Daily Current Affairs Quiz 15th May 2018

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 15th May 2018

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15th May Quiz

Q1) With reference to the difference between Index of Industrial Production (IIP) and the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. The IIP is a measure of output, whereas the PMI measures activity at the input stage.

2. PMI is a private sector survey, whereas the IIP is measured by the government.

3. IIP does not measure informal sector activity, whereas the PMI includes informal sector activity.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 2 only
B. 1 and 2 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3

 

Q2) With reference to ‘Adopt a Green Highway Programme’, consider the following statements.

1. The Programme encourages Public Sector Units and Corporates to utilize their CSR funds for developing green corridor along National Highways.

2. It is a joint initiative of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and Ministry of Environment and Forest.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

 
Q3) Recently, Kadaknath, a breed of chicken got Geographical Indication tag. What is so unique about this breed?

1. Kadaknath is known for its high iron content and lower cholesterol, when compared with other breeds.
2. Meat of Kadaknath breed is black in colour.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

 
Q4) With reference to the recently launched ‘iCREATE’ facility, consider the following statements.

1. iCREATE aims to develop an ecosystem in India to generate quality entrepreneurs.

2. The facility aims to find solutions to major issues including food security, connectivity, cyber security, energy etc.

3. It is a joint initiative of India and ASEAN countries.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2 only
B. 1 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3

 

Q5) In the context of Indian constitution, consider the following statements about ‘Office of Profit’.
1. The term “office of profit” is not defined in the Constitution.
2. The office of profit rule seeks to ensure that legislators act independently of the executives.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

 
Q6) Consider the following statements about ‘Gender Champions Scheme’.

1. Gender champions aim to make young girls and boys gender sensitive and create positive social norms.

2. It aims to identify and honor the people who worked for gender sensitization in India.

3. It is a joint initiative of Ministry of Women and child development, and Ministry of Human resources development.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

A. 2 only
B. 1 and 3 only
C. 2 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3

 

Q7) Consider the following statements. The Southern Birdwing,

1. Has been declared as ‘State Butterfly’ of Karnataka.

2. Is the largest butterfly in India.

3. Is endemic to Western Ghats.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 1 and 3 only

C. 2 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3




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