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Daily Current Affairs MCQs - 1st March 2019 : Part 2
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This lesson deals with the Part 2 of the Daily Current Affairs MCQs of 1st March 2019

Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi
Appeared UPSC CSE Mains,M.A.(Public Administration), B.Tech(CSE)

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Sir Chandrasekhara Venkatesh Raman invented Raman effect in India on 28 feb 1928. therefore to commemorate this National Science Day is celebrated.
Charging station @ every 25 Kms. Charging Station @ every 100 Kms for heavy vehicles
For heavy vehicles, it's a high speed charging point
Venkatesh babu
9 months ago
thank u for the correction sir
National Science Day is celebrated in rememberence of C V Raman and his amazing contribution The Raman effect ✌️
For every 25 km.charging point is established and for every 100 km rapid charging point will be developed
thank you sir 🤗
You are Welcome Rajat :)
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  2. 7. Which among the following has recently launched Scheme for Translational and Advanced Research in Science to fund science Projects (STARS) A. Department of Science and Technology 8. Ministry of Earth Sciences c Ministry of HRD o. Department of Space


  3. Answer: C STARS Scheme-Scheme for Translational and Advanced Research in Science o Launched by Ministry of HRD Rs.250 crore scheme Funding science projects a Rs.250 crore scheme projects o Coordinated by lISc Bangalore Will be used for about 500 science projects National Science Day : 28th February


  4. 8. The Inclusive Internet Index 2019 was recently released. It was commissioned by which among the following: A. Facebook B. Economist Intelligence Unit C USA D. Both A and B


  5. Answer:A Inclusive Internet Index 2019-Commission by Facebook and conducted by Economist Intelligence Unit a Covers about 100 countries Provides benchmark of National level Internet Inclusion o Takes 4 categories into consideration - Availability, Affordability, Relevance and Readiness o Top : Sweden followed by Singapore and US India-47th


  6. Findings o I Internet connectivity-grown by 8.3% over past year, 65.1% increase in low income countrie:s o Globally Men have more internet access than women Low and Middle income countries-Narrowed the gender gap o Inclusion of women a o Mobile internet gap between rch and poor - Shrinking nd PwDs - Improved


  7. 9. Choose the correct statements about FAME India Scheme: It provides incentives for adoption and market creation of both hybrid and electric technology vehicles in the country It was launched under National Electric Mobility Mission The scheme is being administered by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways 2. A and 2 B. 2 and 3 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  8. Answer:A o FAME India Scheme Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles a Launched under National Electric Mobility Mission To promote eco-friendly vehicles in the country o lt provides incentives for adoption and market creation of both hybrid and electric vehicle technologies vehicles in the country o Scheme - Administered by Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises a Implemented in Phase wise manner Recently, Union Cabinet approved FAME India Scheme Phase 2


  9. Outlay of Rs.10,000 crore - Implemented for 3 years with effect from 1s April 2019 o Emphasis laid on electrification of public transportation o Incentives Operational expenditure for electric buses that will be delivered through State/City Transport Corporations o Benefits of incentives Extended only to vehicles fitted with Li-ion batteries and other new technologies o Scheme Proposes establishment of charging infrastructure


  10. 10. Choose the correct statements about National Mineral Policy 2019 recently approved by Union Cabinet: 1. It proposes to grant status of industry to mining activity to boost financing of mining for private sector and for acquisitions of mineral assets in other countries by private sector 2. t focusses on use coastal waterways and inland shipping for evacuation and transportation of minerals and encourages dedicated mineral corridors to facilitate the transportation of minerals 3. It proposes a long term export import policy for the mineral sector to provide stability and as an incentive for investing in large scale commercial mining activity.


  11. A 1 and 2 B. 2 and3 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  12. Answer: D o Union Cabinet Approved National Mineral Policy 2019 a To have more effective, meaningful and implementable policy that brings in further transparency, better regulation and enforcement, balanced social and economic growth as well as sustainable mining practices o Policy Ensures effective regulation o Encourages private sector to take up exploration o Encouragement of merger and acquisition of mining entities and transfer of mining leases and creation of dedicated mineral corridors to boost private sector mining areas


  13. o It proposes to grant status of industry to mining activity to boost financing of mining for private sector and for acquisitions of mineral assets in other countries by private a Long term import export policy for mineral will help private sector in better planning a Make efforts to harmonize taxes, levies & royalty with world benchmarks to help O NMP 2019 aims to attract private investment through incentives while the efforts sector and stability in business private sector would be made to maintain a database of mineral resources and tenements


  14. focusses on use coastal waterways and inland shipping for evacuation and transportation of minerals and encourages dedicated mineral corridors to facilitate the transportation of minerals o utilization of the district mineral fund for equitable development of project affected persons and areas a proposes a long term export import policy for the mineral sector to provide stability and as an incentive for investing in large scale commercial mining activity.


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  16. DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ'S: 1ST MARCH'2019: PART2 Presented by Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi