August 11 – Current Affairs Question PIB and The Hindu

August 11 – Current Affairs Questions – PIB and The Hindu

1. ‘Rising India – She Shakti’ event was organised by ?



C. Network 18 –

D. WION limited


2. Consider the following about the recent delimitation in Assam ?

1. Section 8-A of the Representation of the People Act, 1950 says about delimitation in Assam .

2. The delimitation taken was based on census 2011

3. The number of seats in the Legislative Assembly in the State of Assam have been kept as 126 and number of seats allocated in the House of People for the State of Assam as 14.

How many statements from the above is / are correct ?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only –

C. 3 only

D. None


3. RKVY-RAFTAAR scheme is related to which among the following ?

A. Minimum support price in Agriculture

B. Infrastructure in Agriculture –

C. Insurance in Agriculture sector

D. Women Empowerment in Agriculture


4. Consider the following statements about Agriculture Census of India ?

1. India’s first ever comprehensive Agricultural Census was carried out in 1972-71

2. National Commission on Agriculture (1976) recommend that Agriculture Census should be carried out once in five years.

Which among the above is / are correct ?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only –

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


5. Which among the following is correct about cocoponics ?

A. A method of growing vegetables in soilless culture. –

B. A method of growing plants suspended above a reservoir of nutrient-rich water.

C. The growing set-up that makes the use of a soft fabric string referred to as a wick.

D. None of the above


6. G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting was held in ?

A. Bangalore

B. Hyderabad –

C. Chennai

D. Nagpur


7. Consider the following statements about The Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) ?

1. It is functioning under the aegis of the Ministry of Education

2. It was established in 2016

Which among the above is / are correct ?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only –

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


8. Technology Development Fund (TDF) has been established to ?

A. Commercialize space projects

B. promote self-reliance in defence technology –

C. To improve Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ( STEM ) in school level

D. None of the above


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