Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12th June 2018

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12th June 2018

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12TH June Quiz

1) ‘Project Shine’ – recently seen in the news – refers to
(a) A coaching programme for preparing tribal children for entrance examinations to prestigious schools.
(b) A free coaching initiative run by Sainik school alumni across India for children living in slums preparing them for undergraduate entrance examinations.
(c) A boarding school, modelled on India’s private schools, in the state of Uttar Pradesh offering education for pupils drawn from the rural poor.
(d) An initiative to help determine the ‘natural’ talent of children belonging to the urban poor and facilitating their training based on periodic reviews and testing.

 

2) The oil rich Abyei province is in news concerning which of the following country
(a) Libya
(b) Saudi Arabia
(c) Yemen
(d) South Sudan

 

3) What is “Cyber Gram”?.
(a) It aims to import digital literacy to students in minority concentrated govt. schools and Madarsa.
(b) It aims to promote digital literacy among elderly persons of rural areas.
(c) It is a programme which provides legal education in rural areas.
(d) It is a programme which focuses on promoting digital literacy among SC/STs in rural area.

 

4) ‘Fish ladders’, recently seen in the news, is/are
(a) A series of ascending pools in which anadromous fish leap against the rushing water, rest in a pool, and then repeat the process until they cross it all
(b) A massive pipe made of cement located next to obstacles such as dams in which water is made to flow in the opposite direction so that anadromous fish can cross these obstacles
(c) Conservationists who work in tandem with fishermen in order to catch fish downstream and release them upstream in the river
(d) None of the above

 

5) Recently a phrase “Anthropocene defaunation” was making news. Which among the following is correct meaning of this phrase?
(a) A mass extinction that is primarily induced by human activity
(b) Loss and decline of biodiversity in particular biome due to human activity
(c) Deforestation and degradation of environment
(d) None of the above

 

6) Union AYUSH Ministry has recently launched the ‘Swasthya Raksha Programme’ to promote
(a) Indian Medicine system on a mission mode in urban areas
(b) Early tracking of development defects in children
(c) Health and health education in villages
(d) Training of MBBS practitioners for serving in rural areas

 

7) “Super critical and ultra-super critical (USC) plants technologies” sometimes heard in news are related to
(a) Trade secrets negotiated under Nairobi package
(b) Breeder’s rights under TRIPS
(c) Reduction of atmospheric pollution
(d) Fusion reactor technologies




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