QUIZ 34 CURRENT AFFAIRS , 27th Dec 2017

Q 1 . Consider the following statements about System of Rice Intensification (SRI method / SRI vidhi)

1 . The System of Rice Intensification involves cultivating rice with as much organic manure as possible

2 .  Young seedlings are planted singly at wider spacing in a square pattern

3 . Intermittent irrigation is done that keeps the soil moist but not inundated

4 . Frequent inter cultivation with weeder that actively aerates the soil.

Which among the above statements are true

a . 1 & 2

b . 1 , 2 & 3

c . 1 , 2 , 3 & 4

d . 1 , 3 & 4

answer – c ( For explanation refer MICS CURRENT AFFAIRS dated 27th Dec )

Q 2 . Consider the following statements about Sustainable Sugar Initiative (SSI)

1 . It is an innovative method of sugarcane production using more seeds, less water and optimum utilization of fertilizers and land to achieve more yields.

2 . It aims at providing practical options to the farmers in improving the productivity of land, water and labour, all at the same time.

3 . It is also expected to reduce the overall pressure on water resources and contribute to recovery of ecosystems

Which among the above statements are true

a . 1 & 2

b . 2 & 3

c . 1 & 3

d . 1 , 2 & 3

answer – b ( For explanation refer MICS CURRENT AFFAIRS dated 27th Dec )

Q 3 . Consider the following statements about Personal rapid transit (PRT)

1 . Personal rapid transit (PRT) is also known as pod cars or pod taxis

2 . It is a public transport system developed for travelling swiftly in congested areas.

3 . They operate very differently from the traditional rail and streetcar network.

Which among the above statements are true

a . 1 & 2

b . 2 & 3

c . 1 & 3

d . 1 , 2 & 3

answer – a ( For explanation refer MICS CURRENT AFFAIRS dated 27th Dec )

Q 4 . Consider the following statements about pod taxis

1 . They are automated driverless vehicles and can carry fifty to sixty people in at a time.

2 . The average speed of pods is 110 km per hour.

Which among the above statements are true

a . 1 only

b . 2 only

c . both

d . none

answer – d ( For explanation refer MICS CURRENT AFFAIRS dated 27th Dec )