Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains 1st March 2019

Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains

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Q1. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a new park which houses the replicas of seven wonders of the world in___________.

(a) Assam

(b) Tripura

(c) Goa

(d) Delhi

(e) Agra

Q2. The Odisha Cabinet approved the ___________scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls across the state.

(a) Kalia

(b) Khushi

(c) Balika

(d) Padman

(e) Kanya

Q3. Wallace’s giant bee (Wallace Bee), the largest bee known on the Earth which was considered to be extinct since 1981 was re-spotted in an _________forest.

(a) Australian

(b) Malaysian

(c) Indonesian

(d) Indian

(e) African

Q4. Who among the following became the First Indian Woman to be honoured with the ‘Future for Nature Award’ for her work on marine conservation?

(a) Divya Karnad

(b) Mahima Nodiyal

(c) Isha Dua

(d) Yashita Maurya

(e) Aarti Chaturvedi

Q5. Which of the following state government has decided to observe Adolescent girls’ day on 8th of every month at Anganwadi centers across the state?

(a) Telangana

(b) Sikkim

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Andhra Pradesh

(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q6. In which of the following country, its president Omar al-Bashir has declared a year-long state of emergency, dissolving his cabinet and local governments throughout the country?

(a) Iraq

(b) Sudan

(c) Kenya

(d) Nigeria

(e) Tanzania

Q7. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) formed a 4-member committee to look into the matter of taxation related pain points. It is headed by __________________.

(a) Dinesh Bhatiya

(b) Pradeep Singh

(c) Rajeev Sharma

(d) Rajiv Shukla

(e) Sanjeev Sharma

Q8. Defence Ministry has approved the acquisition of more than ____________ torpedoes which will be equipped on the force’s six Scorpene-class submarines.

(a) 500 lightweight

(b) 350 lightweight

(c) 100 heavyweight

(d) 350 heavyweight

(e) 1000 heavyweight

Q9. Which of the following ministry won ‘Platinum’ status in Digital India Awards 2018 under ‘Web Ratna – Ministry/Department’ category?

(a) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

(b) Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

(c) Ministry of Home Affairs

(d) Ministry of Corporate Affairs

(e) Ministry of Human Resource Development

Q10. Which of the following mobile app won ‘Platinum’ status in Digital India Awards 2018 under Best Mobile App category?

(a) Meeseva App

(b) Umang App

(c) ePathshala

(d) eCourts Services

(e) Sugam App

Solutions

Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a new park which houses the replicas of seven wonders of the world at South Delhi. The park, which is called the ‘Waste to Wonder Park’, was built by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC).

Ans.2.(b)

Exp. The Odisha Cabinet approved the ‘Khushi‘ scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls across the state. The scheme will benefit nearly 17.25 lakh school girls from Class VI to XII studying in government and government-aided schools.

Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Wallace’s giant bee (Wallace Bee),  the largest bee known on the Earth which was considered to be extinct since 1981 was re-spotted in an Indonesian forest.

Ans.4.(a)

Exp. 33-year-old Ashoka University teacher and Wipro Sustainable Fellow, Divya Karnad became the First Indian Woman to be honoured with the ‘Future for Nature Award’ for her work on marine conservation.

Ans.5.(e)

Exp. In Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched Scheme for Adolescent girls (SAG). The state government also decided to observe Adolescent girls’ day on 8th of every month at Anganwadi centres across the state.

Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has declared a year-long state of emergency, dissolving his cabinet and local governments throughout the country. Omar al-Bashir in a televised address called on Sudan’s parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would allow him to run for another term in a presidential election in 2020.

Ans.7.(e)

Exp. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) formed a 4-member committee, headed by income tax commissioner Sanjeev Sharma, to look into the matter of taxation related pain points and submit its final report and recommendations by mid-March.

Ans.8.(c)

Exp. In a major boost for the Navy’s firepower, the Defence Ministry has approved the acquisition of more than 100 heavyweight torpedoes which will be equipped on the force’s six Scorpene-class submarines being built at Mazagon Dockyards in Mumbai.

Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises won  ‘Platinum’ status in Digital India Awards 2018 under ‘Web Ratna – Ministry/Department’ category.

Ans.10.(d)

Exp. eCourts Services mobile app won ‘Platinum’ status in Digital India Awards 2018 under Best Mobile App category.

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