Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains |8th February 2019

Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains

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Q1. Who among the following has taken over as India’s chief boxing coach?

(a) Devendro Singh

(b) Nicola Adams

(c)  C A Kuttappa

(d) Ren Cancan

(e) Amit Panghal

Q2. Kuno wildlife sanctuary has been declared as a national park. It is located in which of the following state?

(a) Uttarakhand

(b) Gujarat

(c) Kerala

(d) Madhya Pradesh

(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q3. Who among the following has been conferred with the ‘Tansen Samman’ for 2018?

(a) Manju Mehta

(b) Preeti Mallick

(c) Saroj Khan

(d) Alka Yagnik

(e) Lata Mangeshkar

Q4. International Whaling Commission (IWC) is recently in news. The headquarters of IWC is located in which of the following country?

(a) Japan

(b) Spain

(c) The United States

(d) United Kingdo

(e)  China

Q5. The Union Government, Rajasthan and the World Bank signed a _______________________  million Development Policy Loan (DPL) to support Rajasthan in improving the performance of its Electricity Distribution Sector under the State’s ‘24×7 Power for All’ program.

(a) USD 400 million

(b) USD 250 million

(c) USD 500 million

(d) USD 725 million

(e) USD 1200 million

Q6. The Central government and the _____________________ have signed 300 million dollar loan agreements for India Energy Efficiency Scale up Programme.

(a) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

(b) New Development Bank

(c) International Monetary Fund

(d) Asian Development Bank

(e) World Bank

Q7. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned an amount of Rs 335 crore under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to-

(a) Jharkhand

(b) Odisha

(c) West Bengal

(d) Kerala

(e) Rajasthan

Q8. Who among the following has created history by winning the Junior Debate Championship at the World Scholar’s Cup held at Yale University, the USA?

(a) Sai Parnab Kumar

(b) A K Vijay

(c) Aadi Sai Vijaykaran

(d) Akash Mehta

(e) Ravichandran Vijaykaran

Q9. Which of the following country formally announced that it would withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resume commercial whaling in its territorial waters?

(a) Japan

(b) The UK

(c) The USA

(d) China

(e) South Korea

Q10. Prime Minister of Bhutan is in New Delhi on a three-day official visit to India. Name the Prime Minister of Bhutan.

(a)Tandi Dorji

(b) Dawa Gyeltshen

(c) Lotay Tshering

(d) Ugyen Dorji

(e) Jai Bir Shering

Solution

Ans.1.(c)

Exp.Dronacharya awardee C A Kuttappa has taken over as India’s chief boxing coach at the ongoing national camp. He took over from veteran coach SR Singh at the beginning of the camp.

Ans.2.(d)

Exp.Madhya Pradesh State government has declared Kuno wildlife sanctuary as a national park in compliance with the last condition imposed by a Supreme Court-appointed committee for the much awaited ‘translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir in Gujarat.’

Ans.3.(a)

Exp.Noted sitar player Manju Mehta has been conferred with the ‘Tansen Samman’ for 2018 by the Madhya Pradesh government.

Ans.4.(d)

Exp.The IWC has a full-time Secretariat with headquarters located in the City of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Ans.5.(b)

Exp. The Union Government, Rajasthan and the World Bank signed a USD 250 million Development Policy Loan (DPL) to support Rajasthan in improving the performance of its Electricity Distribution Sector under the State’s ‘24×7 Power for All’ program.

Ans.6.(e)

Exp. The Central government and the World Bank have signed 300 million dollar loan agreements for India Energy Efficiency Scale up Programme. They signed 220 million dollar Loan Agreement and an 80 million Guarantee Agreement for the Efficiency Scale-Up Program.

Ans.7.(c)

Exp. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned an amount of Rs 335 crore under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to West Bengal. The fund, alloted in August, would be used for 158 minor irrigation projects and 23 flood protection projects.

Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Aadi Sai Vijaykaran created history by winning the Junior Debate Championship at the World Scholar’s Cup held at Yale University, the USA. The theme for the cup was ‘An Entangled World: diplomacy, human relationships, the science of memory, and literature, art’.

Ans.9.(a)

Exp. In a landmark policy shift, Japan formally announced that it would withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resume commercial whaling in its territorial waters next year for the first time in more than 30 years.

Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr. Lotay Tshering arrived in New Delhi on a three-day official visit to India. Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan.

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