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Daily Current Affairs MCQs - 26th March 2019
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This lesson deals with the Daily Current Affairs MCQs of 26th 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), Independent Researcher in Governance

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  1. DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ'S: 26 H MARCH'2019 Presented by Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi


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  3. 1. Choose the correct statements about CH-47 Chinook Choppers which were recently inducted by Indian Air Force: It was manufactured by Boeing and is one among the heaviest lifting helicopters It can be used only for military operations 3. It has a capacity to carry a maximum payload capacity of 11 tonnes and 45 troops A1 and 2 8. 2 and 3 c 1 and 3 D. All the above 2.


  4. Answer: C IAF has recently inducted four CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters a Manufactured by Boeing Twin engine, tandem rotor and heavy lift helicopter o . Among the heaviest lifting helicopters Can be used to transport troops, artillery, ammunition, barrier materials, supplies and equipment on the battlefield o Can be operated in tough and dense terrain o 24 X 7 all weather capabilities - Can be used for military operations, medical evacuation, disaster relief, search and recovery, fire fighting etc., ists of fully integrated digital cockpit systerm o Consi a Can carry payload capacity 11 tonnes and 45 troops


  5. 2. Which among the following has recently organised FinTech Conclave 2019: A. Reserve Bank of India 8. Ministry of Finance C. World Bank D. NITI Aayog


  6. Answer: D o FinTech Conclave 2019: Organised by NITI Aayog a Organised on 25th March 2019 in New Delhi To shape India's continued ascendancy in FinTech, build the narrative for future strategy and policy efforts, and to deliberate steps for comprehensive financial inclusion a Representatives from across the financial space - central ministries, regulators, bankers, startups, service providers and entrepreneurs o India is one of the fastest growing FinTech markets globally and industry research has projected that USD 1 Trillion or 60% of retail and SME credit, will be digitally disbursed by 2029


  7. o The Indian FinTech ecosystem is the third largest in the globe o RBI Governor - Norms on regulatory sandbox or innovation hub in next 2 months o To help Fintech startups to launch innovative products at lower costs o To test their new products on a small group of users before scaling up Consequences of failure can be contained and reasons for failure can be analyzed a Sandbox - Enables fintech companies launch innovative products at lower cost and in less time


  8. 3. AUSINDEX Exercise is a joint Naval Exercise between which among the following countries: 1. Indonesia 2. Australia 3 India 4 Japan A 1,2 and 3 8. 2 and 3 c 1,2 and 4 o. All the above


  9. Answer: B AUSINDEX - Joint Naval Exercise between India and Australia a Bilateral naval exercise from April 2 to 16 a Showcase Australia's largest display of its defence assets since 1947 Focus : Anti-Submarine warfare o Takes place in coast of Visakhapatnam o Both sides will deploy P-81 and P-8A aircrafts: Long range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance a Capable of broad area, maritime and littoral operations o Development of high confidence and trust between each other


  10. 4. Recently , CBSE has included which among the following subjects in the academic curriculum for 2019-20 1. Artificial Intelligence 2. Yoga 3. Early childhood education 4. Internet of Things A 1,2 and 3 s 2,3 and 4 C. 1,2 and 4 o. All the above B.


  11. 5. Choose the correct statements about launch of PSLV C45 proposed by ISRO: 1. It will launch an electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT with 28 other satellites 2. EMISAT will be used by DRDO for electromagnetic spectrum measurement 3. For the first time, ISRO is going to launch the satellites in 3 different orbits using PSLV A and 2 B. 2 and 3 8 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  12. o Then will be brought down to put 28 satellites into orbit at an altitude of 504 Km Followed by bringing rocket down to 485 Km : 4th stage will turn into payload platform and carries some experiments Of the 28 satellites: 24-US, 2-Lithuania, 1 each from Spain and Switzerland


  13. 7. Choose the correct statements about Drugs and Clinical Trial Rules 2019 which were recently notified by the Government of India: 1. New drugs approved for use in EU, UK, Australia, Japan and US will be automatically allowed in India, provided clinical trials included Indian patients globally 2. The time for approving applications to drugs manufactured in India reduced to 30 days a. In case of injury to the clinical trial subject, death or permanent disability, compensation will be decided by Drug Controller General A and 2 2 and 3 c. and 3 o. All the above


  14. Answer: D o Recently, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Notified New Rules for Drugs and Clinical Trials 2019 To promote clinical research in the country o The new rules will change the regulatory landscape for the approval of new drugs and conduct of clinical trials in the country o These rules will apply to all new drugs, investigational new drugs for human use, clinical trial, bioequivalence study and Ethics Committee reduced the time for approving applications to 30 days for drugs manufactured in India and 90 days for those developed outside the country


  15. o In case of no communication from Drugs Controller General of India, the application will be deemed to have been approved o New drugs approved for use in EU, UK, Australia, Japan and US l be automatically allowed in India, provided clinical trials included Indian patients globally In case of injury to the clinical trial subject, death or permanent disability, compensation will be decided by Drug Controller General a new rules will ensure patient safety, as they would be enlisted for trials with informed consent o ethics committee will monitor the trials and decide on the amount of compensation in cases of adverse events


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