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Daily Current Affairs Quiz Question 2019-2020

Quiz Question

21 March 2020 Current Affairs Quiz march-2020

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Que : 1  

Consider the following statements regarding Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP)

1) It is a flagship programme which is being administered by the IMF.

2) It focuses on reducing the climate change impact on small farmers.

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

Que : 2  

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Mid Day Meals scheme envisages for food security allowance, if the Mid-Day Meal is not provided in school.
  2. The Mid Day Meals scheme is a flagship scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Que : 3  

Consider the following statements with respect to Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) Program

  1. The objective of the programme is mainly to train academic heads, who are likely to assume leadership roles in the future.
  2. Its focus group is second level academic functionaries in both public and privately funded higher education institutions.
  3. The implementation will be through top ranked universities and top 100 global ranked foreign universities.

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

Que : 4  

With reference to the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020, consider the following statements:

1. The Bill seeks to declare five IIITs set up under the PPP mode in Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala, and Raichur as institutions of national importance.

2. Currently, these institutes are registered as Societies under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and have the power to grant degrees or diplomas.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Que : 5  

With reference to the desertification/land degradation in India, consider the following statements:

1. As per the Desertification and Land Degradation Atlas of India 50% of the total Geographical Area of the country is undergoing the process of desertification/land degradation.

2. National Afforestation & Eco Development Board (NAEB) Division of the Ministry of Environment is implementing the "National Afforestation Programme (NAP)" for ecological restoration of degraded forest areas.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?