Quiz 312 – Daily Current Affairs

  1. How many countries attended the meeting on the Third Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation?

(a) 11

(b) 12

(c) 13

(d) 14


 

  1. Assertion (A): The Third Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation adopted a resolution to focus on Tiger recovery in low-density protected areas.

Reason (R): Buoyed by the increase in tiger population. It would extend help to conserve the Tiger in other countries where the numbers are fast dwindling or already extinct.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.


 

 

  1. Which of the following statement(s) about the aim of ‘North East ASEAN’ business summit is/are correct?

(i) attracts investment from both domestic and foreign firms to North-East States of India.

(ii) It tried to increase productivity and generate employment in the region.

(iii) It fixes the gaps in fencing and other vulnerabilities both on interim and permanent bases.

(a) Only (i)

(b) Both (i) and (ii)

(c) Both (i) and (iii)

(d) All of these


 

  1. Which country has launched SJ-10?

(a) Japan

(b) Russia

(c) India

(d) China


 

  1. When was the Surya Jyoti launched?

(a) 2 January, 2016

(b) 5 April 2016

(c) 8 March, 2016

(d) 3 May, 2016


 

  1. Assertion (A): The Surya Jyoti solar dome would help rural and urban population to have a reliable access to electricity.

Reason (R): It is giving strength to the mission of ‘Clean India, Green India’.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.


 

  1. New Naval Detachment was established on-

(a) 22 January, 2016

(b) 28 February, 2016

(c) 24 March, 2016

(d) 26 April, 2016


 

  1. What is the India’s rank in 2016 Global Connectivity Index?

(a) 30

(b) 45

(c) 48

(d) 36


 

  1. Assertion (A): Spending too much time in sitting posture is bad for the heart.

Reason (R): the US researchers, have found that sedentary behavior is associated with increased amount of calcium deposits in heart’s arteries. It causes a higher risk of heart attack.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.


 

  1. Which of the following ranks India has got in the list of top-10 manufacturers of 2015? (According to UNIDO)

(a) 9

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 3


 

Answers:

  1. (c) The Third Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation was held from April 11 to 14, 2016 in New Delhi. The three-day meeting was attended by 13 tiger range countries including- Russia, China, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Bangladesh and Bhutan.
  2. (a) Both are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
  3. (b) Statement (i) and (ii) are correct. The First-ever three-day North East ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) business summit was held from April 7 to 9, 2016 at the city Convention Centre in Imphal, Manipur.
  4. (d) On 6 April, 2016, China have been successfully launched a bullet-shaped retrievable scientific research satellite SJ-10 (ShiJian-10).
  5. (b) The Union Government on April 5, 2016 launched the low-cost micro solar device, Surya Jyoti.
  6. (b) Both are correct but R is not the correct explanation of A.
  7. (d) The Indian Navy on April 26, 2016 has established a new naval detachment at Androth Island of Lakshadweep.
  8. (b) According to the report of Chinese telecom giant Huawei, on 12 April, 2016, India ranked 44th with total score of 30 among 50 different countries.
  9. (a) Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A.
  10. (c) According to the Report of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), 2015, India have got 6th position among the world’s Top-Ten largest manufacturing countries.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. there is some controversy in the first question’s answer. the pib website http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=136665 says that 4 countries attended it.
    “The Environment Ministry held a meeting as a prelude to the 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference (3 AMC) on Tiger Conservation, here yesterday. The meeting was attended by the representatives of four Tiger Range countries (TRCs) – Bhutan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Russia, besides senior officers of the Ministry, including Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Joint Secretary, East, Ministry of External Affairs. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar.”

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