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Daily Current Affairs Quiz Question 2019-2020

Quiz Question

17 March 2020 Current Affairs Quiz march-2020

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Que : 1  

Consider the following statements regarding wasteland atlas, 2019:

1) As per the atlas, 25% of the geographical area of India is under the wasteland category.

2) Rajasthan has shown the maximum positive change in wasteland conversion in the last decade.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

Que : 2  

With reference to the privatisation of companies, consider the following statements:

1. The Government follows a policy of strategic disinvestment of CPSEs, which are not in ‘priority sectors’.

2. For this purpose, NITI Aayog has been mandated to identify such CPSEs based on the criteria of (i) National Security; (ii) Sovereign function at arm’s length, and (iii) Market Imperfections and Public Purpose.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Que : 3  

With reference to the electric vehicles, consider the following statements:

1. Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in India, FAME scheme was initiated in 2015.

2. The scheme was formulated to promote the manufacturing of electric and hybrid vehicle technology under the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Que : 4  

Consider the following statements regarding presidential power on different bills passed by the parliament:

1) President can withhold assent on constitutional amendment bill but not on a money bill.

2) In the ordinary bill, provision of reconsideration by the president was present from the conception of the constitution.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

Que : 5  

With reference to the Sagarmala programme, consider the following statements:

1. It is the flagship programme of the Ministry of Shipping.

2. Its objective is to promote port-led development in the country through harnessing India’s 7,500 km long coastline, 14,500 km of potentially navigable waterways and strategic location on key international maritime trade routes.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?