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Questions Day 6 – Current Affairs 

1.Which among the following statements is/are correct regarding ‘Seismic Microzonation’?

  1. The division of India into a number of seismic zones is termed ‘Seismic Microzonation’.
  2. The impact of an earthquake does not necessarily decrease as one moves away from its epicenter.

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

2. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Gift Milk’ initiative:

  1. “Gift Milk” initiative aims to improve child nutrition thought consumption of milk & milk products by providing milk free of cost.
  2. A budgetary allocation of Rs.500 cr has been issued for its pilot phase.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

3. What do you mean by the term Mission Bhagiratha?

  1. It is a project to provide safe drinking water to all.
  2. It is a mission mode project to find the lost rivers of the country.
  3. It is a project aiming at interlinking rivers of northern plains.
  4. It aims at providing livelihood for tribals in the country.

4. What do you mean by the phrase “Global Fishing Watch”?

  1. An Organisation, established under a Food and Agriculture Organisation convention, comprising governments of major-fishing nations and Non-Governmental Organisations working towards promoting sustainable fishing practices.
  2. It is a technology-tool, dependent on access to the Internet, which aims to offer a crowd-sourced solution to the problem of illegal fishing.
  3. A purely Non-Governmental Organisation which will provide for technical, financial and educational support for the proper conservation of fish species whose existence are under threat due to illegal fishing.
  4. An organisation under the Food and Agriculture Organisation which originally dealt with illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the Asia-Pacific region but now has been revamped to cover the same functions across all seas and oceans.

5. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Maternity Benefit Bill, 2016?

  1. Bill extends the period of maternity benefit from 12 weeks to 26 weeks, which is above the ILO specification.
  2. Under the bill establishments having 50/more employees must provide a creche facility.

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

6. The National Commission on Agriculture in India defines three types of droughts. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Meteorological drought is defined as a situation when there is significant decrease of normal precipitation over an area.
  2. Hydrological drought results from prolonged meteorological drought.
  3. Agricultural drought is a situation when there is significant decrease of normal crop yield.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

7. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding “Mission Parivar Vikas”?

  1. It was launched by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  2. It aims at elimination maternal and infant malnutrition.

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

8. Consider the following statements regarding Indus Water Treaty (IWT):

  1. The 1960 treaty for the Indus and five tributaries flowing from India to Pakistan was brokered by the United Nations.
  2. According to the treaty, Beas, Ravi and Sutlej are to be governed by India, while, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum are to be taken care by Pakistan.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

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

9. India is said to be taking steps in order to be at the forefront of the ‘war against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)’. What are NTDs?

  1. A group of infectious diseases which primarily affect the poorest sections of society, in both rural and urban areas
  2. A group of infectious diseases which primarily affect the tribal population
  3. A group of infectious diseases which affect people regardless of their socio-economic status and are characterized by little attention from policy-makers
  4. None of the above

10. Consider the statements regarding Pharma Sahi Daam’ Mobile App:

  1. It was launched by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  2. It gives data about the vaccination programmes of the government.

Which of the above statements are true?

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

11. Consider the following statements regarding the flagship programme “MAA”

  1. It aims at generating awareness about importance of breastfeeding.
  2. Project is supported by ASHA and is monitored by UNICEF.

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. Which among the following statements are true regarding Tarang Mobile App?

  1. It is developed and implemented by National Highways Authority of India.
  2. It improves accountability in NH construction and maintenance

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

13. Consider the following statements regarding Unnat Bharat Abhiyan:

  1. It aims at holistic development of Rural India.
  2. Programme will be launched in collaboration with the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) across the country.

Which of the above statements are true?

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

14. Consider the following statements regarding urban heat islands:

  1. An urban heat island (UHI) is an urban area that is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas mainly  due to natural reasons.
  2. Urban heat islands can have worse air and water quality than their rural neighbors.

Which of the above statements are true?

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

15. Consider the following statements regarding Marrakesh Treaty:

  1. It is a treaty adopted by members of WIPO.
  2. It is also called “Books for Blind” treaty.
  3. The treaty allows for copyright exceptions to help for the creation, export and import, sharing, translation of the books for the blind.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

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

16. Which of te following International Organizations relates with ‘Udaipur Declaration’?

  1. BIMSTEC
  2. BRICS
  3. International Solar Alliance
  4. G-20

17. Which of the following statement is/are true regarding Rashtriya Mahila Kosh?

  1. It is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Women & Child Development (MWCD).
  2. It is a society registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860 and intermediary microfinance institutions.
  3. Mahila-e-haat is launched under the aegis of Rashtriya Mahila Kosh.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

18. Consider the statements regarding SAUNI Project:

  1. It aims to solve the water crisis of Saurashtra region.
  2. It proposes to use excess water from Sardar Sarovar Dam for irrigating the region.

Which of the above statements is/are not true?

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

19.  Which of the following are the objectives of  Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act(MGNREGA)

  1. Ensuring livelihood for people in rural areas.
  2. Strengthening the rural economy through the creation of infrastructure assets.
  3. Facilitating sustainable development
  4. Strengthening of Panchayati Raj Institutions.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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

20. The ‘Pale Red Dot Campaign’ refers to which of the following?

  1. An awareness creation program was undertaken to make Indian Pharmacies show restraint in dispensing anti-tuberculosis drugs.
  2. An HIV-AIDS awareness program specifically targeted towards sex workers in India
  3. The combing operations as part of the counter-insurgency campaigns in Red Corridor areas
  4. None of the above

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