Quiz 372 – Daily Current Affairs

1. Which of the following statement(s) about Setu Bharatam Programme is/are correct?

  1. Under this project, 208 rail-over bridges and rail-under bridges will be built at the cost of Rs. 20,800 crore.
  2. Its aims to make all National Highways free of railway level crossings by 2019.
  3. On 4 March 2016, Setu Bharatam was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi .

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

2. Which of the following statement(s) about Interlinking of River (ILR) programme is/are correct?

  1. Its aims to link Indian rivers by a network of reservoirs and canals.
  2. On July, 2014, As per the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court, a Cabinet Note on ILR was submitted to Union Cabinet.
  3. On March, 2015 A Group on Intra-State River links has been constituted by MoWR, RD & GR.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

3. Which of the following Statement(s) Ken-Betwa Project is/are correct?

  1. It has been declared as National Project by the Government of India.
  2. It proposes the interlinking of Ken river in Madhya Pradesh to Betwa River in Uttar Pradesh, to irrigate the huge barren and hilly regions of Bundelkhand.
  3. It is going to cater facilities for 6,35,661 hectares of land in Panna, Chhatarpur, Tikamgarh districts in Madhya Pradesh, and Banda, Mahoba and Jhansi districts in Uttar Pradesh.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

4. Which of the following statement(s) about Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) is/are correct?

  1. Its works on the Project Implementation Agencies (PIAs) to implement the program by using skilling and placement project.
  2. It is going to be implemented through imparting training to partners from the private and the public sectors as well as non-profit organisations.
  3. It is a Government of India youth employment scheme.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

5. Which of the following statement(s) about Bharat Nirman is/are correct?

  1. It is a business plan for rural infrastructure.
  2. Its aims to provide safe drinking water, develop housing facilities.
  3. It has been sub-divided into six parts: Waters, Roads, Housing, Telephone, Electricity, Irrigation.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

6. Which of the following statement(s) about Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) is/are correct?

  1. Its aims to reduce the overall coast of solar power generation in India.
  2. It is a stable and long term policy.
  3. It was launched January, 2010.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

7. Which of the following statement(s) about Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) is/are correct?

  1. Its objective is strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas.
  2. State Governments with the support of the Central Government will attempt to ensure 24/7 power for all.
  3. It was launched on September 2015.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

8. The main focus of the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) is on

(a) IT application

(b) provisioning of solar panels

(c) installation of rooftop solar in all government buildings.

(d) All of these.


 

9. Which of the following statement(s) about Small Hydro Projects (SHPs) is/are correct?

  1. It has normally run-of-river and no dam is constructed.
  2. Growth in the SHP sector is relatively slow.
  3. Hydro power projects are generally categorized in two segments: Small hydro and large hydro.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

10. Anaerobic digestion or biomethanation process is used for

(a) Thermal application

(b) Power generation

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) Neither (a) nor (b)


 

Answers:

  1. (d) The details of 208 Railway Over Bridges are as follows: Andhra Pradesh – 33, Assam – 12, Bihar – 20, Chhattisgarh – 5, Gujarat – 8, Haryana – 10, Himachal Pradesh – 5, Jharkhand – 11, Karnataka – 17, Kerala – 4, Madhya Pradesh -6, Maharashtra – 12, Odisha – 4, Punjab – 10, Rajasthan – 9, Tamil Nadu – 9, Uttrakhand – 2, Uttar Pradesh – 9, West Bengal – 22.
  2. (d) All statements are correct.
  3. (d) All statements are correct.
  4. (d) All statements are correct.
  5. (d) All statements are correct.
  6. (d) All statements are correct.
  7. (d) All statements are correct.
  8. (d) All statements are correct.
  9. (d) All statements are correct.
  10. (c) Both are correct.

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