Daily Current affairs Quiz 8th August 2018

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Daily Current affairs Quiz 8th August 2018

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8th August Quiz

1)A microbial consortium called SONA was recently seen in news. It is related to
A.Bio-remediation of oil spills
B.Identifying gold mines using microbes without physical exploration
C.Improving jute cultivation yield
D.Treatment of sewage sites

 

2)Mulch is simply a protective layer of a material that is spread on top of the soil. Consider the following with reference to it.
1.Mulchs provide organic matter which helps keep the soil loose.
2.Mulchs improve root growth and increase the water-holding capacity of the soil.
Which of the above is/are correct?
A.1 only
B.2 only
C.Both 1 and 2
D.None

 

3)Consider the following statements.
1.Supreme Court and the High Courts in India settle disputes arising out of governmental decisions.
2.Central Administrative Tribunal resolves disputes between the officials and government with regard to major government decisions.
Which of the above is/are correct?
A.1 only
B.2 only
C.Both 1 and 2
D.None

 

4)Which of the following statements is correct?
a)International Energy Forum includes member states of International Energy Agency (IEA) and Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) only
b)India is hosting the 2018 edition of the International Energy Forum Ministerial
c)United Arab Emirates hosted the 7th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER7)
d)Both (b) and (c)

 

5)The Public Liability Insurance (PLI) Act, 1991 is administered by:
a)Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change
b)Ministry of Finance
c)Ministry of Home Affairs
d)Ministry of corporate affairs

 

6)Which of the following Union Ministries has recently launched the Surya Mitra Mobile App at the National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Power in New Delhi?
a)The Ministry of Earth Sciences
b)The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
c)The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
d)The Ministry of Power

 

7)Consider the following statements regarding the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB):
1.It is a statutory organization under the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).
2.It is also entrusted with the powers and functions under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.
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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