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Current Affairs MCQs of 6th September 2021
- September 6, 2021
- Posted by: Maya
- Category: Current Affairs
Q.1 Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana (RGKNY) is the initiative of which Indian state/UT?
d. Andhra Pradesh
Q.2 Meiraba Luwang Maisam, who was seen in the news recently, is associated with which sports?
d. Weight Lifting
Q.3 Which Indian neighbour has recently declared a Food emergency?
b. Sri Lanka
Q.4 The world’s highest motorable way, which was inaugurated recently, connects Leh to which place?
a. New Delhi
b. Sri Nagar
d. Pangong Lake
Q.5 Which Indian state/UT has launched a drone-based afforestation project, named ‘Hara Bhara’?
Q.6 India is the first country in Asia to launch a Plastic Pact to promote a circular economy for plastics. The pact has by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with which organisation?
a. UNICEF India
c. Facebook India
d. World-Wide Fund for Nature-India
Q.7 Pramod Bhagat has won a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics in which event?
d. High Jump
Q.8 India is taking part in the multinational military exercise named ‘ZAPAD 2021’. Which country is hosting the exercise?
Q.9 India has recently inked Project Agreement (PA) for Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (ALUAV) with which country?
b. United States
Q.10 The AtmaNirbhar Krishi Yojna and AtmaNirbhar Bagwani Yojna are the two new schemes launched by which state for the agriculture and horticulture sector farmers?
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Arunachal Pradesh
Q.1 c) Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana (RGKNY) is a flagship scheme of the state of Chhattisgarh.Under the RGKNY, the state government provides input assistance to farmers for crop production.If the crops sown during the ongoing kharif season get destroyed due to drought-like conditions, a financial assistance of Rs 9,000 per acre would be provided.Those farmers who have sown paddy, millet and pulse in the ongoing kharif season and if their crops get destroyed due to lack of rainfall.The assistance would be given per acre on the basis of survey, for assessment of damage, under the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana (RGKNY).
Q.2 b) India’s Maisnam Meiraba created history by becoming the champion on debut at the Yonex Latvia International Future Series Badminton tournament in Jelgava.
Q.4 d) The world’s highest motorable way which connects Leh to the Pangong Lake has been inaugurated recently.The road has been built by the Indian Army, and it passes through the Kela Pass at 18,600 feet above Mean Sea Level.
Q.5 c) The Telangana government has recently launched a drone-based afforestation project, named ‘Hara Bhara’.
The state has partnered with Marut Drones, a Hyderabad-based drone technology start-up, to launch the project.
Under the initiative, the state government will plant 50 lakh trees across 12,000 hectares of land in forests in all the 33 districts of Telangana.
Q.6 d) India has become the first country in Asia to launch a Plastics Pact, a new platform to promote a circular system for plastics. The new platform ‘India Plastic Pact’ is a joint effort of World-Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF India) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and envisions to create a world where plastic is valued and does not pollute the environment.
Q.8 d) The Indian Army will participate in a multi-nation military exercise named ‘ZAPAD 2021’ at Nizhny in Russia.
Q.9 b) The Ministry of Defence, Government of India and US Department of Defence have signed a Project Agreement (PA) for Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (ALUAV), under the Joint Working Group Air Systems in the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI). The PA was signed on July 30, 2021.
Q.10 d) In Arunachal Pradesh, the state government has launched two ambitious schemes related to agriculture and horticulture sector. The scheme for agriculture sector is called ‘AtmaNirbhar Krishi Yojna’. The state government has allocated Rs 60 crore to the scheme.The scheme for horticulture sector is named ‘AtmaNirbhar Bagwani Yojna’. A similar amount of Rs 60 crore has been allocated to this scheme as well.