Current Affairs Questions

National Nutrition Mission

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Nutrition Mission:

  1. It was launched by the government on the occasion of the International Women’s Day in March 2017.
  2. It targets to reduce stunting, undernutrition, anemia (among young children, women and adolescent girls) and reduce low birth weight by 2%, 2%, 3% and 2% per annum respectively.
  3. It also targets to bring down stunting among children in the age group 0-6 years from 38.4% to 25% by 2022.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are incorrect?


Academic Bank Of Credit

Consider the following statements with reference to the Academic Bank of Credit:

  1. Proposed in the National Education Policy, 2020, it is a virtual storehouse that will keep records of academic credits secured by a student.
  2. It offers flexibility to students and executives to promote liberal education, according to draft rules prepared by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
  3. Students will have to open an Academic Bank Account and every account holder would be provided with a unique id and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


Public Sector Banks

Which of the following committees deals with restructuring stressed assets and creating more value for public sector banks (PSBs)?


Folk Dance Of Ladakh

Consider the following statements with reference to the traditional folk dance of Ladakh region in India:

  1. It was started in the eighth century by Padmasambhava (9th century Nyingmapa teacher who introduced Tantric Buddhism to Tibet).
  2. Dressed up in lively colors with extravagant headwear as well as masks, the monks use up the roles of divine beings and also demons and install a mock-battle with excellent dominating wickedness.
  3. The dance, also known as the God Dance, is considered an act of cleansing evil forces.

The above statements is true for which of the following folk dances of Ladakh?


Articles Of The Indian Constitution

Consider the following articles of the Indian Constitution:

  1. Article 215: The Supreme Court shall be a court of record and shall have all the powers of such a court including the power to punish for contempt of itself.
  2. Article 129: High Courts to be courts of record- Every High Court shall be a court of record and shall have all the powers of such a court including the power to punish for contempt of itself.

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Prompt Corrective Action (PAC)

With reference to the Prompt Corrective Action (PAC), consider the following statements:

  1. It was initiated by the RBI in 2002 to discipline banks when they report poor and risky financial performance.
  2. The PCA framework deems banks as risky if they slip below certain norms on three parameters — capital ratios, asset quality and profitability.
  3. The framework was reviewed in 2017 based on the recommendations of the working group of the Financial Stability and Development Council on Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions in India and the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?


Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP)

Which of the following statements is correct with reference to the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP)?

  1. Section 7 – Initiation of corporate insolvency resolution process by financial creditor.
  2. Section 8 and 9 – Initiation of corporate insolvency resolution process by operational creditor.
  3. Section 10 – Initiation of corporate insolvency resolution process by corporate applicant.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Articles Of The Indian Constitution

Consider the following statements with reference to the articles of the Indian Constitution:

  1. Under Article 150, States also get divided into territorial constituencies as per Delimitation Act after every Census.
  2. Article 225 empowers the High Court to make rules regarding proceedings and other matters connected to the High Court.
  3. Article 227 determines that every High Court shall have superintendence over all courts and tribunals throughout the territories in relation to which it exercises jurisdiction (except a court formed under a law related to armed forces).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Consider the following statements in contest to the administration of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

  1. He abolished the Jagirdari System and replaced it with Ryotwari System, and changes in the position of hereditary revenue officials which was popularly known as Deshmukhs, Deshpande, Patils and Kulkarnis.
  2. The ordinary soldiers were paid in cash, but the chief and military commander were paid through jagir grants (Saranjam or Mokasa).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


"Minority"

With reference to the minorities, consider the following statements:

  1. The term "Minority" is not defined in the Indian Constitution. However, the Constitution recognises only religious and linguistic minorities.
  2. Article 29 provides that any section of the citizens residing in any part of India having a distinct language, script or culture of its own, shall have the right to conserve the same. It grants protection to both religious minorities as well as linguistic minorities.
  3. National Commission for Minorities was established as a statutory body with the enactment of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 (Act XIX of 1992) by the Parliament.

Which of the statement (s) given above is/are correct?


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