Aarambh Civil Services Academy

Current Affairs Questions

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​Urban Sustainability Assessment Framework

Urban Sustainability Assessment Framework (USAF) developed by UN-Habitat under the Sustainable Cities Integrated Approach Pilot project is being implemented in which of the following cities of India?


Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food

Consider the following statements with reference to the Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF):

  1. RUTF is the gold standard for effectively treating severely wasted children in complex emergency settings.
  2. RUTF is a past made using peanuts, sugar, oil, and milk powder, packaged in individual sachets.
  3. It can be consumed without adding water, eliminating the risk of contamination.

Choose the correct answer from the options below:


Absolute And Relative Poverty

Consider the following statements with reference to the absolute and relative poverty:

  1. Absolute Poverty is measured relative to a fixed standard of living; that is, an income threshold that is constant across time.
  2. The International Poverty Line is the best known poverty line for measuring Absolute Poverty globally.
  3. Relative Poverty is measured relative to living standards in a particular society, and varies both across time and between societies.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Himachal Pradesh Government

Which of the following communities from Himachal Pradesh, the Central government is considering for inclusion in the list of Scheduled Tribes in the state?


International Poverty Line

Which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct regarding the International Poverty Line?

  1. It is calculated by taking the poverty threshold from each country—given the value of the goods needed to sustain one adult—and converting it into dollars.
  2. The current International Poverty Line is $1.90 per day.

Choose the correct answer from the options below:


National Minorities Commission Act (NCM)

Consider the following statements with reference to the minorities in India:

  1. The expression “minorities” appears in some Articles of the Constitution, but is not defined anywhere.
  2. Currently, only those communities notified under section 2(c) of the National Minorities Commission Act (NCM), 1992, by the central government are regarded as minority.
  3. In the exercise of its powers under the Section 2(c) of the NCM Act, the Centre on October 23, 1993, notified five groups — Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis — as ‘minority’ communities.
  4. Jains were added to the list in January 2013.

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


Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS)

Which of the following skilling projects has been launched by the government to upgrade the skill base of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) beneficiaries?


Semi-Nomodic Tribes In India

Which of the following Commission(s) were formed to look in to issues with Denotified, Nomodic and Semi-Nomodic tribes in India?


Section 498A

Which of the following Committee proposed that Section 498A of Indian Penal Code be made bailable and compoundable due tomisuseofthissection in the Indian Society?


The Schools Of Hindu Laws

Consider the following statements with reference to the Schools of Hindu Laws:

  1. Under the Mitakshara Law School, a son, by birth acquires an interest in the ancestral property of the joint family.
  2. Under the Dayabhaga Law School, a son has no automatic ownership right by birth but acquires it on death of his father.

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


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