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Current Affairs Quiz (26-february-2018)

Quiz (26-february-2018)


1.Which of the following have been allowed to mine coals for commercial use after the decision taken recently by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) under the Chairmanship of PM Narendra Modi?

a) Private companies
b) Public companies
c) Foreign companies
d) None of the above

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


2.What is the name of technology which the experts believe could help avert frauds such as the disaggregated and transparent nature of the technology would have ensured that various officials would have instantly been alerted to the creation of the letters of undertaking (LoUs)?

a) Circle vent technology
b) Straight Line technology
c) Direct Contact technology
d) Blockchain technology

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


3.Name the district of Odisha where the mass nesting Olive Ridley turtles takes place on the sandy beach of the Rushikulya rookery coast every year?

a) Puri
b) Balasore
c) Ganjam
d) Nuapada

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


4.Which are the two acts whose enforcement is the prime objective of the Enforcement Directorate?

a) The Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999 (FEMA)
b) The Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002 (PMLA)
c) Banking Regulation Act 1949
d) Inflamamable Substances Act 1952

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


5.Which one of the dham on Chardham Yatra will be provided all weather connectivity after the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently approved Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel in Uttarkhand as part of 'Chardham Mahamarg Pariyojana'?

a) Yamunotri
b) Kedarnath
c) Badrinath
d) Gangotri


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


6.Which of the following are the two states having a dispute on sharing the waters of the river Mahanadi for which the Union Cabinet recently approved the setting up of a tribunal?

a) Bihar
b) Odisha
c) Chhatisgarh
d) West Bengal

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


7.Who among the following are the co-chairs of the 'Niti Forum for North-East' which was formed by the Union Government recently?

a) Santosh Gangwar
b) R Debburman
c) Rajiv Kumar
d) Dr Jitendra Singh


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


8.What is the name of the scheme which aims to promote farmer producers organisations, agri-logistics, processing facilities and professional management which was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech in 2018?

a) Operation Farmer
b) Operation Greens
c) Operation FPO
d) None of the above

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


9.Which among the following are the six new features which was launched in the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) platform to make it more user-friendly?

a) MIS dashboard for better analysis
b) BHIM payment facility by traders
c) Mobile payment facility by traders
d) Integration of farmer’s database

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


10.Name the first state in the northeast region to get first regional agricultural centre with Israeli collaboration?

a) Mizoram
b) Sikkim
c) Meghalaya
d) Tripura

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