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Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Sep 2020
- September 21, 2020
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Quizes
1) Samarth Scheme which seeks to provide demand driven, placement oriented National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) compliant skilling programmes is implemented by Ministry of
a) Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
c) Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
d) None of the above
• It is implemented by the Ministry of Textiles.
• As per the information provided by Union Minister of Textiles, under Samarth, 18 State Governments have been allocated a training target of 3.6 lakh beneficiaries for conducting training programme in traditional and organized sectors.
2) Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan is mediated by:
a) World Bank
b) United Nations
d) None of the above
• It is a Water-Distribution Treaty, signed in Karachi in 1960, between India (PM Jawaharlal Nehru) and Pakistan (President Ayub Khan), brokered by the World Bank.September 19 marks the 60th anniversary of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) between India and Pakistan.
3) Blue flag certification, recently heard in news, is made to certify
b) Train Cover
c) Land Use Pattern
d) All of the above
• On the occasion of International Coastal Clean-Up Day (Celebrated since 1986), for the first time eight beaches of India are recommended for the coveted International eco-label, the Blue flag certification.The Blue Flag Programme for beaches and marinas is run by the international, non-governmental, non-profit organisation FEE (the Foundation for Environmental Education).Japan and South Korea are the only countries in South and southeastern Asia to have Blue Flag beaches.
4) World Bamboo Organization was set up at the 1992 International Bamboo Congress in
a) South Korea
• Theme for 2020: ‘BAMBOO NOW.’World Bamboo Day:Observed annually on September 18th.
5) “It is the only zoological park in India to become an institutional member of World Association of Zoos and Aquarium (WAZA)”. The statement is in reference to
a) Nandankanan Zoological Park
b) Amirthi Zoological Park
c) Sakkarbaug Zoological Park
d) National Zoological Park -Delhi
• It is also the only zoo in India after which an express train (Nandankanan Express) has been named by Indian Railways. It is located in Bhubaneswar.