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Questions Day 4- Current Affairs

1. Which of the following is/are true regarding Yaws disease:

  1. India is the first country to be officially acknowledged as being Yaws-free.
  2. It affects mainly children below 15 years of age.
  3. WHO target year of eliminating yaws is 2020

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

2. Consider the statements regarding Green Corridor Project in India:

  1. It is carried out by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH)
  2. It aims at planting trees along National Highways.

Which of the above statements are true?

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

3. Which of the following is/are regarding National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS):

  1. Scheme aims at promoting Apprenticeship in Country.
  2. The Scheme has an outlay of Rs. 10,000 crore with a target of 50 lakh apprentices to be trained by 2019-20.
  3. The stipend payable to apprentice is shared between government and the employer.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

4. With reference to Tejas fighter jet, consider the following statements:

  1. It is solely developed by DRDO.
  2. It is a Multi-Role Supersonic Fighter Aircraft.
  3. It is inducted into the Indian Air Force

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 Only
  2. 2 and 3 Only
  3. 1 and 3 Only
  4. 3 Only

5. Which of the following disputes relates with the phrase ‘Nine Dash Line’?

  1. India-Pakistan Dispute on Siachen.
  2. India-China Dispute on Aksai Chin.
  3. South China Sea Dispute.
  4. Golan Heights disputes Between Israel and Syria

6. Which among the following is/are true about Khangchendzonga National Park (KNP) in Sikkim:

  1. It is the only mixed heritage site in India.
  2. KNP exhibits one of the widest altitudinal ranges of any protected area worldwide.

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

7. Consider the statement regarding Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT):

  1. It is proposed by India in UN for defining terrorism for global support in counter terrorism.
  2. CCIT is the only convention in operation which defines the term terrorism.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

8. Which of the following suits the initiative ‘Project Insight’

  1. Initiative to provide insight into ancient culture of India.
  2. Project aims at data collection about AIDS in India as a part of NACO.
  3. Aims at proper monitoring of financial Inclusion process under PMJDY.
  4. Aim to monitor high value transactions, with a view to curbing the circulation of black money.

9. Consider the statement regarding Aquila Project:

  1. It is an initiative by Google to bring internet access to remote areas.
  2. It uses solar powered UAVs to beam the internet down.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

10. Consider the following statements relating to the recent move of Supreme Court to constitute ‘Social Justice:

  1. Bench’.Social Justice Bench to exclusively hear cases related to women, children and underprivileged.
  2. The apex court set up the special bench in lieu of the specialized approach needed for dealing with such social issues.
  3. Given the huge pendency in cases, the Social Justice Bench will take only pending cases to ensure just and quick disposal of cases .

Select the correct statement from the codes given below.

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

11. Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST),built to explore space and help in looking for extraterrestrial life is  in which country?

  1. India
  2. Germany
  3. United state of America
  4. China

12. Which of the following statements regarding immunotherapy are correct?

  1. It is a type of cancer treatment designed to boost the body’s natural defenses to fight the cancer.
  2. It does not involve use of any man-made drugs and use only natural medicines for treatment

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

13. ‘Sagarmala Project’ has been in news recently. It is a :-

  1. Project for building naval bases around the Indian Coastline.
  2. Indian initiative which supports the Chinese String of Pearls and Silk Route.
  3. Project which aims at Port led industrialisation and development.
  4. Project for protecting flora and fauna of Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea.

14. Consider the following statements about Unified Payment Interface:

  1. It was developed by UIDAI.
  2. UPI allows us to pay directly from bank account to different merchants without the use of card details or similar details.
  3. A virtual address is used instead of sensitive data.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

15. What do you mean by the term Red Line Campaign?

  1. Campaign initiated by NACO for identifying AIDS patients and giving them care.
  2. Initiative by Geographical Survey of India to identify drought prone regions.
  3. Awareness generation about irrational use of antibiotics.
  4. None of the above

16. Consider the statement regarding Mukhota:

  1. It is a GPS enabled device developed by DRDO.
  2. It helps fisherman in identifying international borders in sea and thus avoiding accidental crossing

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

17. With reference to the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) signed between India and the United States, Consider the following statements:

  1. LEMOA will enable both countries to use each other’s bases for repair and replenishment of defence supplies.
  2. It will significantly help to enhance the operational capacity of the Indian Armed Forces, including in their response to humanitarian crises or disaster relief.
  3. LEMOA makes it obligatory for both countries  to carry out joint military exercises on a periodic basis.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

18. ISRO recently  for the first time has successfully conducted the Scramjet engine test.Which of the following statements regarding Scramjet is/are correct?

  1. India became the first country to demonstrate the flight testing of scramjet engine.
  2. The scramjet uses Hydrogen as fuel and Oxygen from the atmospheric air as the oxidiser.
  3. One of the major limitations of scramjet is that it contains moving parts which limits its operational efficiency.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

19. With reference to Asian Development Bank, consider the following statements:

  1. Only Asian countries form the members of ADB.
  2. ADB offers only hard loans to all countries for commercial purposes.
  3. ADB offers loans only to sovereign nations and not to private entities.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 , 2 and 3
  4. None of the above

20. With reference to Electoral Trusts, consider the following statements:

  1. Electoral Trust is a non-profit company established for orderly receipt of the voluntary contributions from any person (or company) for distributing the same to the respective political parties.
  2. They can be established only by respective political parties for receipt of money from benefactors.
  3. Establishment of Electoral Trusts have been criticized as it encourages criminalization of politics

Which of the above statements is/are true?

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

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