Daily Current and Contemporary Quiz (6) 2020-21

1. Recently first e-lok Adalat organized at

a. Mumbai
b. Delhi
c. Kolkata
d. Chennai

Answer (b) Delhi
Explanation :
The Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA) recently organized the e-lok Adalat to facilitate mediation between the parties.
*Lok Adalat is one of the alternative dispute redressal mechanisms.

2. Why has India refused a request of Pakistan to meeting on Indus Water Treaty (IWT) ?

a. Border Dispute
b. Terrorist activities
c. Physical Meeting
d. Virtual Meeting

Answer (c) Physical Meeting
Explanation :
India has suggested Virtual conference due to COVID-19 crisis, but Pakistan had insisted Physical Meeting at the Attari checkpost near the India-Pakistan border.
Last meeting was held in Islamabad, Pakistan.

3. The Agriculture Infrastructure Fund facilitate 1 lakh crore financing as part of 

a. PM Kisan Yojana
b. AtmaNirbhar Bharat
c. PM Fasal Bima Yojana
d. PM Irrigation Fund

Answer (b) AtmaNirbhar Bharat.

4. Who launched Gandagi Mukta Bharat 

a. Prime Minister
b. President of India
c. Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
d. Ministry of Environment & Forest

Answer (a) Prime Minister
Explanation :
Recently, PM Modi launched "Gandagi Mukta Bharat", a week long campaign for 'Swachhata' in the run up to Independence Day. 

5. Under which Article the Council of Ministers are collectively responsible to the House of the people

a. Article 75 & Article 163
b. Article 75 & Article 164
c. Article 75 & Article 165
d. Article 74 & Article 164

Answer (b) Article 75 & Article 164.
It is relatable to recent News - Ashok Gehlot led government win trust vote in Rajasthan.

6. The Official Language Act, 1963, provide that use of

a. Hindi / official language of a State with English
b. Hindi and English Only
c. English Only
d. Hindi and official language of a State 

Answer (a) Hindi / official language of a State with English.

7. Recently Israel has announced an agreement that will lead  to normalising diplomatic relations with

a. Saudi Arabia
b. Palestine
c. Iran
d. UAE

Answer (d) UAE

8. SRIJAN is a portal of

a. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
c. Ministry of Tribal Affairs
d. Ministry of Defence

Answer (d) Ministry of Defence.

9. Who was headed INC during Lucknow Pact 

a. Surendranath Banerjee
b. Bipin Chandra Pal
c. Lala Lajapat 
d. Lokmanya Tilak

Answer (d) Lokmanya Tilak.
Why in News -
100th death anniversary of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak on the 1st August.

10. What is theme of Non-Aligned Movement 2020

a. Fight against Pandemic
b. United against COVID-19
c. Living with Coronavirus
d. Eradication of COVID-19

Answer (b) United against COVID-19.
Explanation :
Prime Minister of India participated in Online Summit of NAM.
Current Chairman - President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

11. Shekatkar Committee related to

a. Road Infrastructure
b. Port Infrastructure
c. Border Infrastructure
d. Railway Infrastructure

Answer (c) Border Infrastructure.

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