India Current Affairs [Nation & States] MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 432 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in India Current Affairs [Nation & States] Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till July 4, 2020.

21. After the recent curbs on exports of diagnostic kits by the Indian Government, an exporter will have to get a licence from which authority for out-bound shipments?

[A] Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT)
[B] Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR)
[C] Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics
[D] Department of Health Research

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22. Which Indian state has indigenously developed a walk-in sample collection kiosk to test patients, similar to South-Korea?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Kerala
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Uttar Pradesh

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23. Which manufacturing company announced a collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for a campaign against Covid-19?

[A] Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL)
[B] Dabur
[C] ITC Limited
[D] Britannia Industries

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24. What is the amount of financial package released by the Centre for ‘India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package’, to the states/UTs?

[A] Rs.10000 Cr
[B] Rs.15000 Cr
[C] Rs.20000 Cr
[D] Rs.25000 Cr

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25. The government has waived four months’ rent of small IT units based in the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI). STPI is an autonomous society under which Ministry?

[A] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[B] Ministry of Science and Technology
[C] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
[D] Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

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26. The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, which was making news recently, is associated with which Union Ministry of India?

[A] Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
[B] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
[C] Ministry of Finance
[D] Ministry of Commerce and Industry

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27. ‘Covid Pharma’, a mobile application to track people who purchase medicines for probable symptoms of Covid-19 over-the-counter, has been launched by which state?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Gujarat
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Bihar

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28. Kashmir saffron has received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Which country is the largest producer of saffron in the world?

[A] India
[B] Iran
[C] Saudi Arabia
[D] Taiwan

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29. Telia Rumal handloom cloth, that recently received G.I tag, is associated with which state/UT?

[A] Jammu &Kashmir
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Telangana
[D] Karnataka

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30. National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO), that was in news recently, is a body under which Union Ministry?

[A] Ministry of Home Affairs
[B] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
[C] Ministry of MSME
[D] Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

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