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Current Affairs Quiz 26-04-2018

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1. The bilateral military exercise “Harimau Shakti 2018” will be conducted between India and which country?

1.Indonesia

2.Malaysia

3.New Zealand 

4.South Korea

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?
1. Kathiawar coast —– Gujarat
2. Konkan coast —– Maharashtra
3. Malabar coast —– Tamil Nadu

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following statements are true of Adjournment Motion?
1. It is an extraordinary procedure which sets aside the normal business of the House.
2. Its main object is to draw the attention of the House to a recent matter of urgent public importance.
3. The Rajya Sabha can make use of this procedure.
4. It must be supported by not less than 50 members for introduction.
5. It involves an element of censure against government.

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about ‘INSV Tarini’.
1. INSV Tarini is the Indian Navy’s second ocean going sailboat, built by M/s
Aquarius Shipyard Pvt Ltd at Divar, Goa.
2. It is the platform for First Indian All Women Circumnavigation of the Globe
expedition of the Indian Navy.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.
1. There will be a uniform premium of only 2% to be paid by farmers for
all Kharif crops and 1.5% for all Rabi crops.
2. The premium amount is capped at 5% for horticulture and annual commercial
crops.
3. The govt liability on premium subsidy would be shared by the Central and State
governments on a 70:30 basis.
Which of the above statements is/are not correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements in regard with ‘Hunar Haat’.
1. Hunar Haat is aimed at encouraging, promoting and providing national and
international market to artisans, craftsmen belonging to the Minority communities.
2. Theme of the fourth edition of Hunar Haat is “Development with Dignity”.
Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to technologies for solar power production, consider the following statements:
1. ‘Photovoltaics’ is a technology that generates electricity by direct conversion of light into electricity, while ‘Solar Thermal’ is a technology that utilizes the Sun’s rays to generate heat which is further used in electricity generation process.
2. Photovoltaics generates Alternating Current (AC), while Solar Thermal generates Direct Current (DC).
3. India has manufacturing base for Solar Thermal technology, but not for Photovoltaics.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Nadiya Shafi has won the 2018 Martha Farrell Award for Excellence in women’s empowerment. She is video reporter from which city?

1. Shillong

2. Guwahati

3.Lucknow

4. Srinagar

 
 
 
 

9. Which of the following adds/add nitrogen to the soil?
1. Excretion of urea by animals
2. Burning of coal by man
3. Death of vegetation
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

10. Which one of the following pairs of metals constitutes the lightest metal and the heaviest metal, respectively?

  1.  Lithium and mercury
  2.  Lithium and osmium
  3.  Aluminium and osmium
  4.  Aluminium and mercury
 
 
 
 

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