Daily Current affairs Quiz 5th August 2018

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Daily Current affairs Quiz 5th August 2018

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5th August Quiz

1)Recently 4D – Technology was in news, consider the following:
1.It is 3D + the time dimension.
2.Cubic prism is often used as an example to it.
3.For now, a real 4D object, as defined in mathematics or physics, does
not exist.
Which of the following is/are true?
a)I only
b)I and II only
c)III only
d)I, II and III

 

2)Which of the following are the main functions of the New Pension Scheme (NPS) ?
(1)It is based on defined contribution. New entrance to Central Government service contributes 10 per cent of their salary and dearness allowances (DA), which is matched by the Central Government?
(2)Once the New Pension Scheme architecture is fully in place, employees will have the option of a voluntary withdrawable account in the absence of the facility of General Provident Fund (GPF).
(3)Employees will normally exit the system at or after the age of 45 years.
Which of the following is/are true?
a)1 only
b)3 only
c)1 and 2 only
d)None of the above

 

3)Under the 2007 India-Bhutan Friendship Treaty
1.Neither Government will allow the use of its territory for activities harmful to the national security and interest of the other
2.Both governments allow free trade and commerce between the territories of Bhutan and India.
3.Bhutanese subjects residing in Indian territories shall have equal justice with Indian subjects.
4.Government of Bhutan is free to export those arms, for commercial purposes, that it received via imports through the territory of India.
Select the Answer using the codes below.
A.2 and 4 only
B.1, 2 and 3 only
C.1 and 3 only
D.1, 2, 3 and 4

 

4)India-Canada ‘IMPACTS’ centre focuses on
A.Clean Water technology
B.Uranium testing
C.Skilled labour immigration services
D.Shipping transport development

 

5)The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is implementing the “Scheme of Development of Particularly Vulnerable
Tribal Groups(PVTGs)”. The scheme focuses on which of these key parameters of development?
1.Providing regular unemployment allowances
2.Economic development of PVTGs through horticulture
3.Land distribution and land development
4.Promotion of traditional and tribal games and sports.
Select the correct answer using the codes below.
A. 2, 3 and 4 only
B. 1 and 3 only
C. 2 and 4 only
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

6)Ahar-Pyne system, recently seen in news, is a
A. Traditional floodwater harvesting system in South Bihar
B. Plant extract used in addressing anemia among tribals
C. System of rock mining in earthquake prone regions
D. Free national meal scheme launched by an NGO

 

7) Consider the following statements about Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES)
1.It was established in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami
2.African countries on the western coast are not members of the RIMES
3.CLMV countries are members of the RIMES
Select the correct statements
a)1 and 2
b)2 and 3
c)1 and 3
d)1, 2 and 3




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