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Daily Current affairs Quiz 16th September 2018

Daily Current affairs Quiz 16th September 2018

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16th September Quiz

1)Which of the following groupings established ‘a one million dollar fund for boosting media cooperation’?
a)Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)
b)South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
c)The Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS)
d)Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor (BCIM-EC)

 

2)Consider the following statements about Uchhatar Avishkar Yojana (UAY)
1.It is aimed at promoting industry-specific need-based research so as to keep up the competitiveness of the Indian industry in the global market
2.The scheme would be applicable to projects proposed by the IITs, NITs and IISc
3.Department of Higher Education is the sole administrator of the scheme
Select the correct statements
a)1 and 2
b)2 and 3
c)1 and 3
d)1 Only

 

3)Consider the following statements about ‘INS Khanderi’
1.It is an Indian Navy’s torpedo launch and recovery vessel
2.It is designed by French naval defence and energy company DCNS and built by Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL)
Select the correct statements
a)1 Only
b)2 Only
c)Both 1 and 2
d)Neither 1 nor 2

 

4)Which of the following statements about ‘SOHUM’ are correct?
1.It is an indigenously developed low-cost hearing screening device for new-borns
2.It has been developed under the Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
3.It uses Otoacoustic Emissions (OAEs) testing
Select the correct statements
a) 1 and 2
b) 2 and 3
c) 1 and 3
d) All of the above

 

5)Consider the following statements about ‘Kanyashree Prakalpa’
1.It aims to improve the status of adolescent girls from disadvantaged families through small cash transfers
2.It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS)
Select the correct statements
a)1 Only
b)2 Only
c)Both 1 and 2
d)Neither 1 nor 2

 

6) Which of the following statements about ‘Veblen Goods’ is correct?
a) These are goods where demand rises as price rises
b) It describes cyclical supply and demand in a market where the amount produced must be chosen before prices are observed
c) These are goods which tend to be very scarce and are desired for their ability to show success over other people
d) None of the above statements are correct

 

7)Gorkhaland is a proposed statehood demand from the Indian state of West Bengal. The proposed area of Gorkhaland borders which of the following?
1. Jharkhand
2. Sikkim
3. Bhutan
Select the correct code:
a) 1 and 2
b) 2 and 3
c) 1 and 3
d) 2 Only




 

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