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Daily Current Affairs MCQs - 16th March 2019
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Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi
Appeared UPSC CSE Mains,M.A.(Public Administration), B.Tech(CSE)

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  1. DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ'S: 16 MARCH'2019 Presented by Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi


  2. Courses: Daily Current Affairs MCQ's (May Till date) 3000+ MCQ's from Previous Papers with Analysis o Analysis of Daily Current Affairs o International Relations Summary - Yojana Summary -Science Reporter Indian Polity o Unacademy Plus : Code ajaykumar0692 o https://www.unacademy.com/user/ajaykumar0692


  3. 1. Which among the following countries has recently imposed sanctions on JeM chief Masood Azhar A United Kingdom B. France c Russida D. Pakistan


  4. Answer: B o Recently US, UK and France moved to UNSC to declare JeM chief as Global terrorist Decision was holded by China o France -Imposed sanctions against JeM chief Masood Azhar and frozen his assets on o Creates hurdles for financial transactions and also stops travel by him and his known o Released a statement supporting India's fight against terrorisnm its soil followers a Also announced to raise the issue with EU to include him on the European Union list of persons, groups and entities involved in terrorist acts


  5. 2. Choose the correct statements about Bureau of Civil Aviation Security 1. It is a regulatory authority of civil aviation security in India under Ministry of Civil Aviation 2 It will coordinate, monitor, inspect and train personnel in Civil Aviation Security matters 3. It was created in the wake of hijacking of Indian Airlines flight in 1976 A 1 and 2 8. 2 and 2 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  6. Answer: D o Bureau of Civil Aviation Security: Attached office of Ministry of Civil Aviation o Regulatory authority for civil aviation security in India O Created in 1976 in the wake of the hijacking of the Indian Airlines flight o Role To coordinate, monitor, inspect and train personnel in Civil Aviation Security matters International and domestic airports in India Security (Civil Aviation) o t wil lay down standards and measures in respect of security of civil flights at o Headed by officer in the rank of DGP with the designation as Commissioner of


  7. Recently, BCAS Issued detailed circular to strengthen the Security measures at the airports with an aim to curb the movement of unauthorized arms, contraband goods, cash/bullion, etc. In the wake of announcement of Model Code of Conduct for General Elections 2019 Strengthening of security @ regular commercial airports, spec.al measures have been introduced to check flights from Uncontrolled/Remote/unserved / airstrips aerodromes /Helipads/private airstrips/Waterdromes DGCA and AAl Inform State Police, BCAS and IT department about these flights in advance o DGPs deploy Police Units to check flights during MCC


  8. 3. Which among the following is/are related to Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship: 1. Rashtrapathi Bhavan 2. Department of Science and Technology 3. National Innovation Foundation A1 and 2 8. 2 and 3 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  9. Answer: D o Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Organised by Rashtrapathi Bhavan in association with Department of Science and Technology and National Innovation Foundation o Platform for innovators for building linkages with potential stakeholders to develop o To showcase creative and innovative solutions for social development through o Currently Being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat their ideas into implementable projects for larger social good innovative emerging from grassroots, student ideas and other technologies President of India presented 10th Biennial National Grassroots Innovation Awards


  10. 4. Students from which among the following institutes has recently developed a code for Smartphone application to address problem of detecting Fake Indian Currency: A. IISc Bangalore B. IIT Guwahati c IIT Kharagpur D. IIT Hyderabad


  11. 5. As per the Mercer's report of Quality of Living Survey 2019, which among the following cities has topped the list in liveability: A. Hyderabad 8. Bangalore c Mumbai D. Chennai


  12. Vienna-Topped the list for the 10th time a Followed by Zurich in 2nd place a 3* position- Auckand, Munich and Vancouver


  13. 7. India Energy Modelling Forum was recently organized by which among the following: A NITI Aayog B. Ministry of New and Renewable Energ)y c. Ministry of Power D. International Solar Alliance


  14. Answer:A o What is Energy Modelling? a Process of building computer models of energy systems in order to analyse them o Government maintains national energy models for energy policy development India Energy Modeling Forum-Workshop organized by NITI Aayog in association with US Agency for International Development o Platform for debating ideas, scenario planning and discussing India's energy future o To provide a platform for policy makers and leading experts - To study importamt energy and environment issues and ensure induction of modelling and analysis in informed decision making process


  15. Aims to improve cooperation and coordination between modeling teams, the Government of India, knowledge partners and think-tanks, build the capacity of Indian institutions, and identify issues for joint modeling activities and future areas of research


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