Daily Current Affairs Quiz 20-03-2020

1. With reference to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. 1. It is the only tripartite U.N. agency that brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States to set labour standards and develop policies for all women and men.
  2. 2. It was established in 1919 by the Treaty of Versailles as an affiliated agency of the League of Nations and also became the first affiliated specialized agency of the United Nations in 1946.
  3. 3. India is a founding member of the ILO and it has been a permanent member of the ILO Governing Body since 1922.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


2. Indian Constitution empowers the Supreme Court with special powers to do the complete justice under which of the following Article?


3. In context to World Sparrow Day, consider the following:

  1. 1. Its theme for this year is “I LOVE Sparrows”
  2. 2. It is an international initiative by Nature Forever Society (NFS)
  3. 3. Sparrows was named as “Heroes of the Environment” by an Indian conservationist Mohammed Dilawar.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


4. With reference to Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana, consider the following:

  1. 1. It is a maternity benefit scheme, which will offer ₹6,000 for the birth of the second child.
  2. 2. It was announced by the Rajasthan Government on pilot basis in 4 districts.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. Consider the following statements

  1. 1. The UN Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations.
  2. The Security Council’s presidency is a capacity that rotates every month among its 5 permanent members
  3. Decisions of the Security Council on matters are made by an affirmative vote of nine members including the concurring votes of the permanent members.
  4. Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


6. Consider the following statements with respect to the post of ‘Judge of the Supreme Court’:

  1. 1. The Constitution provides that a judge can be removed only by an order of the President, based on a motion passed by both Houses of Parliament.
  2. The Constitution has not fixed the tenure of a judge of the Supreme Court.
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


7. Recently, the ‘Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana’ was seen in the news. It is related to


8. Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana:

  1. 1. It is a campaign launched by the Ministry of Health and Family welfare.
  2. 2. It aims to create demand for generic medicines through medical practitioners.
  3. 3. Individual entrepreneurs are eligible to apply for Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


9. Bishkek Declaration was recently in news. It is related to:


10. Consider the following statements with reference to Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO):

  1. 1. Turkmenistan was one of the founding members of SCO.
  2. 2. The last SCO summit was held in Kyrgyzstan.
  3. 3. Committee of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) is one of the two permeant bodies of SCO.
  4. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


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