Quiz 422 – Daily Current Affairs

1. Which of the following statement(s) about ‘TRI-NETRA systems’ is/are correct?

  1. TRI-NETRA stands for – Terrain imaging for diesel dRivers INfra-red, Enhanced opTical &Radar Assisted.
  2. The concept of TRI-NETRA was developed by Development Cell under the guidance of Member Mechanical, Railway Board.
  3. A proposal to install TRI-NETRA systems on locomotives for enhancing the vision of Locomotive Pilots in inclement weather has been started the Railway Board.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Pema Khandu is the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.
  2. He is the youngest Chief Minister in the country. He is only 37 year old.

Select your correct answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

3. ‘The new rules’ concerning the installation of electric kit with a view to curtail Vehicular Pollution amends

(a) Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1986.

(b) Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1987.

(c) Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1988.

(d) Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989.


 

4. Which of the following statement(s) about World Heritage Committee is/are correct?

  1. The World Heritage Committee decides the sites to be listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  2. It has 21 state parties as member states which are elected by the General Assembly of States Parties for a four-year term.
  3. The First session of World Heritage Committee in 1977 was hosted in Paris, France.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

5. Which of the following country has hosted for the maximum time the session of World Heritage Committee?

(a) France

(b) Germany

(c) Australia

(d) USA


 

6. Which of the following countries are NOT the members of the World Heritage Committee?

  1. China
  2. Brazil
  3. Australia
  4. Pakistan
  5. Finland

Select your answer from the options given below:

(a) Both 1 and 3

(b) 1, 4 and 5

(c) Both 1 and 4

(d) Both 4 and 5


 

7. Which of the following country will host the next session of World Heritage Committee?

(a) Poland

(b) Australia

(c) South Africa

(d) USA


 

8. Consider the following statement(s) about Kanchenjunga National Park (KNP)

  1. It is get name from the mountain Kanchenjunga.
  2. It is the third-highest peak in the world.
  3. It was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list in July, 2016, becoming the first “Mixed Heritage” site of India.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

9. Kanchenjunga National Park (KNP) was established in

(a) 1965

(b) 1977

(c) 1982

(d) 1985


 

10. Who among the following architects designed the Chandigarh City?

(a) Antoni Gaudi

(b) David M Childs

(c) Cesar Pelli

(d) Le Corbusier


 

11. The 40th Session of World Heritage Committee, 2016 has been held in

(a) Pakistan

(b) Afghanistan

(c) Turkey

(d) UAE


 

12. Which of the following irrigation scheme(s) has/have been consolidated into the Prime Minster’s Krishi Sinchayi Yojana?

(a) AIBP (Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme).

(b) IWMP (Integrated Watershed Management Programme).

(c) OFWM (On Farm Water Management).

(d) All of them.


 

Answers:

  1. (d)
  2. (c)
  3. (d) The New Rule has been named Central Motor Vehicles (Seventh Amendment) Rules, 2016.
  4. (d)
  5. (a) France has hosted the WHC session for 10 times.
  6. (c)
  7. (a) The next session of WHC is going to be held in the Polish City of Krakow in July 2017.
  8. (d) It is also known as Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve. It is located in Sikkim.
  9. (b) It was named after the mountain Khangchendzonga.
  10. (d) He has also designed cities for France, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Argentina, and Japan.
  11. (c) The 40th session of WHC, 2016 has been held in Istanbul.
  12. (d)

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