Daily Current Affairs Quiz 8th May 2018

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 8th May 2018

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8th May Quiz


Q1) Recently, India launch of a new program on ‘Grass Root Innovation’. In this context consider the following statements.

1. The program was launched in collaboration with the South Africa.
2. It aims to share open source technologies and IPR protection of traditional knowledge systems.

3. The programme will be implemented by NITI Aayog.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

A. 3 only

B. 1 and 2 only

C. 2 and 3 only

D. 1 and 3 only

 

Q2) Which of the following statements correctly describes the recently launched ‘DISHA Portal’?

1. It is a smart governance tool developed for monitoring of implementation of various Programmes and Schemes.

2. Portal allows MPs and MLAs to monitor Programmes and Schemes of different Ministries in their constituency.

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

 

Q3) Which of the following statement is correct about recently launched ‘Gram Samvaad’ mobile app?

A. It facilitates a single window access to information on various rural development programs at Gram Panchayat level for rural citizens.

B. It enables the rural citizens of India, to connect directly with the prime minister on the issues related to rural development.

C. It helps in connecting all the gram panchayats for sharing information/expertise and act as knowledge repository.

D. None of the statements (A), (B) and (C) given above is correct in this context.

 

Q4) A new Bureau of Indian standard (BIS) Act 2016 has been brought into force recently. Consider the following statements about this Act.

1. The Act establishes the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as the National Standards Body of India.

2. It has enabling provisions for making hallmarking of the precious metal articles mandatory.

3. The Act allows the manufacturers for self-declaration of conformity against a standard.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

 
Q5) With reference to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), consider the following statements.

1. ICAN was founded as response to nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

2. It is the first ever anti-nuclear weapons drives to be rewarded with Nobel Peace Prize.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

 
Q6) Recently, researchers have discovered a whole new species of gecko in India, which is being seen for the first time in the world. The species was found in which region of India?

A. Western Ghats
B. Eastern Ghats
C. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
D. North eastern India

 

Q7) Recently, the Union government approved the removal of prohibition on export of all types of pulses. What is/are the most likely advantages of this measure?

1. The farmers will have greater choice in marketing their produce.

2. It will encourage farmers to expand the area of sowing.

3. It is likely to help farmers in adopting good agricultural practices and better productivity.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A. 1 only

B. 2 and 3 only

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




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