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Daily Current Affairs Quiz Question 2019-2020

Quiz Question

09 March 2020 Current Affairs Quiz march-2020

Que : 1  

Recently seen in the news, KIRAN Scheme is related to

1. KIRAN stand for Knowledge Implementation in Research Advancement through Nanotechnology

2. It provides career opportunities to women scientists and technologists

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Que : 2  

Which of the following National Parks is/are also designated as Marine Protected areas?

I. Gulf of Mannar Marine

II. Campbell Bay

III. Sunderbans

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Que : 3  

With reference to the UNDP’s Gender Social Norms Index, consider the following statements:

1. About half the world’s population feel men make better political leaders.

2. 24% of parliamentary seats worldwide are held by women.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Que : 4  

 Consider the following statements with respect to SAWEN (South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network)

  1. It is an inter-governmental wildlife law enforcement support body of South Asian countries.
  2. SAWEN operates its activities from the Secretariat based in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  3. India and Pakistan are members of this organisation.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

Que : 5  

With reference to the Supreme Court verdict on land acquisition, consider the following statements:

1. It held that landowners, who had refused to accept compensation or who sought reference for higher compensation, cannot claim that the acquisition proceedings had lapsed under Section 24(2) of the 2013 Act.

2. The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, which came into existence on January 1, 2014 replaced the colonial 1994 law.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?