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Online Test in Current Affairs Daily 17 October as QUIZ-2019

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# Economics issue based current affairs daily quiz #

Online Test in Current Affairs Daily 17 October as QUIZ-2019

Q.1# Consider the following statement regarding the Bharat Broadband Network Limited.

  1. It was recently inaugurated in New Delhi as a new corporate office of (BBNL).
  2. It works on the successful implementation of the BharatNet project for digitally connecting of all municipal corporation of country.

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 & 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

Ans. (a)

The new corporate office of Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) has been inaugurated in New Delhi.BBNL has played a key role in leading the successful implementation of the Bharat Net project for digitally connecting all 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats (GPs) in the country.The objective of this flagship project of our Government is to facilitate the delivery of e-governance, e-health, e-education, e-banking and other services to citizens in every part of our country, on a non-discriminatory basis.

 

Q.2# Consider the following statement regarding the National Health Profile-2018.

  1. It was released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  2. The profile has been prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI).
  3. It covers demographic, socio-economic condition, health status and health finance, along with comprehensive information on health infrastructure and human resources in health.

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • All of the above
  • 1 & 3
  • 1 & 2
  • 2 & 3

Ans. (a)

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released an Analytical Report of the National Health Profile-2018.

The profile has been prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI), CBHI has been publishing National Health Profile every year since 2005.The National Health Profile covers demographic, socio-economic, health status and health finance indicators, along with comprehensive information on health infrastructure and human resources in health.The Analytical Report of National Health Profile 2018 indicates that significant progress has been made in the country for various health outcomes, which is an encouraging sign.

# International relation issue based current affairs daily quiz #

Online Test in Current Affairs Daily 17 October as QUIZ-2019

 

Q.3# Consider the following statement regarding the NHRR.

  1. It stands for National Health Resource Repository.
  2. It is first ever national healthcare facility registry of authentic, standardized and updated geo-spatial data of all public & private healthcare establishments.
  3. NHRR will cohesively work with Ayushman Bharat.

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • 1 & 2
  • 2 & 3
  • 1 & 3
  • All of the above

Ans. (d)

NHRR is the country’s first ever national healthcare facility registry of authentic, standardized and updated geo-spatial data of all public & private healthcare establishments.This web based database of healthcare resources with visualization will immensely support the healthcare policy makers to enable evidence based decision making to strengthen the Indian health system.NHRR will cohesively work with Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) and Central TB Division (CTD) on an integrated plan for the larger benefit of ensuing Hospital empanelment and private sector engagement.

# Environmental issue + science and techonologybased current affairs daily quiz #

Online Test in Current Affairs Daily 17 October as QUIZ-2019

Q.4# Consider the following statement regarding the Bombay Blood Group.

  1. The h/h blood group, also known as Oh or the Bombay blood group, is a rare blood type.
  2. Apart from the general blood group types like O, A, B, or AB, there is a special type called (hh)-, a rare one first discovered in Bombay in 1952, and hence christened as Bombay Blood.

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 & 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

Ans. (c)

The h/h blood group, also known as Ohor the Bombay blood group, is a rare blood type. This blood phenotype was first discovered in Bombay, now known as Mumbai, in India, by Dr. Y. M. Bhende in 1952.The general types of blood group are A, B, AB and O, Matching of the blood types of the donor and the recipient is vital, else it could lead to serious life-threatening complications.Apart from the general blood group types like O, A, B, or AB, there is a special type called (hh)-, a rare one first discovered in Bombay in 1952, and hence christened as Bombay Blood.People who carry this rare blood type, about 1 in 10, 000 Indians, can accept blood only from another Bombay Blood type individual, and not from anyone who is O, A, B or AB type.

 

# Social issues , Internal Security and social security issue based current affairs daily quiz #

Online Test in Current Affairs Daily 17 October as QUIZ-2019

 

Q.5# Consider the following statement regarding the Turbidity Currents.

  1. Turbidity currents are fast-moving currents that sweep down submarine canyons, carrying sand and mud into the deep sea.
  2. Turbidity currents are threat, as people place more and more cables, pipelines, and other structures on the sea floor.
  3. Turbidity currents are also important to petroleum geologists because they leave behind layers of sediment that comprise some of the world’s largest oil reserves.

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • 1 & 2
  • 2 & 3
  • 1 & 3
  • All of the above

Ans. (d)

Turbidity currents are fast-moving currents that sweep down submarine canyons, carrying sand and mud into the deep sea.However, there is more to them than just sediment-laden seawater flowing over the sea floor, and they also involve large-scale movements of the sea floor itself.This discovery could help ocean engineers avoid damage to pipelines, communications cables, and other sea floor structures.Turbidity currents are threat, as people place more and more cables, pipelines, and other structures on the sea floor.Turbidity currents are also important to petroleum geologists because they leave behind layers of sediment that comprise some of the world’s largest oil reserves.

Q.6#

The Centre recently announced its plan to set up a panel of judges to look into the legal and institutional framework to curb sexual harassment at workplaces following the #MeToo campaign on social media. Consider the following statement regarding the #meToo and also panel.

  1. News committee comes on the behalf of the Justice J.S. Verma Committee that was first setup in 2013 for curbing the harassment on work place.
  2. #meToo also a government imitative that aim is to curb the harassment of women in work place.

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 & 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

Ans. (a)

The Centre recently announced its plan to set up a panel of judges to look into the legal and institutional framework to curb sexual harassment at workplaces following the #MeToo campaign on social media.However, as early as 2013, the Justice J.S. Verma Committee, in its landmark report on gender laws, had recommended setting up of an employment tribunal instead of an internal complaints committee (ICC) in sweeping changes to the Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Bill.The panel was formed in the aftermath of the December 16 Nirbhayagangrape in 2012 and the ensuing nationwide protests, and submitted its report on January 23, 2013.

# Developmental issue based current affairs daily quiz #

Online Test in Current Affairs Daily 17 October as QUIZ-2019

 

Q.7# Consider the following statement regarding the Data Localisation.

  1. Data localization is the act of storing data on any device that is physically present within the borders of a specific country where the data was generated.
  2. Free flow of digital data, especially data which could impact government operations or operations in a region, is restricted by some governments.

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 & 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

Ans. (c)

Data localization is the act of storing data on any device that is physically present within the borders of a specific country where the data was generated. Free flow of digital data, especially data which could impact government operations or operations in a region, is restricted by some governments.

                                         # National issue based current affairs daily quiz #

Online Test in Current Affairs Daily 17 October as QUIZ-2019

 

Q.8# Consider the following statement regarding the Future Policy Awards.

  1. Sikkim has been awarded UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award (Gold Prize)
  2. Organic cultivation doesn’t involve the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers and thus helps to maintain a harmonious balance among the various complex ecosystems.

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 & 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

Ans. (c)

Sikkim has been awarded UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award (Gold Prize) for its achievement in becoming the world’s first totally organic agriculture state.Sikkim became the first fully organic state of India in 2016. Over the years around 75000 hectares of land in the state has been converted into certified organic farms following the guidelines as prescribed by National Programme for Organic Production.

# Award and appointment based current affairs daily quiz #

Online Test in Current Affairs Daily 17 October as QUIZ-2019

 

Q.9# Consider the following statement regarding the BepiColombo.

1.BepiColombo is a joint mission between ESA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), executed under ESA leadership.

2.The mission comprises two spacecraft: the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) and the MercuryMagnetospheric Orbiter (MMO).

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • Only 1
  • Only 2
  • Both 1 & 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

Ans. (c)

European Space Agency’s (Esa) first mission to Mercury- BepiColombo, is all set for launch.The four-tonne spacecraft will be launched into orbit by Esa’s rocket Ariane 5 from the European spaceport at Kourou, French Guiana, on 20 October.It will then make a 5.2bn mile (8.5bn km) journey over seven years to reach its destination by 2025.The mission comprises two spacecraft: the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO).

Q.10#

Consider the following statement regarding the Mount Etna.

1.The southeast flank of Mount Etna in Sicily is sliding towards the sea at a rate of several centimetres a year.

2.The kind of stress that this movement creates inside volcanoes can cause devastating landslides.

3.Mount Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe and one of the world’s most frequently erupting volcanoes.

Which of the above statement are correct?

  • 1 & 2
  • 2 & 3
  • 1 & 3
  • All of the above

Ans. (d)

Mount Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe and one of the world’s most frequently erupting volcanoes. It is also the volcano with the longest record of continuous eruption. Located near the east coast of the island of Sicily in Italy, Mount Etna is 10,900 feet (3,329 meters) tall with a base circumference of about 93 miles (150 kilometers).

 

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