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Volume-50, 10-16 March, 2018

सामान्य ज्ञान की परीक्षा

(आईबीपीएस (लिपिक एवं अधिकारी)/भा.स्टे.बैं./क.च.आ./सं.लो.से.आ. परीक्षाओं के लिए उपयोगी)

 

Q1.         Who can purchase 'Electoral Bonds' ?

a)            a person, who is a citizen of India or incorporated or established in India

b)            NRIs

c)            PIOs

d)            None of these

Q2.         When Civil Services Day is celebrated ?

a)            21st of April, every year

b)            21st March

c)            24th Jan

d)            25th Jan

Q3.         'Niti Forum for North-East' will be co-chaired whom ?

a)            Union Labour Minister

b)            The forum will be co-chaired by the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog and Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER). The forum will have its Secretariat in the Ministry of DoNER.

c)            Governor of Sikkim

d)            None of these

Q4.         Where  construction of 4.531 km long 2-Lane Bi-Directional Silkyara Bend- Barkot Tunnel with escape passage including approaches on Dharasu -Yamunotri section between Chainage 25.400 Km. and Chainage 51.000 Km., with a total project cost of  Rs. 1383.78 crore will be taken up ?

a)            J&K

b)            in Uttarakhand

c)            Arunachal Pradesh

d)            Assam

Q5. The long-pending dispute between States of Odisha and Chhattisgarh on Mahanadi river will come to a final settlement with the setting up of a tribunal  as per provisions of the Inter-State River Water Disputes (ISRWD) Act, 1956.  The Tribunal shall consist of whom ?  Give details.

a)  a Chairman and two other Members nominated by the Chief Justice of India from amongst the Judges of the Supreme Court or High Court.

b)  Further, services of two Assessors who are water resources experts having experience in handling sensitive water-related issues will be provided to advise the Tribunal in its proceedings

c)            Both (a) & (b)

d)            None of these

Q6.         NW-1 is estimated to create direct employment of 46,000 persons and indirect employment of 84,000 persons in which states ?

a)            Uttar Pradesh

b)            Bihar

c)            Jharkhand and West Bengal

d)            All the above

Q7.         2018-19 Union  budget envisaged a defined role for NITI Aayog in which critical areas ? Give details.

a)            artificial intelligence and agriculture policy,

b)            Reiterated a shared vision for national development in line with NITI Aayog's Three Year Action Agenda, the Seven Year Strategy and the 15 Year Vision Document.  

c)            Both (a) & (b)

d)            None of these

Q8. What is e-NAM ?Give details.

a)            e-NAM is one of the major and important flagship schemes of the Government of India which is being implemented by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare with the objective of providing competitive and remunerative price to farmers for their produce through online competitive bidding process.

b)            Keeping in view the need of making marketing of commodities easier for farmers, e-NAM was envisioned and launched in 21 Mandis on 14th April 2016 which has now reached 479 Mandis across 14 states and 1 Union Territory.

c)            e-NAM website is now available in eight different languages (Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and Odia) while the live trading facility is available in six different language (Hindi, English, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi & Telugu).

d)            All the above

Q9.         Where 'Global Digital Health Partnership Symposium' is conducted, recently ?

a)            at Sydney, Australia

b)            Tokyo

c)            Paris

d)            Berlin

Q10.       'National Health Policy (2017) of India', clearly articulates the healthcare aspirations of people of India with three distinct goals. What are they ?

a)            The first goal is to ensure district-level electronic database of information on health system components by 2020, which largely means moving away from paper-based data collection and recording in public health system to use of sophisticated computerized tools for improving functioning of hospitals and health system.

b)            The second goal is to strengthen the health surveillance system and establish registries for diseases of public health importance by 2020, where we intend to create registries to support epidemiological profiling of diseases to be better informed for targeted health interventions.

c)            The third goal pushes us to work for establishment of federated national e-health architecture, setting-up of health information exchanges and national Health Information Network by 2025,"

d)            All the above

Q11.       Youth from Jammu & Kashmir participated in 'WatankoJano'. It is  an initiative of which union Ministry?

a)            Home Affairs

b)            Finance

c)            Urban Development

d)            External Affairs

Q12.       What is the full name of 'Bolivia'  country ?

a)            Plurinational State of Bolivia 

b)            Confederation of Bolivia

c)            Federation of Bolivia

d)            Union of Bolivia

Q13.       Who is Dara Shukoh ? Give details.

a)            Prince Dara Shukoh, one of the sons of Emperor Shah Jehan grew up under the unmistakable influence of the teachings of the Sufi Saint, Shaik Muinuddin Chisti.

b)            "Majma-ul-Bahrain" or the "Mingling of the two Oceans" is book written by him

c)            Both (a)  & (b)

d)            None of these

Q14. Which of the following is correct ? (Sufi saints & Places)

a)            Khaja Mohiuddin Chisti's shrine : Ajmer, Rajasthan

b)            Hazrath Nizammuddin Auliya's dargah : New Delhi

c)            Ameen Peer Dargah : near Kadapa,  Andhra Pradesh

d)            All the above

Q15.       National Urban Housing Fund (NUHF) for Rs.60,000 crores is created.  Where  will be    this fund?

a)            This fund will be situated in Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), an autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

b)            NABARD

c)            SIDBI

d)            Exim Bank

Q16. The target is to cater to the demand of housing shortage of nearly 1.2 crore and make available housing to all by 2022. What is the importance of 2022 year ?

a)            India celebrates its 75th Anniversary of Independence

b)            14th Five Year Plan ending 

c)            15th Five Year Plan

d)            None of these

Q17.       NUHF will facilitate raising requisite funds in next four years so that flow of Central Assistance under different verticals. What are they ?

a)            Beneficiary Linked Construction (BLC)

b)            Affordable Housing in Partnership (AHP);  In-Situ Slum Redevelopment (ISSR)

c)            Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) 

d)            All the above  (All these will help in construction of houses to address the gap in Urban Sector progresses smoothly)

Q18.       Where the Indian Defence University is being setup?

a)            Mumbai

b)            at            Binola and Bilaspur, in district Gurugram, Haryana

c)            Chennai

d)            Jaipur

Q19.       Launching of "Operation Greens" will be on the  lines of which of the following  to promote Farmer Producers Organizations (FPOs), agri-logistics, processing facilities and professional management with an allocation of Rs. 500 crore?

a)            "Operation Flood"

b)            Green Revolution

c)            Yellow Revolution

d)            Blue Revolution

Q20.       Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capacity augmentation of navigation on the Haldia-Varanasi stretch of National Waterway-1  (Ganga) is started. Give details.

a)            Development of  a plan for multimodal logistics park near the multimodal terminals being built under at Varanasi, Sahibganj and Haldia

b)            The JMVP is being implemented by the IWAI with  technical assistance and investment support of the World Bank.

c)            Both (a) & (b)

d)            None of these

Q21.       When  World Radio Day  is celebrated ?

a)            Feb 13

b)            Jan 15

c)            Dec 15

d)            Nov 26

Q22.       Milk production in India, which was around 17 - 22 million tonnes in the 1960s, has increased to______ million tonnes in 2016-17

a)            165.4

b)            140

c)            100

d)            None of these

23)          In November 2016  National Mission on Bovine Productivity Scheme was started under Rashtriya Gokul Mission with an allocation of Rs.825 crores. What is the aim of it?

a)            The aim is to accelerate milk production and productivity and to also make the milk production more profitable.

b)            Potato cultivation

c)            Onion production

d)            Oilseeds production

Q24.       Where the 8th Global Theatre Olympics on 17th February, 2018 is started?

a)            at the majestic Red Fort in New Delhi. (This Global Theatre Festival is being held in India for the first time)

b)            Kochi

c)            Turuvananthapuram

d)            Chennai

Q25.       Where the Theatre Oly-mpics was established? Who will participate ?

a)            in 1993 at Delphi, Greece

b)            Being an international theatre festival, the Theatre Olympics presents some of the greatest theatre practitioners from around the world

c)            Both (a) & (b)

d)            Only football players

Q26.       Since 1993, the Theatre Olympics has been held seven times in which  countries ?

a)            Japan (1999), Russia (2001)

b)            Turkey (2006), South Korea (2010)

c)            China (2014), Poland (2016)

d)            All the above

Q27.       Which of the following is correct? (Bamboo & Green India Mission)

a)            A restructured National Bamboo Mission, an outlay of Rs. 1290 crore has         been made to promote bamboo sector in a holistic manner

b)            Union Government has also removed bamboo grown outside forest areas from the definition of trees. 

c)            Rs. 160 crore have been earmarked for the Green India Mission (National Afforestation Programme)

d)            All the above

Q28.       Green India Mission will contribute to the Nationally Determined Contribution for the period 2021-2030 to intensify the efforts for achieving our Nationally Contribution on Forestry to sequester additional 2.5 to 3.0 billion tonnes of ________ equivalent in the forestry sector by the year 2030.

a)            Ozone

b)            CO2

c)            Oxygen

d)            Hydrogen

29)          A New scheme Venture Capital Fund for OBCs on similar lines as Venture Capital Fund for SCs to be launched with an initial corpus of Rs. ____  crore

a)            500

b)            200

c)            300

d)            None of these

30)          Which political parties will  be eligible to receive the Electoral Bonds ?

a)            Only the Political Parties registered under  section 29A  of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 (43 of 1951) and

b)            Political parties which secured not less than one per cent of the votes polled in the last general election to the House of the People or  the  Legislative Assembly of the State

c)            Both (a) & (b)

d)            None of these

 

Answer key of Qs, Published in Issue

3 - 9 March, 2018

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