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Friday, August 16, 2019

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 13TH AUG 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 13TH AUG 2019
1.        What is the revised minimum period of Child Care Leave (CCL) for the female and single male service officers working in defence sector?
A) 30 days
B) 15 days
C) 5 days
D) 45 days
E) None of these

2.        Which country has decided to set up a Joint Technical committee for optimum utilization of Ganges water with India under the Ganga Water Sharing Treaty 1996?
A) Bangladesh
B) Bhutan
C) Myanmar
D) China
E) None of these

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 12TH AUG 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 12TH AUG 2019
1.        Which state government has launched the Small Savings Incentive Scheme with an objective to stop people from transacting with ‘suspicious’ non-banking private financial institutions?
A) Rajasthan
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Odisha
D) Assam
E) None of these

2.        Where will the India’s first underwater train project is set to launch?
A) Kolkata, West Bengal
B) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
C) Guwahati, Assam
D) Mumbai, Maharashtra
E) None of these

3.        Under which river, the India’s first underwater train project is set to launch?
A) Torsa River
B) Hooghly river
C) Teesta River
D) Damodar River
E) None of these

4.        Where was the 2 day 22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019 held?
A) Mumbai, Maharashtra
B) Shillong, Meghalaya
C) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
D) New Delhi, Delhi
E) None of these

5.        Name the exercise, which is to be participated by all the members of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) including India and Pakistan.
A) Lamitye VIII
B) Vinbax 1
C) Khanjar V
D) ‘Tsentr (centre)
E) None of these

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DAILY GK 12 AUG 2019


DAILY GK 12 AUG 2019
1. DEFENCE MINISTRY EXTENDS BENEFITS OF CHILD CARE LEAVE TO SINGLE MALE SERVICE PERSONNEL
Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh has approved the extension of Child Care Leave benefits to single male service personnel and further, the minimum period of CCL has been reduced to 5 days instead of 15 days.
Till now, women officers of defence forces are given up to 15 days to care for children up to the age of 22, with a 40 % disability. Not only female employees but now Single male service personnel also will be given 5 days leave from the earlier limit of 15 days to care for their children (irrespective of age).

2. MSCI ADDED HDFC LIFE INSURANCE TO ITS GLOBAL STANDARD INDEX
Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc, One of the world’s biggest index compilers, has added HDFC Life Insurance Company Ltd. to its Global Standard Index and removed Union Bank of India from its India Smallcap Index.
After the announcement, the stocks of HDFC Life gained more than 5 % intraday to hit a record high of Rs 545 & the shares of Union Bank corrected 2 % at Rs 62.40.

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DAILY GK 11 AUG 2019


DAILY GK 11 AUG 2019
1. PRESIDENT RAM NATH KOVIND GIVES ASSENT TO THE MOTOR VEHICLES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2019
President of India Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, to improve road safety and facilitation of the citizens while dealing with transport departments. The Act will amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
The Act provides for the grant of licenses, regulation of cab aggregators, road safety and penalties for violation of these provisions.
The Bill proposes a scheme to allow cashless treatment of victims in a road accident during the golden hour. The golden hour is defined as the time period of up to one hour following a traumatic injury, during which the likelihood of preventing death through prompt medical care is the highest.
The Bill proposes to increase the minimum compensation for hit and run cases. In case of the death, the compensation has been raised from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 2,00,000, and in case of grievous injury it will be from Rs. 12500 to Rs. 50,000.

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DAILY GK 10 AUG 2019


DAILY GK 10 AUG 2019
1. INDIA’S FIRST UNDERWATER TRAIN WILL BE LAUNCHED IN KOLKATA
India’s first underwater train project is set to launch in Kolkata, West Bengal under the Hooghly river.
It is a 16-kilometer long Kolkata Metro project. It will connect Salt Sector 5 with Howrah Maidan.
The phase-one of the project connecting Salt Lake Sector-5 to Salt Lake Stadium will be operational.

2. MANIPUR TOPS THE RANK IN BREASTFEEDING REPORT RELEASED BY HEALTH MINISTER
Manipur has topped the rankings in Breastfeeding and Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices in the country. Health and Family Welfare Minister released a report on Breastfeeding.
Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar are at the bottom positions in the report card.
The Breastfeeding report card has been developed by devising a composite score based on 3 indicators namely early initiation of breastfeeding, exclusive breastfeeding for six months and complementary feeding at 6-8 months of child’s age.

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DAILY GK 9 AUG 2019


DAILY GK 9 AUG 2019
1. IIT MADRAS PARTNERS WITH NIOT FOR OCEAN WAVE ELECTRICITY HARNESSING
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras partnered with National Institute of Ocean Technology to harness electricity from ocean waves. Both institutions will together develop turbines that can harness the power of ocean waves to generate electricity.
The research is being headed at IIT Madras. The partnership is aimed at meeting renewable energy and climate change objectives of the government of India.

2. PAPUA NEW GUINEA HAS THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF ‘LIVING’ LANGUAGES IN THE WORLD, INDIA RANKS 4TH
Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea, Country in Oceania tops the list with 840 living languages, while India ranks 4th position with 453.
The other nations in the top 5 positions include Indonesia (2nd ) with 710 living languages and Nigeria (3rd with 524) and US (United States) came 5th with 335.
The year 2019 is designated as United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages with the aim to enhace native tongues in 5 major areas which includes,
  • Creation of favourable conditions for knowledge-sharing and dissemination of good practices with regards to indigenous languages.
  • Increasing understanding, reconciliation and international cooperation
  • Integration of indigenous languages into standard setting
  • Empowerment through capacity building.
  • Growth and development via elaboration of new knowledge

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 10TH AUG 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 10TH AUG 2019
1.        Name the bank that funds the draft Environment and Social Management Framework(ESMF) for integrated coastal management.
A) Reserve Bank of India(RBI)
B) World Bank(WB)
C) Asian Development Bank(ADB)
D) New Development Bank(NDB)
E) None of these

2.        Where was the 7th meeting of India Bangladesh home minister level talks held?
A) Dhaka, Bangladesh
B) New Delhi, India
C) West Bengal, India
D) Khulna, Bangladesh
E) None of these

3.        Which institute has partnered with National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) for developing turbines that can generate electricity by harnessing the ocean waves?
A) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati
B) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur
C) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras
D) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay
E) None of these

4.        Which country has the highest number of living languages(840 languages), as per Ethnologue, a directory of languages?
A) Papua New Guinea
B) Indonesia
C) Nigeria
D) United States
E) None of these

5.        Which year is designated as United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages with the aim to enhace native tongues in 5 major areas?
A) 2020
B) 2019
C) 2025
D) 2022
E) None of these

6.        Which bank has signed a bancassurance agreement with State Bank of India(SBI)Life Insurance to provide SBI’s suite of insurance products to its customers?
A) Indian Overseas Bank
B) Bank of India
C) Canara Bank
D) Indian Bank
E) None of these

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 9TH AUG 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 9TH AUG 2019
1.        What is the rank of India among the countries, which are facing extremely high water crisis in Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas report released by World Resources Institute’s (WRI)?
A) 15
B) 2
C) 5
D) 13
E) None of these

2.        Who headed the third Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy of RBI for the year 2019-20?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Shaktikanta Das
C) Ravindra H. Dholakia
D) Nirmala Sitharaman
E) None of these

3.        What is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecasted by Reserve Bank of India(RBI)?
A) 6.7 %
B) 6.8 %
C) 6.5 %
D) 6.9 %
E) None of these

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Monthly GK Capsules July 2019

Monthly GK Capsules July 2019

Here is the new Monthly GK Capsules. This time we are going to share the official PDF file of AAA-Bright Academy which contains Monthly GK updates of July 2019. So if you are preparing for any Government, Bank, Railways, SSC Examination this PDF file is very helpful to you. All the best to all participants for the upcoming Examination.


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DAILY GK 8 AUG 2019


DAILY GK 8 AUG 2019
1. PARLIAMENT PASSED THE CONSUMER PROTECTION BILL, 2019
The Rajya Sabha has passed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2019. The bill will lead to setting up of a Central Consumer Protection Authority to promote, protect and enforce the rights of consumers as a class.
The Bill seeks to strengthen the rights of consumers and provides a mechanism for redressal of complaints regarding defects in goods and deficiency in services. The bill will replace the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

2. LOK SABHA PASSED THE TRANSGENDER PERSONS (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS) BILL, 2019
Lok Sabha passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 by a voice vote. It was introduced in the Lok Sabha on July 19, 2019 by the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Thaawarchand Gehlot.
The Bill defines a transgender person as one whose gender does not match the gender assigned at birth and according to 2011 Census, there are more than 4.80 lakh transgenders in India.
The Bill prohibits any kind of discrimination against a transgender person.

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 8TH AUG 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 8TH AUG 2019
1.        What is the eligible age of couple, who are in need of child by surrogacy method as per the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019?
A) Woman- 25 to 50 years, Man- 31 to 58 years
B) Woman- 23 to 50 years, Man- 26 to 55 years
C) Woman- 27 to 52 years, Man- 30 to 57 years
D) Woman- 29 to 55 years, Man- 32 to 60 years
E) None of these

2.        What is the revised number of judges in the Supreme Court (SC) including Chief Justice of India (CJI) as per the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill 2019?
A) 31
B) 32
C) 33
D) 34
E) None of these

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 7TH AUG 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 7TH AUG 2019
1.        Which articles are repealed by government of India that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir?
A) Article 350 and 31A
B) Article 370 and 31A
C) Article 350 and 35A
D) Article 370 and 35A
E) None of these

2.        Who introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 in Rajya Sabha which seeks to bifurcate the state of Jammu and Kashmir into 2 Union Territory– J&K and Ladakh?
A) Nitin Gadkari
B) Amit Shah
C) Rajnath Singh
D) Ravi Shankar Prasad
E) None of these

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