Current Affairs Questions

Society Watch:


What is the name of the Commission constituted by the government that had recommended permitting Dalits who converted into Islam and Christianity to avail Scheduled Caste status?

Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission

Recently, which of the following becomes the first cluster to be completed under the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission?

Banking Concepts

Consider the following statements:

  1. Cash-deposit ratio of scheduled commercial banks is the ratio of cash in hands and balances with the RBI as percentage of aggregate deposits.
  2. Credit-Deposit Ratio is the ratio of how much a bank lends out of the deposits it has mobilised.
  3. Investment-Deposit Ratio is calculated as Investments (Government securities and other approved securities)/aggregate deposits.

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

Rurban Cluster

With reference to the Rurban Cluster under Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission, consider the given statements:

  1. Rurban Cluster is a cluster of geographically contiguous villages with a population of about 25000 to 50000 in plain and coastal areas and with a population of 5000 to 15000 in desert, hilly or tribal areas.
  2. While selecting the Rurban cluster, the State may identify a large village/gram panchayat that are growth centers with resources available in the area that could potentially lead the economic transformation of the region.
  3. The clusters could then be formed by identifying geographically contiguous villages/gram panchayats within a radius of 5–10 km (or radius appropriate to the population density and geography of the region) around the identified growth centre.

Choose the correct statements from the codes given below:

Global Hunger Index(GHI) 2022

Consider the following statements with reference to the Global Hunger Index(GHI) 2022:

  1. Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Chile, China and Croatia are the top five countries in GHI 2022.
  2. In 2002 GHI, India ranks below Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
  3. With a score of 29.1, the level of hunger in India has been labelled “serious”.

Choose the incorrect statement(s) from the codes given below:

International Day Of Rural Women

With reference to the International Day of Rural Women, which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. International Day of Rural Women is celebrated on 15th October every year.
  2. The first International Day of Rural Women was observed on 15th October 2007.

National Action Plan For Mechanised Sanitation Ecosystem

Consider the given statements in context to the National Action Plan for Mechanised Sanitation Ecosystem (NAMASTE) Scheme:

  1. It is a Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJE) as a joint initiative of the MoSJE and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) that envisages safety and dignity of sanitation workers.
  2. National Safai Karamchari Financial Development Corporation (NSKFDC) would be implementing agency for NAMASTE.
  3. In the first phase, four hundred cities (converging with AMRUT cities) will be taken up under NAMASTE.

Choose the incorrect statement(s) from the codes given below:

UNESCO’s 2003 Convention

1. With reference to the Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO’s 2003 Convention, consider the given statements:

  1. It consists of 24 members and is elected in the General Assembly of the Convention according to the principles of equitable geographical representation and rotation.
  2. The members are elected for a term of five years.
  3. India ratified the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in September 2008.

Choose the incorrect statement(s) from the options given below:

Inter-State Declaration

Recently, an Inter-State Declaration of Intent to collaborate in the fight against human trafficking was signed by six States - Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha and Tamil Nadu. What is the name of the Declaration?

One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC)

Recently, which of the following became the 36th State/UT to implement One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) scheme?

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