Current Affairs MCQ | 30 April, 2020 | UPSC, PSC, SSC

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1)  Which of the following district(s) recently opened Creches for children using District Ministerial Foundation fund

1)   Keinjhar
2)   Jhabua
3)   Anuppur

a) Only 1 and 3
b) Only 1 and 2
c) All of the above
d) Only 2 and 3

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Correct Answer is : A

  • A report by non-profit Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found that two key mining districts, Keonjhar in Odisha and Anuppur in Madhya Pradesh (MP), have opened creches for the children of their inhabitants by using the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds.
  • Keonjhar, the biggest producer of iron ore, has the highest DMF accrual across the country.
  • Both the mining districts through the creches are attempting to target malnutrition among pre-Anganwadi children through local engagement.

2) Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about DMF

1)  40% of the fund is utilised for high priority areas such as drinking water supply, health care, sanitation, education
2)  60% of the fund is utilised for physical infrastructure, irrigation, energy and watershed development.
3)  The DMFs manner of operation comes under the jurisdiction of the relevant State Government.

a) Only 1 and 2
b) Only 1 and 3
c) Only 3
d) Only 2 and 3

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Correct Answer is : C

  • 60% of the fund is utilised for high priority areas such as drinking water supply, health care, sanitation, education
  • 40% of the fund is utilised for physical infrastructure, irrigation, energy and watershed development.

3) Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about CTBT

1)  The Treaty intends to ban all nuclear explosions  everywhere, by everyone.
2)  CTBT was negotiated at the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva
3)  It is adopted by United Nations General Assembly 1996

a) Only 1, 2 and 3
b) Only 1 and 3
c) Only 2 and 3
d) Only 1 and 2

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Correct Answer is : A

  • Recently, the United States State Department has accused China and Russia of conducting nuclear tests with low yields, in violation of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).

4) Which of the following country(s) has/have not signed CTBT

1)  India
2)  North Korea
3)  Pakistan

a) Only 1 and 2
b) Only 1 and 3
c) Only 3
d) Only 2 and 3

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Correct Answer is : D

  • India, North Korea and Pakistan have not yet signed the Treaty.
  • 5 of the 44 Annex 2 States have signed but not ratified the CTBT; they are China, Egypt, Iran, Israel, and the United States.

5) Where HQ of Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) is located?

a) Paris
b) London
c) Vienna
d) Manila

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Correct Answer is : C

  • The organization was founded in 1996. It is headquartered in Vienna. It employs a staff of roughly 260 from the CTBT’s Member States.

 



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