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Current Affairs Quiz (17-Dec-2016)

Quiz (17-Dec-2016)

1. Rajasthan Government has decided to start 'Annapurna Rasoi Programme' to provide quality meal at cheap and affordable price to people belonging to the weaker section and labourers. Which of the following are true w.r.t it?

a) The food under this programme will be provided at subsidized rates, breakfast at Rs 5 per plate and lunch/dinner at Rs 8 per plate.
b) In the first phase the scheme will be started in 12 districts.
c) The food will be distributed by 80 mobile vans at locations decided by local self-help agencies in districts.

A) a & b are correct answers
B) c & b are correct answers
C) a & c are correct answers
D) All are correct


2. The Samvidhan Diwas is being observed on 26th November to spread awareness of Indian Constitution. Which of the following are true with respect to this Day?

a) This year it is fifth edition of the Constitution Day.
b) The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE) is the nodal Ministry for the celebration of Constitution Day.
c) On this occasion this year two books have been released on Constitution 'Making of Constitution' and 'New Version of Constitution of India'.
d) On this day in 1949, constitution of India was adopted and came into force on January 26, 1950.

A) a & b are correct answers
B) c & b are correct answers
C) b, c & d are correct answers
D) All are correct


3. The Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh has recently launched a e-portal to connect farmers and breeders of bovine animals. Name the e-portal.

a) e-pashuhaat portal
b) e-pashumela portal
c) e-bovinehaat portal
d) e-animalonline.com portal

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


4. The Union Government has constituted a new committee to form a strategy to expedite the process of transforming India into a cashless economy. Who is heading the committee?

a) Urjit Patel
b) Arvind Panghariya
c) Amitabh Kant
d) None of the above

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) None of the above


5. Recently which Agency has started using drones to map disasters in north-eastern States by collecting land details and add it to data from remote sensing satellites?

a) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
b) Ministry of North eastern region
c) Department of Science and Technology
d) None of these

A) d is correct answer
B) a is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) b is correct answer


6. Which Country has recently invented world's first water wave laser?

a) France
b) Germany
c) Israel
d) USA

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


7. Which of the following is not in the Intangible Cultural Heritage List released by UNESCO from India?

a) Kalbelia
b) Kathak
c) Kodiyattam
d) Mudiyett

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


8. Which Indian snooker has won bronze at IBSF World Snooker Championship 2016?

a) Pankaj Advani
b) Geeta Seth
c) Manav Chandra
d) Aditya Singh

A) d is correct answer
B) c is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) a is correct answer


9. Which Indian state will become the first state in India to go cashless?

a) Goa
b) Sikkim
c) Kerala
d) Assam

A) a is correct answer
B) c is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


10. Which Programme was launched by the Union Ministry for Human Resource Development (HRD) to make people aware about cashless economic system recently?

a) Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan
b) Financial Inclusion
c) Vittiya Sikshit Abhiyan
d) Vittiye Siksha

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer