by Indian Government to move towards less-cash economy.
2. Bharat QR code has been developed by jointly by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), Visa, MasterCard and American Express under instructions from Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a. 1 only
c. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

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Q8. India’s first hill station bicycle path was inaugurated in
a. Manali
b. Meghalaya
c. Nainital
d. Darjeeling

Q9. ‘Treaty of Lisbon’ and ‘Maastricht Treaty’ are in news in the context of
a. Israel- Palestine conflict
b. Brexit
c. One China policy
d. Iran and P5+Germany nuclear deal

Q10. Meghalaya’s root bridges are community driven innovation of which of the following tribes?
a. Garo and Pnar
b. Khasi and Jantia
c. Bhoi and war
d. Khasi and Pnar

Q11. Consider the following statements about ‘Swadesh Darshan’ scheme
1. Under this scheme 13 thematic circuits are identified in recent budget for the promotion of tourism
2. The Ministry of Culture is the nodal agency for the implementation of the scheme
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q12. Consider the following statements about BIMSTEC
1. BIMSTEC was established in 1997 through the Bangkok declaration
2. Its headquarters is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q13. Hague convention-1983, which was in news recently, is
a. Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
b. Convention on treating hazardous waste
c. Convention on women safety
d. Convention on combating terrorism

Q14. “Exercise EKUVERIN” is joint military exercise between
a. India- Myanmar
b. India – Maldives
c. China- Maldives
d. India – Russia

Q15. Consider the following statements about World’s largest LED street lightening programme:
1. It was launched in South Delhi Municipal Corporation area, was dedicated to the nation by Ministry of Power
2. It is a joint venture of Energy Efficiency Service Limited (EESL) and Ministry of Power, Government of India
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q16. Consider the following statements about PMGDISHA scheme
1. PMGDISHA is expected to be one of the largest digital literacy programmes in the world.
2. The implementation of the Scheme would be carried out under the overall supervision of Ministry of Electronics and IT in active collaboration with States/UTs through their designated State Implementing Agencies, District e-Governance Society (DeGS), etc.
Which of the above statements given above  is/are not correct?

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q17. Consider the following statements regarding HRIDAY scheme :
1. It seeks to promote an integrated, inclusive and sustainable development of heritage sites
2. Hampi and Pattadakkal are part of 12 cities selected under the scheme.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Q18. Consider the following statements:
1. Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. It adopted in Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, Japan in 2015.
2. This is the successor instrument to Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q19. Consider the following statements about Barak-8 missile :
1. It is a long range surface to air missile
2. It is being developed jointly by India and France.
3. It has been designed to defend against a variety of short-to-long-range airborne threats, including fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, drones and projectiles.
Which of the above statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 1 only
c. 1 and 3
d. 3 only

Q20. Which of the following are matched correctly?
Scheme         : Aim

1. USTTAD  : for the up gradation of skills of minority youth
2. Padho Pardesh  : supporting N-E students to study abroad
3. Hamari Dharohar :  to preserve the heritage and culture of minorities
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

a. 1 and 3 only
b. 1, 2 and 3
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1 and 2 only

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