Current Affairs Quiz: September 12 2019

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Questions Based on Current Affairs September 12 2019

  1. Name the monthly pension scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for small and marginal farmers between the age of 18-40 years in Ranchi, Jharkhand on September 12, 2019 .
    1) “Kisan Maan- Adarsh Yojana”
    2) “Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana”
    3) “Kisan Maan-Sansad Yojana”
    4) “Kisan Maan-Pension Yojana”
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) “Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana”
    Explanation:
    The “Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana”(KMY) for small and marginal farmers was launched in Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand. This scheme would benefit 5crore farmers nationwide.Outlay: The scheme is outlayed at a cost of Rs 10,774 Crores for the next three years.Contribution: Farmers can contribute to KMDY in terms of installments from PM-KISAN scheme and through Common Service Centres(CSC).
  2. How much minimum pension per month will be provided to the small and marginal farmers under the ‘Kisan Maan-dhan’ scheme, who have attained the age of 60 in Ranchi, Jharkhand ?
    1) Rs 4000
    2) Rs 2000
    3) Rs 1000
    4) Rs 3000
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Rs 3000
    Explanation:
    KMY is a monthly pension scheme launched in 9thAugust, 2019 for small and marginal farmers between 18-40years and provides Rs 3000 after the age of 60. The monthly contribution ranges from Rs55-Rs200 depending on the age of entry in this scheme.
  3. Under which project, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated the nation’s second Multi-Modal Terminal(MMT) across river Ganga ?
    1) Jal Marg Hridaya Project(JMHP)
    2) Jal Suraksha Bima Project(JSBP)
    3) Jal Marg Vikas Project(JMVP)
    4) Jal Jyoti Vikas Project(JJVP)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Jal Marg Vikas Project(JMVP)
    Explanation:
    PM dedicated the nation’s second Multi-Modal Terminal(MMT) at the Sahibganj town of Jharkhand built across river Ganga under Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP). The phase1 building cost of the terminal was 290 crores.
    Terminal features:
    • Built by: Inland Waterways Authority of India(IWAI).
    • Phase 1 cost: 290 crores.
    • Project launch: 10 November, 2016
    • Project completion: September, 2019
    • Phase 2: Phase 2 of the terminal is expected to cost around ₹376 crores.
  4. Name the insurance company which is the pension fund manager of the Scheme “Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana”(KMY) .
    1) Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC)
    2) Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company Limited
    3) Aegon Life Insurance Company
    4) Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Limited
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC)
    Explanation:
    Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC) is the pension fund manager of the scheme “Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana”(KMY).The supervisor of this scheme is Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare(MAFW).
  5. PMLVMY was in news recently, what does ‘V’ stands for _________ .
    1) V – Vikas
    2) V – Vyaparik
    3) V – Vandana
    4) V – Vaya
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) V – Vyaparik
    Explanation:
    V stands for Vyaparik.The full form of PMLVMY is Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyaparik Mandhan Yojana. Government has earmarked Rs 750 crore for the scheme in the Union Budget 2019-20.
  6. Which Legislative Assembly becomes India’s first paperless assembly ?
    1) Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
    2) Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
    3) Bihar Legislative Assembly
    4) Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
    Explanation:
    New Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha (state assembly building) was inaugurated by PM in presence of Jharkhand Chief Minister(CM) Raghubardas and governor Droupadi Murmu and had also laid foundation stone for the New Secretariat Building at Ranchi.Assembly Feature: Area: The three storey building was built on an area of 39 acres of land. Cost: The cost of construction was Rs 465 crore. Foundation stone: Jharkhand’s Chief Minister(CM) Raghubar das laid the foundation stone June 12, 2015. This assembly becomes the first paperless assembly of the country.
  7. Name the nationwide campaign launched with an objective to make India Open Defecation Free(ODF) on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2019.
    1) “Swachhta Hi Suraksha 2019”
    2) “Swachhta Hi Shakthi 2019”
    3) “Swachhta Hi Seva 2019”
    4) “Swachhta Hi Shram 2019”
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) “Swachhta Hi Seva 2019”
    Explanation:
    On september 11, 2019 Prime Minister of India launched nationwide campaign “Swachhta Hi Seva 2019”(SHS).The theme for 2019 is ‘plastic waste awareness and management’. This SHS which means “Cleanliness is service” is observed from 11th September to October 2nd 2019 as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) that also aims to make the nation Open Defecation Free(ODF) on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on September 2, 2019.
  8. Who & Where did the nationwide campaign named “Swachhta Hi Seva 2019”(SHS) launched on September 11, 2019 ?
    1) Narendra Modi in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
    2) Ram Nath Kovind in Guwahati, Assam
    3) Narendra Modi in Guwahati, Assam
    4) Narendra Modi in Ranchi, Jharkhand
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1) Narendra Modi in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
    Explanation:
    On september 11, 2019 the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi launched nationwide campaign “Swachhta Hi Seva 2019”(SHS) in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh(UP). The theme for 2019 is ‘plastic waste awareness and management’. This SHS which means “Cleanliness is service” is observed from 11th September to October 2nd 2019 as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) that also aims to make the nation Open Defecation Free(ODF) on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on September 2, 2019.
  9. Which institute has partnered with Nutrition International in collaboration with Indian Coalition for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD) to conduct India’s first of its kind survey “India Iodine Survey 2018-19” to measure iodized salt coverage?
    1) All India Institutes of Medical Sciences(AIIMS)
    2) Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research(JIPMER)
    3) Armed Forces Medical College(AFMC)
    4) Christian Medical College(CMC)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) All India Institutes of Medical Sciences(AIIMS)
    Explanation:
    The Country’s first of its kind survey, named “India Iodine Survey 2018-19” to measure iodized salt coverage conducted by Nutrition International in collaboration with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and the Indian Coalition for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD).
  10. Which state has topped the list of best performers in iodised salt coverage as per the “India Iodine Survey 2018-19” conducted by Nutrition International in collaboration with the AIIMS, Indian Coalition for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD), and Kantar?
    1) Mizoram
    2) Jammu & Kashmir
    3) Manipur
    4) Nagaland
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) Jammu & Kashmir
    Explanation:
    The Country’s first of its kind survey named, “India Iodine Survey 2018-19” to measure iodized salt coverage conducted by Nutrition International in collaboration with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and the Indian Coalition for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD) has reported that Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has topped the list of best performers in iodised salt coverage. J&K is followed by Nagaland and Manipur in the second and third place respectively. Meanwhile the country’s third largest iodized salt producer TamilNadu was reported to be the lowest iodised salt consuming state in the country.
    Top 5 statesBottom 5 states
    Jammu & KashmirTamilNadu
    NagalandAndhra Pradesh
    ManipurRajasthan
    MizoramOdisha
    MeghalayaJharkhand
  11. Where was the 8th edition of Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER8) for the year 2019 held ?
    1) Jakarta, Indonesia
    2) Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
    3) Beijing, China
    4) New Delhi, India
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
    Explanation:
    On September 10, 2019, The 8th Edition of Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER8) for the year 2019 was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India was the co host along with UAE. It was held alongside the 24th Edition of World Energy Congress (WEC).
  12. Name the Indian delegate, who addressed the 8th edition of Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER8) for the year 2019 which was co hosted by India and UAE.
    1) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
    2) Jagat Prakash Nadda
    3) Piyush Goyal
    4) Dharmendra Pradhan
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Dharmendra Pradhan
    Explanation:
    From the Indian side, it was attended by the Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Mr Dharmendra Pradhan who is on a 3 day visit to UAE. AMER8 had 2 Plenary sessions which focussed on the role of new technologies for a more competitive & productive world energy mix and advancing inclusive access to secure, affordable, and sustainable energy services.
  13. Where will the 9th edition of Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER9) for the year 2021 to be held ?
    1) Jakarta, Indonesia
    2) Washington D.C., U.S.
    3) New Delhi, India
    4) Beijing, China
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) New Delhi, India
    Explanation:
    AMER9 is scheduled to be held in New Delhi in 2021.17th Ministerial IEF: The findings from the AMER8 will help the 17th Ministerial International Energy Forum will be hosted by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on 17 April 2020 with Morocco and Nigeria as co-hosts .The upcoming 18th IEF will be held in Morocco in 2022.
  14. Who was designated as global terrorist by United States (US) on the eve of the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks ?
    1) Faqir Mohammed(Mufti Faqir Mohammed)
    2) Hakimullah Mehsud(Mufti Hakimullah Mehsud)
    3) Wali-ur-Rehman(Mufti Wali ur Rehman)
    4) Noor Wali Mehsud(Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Noor Wali Mehsud(Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud)
    Explanation:
    On September 10, 2019, on the eve of the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the United States (US) Department of State designated the chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Noor Wali Mehsud, also known as Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud, as a ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’ (SDGT). TTP has held over 1400 terrorists attacks in Pakistan in last 12 years.He became the chief of TTP in June 2018 after the death of Mullah Fazlullah in Afghanistan.He is among the 12 SDGT leaders of previously designated groups which includes TTP, Hizbullah, Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the Islamic State (IS), IS-Philippines, ISIS-West Africa and an al Qaeda affiliated group fighting in Syria.
  15. Name the new luxurious train of Sri Lanka(SL) which was produced under the ‘Make in India’ project of the Indian Railways .
    1) Podi Menike (Little Maiden) Express
    2) Udarata Menike Express
    3) Pulathisi Express
    4) Bradby Express
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Pulathisi Express
    Explanation:
    On September 11, 2019 the new luxurious train of Sri Lanka(SL), Pulathisi Express which was produced under the ‘Make in India’ project of the Indian Railways was launched. The president of SL Shri Maithripala Sirisena flagged off the new train from Fort railway station in Colombo to Polonnaruwa, North central province of SL.The train was supplied under Line of Credit (LoC) by Rail India Technical and Economic Service(RITES) ltd and was manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai .
  16. Name the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Karnataka Bank, who was included in the Managing Committee of Indian Banks Association (IBA) .
    1) M S Mahabaleshwara
    2) Keshav Krishnarao Desai
    3) Jayarama Bhat
    4) Ashok Haranahalli
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) M S Mahabaleshwara
    Explanation:
    On September 11, 2019, The Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Karnataka Bank, M S Mahabaleshwara was included in the Managing Committee of Indian Banks Association (IBA). He was elected unopposed from the private sector member banks category. This announcement was made during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of IBA held at Mumbai, Maharashtra. The total membership of IBA stands at 253 consisting of public sector, private sector and foreign banks.
  17. Which organization has signed an MoU with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to train the NBFCs in India on “Commercial Credit Reporting” to improve reporting and enquiring on Commercial Credit Information Data from the Credit Bureaus ?
    1) Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of India(IIROI)
    2) Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC)
    3) Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI)
    4) Financial Industry Regulatory Authority(FINRA)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC)
    Explanation:
    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group and the Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC), a representative body of asset and loan Financing of Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to train the NBFCs in India on “Commercial Credit Reporting” with an objective to build the capacities of NBFCs to improve reporting and enquiring on Commercial Credit Information Data from the Credit Bureaus.Training will be conducted under the guidance of leading consultants from the World Bank Group in India at different centers.
  18. Which bank has revised the service charges for deposits, cash withdrawals, non-maintenance in Average Monthly Balance(AMB) from October 1, 2019 ?
    1) ICICI Bank
    2) Indian Bank
    3) Canara Bank
    4) State Bank of India(SBI)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) State Bank of India(SBI)
    Explanation:
    On September 12, 2019 the State Bank of India(SBI) has announced revision in charges of deposits and withdrawals that will be effective from October 1, 2019. The new revision is applicable to cash withdrawals, non-maintenance in Average Monthly Balance(AMB) and deposits.
  19. Which institute was ranked No.1 in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2020 among the 56 Indian Institutes ?
    1) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar
    2) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay
    3) Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore
    4) Both 1 & 2
    5) Both 1 & 3
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  5) Both 1 & 3
    Explanation:
    In World University Rankings 2020, published by the United Kingdom (UK) based Times Higher Education (THE), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore were ranked number 1 among the 56 Indian institutes on the list of the best universities of the world, beating IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi. Since 2012, for the first time Indian institutions did not feature among the top 300 in World University Rankings 2020. The University of Oxford tops the 2020 edition of the rankings for the fourth consecutive year.
  20. Who was conferred with United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s highest civilian honor, “Order of Zayed II” award for strengthening the relationship between the India and UAE ?
    1) Manoj Kumar Bharti
    2) Pankaj Saran
    3) Navdeep Singh Suri
    4) Mukta Dutta Tomar
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Navdeep Singh Suri
    Explanation:
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has honored Indian Ambassador Navdeep Singh Suri with its highest civilian honor Order of Zayed II award. He has been given this honor for strengthening the relationship between the two countries. UAE Minister for Foreign and International Affairs HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan presented the honor to Suri, who has been serving as the Indian ambassador to the Gulf nation since October 2016. He will retire in September 2019. Senior diplomat Pavan Kapoor will succeed him as the new ambassador to the UAE.
  21. Where did Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) announced commissioning of 1320 MegaWatt(MW) Thermal Power Plant on 11th September, 2019 ?
    1) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
    2) Jharsuguda, Odisha
    3) Jharkhand, Bihar
    4) Guwahati, Assam
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) Jharsuguda, Odisha
    Explanation:
    On September 11, 2019 Govt. of India owned state run engineering firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) announced commissioning of 1320 MegaWatt(MW) power project in Ib Thermal Power Station(ITPS) in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district. This generated power will be supplied to Grid Corporation of Odisha(GRIDCO).
  22. Which type of missile was test fired by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully from a firing range in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh ?
    1) Laser Guided Long Range Missile
    2) Short Range Infrared Homing Air to Air Missile
    3) Fiber Optical Guided Multipurpose Missile
    4) Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile
    Explanation:
    On September 11, 2019, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested indigenously developed low weight, fire-and-forget Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile (MP-ATGM) from a firing range in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.It was the third successful test-firing of the 100% indigenous ATGM, developed for the infantry battalions of the Indian Army. The missile weighs around 14 kg with maximum range of around 2.5 kms, will replace Soviet-era anti-tank missiles.
  23. Name the exoplanet in which astronomers have found water for the first time in atmosphere & also it is the first known exoplanet to combine a rocky surface and an atmosphere with water .
    1) K3-21b
    2) K2-18b
    3) K3-51b
    4) K2-32a
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) K2-18b
    Explanation:
    Astronomers have found water for the first time in atmosphere of habitable exoplanet- K2-18b which orbits in its star’s “habitable zone”. The article was published in the scientific journal Nature Astronomy and the lead scientist of the research is Prof Giovanna Tinetti of University College London (UCL), United Kingdom. Upto 50% of the atmosphere of K2-18b consists of water, which could support life.Scientists found the unmistakable signature of water vapour with concentrations between 0.1 and 50%.
  24. Which country has successfully launched three satellites(a resource satellite- ZY-1 02D and two small satellites) that will help in disaster management, urban construction and monitoring of polar regions and global climate change ?
    1) Russia
    2) Japan
    3) China
    4) India
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) China
    Explanation:
    On September 12, 2019, China has successfully launched three satellites ( a resource satellite- ZY-1 02D and two small satellites). These satellites have been launched in a predetermined orbit that will help in disaster management, urban construction and monitoring of polar regions and global climate change.The Resource Satellite and 2 other small satellites were launched by a long march-4B carrier rocket from Taiyuan satellite launch center in Shanji Province, North China at 11.26 am (local time).
  25. Name the 2nd indigenously developed AEW&C (Airborne Early Warning and Control) aircraft, which was handed over by Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) to the Indian Air Force .
    1) Netra
    2) Kamov
    3) Shaanxi
    4) Gulfstream
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) Netra
    Explanation:
    The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has handed over the 2nd indigenously developed AWAC (Airborne Early Warning and Control) aircraft, ‘Netra’ to the Indian Air Force(IAF). Western Air Command Chief Air Marshal R Nambier Nambiar accepted the planes at the acceptance ceremony at Bathinda Airbase in Punjab. At the time of the Balakot attack in February 2019, Netra has played a major role.
  26. Where did Botanical Survey of India (BSI) discovered 2 new species of ginger- Zingiber namely Zingiber perenense and Zingiber dimapurense ?
    1) Meghalaya
    2) Karnataka
    3) Kerala
    4) Nagaland
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Nagaland
    Explanation:
    Scientists from the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) discovered 2 new species of ginger- Zingiber namely Zingiber perenense and Zingiber dimapurense from Nagaland. The article on Zingiber dimapurense was published in NeBIO, an International Journal of Environment and Biodiversity and the article on Zingiber perenense was published in The Thailand Natural History Museum Journal.Zingiber perenense was discovered from the Peren district of Nagaland. It’s the leafy shoots reach up to 70 cm and the specimens were collected in September 2017, when botanists were working on the ‘State flora of Nagaland’ in the Peren district.
  27. Where was the three-day event of the 6th Track Asia Cup cycling competition 2019 held ?
    1) Guwahati, Assam
    2) New Delhi, Delhi
    3) Bhubaneswar, Odisha
    4) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  2) New Delhi, Delhi
    Explanation:
    Three-day event of the 6th Track Asia Cup cycling competition 2019 hosted by Cycling Federation of India (CFI) from Sep 9-11, 2019 was held in New Delhi at Indira Gandhi Indoor (IGI) Sports Complex.
  28. Ronaldo Laitonjam is associated with which Sport ?
    1) Swimming
    2) Tennis
    3) Cycling
    4) Badminton
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  3) Cycling
    Explanation:
    Ronaldo Laitonjam was associated with Cycling.India’s Ronaldo Laitonjam created new Asian record in men’s junior 200m time trial event in 10.065 seconds breaking the record of China’s Liu Qi who clocked it in 10.149 seconds in 2018. Ronaldo secured 4 gold medals in this meet.
  29. Which country has won 10 gold medals, 8 Silver medals and 7 Bronze medals in the 6th Track Asia Cup cycling competition 2019 in New Delhi ?
    1) India
    2) Uzbekistan
    3) Malaysia
    4) Tajikistan
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  1) India
    Explanation:
    India won 10 gold medals, 8 Silver medals and 7 Bronze medals in the 6th Track Asia Cup cycling competition 2019 in New Delhi and topped the medal table. Uzbekistan followed India by winning 7 medals totally.
  30. Name the climate change campaigner of the South Pacific & Prime Minister of Tonga, who passed away recently .
    1) Allen Chastanet
    2) Manasseh Sogavare
    3) Enele Sopoaga
    4) Akilisi Pohiva
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer –  4) Akilisi Pohiva
    Explanation:
    On September 12, 2019, Climate change campaigner of the South Pacific, Tongan Prime Minister (PM), Akilisi Pohiva, aged 78, passed away at Auckland hospital, New Zealand after suffering complications from pneumonia and liver disease.Born on 7 April 1941, he was known as a champion for democracy and he was the longest-serving member of parliament of Tonga since he was first elected in 1987.He served as the PM of Tonga from December 30, 2014- September 12, 2019, Minister of Foreign Affairs (January 20, 2018- September 12, 2019) and the Minister of Health (January 4-13, 2011) of the Tongan parliament. He was the first prime minister of the South Pacific island nation elected by parliament rather than appointed by the King. He was the 15th PM of Tonga.

Static GK Quiz based on Current Affairs:

  1. Where is the headquarter of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences located ?
    Answer
    Answer –  New Delhi
    Explanation:
    Government should stop promoting zero budget natural farming pending proof.To state this Agricultural scientists from National Academy of Agricultural Sciences write a letter to Prime Minister indicating that, there is no need for the government to promote zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) in the manner it currently is, unless there is proper scientific validation.
  2. Indira Gandhi Indoor (IGI) Sports Complex is located in which state ?
    Answer
    Answer –  New Delhi
  3. Who is the Chairman of Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO)?
    Answer
    Answer – Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy
  4. When was the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan(SBA) launched ?
    Answer
    Answer –  2 October 2014
  5. What is the Capital and Currency of United Arab Emirates (UAE) ?
    Answer
    Answer –  Capital: Abu Dhabi & Currency: UAE Dirham