Daily Current and Contemporary Quiz (5) 2020-21

1. Currently, Arunachal Pradesh comes under which Schedule of the Constitution 

a. The Fifth Schedule 
b. The Sixth Schedule
c. The Fourth Schedule
d. The Seventh Schedule

Answer (a) The Fifth Schedule.
Recently, There is demand for bringing the entire Arunachal Pradesh under the ambit of the Sixth Schedule or Article 371 (A) of the Constitution. 

2. Why is more than 17,000 Pigs have died in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya ?

a. Black Foot
b. Chinese Swine Fever
c. African Swine Fever
d. Equatorial Swine Fever

Answer (c) African Swine Fever.
ASF is highly contagious and fatal animal disease that infects domestic  and wild pigs, Its resulted as a hemorrhagic fever. It was first detected in Africa in the 1920s. Mortality rate approximately 100%. It is Only transmitting one animal to other animals.

3. Recently, International Labour Organisation (ILO)'s convention on Convention No. 182 also known as

a. True forms of Child Labour
b. No Child Labour
c. Worst Forms of Child Labour
d. Worst Forms of Vulnerable People

Answer (c) Worst Forms of Child Labour.
ILO's Convention No. 182 received universal ratification after the Kingdom of Tonga ratified. Total members of ILO - 187. 

4. Consider the following

I. India first ranks in number of organic farmers
II. Sikkim is world's first fully Organic State
III. India ranks 10 in terms of area under organic farming
Which statements is/are correct

a. I & II Only
b. I, II and III
c. II and III Only
d. III Only

Answer (a)  I & II Only.
India ranks 9th in terms of area under Organic Farming.

5. The Ministry for Environment, Forest and Climate Change  has launched 'Surakhsya' portal for

a. Protecting Animals
b. Protecting Environment
c. Human Tiger Conflict
d. Human Elephant Conflict

Answer (d) Human Elephant Conflict.
It can prevent man-elphant conflict.

6. On 74th Independence day in 2020, like every year the Prime Minister Modi has hoist the National Flag at Red Fort. Who had  designed the Indian Tricolour flag ?

a. Abanindranath Tagore
b. Mohd. Iqbal
c. Pingali Venkayya
d. Subramanian Iyarr

Answer (c) Pingali Venkayya.

7. What is theme of International Youth Day (12 August, 2020) ?

a. Youth Engagement for Global Energy
b. Youth Engagement for Global Culture
c. Youth Engagement for Global Diversity
d. Youth Engagement for Global Action

Answer (d) Youth Engagement for Global Action.
Youth and COVID-19 : Impact on every day life like Education, Jobs, rights etc being report published by International Labour Organisation (ILO).

8. Consider the following

I. Recently Sarthak was launched
II. Sartahak is an Indian Coast Guard Patrol Vessel
III. It is the 4th in the series of five OPVs
IV. Sarthak has been indigenously built by M/s Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL)
Which statement is/are Correct

a. I, II and III Only
b. III and IV Only
c. I, II, III and IV
d. II and IV Only

Answer (c)  I, II, III and IV.

9. Which Ministry implemented the scheme of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas (PURA) 

a. Ministry of Urban Development
b. Ministry of Rural Development
c. Ministry of Home Affairs
d. Ministry of Finance

Answer (b) Ministry of Rural Development.

10. Recently in news, World Day against Child Labour has been observed on

a. July 12th 2020
b. January 12th 2020
c. June 12th 2020
d. August 12th 2020

Answer (c) June 12th 2020.

11. India ranks in Nature Index 2020 

a. 14
b. 12
c. 13
d. 15

Answer (b) 12.
It is released by a Journal of Science i.e. the Nature Research.

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