CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ FOR COMPETITIVEEXAMS FROM THE HINDU, PIB etc Current Affairs Daily Updated By Nisha Nujumudeen
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CURRENT affairs quiz FOR THE MONTH OF January 2019
Current Affairs MOCK MCQS... ITS TIME TO TEST!! Daily Updated Q1. The term 'Nuclear Posture Review (NPR)', sometimes seen in the news, is associated with the affairs of which of the following? A. China B. European Union C. Russia D. United States of America
Current Affairs MOCK MCQS... ITS TIME TO TEST!! Ans: (D) Daily Updated .The Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) is the United States of America's primary statement of nuclear policy. It states the role of nuclear weapons in U.S. security strategy.
Current Affairs MOCK MCQS... ITS TIME TO TEST!! Daily Updated Q2. NITI Aayog has launched 'Agricultural Marketing and Farm Friendly Reforms Index' to rank States and UTs. Which of the following parameter(s) is/are used to calculate such index? 1. Implementation of provisions of the model APMC Act 2. Joining eNAM initiative 3. Liberalizing lease in and lease out of agricultural lands 4. Freedom for felling and transit of trees grown on private land Select the correct answer using the code given below. A. 1 only B. 3 and 4 only C. 1, 2 and 3 only D. 1, 2, 3 and 4
Current Affairs MOCK MCQS... ITS TIME TO TEST!! Daily Updated Ans: (D) NITI Aayog has launched Agricultural Marketing and Farm Friendly Reforms Index to rank States and UTs. The index is based on: Implementation of seven provisions proposed under model APMC Act Joining eNAM initiative Special treatment to fruits and vegetables for marketing .Level of taxes in mandis Relaxation in restrictions related to lease in and lease out agricultural land .Change in law to recognize tenant and safeguard land owners liberalisation Freedom given to farmers for felling and transit of trees grown on private land The initial edition of the Index was launched in 2016.
Current Affairs MOCK MCQS... ITS TIME TO TEST!! Daily Updated Q3. Recently, a team of biologists from Delhi University have discovered four new unique species of 'horned frogs'. In which part of India has it been discovered? A. Andaman Islands B. Western Ghats C. Himalayan regions of Northeast India D. Salty marshes of Gujarat
Current Affairs MOCK MCQS... ITS TIME TO TEST!! Ans: (C) . A team of biologists from Delhi University, University College Daily Updated Dublin (Ireland) and the National Museum (UK) have discovered four new species of horned frogs from the Himalayan regions of Northeast India Horned frogs get their name from the "fleshy horn-like projection on the upper eyelids of some species", and were discovered in the forests of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. According to the Scientists, Northeast India is rich in amphibian diversity, but despite being part of two globally recognized biodiversity hotspots (Himalayas and Indo-Burma), this region is neglected as compared to the Western Ghats hotspot in southern India
Current Affairs MOCK MCQS... ITS TIME TO TEST!! Daily Updated Ans: (B) E-commerce companies can operate under two different models in India The first is the marketplace modelwhere the e- commerce firm simply acts as a platform that connects buyers and sellers. FDI is allowed in e-commerce companies in this model. The second model is inventory-basedwhere the inventory of goods sold on the portal is owned or controlled by the e-commerce company. FDI is not allowed under this mode
Current Affairs MOCK MCQS... ITS TIME TO TEST!! Daily Updated Ans: (C) The UNFCCC was adopted in 1992 at the Rio Earth Summit, which marked the beginning of the international community's first concerted effort to confront the problem of climate change Known also as the Rio Convention, the UNFCCC established a framework for action to stabilise concentrations of greenhouse gases in the earth's atmosphere .The UNFCCC entered into force in 1994, and nearly all of the world's nations-a total of 197-have ratified The framework sets non-binding limits on greenhouse gas emissions for individual countries and contains no enforcement mechanisms.
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