Daily Current Affairs Quiz : March 16, 2022
Published: March 16, 2022
1. ‘ULPIN’, which was seen in the news, is a unique identification number related to which field?
[B] Land Resources
[D] Drone Registration
Correct Answer: B [Land Resources]
The Unique Land Parcel Identification Number (ULPIN) was recently launched for Assam. It was conceptualized under the Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme of Department of Land Resources.
Under the initiative, a 14-digit alpha numeric geo-spatial unique identification number is issued. It is seen as ‘Bhu-AADHAR’ for every land parcel of the State. The State aims to integrate all processes around land records database, under the Mission Basundhara.
2. Which state has adopted Integrated Hospital Facility Management Services (IHFMS)?
Correct Answer: B [Telangana]
Telangana government has planned to adopt Integrated Hospital Facility Management Services (IHFMS).
It aims to improve overall healthcare services including bed-side care for patients, sanitation and availability of manpower in government healthcare facilities. It includes an expenditure of Rs. 7,500 per hospital bed in a month. Hospitals with more than 200 beds can go for direct tenders while others will be clubbed.
3. Which Indian city released a ‘Climate Action Plan’ and laid down 30-year Roadmap to tackle challenges of Climate Change?
[C] New Delhi
Correct Answer: B [Mumbai]
The Mumbai Climate Action Plan (MCAP) released recently has laid down a 30-year roadmap for the city to tackle the challenges of climate change.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) prepared the plan with technical support from the World Resources Institute (WRI), India and the C40 Cities network. The action plan has set short, medium and long-term climate goals aimed towards zero emission of greenhouse gas or a net-zero target for 2050.
4. ‘Geneva Conventions’ which was seen in the news recently, is related to which field?
[A] Digital Currency
[B] Rules for Combatant Behaviour during a War
[C] Climate Change
[D] Export-Import Policy
Correct Answer: B [Rules for Combatant Behaviour during a War]
The Geneva Conventions are a set of principles highlighting the norms for combatant behaviour during a war.
During the ongoing Russia’s armed invasion of Ukraine, several civilian infrastructure and non-combatants have been impacted. There is growing concern around the issue of human rights violations.
5. A Iron-Age Stone known as ‘Menhir’ of white colour, has been unearthed in which Indian state?
[D] Madhya Pradesh
Correct Answer: B [Telangana]
A huge white stone from the Iron Age, known as ‘Menhir’, was spotted on the roadside at Ellarigudem, a hamlet of Mahaboobabad district, Telangana.
It was noticed during his survey of archaeological and heritage remains under ‘Preserve Heritage for Posterity’ programme. As per archaeologists, the menhir belongs to the Iron Age (3,500 years old) erected in memory of a dead person.
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