Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12-09-2019

1. With regards to Digital initiatives by Ministry of Civil Aviation , consider the following :

1)DigiSky – An online portal to regulate the entire gamut of activities relating to governance and operation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS)/Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs)
2)Esahaj- Envisages seamless and hassle free passenger travel using biometric technologies
3)DigiYatra- Portal for Granting Security Clearance

Which of the statement(s) is/are incorrect ?


2. Recently a “Drought Tool Box” was launched by


3. Consider the following about Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs):

1)It is an initiative of MHRD’s Innovation Cell.
2)Its objective is to systematically rank all major educational institutions and universities on indicators related to promotion of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development”
3) It operates in a hub and spoke format and ensures round the year activities related to innovation, entrepreneurship and IPR in campus.

Which of the above statements are correct ?


4. Recently , the term “kammadi” was in news . It refers to:


5. The Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea are present in


6. Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research refers to


7. Consider the following statements:

1. The Smart Cities Mission is undertaken by the Urban Development Ministry.
2. The Smart Cities Mission works in partnership with the state governments in which the different cities are located.

Which of the given statement/s is/are INCORRECT?


8. Consider the following statements:

1. Motihari-Amlekhganj oil pipeline is a project between India and Bangladesh.
2. It is South Asia’s first cross-border oil product pipeline.

Which of the given statement/s is/are correct?


9. Which of the following best describes the gig-economy?


10. With reference to ‘Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)’’, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1.It was set up by the Government of India in March 2002, under the provision of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
2.It is a statutory body under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).
3.It has launched the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) in 2007 to set energy efficiency standards for the design and construction of buildings.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


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