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Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers
Question 1: India’s first city sewage surveillance system has been introduced by which state?
Answer 1: Karnataka state government has introduced a city sewage surveillance system in Bangalore. The system is to track coronavirus at an early stage. This effort of the state is supported by COVIDactionCollab (CAC) and USAID (United States Agency for International Development).
Question 2: ‘Red Tourism’ which was recently in news is linked to which country?
Answer 2: ‘Red Tourism’ was launched by China in the year 2004 for promoting locations with historical and cultural significance to the history of the Communist Party. China’s Red Tourism is also aimed at promoting country’s tourism and local businesses.
Question 3: Chief Minister’s Sishu Sewa Scheme is launched by which State/UT?
Answer 3: Chief Minister’s Sishu Sewa Scheme has been announced by the Assam government for the welfare of the children who have lost their parents due to COVID-19. Under this scheme, a monthly scholarship of Rs. 3,500 would be given to those children who lost their parents but have their extended family members. Along with that those children who don’t have extended family, they will get free residential educational facilities.
Question 4: By which armed force the Offshore patrol vessel “Sajag” has been commissioned?
Answer 4: ICG Sajag, offshore patrol vessel, has been commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard, by the National Security Advisor to India (NSA) Ajit Doval. The ship was virtually commissioned by NSA.
Question 5: Installation of ‘Anti-Hail Guns’ by Himachal Pradesh Government is to prevent _________.
Answer 5: The State Horticulture Ministry of Himachal Pradesh stated that the state would test the use of indigenously developed ‘Anti-hail guns, to prevent hailstorm, in order to help horticulturists facing crop damage due to hailstorms. Anti-hail gun is a machine that generates shock waves that disrupts the growth of hailstones in clouds. The anti-hail gun uses the explosive mixture of acetylene gas and air.
Question 6: Mount Eko Dumbing is located in which state?
Answer 6: Mount Eko Dumbing was recently in news, as a team of wildlife enthusiasts sighted two species of monal birds at 4,173 metres above mean sea level. Mount Eko Dumbing is located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh.
Question 7: Gulf of Aden is also known as?
Answer 7: The Indian Navy, for the first time participatingin a joint exercise with the European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR), at the Gulf of Aden, which is also kown as the Gulf of Barbera.
We hope you get some of these correct and this current affairs quiz adds to your knowledge. Stay tuned for more.