GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 7, 2019
Published: October 7, 2019
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1. Which state government has launched Urjagiri campaign to stop power theft?
Correct Answer: A [Uttarakhand ]
The Uttarakhand government has launched an awareness campaign – Urjagiri – to stop power theft & saving. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has instructed the officers of UPCL Vigilance Cell to effectively stop the power theft so that honest customers do not have to bear the brunt of the power theft.
2. Buddhist leader Satyapriya Mohathero has passed away recently. He was from which country?
[D] Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: C [Bangladesh ]
Satyapriya Mohathero (89) was the 2nd highest Buddhist leader of Bangladesh and head of Sima Bihar of Ramu in Cox’s Bazar. He was passed away in Dhaka on 5th October 2019. He was awarded the second-highest civilian award of Bangladesh Ekushey Padak in 2015 for social work. The Ramu monastery had provided shelter to a large number of people during the Liberation War of Bangladesh 1971 in the face of Pakistani atrocities. However, in September 2012, it suffered massive damage as mobs attacked it, angered by an alleged post on Social Media derogatory to Islam.
3. What is the theme of the 2019 edition of the International Teachers’ Day?
[A] Empowering Teachers
[B] Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession
[C] Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status
[D] A Call for Teachers
Correct Answer: B [Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession]
The International Teachers’ Day is celebrated every year on 5th October with an aim to acknowledge the significant role of educators across the world. The 2019 theme “Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession”, recognizes the critical importance of reaffirming the value of the teaching mission. The day also aims to address some of the issues that are key to attracting the brightest minds and young talents in the profession and retaining them.
4. Dr. HL Trivedi, who passed away recently, was the renowned specialist in which field?
Correct Answer: A [Nephrology ]
Dr Hargovind Laxmishanker Trivedi (87) was the renowned nephrologist, immunologist and stem cell researcher. He passed away in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on 2nd October 2019. He was an expert in handling kidney transplant surgeries & was awarded Padma Shri in 2015 for his contribution to society as a nephrologist.
5. Which state government has launched a new governance initiative ‘Mo Sarkar’?
[A] West Bengal
Correct Answer: D [Odisha ]
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has recently launched a new governance initiative ‘Mo Sarkar’ on the occasion of 150th Gandhi Jayanti. The objective of the ‘Mo Sarkar’ is to provide service with dignity to people who are coming to government offices for different purposes. The phone numbers of people who are coming to government offices will be collected randomly with the purpose to improve the governance system by collecting feedback on behaviour and professionalism of government officers. The employees will be ranked as good or bad on the basis of the feedback and those with good rank will get out-of-turn promotion and action will be taken against employees with bad rank.
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