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Daily Current Affairs MCQs - 8th March 2019
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This lesson deals with the Daily Current Affairs MCQs of 8th 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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  1. DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ'S: 8TH 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 products has recently received Gl Tag 1. Marayoor Jaggery 2. Erode Turmeric 3. Tirupati Laddu A1 and 2 8. 2 and 3 c 1 and 3 D. All the above


  4. Answer:A Geographical Indication Tag-products correspond to specific geographical location or origin a Used for agricultural, natural or manufactured goods having special quality and reputation o Enables stakeholders to authenticate their production a Recently, Marayoor Jaggery and Erode Turmeric were given Gl Tag a Marayoor Jaggery Jaggery is produced without adding any chemicals Hand made @ household units a High sweetness with less saltiness, high content of iron and less sodium Produce - Free of impurities : Sugar cane fields are free of chemical pesticides


  5. Erode Turmeric-Tamil Nadu o Cultural history Being used since 2000 BC Erode-One of the largest markets of turmeric in India Tirupati Laddu Gl Tag in 2014 o GI Tag Governed by TRIPS Agreement of WTO India : Administered by Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks


  6. 2. Choose the correct statements about National Missionon Transformative Mobility and Storage which was recently approved by Union Cabinet: 1. It wil recommend and drive the strategies for transformative mobility and Phased Manufacturing Programmes for EVs, EV Components and Batteries It will have an inter-ministerial Steering Committee will be chaired by Union Minister 2. of Power 3. A Phased Manufacturing Program (PMP) will be launched to localize production across the entire EV value chain A 1 and 2 . 2 and3 B. C. 1 and 3 o. All the above


  7. Answer: C o Union Cabinet: Approved National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Storage o National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage, to drive clean, a It will recommend and drive the strategies for transformative mobility and Phased o It will have an inter-ministerial Steering Committee will be chaired by CEO NITI o Steering committee Consists of Secretaries of Road Transport, Power, New & connected, shared, sustainable and holistic mobility initiatives Manufacturing Programmes for EVs, EV Components and Batteries Aayog Renewable Energy, DST, Heavy Industries, DPIIT and DG of Bureau of Industrial Standards


  8. o Phased Manufacturing Programme (PMP) valid for 5 years l 2024 to support setting up of a few large-scale, export-competitive integrated batteries and cell manufacturing Giga plants in India a To localize production across the entire EV value chain O Mission wil define the roadmap for transformative mobility in "New India" by introducing a sustainable mobility ecosystem and fostering Make-in-lndia to boost domestic manufacturing and employment generation in the country


  9. 3. Choose the correct statements about Flood Management and Border Areas Programme approved by Union Cabinet recently: It was framed by merging components of Flood Management Programme and River Management Activities and Works related to Border Areas 2. Complete funding under this scheme will be provided by Central Government A 1 only 8. 2 only C. Both D. None


  10. Answer:A o Union Cabinet approved: Flood Management and Border Areas Programme o Flood Management Works in entire country and River Management Activities and works related to Border Areas for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20 with a total outlay of Rs.3342.00 crores o will be implemented throughout the country for effective flood management, erosion control and anti-sea erosion Funding : General states 50: 50 o North Eastern States, Sikkim, J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand 70:30


  11. 4. Which among the following has recently launched e-Dharti Geo Portal: A Ministry of Earth Sciences B. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs c. Department of Space D. Ministry of Information and Broacdcasting


  12. 5. Which among the following states has recently launched Yuvashree Arpan Scheme A. Odisha s. West Bengal c. Karnataka D. Bihar


  13. Answer: C Dictionary of Martyrs of India's Freedom Struggle Culture to Indian Council of Historical Research Commissioned by Ministry of o To commemorate 150th anniversary of uprising of 1857 Includes martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, the non-cooperation movement, Civil Disobedience Movement, Kisan Movements, Tribal Movements, the Quit India Movement, and those soldiers of the Azad Hind Faui, etc., who attained martyrdom o Information of about 13,500 martyrs recorded in 5 volumes


  14. 7. Choose the correct statements about 'The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teacher's Cadre) Ordinance 2019' which was approved by the cabinet recently for promulgation It will provide reservation considering university or college as one unit instead of department as one unit 2. It will benefit only persons belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes A 1 only 8. 2 only C. Both D 1 and 2


  15. Answer:A o Recently, Union Cabinet has approved Promulgation of The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teacher's Cadre) Ordinance 2019 o It restores 200-point roster based reservation system in Higher Education Institutions o Considers University of College as one unit instead of treating d unit Provides reservation of faculty in appointments by direct recruitment of persons belonging to SC, STs and Socially & Educationally Backward Classes in Central Educational Institutions Paves way for filling up of more than 5000 vacancies by direct r teacher's cadre t in


  16. Overthrows 13 point roster system - Department is considered as unit o 200 point system 99 posts reserved for SC, ST and OBC a 101 -Unreserved O 13 point system: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9,10,11,13 - unreserved in department a 4th, 8th, 1 2th- OBC, 7th - SC, 14th - ST