QUIZ – CURRENT AFFAIRS 2nd Jan 2018

Q 1 . Consider the following statements about Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) 

1 . It is a credit linked subsidy programme

2 . It was launched by merging the erstwhile two schemes, namely National Rural Livelihood Mission and Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP).

3 . The Scheme was launched during 2008-09.

Which among the above statements is/are correct ?

a . 1 & 2

b . 1 & 3

c . 2 & 3

d . 1 , 2 & 3

answer – b ( For explanation refer MICS IAS CURRENT AFFAIRS dated 2nd Jan )

Q 2 . Which one among the following ministries is the implementing agency for Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) 

a . Ministry of Rural Development

b . Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

c . Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

d . Ministry of Labour and Employment

answer -c ( For explanation refer MICS IAS CURRENT AFFAIRS dated 2nd Jan )

Q 3 . Consider the following statements about  Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

1 . It was notified in May 2016

2 .As per the Act all real estate projects have to be registered with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA).

Which among the above statements is/are correct ?

a . only 1

b . only 2

c . both

d . none

answer -b ( For explanation refer MICS IAS CURRENT AFFAIRS dated 2nd Jan )

Q 4 . Consider the following statements about the objectives of A Scheme for Promoting Innovation, Rural Industry and Entrepreneurship (ASPIRE)-

1 . Promote entrepreneurship culture in India

2 . Grassroots economic development at district level

3 . Promote innovation to further strengthen the competitiveness of Cottage Industry sector

Which among the above statements is/are correct ?

a . 1 & 2

b . 1 & 3

c . 2 & 3

d . 1 , 2 & 3

answer – a ( For explanation refer MICS IAS CURRENT AFFAIRS dated 2nd Jan )

Q 5 . Consider the following statements about Consumer Price Index

1 . Consumer Price Index is used in calculation of Dearness Allowance

2 . All the series of Consumer Price Index are published by the Central Statistical Organisation

Which among the above statements is/are correct ?

a . only 1

b . only 2

c . both

d . none

answer -a ( For explanation refer MICS IAS CURRENT AFFAIRS dated 2nd Jan )