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Daily Current Affairs Quiz Question 2019-2020

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01 Jan 2020 Current Affairs Quiz january-2020

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Que : 1  

Consider the following statements about the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)?
1.    It is India's largest Central Armed Police Force and also considered to be World's largest Paramilitary Force.
2.    It functions under the authority of the Ministry of Defence. 
3.    The CRPF's primary role lies in assisting the State/Union Territories in police operations to maintain law and order and counter insurgency.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
 

Que : 2  

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM)?
1.    It is a voluntary and contributory pension Scheme, for the benefit of unorganized workers, as per eligibility.
2.    The scheme assures minimum monthly pension of Rs. 3000 to the beneficiaries after attaining the age of 60 years. 
3.    This Scheme is being implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India.
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Que : 3  

Recently, to mark the 202nd anniversary of the Battle of Koregaon hundreds of people paid their respects at the jaystambh, a victory pillar dedicated to the Battle. With reference to this identify which of the following statements is/are correct about the Battle of Koregaon?

  1. It was fought between the mahar Warrior and the Peshwa faction of the Maratha Confederacy.
  2. The battle was part of the Third Anglo Maratha war, a series of battles that culminated in the defeat of the Maratha empire and subsequent rule of the British East India Company
  3. The war began with the Treaty of Surat and ended with the Treaty of Salbai.

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Que : 4  

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index, 2019 which was released recently?

  1. It was launched by NITI Aayog and has been developed in collaboration with United Nations in India and Global Green Growth Institute.
  2. Sikkim tops states in progress towards UN Sustainable Development Goals while while Uttar Pradesh is at the bottom.
  3. Ending hunger and achieving gender equality are the areas where most states fall far short.

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Que : 5  

Which of the following statements is/are correct about a Convertible Debenture?

  1. A convertible debenture is a type of long-term debt issued by a company that can be converted into stock after a specified period.
  2. Convertible debentures are usually secured bonds with the underlying collateral connected to the debt.

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