Daily Current Affairs Quiz : March 5, 2022
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1. ‘Theyyam’ or ‘Kaliyattam’ is a ritual dance performed in which state/UT?
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] West Bengal
Correct Answer: B [Kerala]
‘Theyyam’ or ‘Kaliyattam’ is a 800-year-old ritual dance performed in the state of Kerala. It exhibits folk dances and art thereby displaying the ancient tribal cultures
Various types of theyyams are performed during the course of the festival. Ritual dance Agni Kandakarnan Theyyam has begun at the Kaliyattam festival in Kannur, Kerala.
2. What is the objective of the ‘Jan Aushadhi Bal Mitra programme’?
[A] Educate Children on PMBJP
[B] Provide subsidised medicines to children
[C] Provide subsidised medicines to pregnant women
[D] Promote Investment in PMBJP
Correct Answer: A [Educate Children on PMBJP]
On the occasion of Jan Aushadhi Diwas week celebrations, Jan Aushadhi Bal Mitra programme has been conducted across the country at 75 locations.
It aims to engage children as ‘Bal Mitras’ with Jan Aushadhi scheme to educate them about the benefits of the PM Bharatiya Jan Aushadi Pariyojana.
3. Which Union Ministry has constituted ‘Swadesh Darshan Awards’?
[A] Ministry of External Affairs
[B] Ministry of Tourism
[C] Ministry of Culture
[D] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Correct Answer: B [Ministry of Tourism]
Ministry of Tourism has constituted Swadesh Darshan Awards, to acknowledge the efforts of states/ UTs.
Under ‘Swadesh Darshan’ scheme, tourism related infrastructure has been developed at more than 500 tourist destinations. The Ministry has sanctioned 76 projects in 31 States / UTs of India for more than Rs.5500 Crore.
4. ‘Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant’, which was seen in the news recently, is located in which country?
Correct Answer: B [Ukraine]
Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant is a major electricity supplier in Ukraine. The plant generates 40-42 billion kWh which accounts for one fifth of the average annual electricity production in Ukraine.
Recently, Ukraine has claimed that Russian military has seized the plant and started shelling. It is also the largest nuclear power plant in Europe.
5. As per a recent report, what is the contribution of YouTube creator system to Indian GDP in 2020?
[A] Rs 1700 Crores
[B] Rs 3400 Crores
[C] Rs 6800 Crores
[D] Rs 8500 Crores
Correct Answer: C [Rs 6800 Crores]
As per a new report by independent consulting firm Oxford Economics, YouTube’s creator ecosystem contributed Rs 6,800 crore to the Indian GDP.
YouTube supported 683,900 full-time equivalent jobs in India in 2020. It also said that the number of channels on YouTube in India with over 100,000 subscribers at 40,000.The creator’s presence on the platform can help them explore multiple revenue streams through brand partnerships, live performance and more.
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