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About Me . Name- Sunil Kumar Singh JRF, Pursuing research Faced UPSC interview in 2015, and 2016 Taught History for 3 years at University level .Follow me at: https://unacademy.com/user/kumarsunilvns99
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MCQ-1 Q. The 2018 National Technology Day (NTD) is celebrated on which date in India? (A) May 11 (B) May 12 (C) May 10 (D) May 13
The National Technology Day (NTD) is celebrated every year in India on May 11. On this day in 1998, India successfully tested its nuclear bombs in Pokhran, Rajasthan. The tests were conducted under the leadership of Former President Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, who was then DRDO Chief, and Dr R Chidambaran, then Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission. . A team of more than 100 scientists, technicians and soldiers were involved in the successfully conducted tests.
MCQ-2 Q. Which city to host the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBS-2019)? (A) Jaipur (B) Varanasi (C) Chennai (D) Patna
The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBS-2019) will be held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh from January 21 to 23, 2019 The event would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. It will be organised by the Ministry of External Affairs in association with the Uttar Pradesh government with theme "Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India".
MCQ-3 Q. Which country is hosting the 71st World Health Assembly? (A) India (B) Australia (C) Switzerland (D) Brazil
The 71st World Health Assembly started in Geneva, Switzerland In it, Union Health Minister J P Nadda is leading the Indian Delegation. Mr. Nadda spoke on the theme "Health for All: Commit To Universal Health Coverage". . He stated that the Indian government has recently launched the Ayushman Bharat programme, which rests on the twin pillars of health and well-ness centres. .He further said that India's ambitious plan to end TB by 2025 . The main functions of the WHA are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget.
MCQ-4 Q. Which state government has launched 'Nidaan' software for disease monitoring? (A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Kerala (C) Tamilnadu (D) Rajasthan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has projected India to remain the fastest growing Asian nation with 7.3% growth in 2018-19, and 7.6% in 2019-20. ADB Chief Economist has stated that India should not worry about not achieving 8% growth but focus on increasing domestic demand by reducing the income inequality. They said inequality and poverty reduction would play a very important role in achieving higher growth because consumption can stimulate more production and that can create more employment.