GKToday Archives: August, 2021
1. ‘AREAS’ is an initiative associated with which Union Ministry? [A] Ministry of Power[B] Ministry of New & Renewable Energy[C] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs[D] Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Show Answer Correct Answer: B [Ministry of New & Renewable Energy] Notes: The Association of Renewable Energy of States (AREAS) is an initiative ..
1. ‘Kunming Declaration’, which was seen in the news recently, is associated with which country? [A] China[B] Japan[C] USA[D] South Korea Show Answer Correct Answer: A [China] Notes: China has recently submitted a “zero draft” of the ‘Kunming Declaration’ to the United Nations. The declaration includes the key Chinese Communist Party concept of “ecological civilisation”. ..
1. Which country took charge as the Chair of Stop TB Partnership Board in 2021? [A] UK[B] Australia[C] India[D] Bangladesh Show Answer Correct Answer: C [India] Notes: India’s Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya takes charge as Chairperson of Stop TB Partnership Board. The outgoing Chair of Stop TB Board is former ..
1. Which state/UT has launched a special mission called “Mission Vatsalya” in order to help women who lost their husbands to COVID-19? [A] Maharashtra[B] Kerala[C] Delhi[D] Jharkhand Show Answer Correct Answer: A [Maharashtra] Notes: Maharashtra government launched a special mission called “Mission Vatsalya” in order to help women who lost their husbands to COVID-19. Mission ..
1. Recently, with which country India has conducted naval exercise in the South China Sea? [A] Philippines[B] Malaysia[C] Thailand[D] Indonesia Show Answer Correct Answer: A [Philippines] Notes: India on August 23, 2021 carried out a naval exercise with the Philippines in the South China Sea. The Philippines government refers to the eastern parts of the ..