DESIREIAS QUIZ

18th AUGUST – THE Hindu & PIB Daily QUIZ or MCQ

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18th AUGUST – THE Hindu & PIB Daily QUIZ or MCQ

 

 

Q-1 Consider the following statement

1-Global Hunger Index is released annually by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) since 2006.

2-IFPRI is funded by govt of the word, private businesses, foundations and the World Bank other than the UNO

Choose the correct code

A-1 only

B- 2 only

C-both are correct

D- none of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC PAGE-1, Topic was in News- Proposal for city-level GDP under study)

 

Q-2 Consider the following statement

1-Global Hunger Index(GHI) ranks countries on a 100-point scale. Zero on the scale is the best score (no hunger), and 100 is the worst.

2-The GHI is calculated by taking into account five indicator parameters.

Choose the correct code

A-1 only

B- 2 only

C-both are correct

D- none of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC PAGE-1, Topic was in News – Proposal for city-level GDP under study)

 

Q-3 Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) comes under which department?

A-Ministry of Finance

B-Ministry of Home

C-Ministry of Defense

D-None of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC PAGE-1, Topic was in News -Global Metro Monitor report,)

 

Q-4 Consider the following statement

1-Panchayati Raj system formalized in 1992 by the 73rd amendment to the Indian Constitution

2-Panchayati Raj system exists in all states except Nagaland, Meghalaya, and Tripura, and in all Union Territories except Delhi.

Choose the correct code

A-1 only

B- 2 only

C-both are correct

D- none of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC PAGE-3 -Topic was in News- Constitutional crisis due to panchayat poll row)

 

Q-5 Consider the following statement about Chilika Lake

1-It is Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon

2-It is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest coastal lagoon in the world

3-its is famous for dolphins to play

4-Chilika Lake was designated the first Indian wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention

Choose the correct code

A-1,2,4

B- 1,2,3

C-1,3,4

D- all of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC – Topic was in News-Aerodrome would hit Chilika’s biodiversity)

 

Q-6 Consider the following statement

1-State Human Rights Commission is a multi-member body consisting of a chairperson and two members

2-chairperson and members hold office for a term of five years or until they attain the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier

Choose the correct code

A-1 only

B- 2 only

C-both are correct

D- none of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC PAGE-3 -Topic was in News-Odisha rights panel facing a human crisis)

 

Q-7 Consider the following statement

1-Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) First time scheme was launched in 1975

 2-(ICDS) is a government programme in India which provides food, preschool education, and primary & healthcare to children under 5 years of age and their mothers.

Choose the correct code

A-1 only

B- 2 only

C-both are correct

D- none of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC-PAGE-6  -Topic was in News-Editorial No child left behind)

 

Q-8 which services are sponsored under in Integrated Child Development Services   ICDS

  1. Immunization
  2. Supplementary nutrition
  3. Health checkup
  4. Referral services
  5. Pre-school education(Non-Formal)
  6. Nutrition and Health information

Choose the correct code

A-1,3,4,6

B- 2,3,4,5

C-2,4,5,6

D- all of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPICPAGE-6  -Editorial No child left behind)

 

Q-9 Consider the Following Statements

 1-The Global Nutrition Report acts as a report card on the world’s nutrition,globally, regionally, and country by country

2-It is published by IFPRI

Choose correct Code

A-1 only

B-2 only

C-Both are correct

D-None of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC PAGE-6  -Editorial No child left behind)

 

Q-10 Consider the Following Statements

1- POSHAN Abhiyaan (National Nutrition Mission) is a flagship programme of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

2- The goals of National Nutrition Mission are to achieve improvement in nutritional status of Children from 0-5 years, Adolescent Girls, Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers in a time bound manner during the next three years beginning 2017-2020.

Choose correct Code

A-1 only

D-2 only

C-Both are correct

D-None of the above

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC -PAGE-6  -Editorial No child left behind)

 

Q-11 Recently Cheruthoni Dam was in News where is it ?

A-Andhra Pradesh

B-Karnatka

C-Kerala

D-Tamil Nadu

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC PAGE-7 -Topic was in News Trial by water ( GROUND ZERO)

 

Q-12 Recently Madhav Gadgil Committee was in News, its Belongs to ?

A- Defence Expenditure

B- to banned of oxiton drug

C- western ghat

D-Cyber security

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC PAGE-7  -Topic was in News Trial by water ( GROUND ZERO)

 

Q-13 Consider the Following Statements

1-The Ministry of Small Scale Industries and Agro and Rural Industries (SSI&ARI) was created in October 1999

2-In 2001, the ministry was split into the Ministry of Small Scale Industries (SSI) and the Ministry of Agro and Rural Industries (ARI).

3-Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO) was established in 1954 on the basis of the recommendations of the Ford Foundation

Choose correct Code

A-1,2

D-1,3

C-1,3

D-1,2,3

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC PAGE-11 Topic was in News -MSME credit growth back at pre-note ban levels: RBI study)

 

Q-14 Consider the Following Statements

1-Unified Payment Interface ( UPI) 2.0 let’s customers link their overdraft (OD) account with UPI.

2-Customers can now receive invoices from merchants directly in the inbox to verify the authenticity of credentials

3-With the initial version of UPI, customers could only connect their saving and current accounts to the payment interface

Choose correct Code

A-1,2

B-1,2,3

C-1,3

D-2,3

(MCQ Source -The Hindu 18th August -SOURCE TOPIC – PAGE-10 , Topic was in News-Payment operators must ensure cybersecurity: Patel)

 

Q-15  iCRAFPT Recently in the news,is-

A- Food Processing Technology

B- New BS-VI Engine Technology

C- New Defense Aircraft  Technology

D-New Diamond Cutting Technology

(MCQ Source -Topic was in News PIB ( 17th Aug)

 

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