Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 22nd February 2018
Q1.What is the theme for World Day of Social Justice 2018 ?
Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability.
Q2. 2018 is the ______ anniversary of International Mother Language Day?
This is to promote awareness of linguistic, multilingualism and cultural diversity. This year it is the 18th anniversary of IMLD.
Q3. Which railway station has become the 1st fully women operated station in country?
Gandhi Nagar is important railway station in Jaipur situated on the Jaipur-Delhi rail route with more than 50 trains passing through the station out of which 25 halting at the station. The station has footfall of more than 7,000 passengers every day.
Q4. Niti Forum has been formed for which part of India?
The Union Government has issued order setting up the ‘Niti Forum for North-East co-chaired by the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog to identify constraints and recommend suitable interventions for speedy and sustainable growth in North East Region (NER).
Q5. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched 4 food canteens under ____________?
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched 4 food canteens at Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, and Yamunanagar under the ‘Antyodaya Aahaar Yojana'. This scheme is to provide healthy, nutritious and hygienic food at only Rs 10 per meal to all poor and needy.
Q6. Northeast India’s first regional Centre for Agriculture will be inaugurated in _____________?
Northeast India’s first regional Centre for Agriculture with collaboration of Israel will be inaugurated in Mizoram in March 2018. There are 22 such operational centres setup across India with support of Israel including in states of Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Punjab.
Q7. Name the portal for National Agriculture Market?
Six new features of National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) Platform have been launched to make it more users friendly. The six new features are e-NAM Mobile App, BHIM payment facility, new and improved Website with eLearning Module, MIS Dashboard, Grievance Redressal Management System for Mandi Secretaries and Integration with Farmer Database.
Q8. Gangotri Swachh Iconic Place project and Swajal programme have been launched by which state?
The Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has launched Gangotri Swachh Iconic Place project and Swajal, a community owned drinking water programme in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. These both projects will create cleanliness, provide basic amenities to the people of Ganga bank villages and will also generate employment.
Q9. Which state have made vaccination compulsory for students in school admissions?
Kerala government have made vaccination compulsory for students in school admissions from next academic year onwards.
Q10. Telangana Government signed a MOU with _____________ City for better technology partnership in the state.?
Telangana Government signed a MOU with Taoyuan City for better technology partnership in the state.
Q11. Capital First merges with which bank?
Capital First and regulator National Housing Bank (NHB) approved the merger of the company along with Capital Home Finance and Capital First Securities Limited with IDFC Bank.
Q12. The 22nd edition of the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) was inaugurated in ?
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