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Daily Current Affairs Quiz Question 2019-2020

Quiz Question

07 Feb 2020 Current Affairs Quiz february-2020

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Que : 1  

Consider the following statements with respect to "International Gandhi Award":
1. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a pioneering organisation established in 1951 in the field of leprosy in India, has instituted the award titled “International Gandhi Award” in 1986. 
2. The Award is presented once in two years to  either individuals or institutions and consists of Rs. 2 lakhs as cash award, a Medallion and a Citation.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 

Que : 2  

With reference to the Koodiyattam, consider the following statements:
1. Koodiyattam or Kutiyattam is a form of sacred theater traditionally performed in Hindu temples in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.
2. It is performed in the Sanskrit language or an early form of Prakrit.
3. In 2001, Koodiyattam was officially recognized by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
 

Que : 3  

Lucknow Declaration was recently seen in news is related to which of the following:

Que : 4  

Consider the following statements with respect to "15th Finance Commission":

1. The share of states in the centre’s taxes is recommended to be decreased from 42% during the 2015-20 period to 41% for 2020-21.

2. The Commission has also proposed a framework for sector-specific and performance-based grants.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 

Que : 5  

5 Consider the following statements with respect to Scheme “National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS)”:

1. The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students of economically weaker sections to arrest their drop out at class VIII and encourage them to continue the study at secondary stage.

2. The students studying in “Kendriya Vidalayas and “Jawahar Vavodaya Vidlayas” are not entitled to get scholarship under this scheme.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?