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Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Nov 2020
- November 11, 2020
- Posted by: DOTS ACADEMY
- Category: Quizes
1) Which among the following doesn’t belong to “Horn of Africa”?
• Horn of Africa is the easternmost extension of African land and for the purposes of this article is defined as the region that is home to the countries of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia, whose cultures have been linked throughout their long history.
• Ethiopia is on the brink of a civil war. A domestic conflict is going on in the country’s northern Tigray region.
2) India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) was launched recently in the state of
b) Arunachal Pradesh
• Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Friday (6 November) dedicated India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) to the people of Arunachal Pradesh.The solar-based lift water supply project for 39 villages in Lower Dibang Valley district in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh was commissioned at a cost of Rs 28.50 crore.
3) Which among the following is the first court in India to live stream its proceedings on YouTube for public viewing?
a) Supreme Court
b) High Court of Gujarat
c) High Court of Madras
d) High Court of Delhi
• The Gujarat High Court became on Oct. 26 the first court in India to livestream its proceedings on YouTube for public viewing. The move is on a trial basis and is at present limited to proceedings involving the court’s Chief Justice Vikram Nath.
4) ‘Parivarthanam’ aimed to improve the livelihood skills of youngsters along the coastline is an initiative by
c) Tamil Nadu
• Kerala today launched a pioneering eco-sustainable programme for the development of its fishing communities, as Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma inaugurated ‘Parivarthanam’ which charts to improve the livelihood skills of youngsters along the coastline and also improve their socio-economic condition.
5) Which among the following e-commerce company partnered with SBI YONO Krishi app for easy availability of quality agricultural products in India?
d) IFFCO Bazar
• IFFCO Bazar, the e-commerce wing of IFFCO, on Friday announced its integration with the State Bank of India (SBI) YONO Krishi, a dedicated portal catering to farmer’s needs, a company statement said. The portal, iffcobazar.in offers a wide variety of products speciality fertilisers, organic agri-inputs, seeds, agrochemicals, agri-machinery amongst others.