GK & Current Affairs Quiz Set - 3 - May - 2018 RRB ALP & Group D 2018 Free mock test Exams

  • 1. On April 30, 2018, Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharti launched the GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources) – DHAN scheme at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) in ____, Haryana?
A.) Karnal
B.) Chandigarh
C.) Hisar
D.) Rohtak

Answer: Option 'A'

On April 30, 2018, Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharti launched the GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources) – DHAN scheme at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) in Karnal, Haryana. Ms. Bharti launched this scheme in presence of Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar. This scheme was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting Union Budget 2018. The scheme derives inspiration from European countries and China, wherein animal dung and other organic waste is used to generate energy. As per 19th Livestock Census (2012) estimates, India’s cattle population is 300 million, which produces 3 million tonnes dung per day.

  • 2. To attract foreign students to India, the Union government has launched a new programme. Name it?
A.) Study in India' programme
B.) Study in channai' programme
C.) Study in bangluru' programme
D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

​Study in India' programme

  • 3. The India-Wiesbaden Conference 2018 was recently held at which Indian city?
A.) Gurugram
B.) Kolkata
C.) New Delhi
D.) Mumbai

Answer: Option 'C'

New Delhi

  • 4. Under GOBAR-DHAN scheme, funds required to setup bio-gas plants will be provided by central and state governments in the ratio of ____?
A.) 60:40
B.) 40:60
C.) 50:50
D.) 30:70

Answer: Option 'A'

​60:40
Funds required to setup bio-gas plants will be provided by central and state governments in the ratio of 60:40. Government has set a target to setup nearly 700 bio-gas units in different states under the scheme during 2018-19. GOBAR-DHAN scheme has twin objectives – to make villages clean and generate energy from cattle and other waste. Besides, execution of scheme will create new rural livelihood opportunities and enhance income for farmers and other rural people.

  • 5. To address outstanding water resources issues, the 1st regional conference of eastern states on Water Resources was recently helda at which city?
A.) Lucknow
B.) Kolkata
C.) Patna
D.) West Bengal

Answer: Option 'B'

Kolkata