1. Name the unique initiative launched by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for enabling access to sanitary products in rural areas?
    [A] Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana
    [B] One stop Centre Scheme
    [C]RAJIV GANDHI SCHEME FOR EMPOWERMENT OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS
    [D] Stree Swabhiman Initiative
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     [D] Stree Swabhiman Initiative
     Explanation:-

    The Stree Swabhiman Initiative has been launched by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeITY) aims to create sustainable   model for providing adolescent girls and women an access to affordable sanitary products by leveraging Common Service Centres (CSCs).It aims at improving awareness on menstrual health and hygiene of women, and protect dignity and rights of women. Under this initiative, semi-automatic and manual sanitary napkin manufacturing units will be set up at CSC for producing affordable and eco-friendly sanitary napkins. These micro manufacturing units will be operated by women entrepreneurs and generate employment for 8-10 women.
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  2. Name the Centre for delivering of government and private services at the village level?
    [A] NCS
    [B] NULM
    [C] PMAY
    [D] CSC
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     [D] CSC
     Explanation:-

     Common Service Centres (CSC) will provide access to affordable or cheap, reliable and modern (eco-friendly) sanitary napkins (menstrual pads) to adolescent girls and women in rural areas and also providesservice delivery points at the village level for delivery of government and private services.CSC are the strategic cornerstone of the Digital India Programme.  [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  3. Which among the following is the agreement signed by India and Cambodia?
    [A] Wildlife Trafficking
    [B] Terrorist screening policy
    [C]Credit Line Agreement
    [D] Memorandum of Agreement
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     [C] Credit Line Agreement
     Explanation:-

    The Credit Line Agreement was signed between India’s EXIM Bank Government of Cambodia for Line of Credit (LoC) to finance Stung Sva Hab Water Resource Development Project for US$ 36.92 million.The four agreements were signed to boost bilateral cooperation between India and Cambodia  after comprehensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Hun Sen in New Delhi.  [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  4. Name the treatment which is used to cure Leprosy also known as Hansen’s Disease?
    [A] Stem Cell Therapy
    [B] Multidrug Therapy
    [C] Prolotherapy
    [D]  Cytotherapy
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     [B] Multidrug Therapy
     Explanation:-

    The drugs used in WHO-MDT are a combination of rifampicin, clofazimine and dapsone for MB leprosy patients and rifampicin and dapsone for PB leprosy patients. MDT treatment is provided in blister packs, each containing four weeks’ treatment. Specific blister packs are available for multibacillary (MB) and paucibacillary (PB) leprosy as well for adults and children.Since 1995, WHO has supplied MDT free of cost to leprosy patients in all endemic countries.
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  5. Name the flagship venture of China’s multi-billion dollar connectivity project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).?
    [A] CPEC
    [B] FTA
    [C] NHAI
    [D] UDAN-RCS
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     [A] CPEC
     Explanation:-

     The CPEC is a flagship venture of China’s multi-billion dollar connectivity project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).The CPEC will connect Kashgar in northwestern China with Gwadar port in southwestern Pakistan through a network of roads, railway lines, oil and gas pipelines and a fibre-optic cable. [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  6. Which application has been launched by the government for promoting digital transactions across the country?
    [A] AWS
    [B] BHIM
    [C] SEO
    [D] ICT
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     [B] BHIM
     Explanation:-

     

      Currently the BHIM application has been launched by the government to promote digital transactions across the country. the President Ram Nath Kovind said as part of his address that digital payments are being carried out in more than 400 schemes of the government.BHIM application is playing a major role in promoting digital transactions. [/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  7. Which drug manufacturing company gets USFDA approval for HIV drug?
    [A] Biotechnol
    [B] Cipla
    [C] Lupin Limited
    [D] GlaxoSmithKline
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     [B] Cipla
     Explanation:-

    Drug major Cipla on Monday said it has received final approval from the US health regulator for tenofovir disoproxil fumarate tablets, to treat HIV-1 infections in adults.These tablets are AB-rated generic equivalents of Gilead Sciences’ Viread Tablets, 300 mg, and are indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV -1 infection in adults and paediatric patients 12 years of age and older.

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  8. Name the new India-made thermal spray coating technology used for gas turbine engine in spacecraft?
    [A] YSZ
    [B] CILBOND
    [C] NP3
    [D] ECT
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     [A] YSZ
     Explanation:-

     The technology called controlled segmented Yttria-Stabilised Zirconia (YSZ)-Plasma sprayed coating technology is the Thermal barrier coatings produced by atmospheric plasma sprayed (APS) technique has potential of wider industrial and strategic acceptability.  YSZ can reduce thermal spray coating cost by almost 50%. It develops vertical cracks (segmentation) in coating, beneficial for gas turbine engine application used in spacecraft.[/bg_collapse] ♦…………………………………♦

  9. Name the Scheme launched by the MP government which marked the price differences in paying farmers?
    [A] Gramin Bhandaran Yojana
    [B] The Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana
    [C] Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
    [D] Bhuvantar Bhugtan Yojana
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     [D] Bhuvantar Bhugtan Yojana
     Explanation:-

     Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana: A scheme with a difference has been launched by the MP government.The MP government’s scheme paying farmers the difference between MSP and marketing prices had a mixed impact on the ground.
    Under BBY, in which the state government credits the difference between the minimum support price and the corresponding modal rate directly into the bank accounts of farmers. 
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  10. Which is the most comprehensive e-data gathering invoice collection system which has been launched BY AAI(Airpot Authority of India)?
    [A] SkyRev360
    [B] RINEX
    [C] BWA
    [D] SPUD
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     [A] SkyRev360
     Explanation:-

    A civil Aviation Cooperation Agreement has been signed by India and Lao PDR for providing SkyRev360, a comprehensive e-data gathering, invoicing and collection system. SkyRev360 is fully automated and comprehensive data gathering invoicing and collection service system.It helps to eliminate inaccuracies errors and delays for better revenue management with less manual processing and also helps  airport operators world-wide in avoiding revenue leakages, reducing redundancies, disputes and easy integration with all external systems. SkyRev360 has been developed by AAI in collaboration with International Air Transport Association (IATA) under the Government’s Make in India initiative. [/bg_collapse]