Daily Current Affairs Quiz 08-01-2020

1. In the Context to Great Indian Bustard (GIB), consider the following:

  1. 1.Its population is only found in Rajasthan and Gujarat.
  2. 2.It is listed under Appendix I of CITES
  3. 3.It is a heaviest flying bird.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


2. Which of the following are the initiatives under Digital India?

  1. 1.DigiLocker
  2. 2.e-Hastakshar
  3. 3.GI Cloud
  4. 4.Vikaspedia Project
  5. 5.Jeevan Pramaan
  6. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


3. Consider the following, with regard to GOCO (Government Owned Contractor Operated) Model:

  1. 1.It is one of the recommendations of the Lt. Gen. DB Shekatkar (Retd.) committee.
  2. 2.It helps in reducing government expenditure on armed forces and increase combat capability of the army.

4. Consider the following regarding the 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act:

  1. 1.It amended the Constitution to extend 10% reservation economically weaker sections among all castes and communities, including all Christians and Muslims.
  2. 2.The 10% reservation will be in addition to the existing cap of 50% reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes, taking total reservation to 60%.
  3. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


5. Which of the following are the conditions to be included in the reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)?

  1. 1.Annual household income below Rs 8 lakh.
  2. 2.Agriculture land below 5 acres.
  3. 3.Residential house below 1000 sqft.
  4. 4.Residential plot below 100 yards in notified municipality.
  5. 5.Residential plot below 200 yards in non-notified municipality area.
  6. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


6. Consider the following

  1. 1.Saudi Arabia
  2. 2.Oman
  3. 3.Qatar
  4. 4.Bahrain
  5. Which of the following countries are bordered by U.A.E?


7. ‘Drosophila’, sometimes seen in news is referred to


8. Consider the following Statements:

  1. 1.Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015, was adopted in the 2nd World Conference on Disaster Reduction.
  2. 2.Yokohama Strategy Plan (1994) is related to Natural Disaster Prevention.
  3. 3.The National Disaster Respond Fund was established under the disaster Management Act, 2005.
  4. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. Recently, the Reserve Bank of India has recently granted approval for converting an Urban Cooperative Bank into a Small Finance Bank. With reference to this, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) are registered as cooperative societies under the provisions of, either the State Cooperative Societies Act of the State concerned or the Multi State Cooperative Societies Act, 2002.
  2. 2. The Reserve Bank regulates and supervises the banking functions of UCBs under the provisions of Banking regulation Act, 1949
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are Incorrect?


10. Recently, ‘Ex Eastern Bridge’ was seen in News. It is a Joint Bilateral Exercise Between


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