Current Affairs MCQ 2019
Question 1.where is Pampadum Shola National Park is located? 1. Tamil Nadu 2. Kerela 3. Andhra Pradesh 4. Maharashtra
Pampadum Shola National Park located on the southern portion of Western Ghats is a safe haven of rare and most elusive Nilgiri Marten * Endemic to the Western Ghats, Nilgiri Marten looks Iike a civet or a mongoose and it most prefers higher altitudes * Nilgiri marten found a place in schedule 2 of part 2 of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972
Q Democracy Index? 1. 40th 2. 42nd 3. 25th 4. 35th uestion 2, what is India's rank in EIU
India has slipped to 42nd place on the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual Global Democracy Index India's ranks slipped due to the rise of conservative religious ideologies and increase in vigilantism and violence against minorities. * India slipped 10 places from the 32nd position last year to 42nd position * Top three positions occupied by the Scandinavian countries- Norway, Iceland and Sweden Despite India's dip in the ranking, it remained the top in South Asia region
Question 3.Recently in news 'Mihir'. what its is? 1. Supersonic missile 2. Weather satellite 3. High-Performance Computer 4. Air Force Drone
India commissioned its High- Performance Computer (HPC) system named 'Mihir (meaning Sun)- at the National Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting at Noida, Uttar Pradesh. * The facility will improve India's capacity in weather forecasting and help it to come out with weather forecast down to the block level across the country. * The new system will be India's largest HPC facility in terms of peak capacity and performance.
Question 4. which of the following is not the founding Member of Ashgabat agreement 1. Oman, 2. Iran, 3. Iraq, 4. Urkmenistarn
The founding members of the agreement are Iran, Oman, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan which had signed the pact on April 25, 2011 * INDIA has joined the Ashgabat agreement, which envisages setting up of an international transport and transit corridor linking central Asia with the Persian Gulf to significantly ramp up trade and investment. * T he Ashgabat agreement is an agreement between Oman, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Pakistan
Question 5. Which state govt approves new wildlife sanctuary at Ghodazari. 1. Uttar Pradesh 2. Odisha 3. Maharashtra 4. Kerela
The Maharashtra government has approved Ghodazari in Chandrapur district as a new wildlife sanctuary in the state * The sanctuary, in the North East of Tadoba, will include 159 sq km of Brahmapuri forest.
Question 6. KUSUM scheme is related to? 1. Fish farming 2. Wind mills 3. Solar farming 4. Horticulture
Question 7. Recently, President of India inaugrated the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka Utsav of Lord Gommateshwara. Where it was held? 1. Karnataka 2. Kerela 3. Andhra Pradesh 4. Tamil Nadu
Andhra government has decided to hold the first-of-its kind, one-day Pelican Festival at the Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on Kolleru lake in Andhra Pradesh. * Atapaka village is located on the borders of the Krishna and the West Godavari districts. * Over 5,000 pelican birds from various countries reach Kolleru lake every year during winter by travelling over 3500 km
India has ranked 44 out of 50 nations in the global Intellectual Property (IP) index. The index is released by the US Chambers of Commerce. * Last year, India ranked 43rd out of 45 countries in the index. * The US tops the list followed by United Kingdom and Sweden
Question 10. Recently in news 'Friendship Gate' is between India and which country? 1. Nepal 2. Bhutarn 3. Myanmar 4. Bangladesh
Meghalaya Governor inaugurated the Friendship Gate" constructed with an aim to have a Wagah-like beating retreat ceremony for the Indian and Bangladesh border guards * The Friendship Gate has been constructed near Integrated Check post, 90 km South of capital Shillong on border with Bangladesh.
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