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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 7th May 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 7th May 2018

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7th May Quiz

Q1) With reference to irrigation systems in India, consider the following statements.

1. Tank water irrigation system is prevalent in uneven and relatively rocky plateau of peninsular India.

2. Well water irrigation system is more widespread in plains and coasts.

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

 

Q2) The Union government has, recently, approved India’s Membership for European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD). What is/are the most likely benefit of this membership to India?

1. India’s investment opportunities would get a boost.

2. It will help India leverage the technical assistance and sectoral knowledge of the bank for the benefit of development of private sector.

3. India will get an enhanced access to international markets in terms of business opportunities, procurement activities etc.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 1 only

B. 1 and 3 only

C. 2 and 3 only

D. 1, 2, and 3

 

Q3) In the context of world affairs, the term ‘quadrilateral’ is seen in the news sometimes. Which of the following countries form this quadrilateral?

1. India
2. United States of America
3. France
4. Germany
5. Australia
6. Japan

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 2, 3, 5 and 6 only
B. 1, 2, 5 and 6 only
C. 1, 3, 4 and 5 only
D. 1, 2, 3 and 5 only

 

Q4) Which of the following statements about the recently launched “Digital Police Portal” is/are correct?

1. It is a part of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS).

2. The Digital Police Portal offers citizens an online facility to register FIRs.

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

 

Q5) With reference to National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), consider the following statements.

1. Chairperson of NHRC should either be a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court or a retired judge of the Supreme Court.

2. The NHRC is a statutory body constituted under the Protection of Human Rights Act in 1993.

3. The chairperson and members of NHRC are appointed by the President on recommendations from a six-member committee chaired by the Prime Minister.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

 

Q6) The report ‘Global Estimates of Modern Slavery’, recently seen in news, was produced by

A. International Labour Organisation only
B. Walk Free Foundation, Australia only
C. Both International Labour Organisation and Walk Free Foundation
D. International Monetary Fund

 
Q7) The Union government recently approved the setting up of a turtle sanctuary, along Ganga-Yamuna river system. In this context, consider the following statements.

1. Turtles can help scavenge half-burnt corpses and naturally aid in cleaning the river water.

2. This will be the first turtle sanctuary along the River Ganga.

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




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