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General Studies-01

Different name of the pre monsoon activity

  • Nor wester in north east state

  • Kal baishakhi in west Bengal

  • Chhery blossom in Karnataka

  • Mango shower in Kerala

General Studies-02

PRAGATI [PIB]

  • Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation is the full form of initiative taken by PMO

  • Aimed at addressing common man’s grievances, and simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important program and projects of the Government of India as well as projects flagged by State Governments

  • A multi-purpose and multi-modal platform PRAGATI platform uniquely bundles three latest technologies:
    o Digital data management,
    o video-conferencing and
    o Geo-spatial technology.
  • A three-tier system: It also offers a unique combination in the direction of cooperative federalism since it brings on one stage the Secretaries of Government of India and the Chief Secretaries of the States.

  • Prime Minister will hold a monthly programme where he will interact with the Government of India Secretaries, and Chief Secretaries through Videoconferencing enabled by data and geo informatics visuals

General Studies-03

UDAN scheme [PIB]

  • UDAN is an innovative scheme to develop the regional aviation market. The objective of the scheme was “Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik”.

  • Will cover 200 to 800 flight without lower limit in hill area

  • Reserve seat in flight with 2500/- hour rate

  • Provide viability gap funding from regional connectivity scheme

PAN Aadhaar link to control black money problem

  • After supreme court comment on creative use of the aadhar then to just DBT mandatory.

  • Government planning to link Aadhaar and PAN to stop black money problem that is major economic issue of the time.

Mind maps PAN Aadhaar link

  • PAN issued by income tax department while Aadhaar issued by the unique identification authority of india.

  • Mandatory Aadhaar means breach of fundamental right like right to privacy because of failure in mass data security.

  • Tax evasion means showing less income on book and tax avoidance means taking benefit of the loophole of the law.

  • Article 139AA deals with special status to delhi as NCT and central government have land and law power with chief minister to be appointed by the president.

Nilgiri pipit

  • Nilgiri pipit is sparrow like bird endemic to western Ghat area and habitation continuously decreasing.

  • Red data book of the international union for conservation of nature [IUCN] state about less vulnerable, this IUCN prepare list of the flora and fauna that are in danger.

IMF on world economic outlook

  • IMF predict positive side of the world growth and this may see rise in the world growth rate.

  • Both advanced and developing country will develop in the higher rate than last year this show one positive sign after 2008 subprime crisis after that world economy was performing near zero rate.

  • When saving exceed investment than real interest rate tend to lower value.

  • Nominal interest rate in advanced economy now near to zero so quantitative easing method will not work to stimulate growth of the economy.

  • Threat of protectionism and anti globalization move by new elected president of the US will also decide the fate of this prediction.

  • There are rising geopolitical tensions. U.S.-Russia relations have touched a new low. There is a real prospect of confrontation between the U.S. and Russia over the conflict in Syria. Tensions over North Korea have reached a flashpoint. The U.S. and China are at loggerheads over maritime rights in the South China Sea.

CURRENT AFFAIRS PRELIMS QUIZ

Q.1 consider the following different name of the pre monsoon rain shower local name and its region is/are correct

NAME

REGION

1.KAL BAISHAKHI BENGAL
2.NOR WESTER EUROPE
3.MANGO SHOWER MAHARASTRA
4.CHERRY BLOSSOM KARNATAKA

A. 1 ,2 and 3 only

B. 2 and 4 only

C. 1 and 4 only

D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Correct answer: Option C For explanations refer GS1 above

Q.2 consider the following statement about factor which played major role in burst of the monsoon

A. set up of low pressure on Tibetan platue

B. prevalence of south eastern jet stream

C. prevalence of ITCZ

D. set up of Somali jet

Correct answer: Option B For explanations refer notes above

Q.3 consider the following statement about PRAGATI platform is/are incorrect

1. this initiative come under ministry of public grievances redressal

2. this initiative using geo spatial technology

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none

Correct answer: Option C For explanations refer notes above

Q.4 consider the following statement about UDAN scheme of the government is/are correct

1. this will implemented in route between 200 to 800 KM of distance

2. seat will be reserved in flight under this scheme

3. concerned state government will provide viability gap funding

A. 1 2 only

B. 2 3 only

C. 1 3 only

D. 1 2 3 only

Correct answer: Option A For explanations refer notes above

Q.5 consider the following statement about nilgiri pipit is/are correct

1. it is less vulnerable species under IUCN

2. this species endemic to western ghat region

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. none

D. both

Correct answer: Option D For explanations refer notes above

 

1 C
2 B
3 C
4 A
5 D

 

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