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Daily Current Affairs MCQs - 7th March 2019
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This lesson deals with the Daily Current Affairs MCQs of 7th 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: 71H MARCH'2019 Presented by Ajay Kumar Muchakurthi


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  3. 1. Choose the correct statements about Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) 1. It is administered by the Ministry of AYUSH 2. Its objective is to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through specials kendra's They provide generic drugs, available at lesser prices and are equivalent in quality 3. an efficacy as expensive branded drugs A 1 and 2 B. 2 and 3 C. 1 and 3 D. All the above


  4. Answer: B Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana - Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers o To provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through PMBJK o Provides generic drugs lesser prices Equivalent in quality and efficacy as expensive branded drugs o Recently, 7th March 2019 Decided to observed as Janaushadhi Diwas across India Over 5050 Janaushadhi stores across 652 districts awareness and availability of high quality affordable generic medicines has increased in the country Market share of generic medicines has grownover three foldfrom 2% to 7%in last 3 years


  5. 2. Which among the following statements is/are correct about the recent amendments in Hazardous Waste (Management& Transboundary Movement) 2016: 1. Solid Plastic Waste has been prohibited from import into the country including in Special Economic Zones and by Export Oriented Units 2. Exporters of Silk waste now have been given exemption from requiring permission from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change A 1 only s. 2 only C. Both D. None


  6. Answer: C o To strengthen implementation of environmentally sound management of hazardous waste in the country, MoEFCC has amended he Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management & Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 a Solid plastic waste has been prohibited from import into the country including in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and by Export Oriented Units (EOU) Exporters of silk waste have now been given exemption from requiring permission from the MoEFCC cElectrical and electronic assemblies and components manufactured in and exportec from India, if found defective can now be imported back into the country, within a year of export, without obtaining permission from MoEFCC


  7. Industries which do not require consent under Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981, are now exempted from requiring authorization also under the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management & Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 d. Provided that hazardous and other wastes generated by such industries are handed over to the authorized actual users, waste collectors or disposal facilities.


  8. 3. Which among the following cities has been declare as cleanest capital city in India under Swachh Survekshan 2019: A. Bhopcl 8. Hyderabad c Amaravati o. Indore


  9. Answer:A Swachh Survekshan 2019 Awards-Presented by President of India o Cleanest city Indore Cleanest Capital-Bhopal Indore retained top spot in the survey of being the cleanest city for consecutive 3 years 64 lakh citizens participated in survey a Included more than 4000 cities Urban areas in 23 states/UTs became ODF and more than 94% cities-Already ODF a 42000 public toilet blocks across 1400 cities Mapped and visible on Google Maps


  10. 4. ISRO has recently collaborated with which among the following space agencies for enhanced maritime security: A. NASA s. European Space Agency c National Centre for Space Studies (CNES, France) o. Canadian Space Agency


  11. 5. Which among the following has recently launched an app called 'Bolo' to boost reading skills Google 8. Microsoft . Facebook D. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


  12. 6. Choose the correct statements about The Indian Museum of the Earth which was recently in news: Government of India will setup this museum to showcase India's natural heritage including fossil and geological features 2 It will be setup as public private partnership a 3. Museum would be having a repository where individual collectors and researchers nd will be located in NCR Delhi can submit their life long collection for safekeeping and allowing future generation researchers to study those samples A 1 and 2 . 2 and3 B. C. 1 and 3 o. All the above


  13. 7. Which among the following has recently organised Web Wonder Women Campaign 1. Ministry of Women and Child Development 2. Twitter India National Commission for Women 3. 1 only A. B 1 and 2 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  14. Answer: B o Web Wonder Women Campaign - To discover and celebrate the exceptional achievements of women who have been driving positive agenda of social change through social medioa a Aimed at encouraging, recognizing and acknowledging the efforts of meritorious a Launched by Ministry of Women and Child Development, in association with Twitter a From over 240 nominations about 30 women have been finalised women India and Breakthrough India (NGO) a Categories media, awareness, legal, health, governmental, food, environment, development, business and art


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