GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 27-28, 2019
Published: October 28, 2019
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1. What is the theme of the 2019 edition of Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW)?
[A] Promote integrity and eradicate Corruption
[B] My Vision-Corruption Free India
[C] Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India
[D] Integrity- A way of life
Correct Answer: D [Integrity- A way of life]
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is observing the Vigilance Awareness Week from 28th October to 2nd November 2019 with theme “Integrity- A way of life”. This is observed every year during the week in which the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (31st October) falls. This awareness week campaign affirms commitment to promotion of integrity and probity in public life through citizen participation.
2. Which international organization has inked agreement project to support smallholder farmers in Odisha?
[C] World Bank
Correct Answer: C [World Bank ]
The Government of India (GoI), Government of Odisha and the World Bank have recently signed a US$165 million loan agreement to support 125,000 smallholder farmers from 15 districts of the state. The project will strengthen the resilience of smallholder farmers against adverse climate by improving access to resilient seed varieties and production technologies, diversifying towards more climate-resilient crops, and improving access to better water management and irrigation services.
3. The 58th Raising Day of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) is observed on which date?
[A] October 25
[B] October 24
[C] October 26
[D] October 27
Correct Answer: B [October 24]
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) is one of the 7 Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) of India. Under the CRPF Act, the ITBP was raised on 24th October 1962 in the wake of the Sino-Indian War of 1962. Recently, the 58th Raising Day of ITBP is recently observed on 24th October 2019 to commemorate the valor and achievements of the ITBP and to boost the morale of the force personnel.
4. The first-ever Global Bio-India 2019 summit is being held in which city?
[D] New Delhi
Correct Answer: D [New Delhi]
The first-ever “Global Bio-India 2019” Summit is being held in India at New Delhi from 21st to 23rd November 2019. The event is expected to strengthen the indigenous research capabilities, bio-entrepreneurship, investments and last-mile-delivery of technology across rural India and tier-2, 3 cities. The summit is one of the largest biotechnology stakeholders conglomerate.
5. ABADHA scheme, which is in news recently, is associated to which state?
[D] West Bengal
Correct Answer: C [Odisha ]
The Odisha government has decided to spend Rs 3208 crore under the Augmentation of Basic Amenities and Development of Heritage and Architecture (ABADHA) scheme in 3 years to transform Puri into a World-class Heritage city.
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