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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ IN ENGLISH => 03-October-2019 to 03-October-2019
  • 1. Consider the following statements regarding Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID).
    1.India became the first country in the world to issue Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID),capturing the bio-metric data of seafarers.
    2. Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID) is based on finger and iris-based bio-metric data.
    3. BSID will give a foolproof identification to Indian seafarers which will facilitate their movement and help in identifying them from any location in the world.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    • A) 1,2
    • B) 2,3
    • C) 1,3
    • D) 1,2,3
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    Answer A
    India launches world’s first facial biometric-based ID for seafarers. The new document will give a foolproof identification to Indian seafarers which will facilitate their movement and help in identifying them from any location in the world The BSID is a marked improvement over the two finger or iris based bio-metric data, with modern security features. It will make the identification of the SID holder more reliable and efficient, while protecting their dignity and privacy. The new card is in confirmation of the Convention No. 185 of the International Labour Organisation on BSID. India ratified the Convention in October 2015.

  • 2. Consider the following statements regarding “no first use nuclear doctrine”.

    It refers to a pledge or a policy by a nuclear power not to use nuclear weapons as a means of warfare unless first attacked by an adversary using nuclear weapons.
    Now the concept is also applied to chemical and biological warfare.
    India became the first nation to propose and pledge no first use nuclearpolicy when it conducted nuclear tests under Pokhran-II in 1998.
    Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

    • A) 2 only
    • B) 1,2
    • C) 2,3
    • D) 3 0nly
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    Answer C
    No first use nuclear doctrine refers to a pledge or a policy by a nuclear power not to use nuclear weapons as a means of warfare unless first attacked by an adversary using nuclear weapons. Earlier, the concept had also been applied to chemical and biological warfare. China became the first nation to propose and pledge NFU policy when it first gained nuclear capabilities in 1964, stating “not to be the first to use nuclear weapons at any time or under any circumstances”. India first adopted a “No first use” policy after its second nuclear tests, Pokhran-II, in 1998.

  • 3. Which Government has decided to celebrate 2020 as "Year of Artificial Intelligence"?
    • A) Telangana
    • B) Odisha
    • C) Andhra Pradesh
    • D) Tamilnadu
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    Answer A

  • 4. Dikshi Hydroelectric project has been located in which State?
    • A) Meghalaya
    • B) Tripura
    • C) Nagaland
    • D) Arunachal Pradesh
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    Answer D

  • 5. Mukya Mantri Dal Poshit Yojana which has been recently implemented in the state of Uttarkhand is related to which of the following?
    • A) Related to Mal nutrition
    • B) To give two kg's of pulses every month at subsidized rate
    • C) Universal Immunization
    • D) Piped watersupply to all households
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    Answer B

  • 6. Amrabad Tiger Reserve is located in which of the following state?
    • A) Telangana, Nallamala forest area
    • B) Tamilnadu ,Sathyamangalam Forest
    • C) Karnataka, Bandhipur Tiger reserve
    • D) Kuno Paulpur WLS, Madhya Pradesh
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    Answer A
    Tummalapallee district inTelangana is known for its Uranium Mining where nAmrabad Tiger reserve is located.