Daily Current Affairs Quiz


1. The Public Accounts Committee of India is headed by whom?
2. The french lady who is newly elected as the chief of International Monetary Fund?
3. The Sri Lankan musician and Magsaysay Award winner who was honored by India this week for his six decades of excellence in music ?
4. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and which country's Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labour inked a joint declaration this week on exchange of information and cooperation in the area of water management and water treatment technologies.?
5. Which Indian city is conducting water audit and generating awareness for conservation of water?.

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz


1. The acquisition of land in Greater Noida for residential apartments was done by UP government after invoking which section of the Land Acquisition Act?.
2. Land Acquisition Act of India came into existence in which year?.
3. MCOCA is an act to control the organized crime in which state of India?.
4. The New Zealand Prime Ministers name?.
5. IT industry veteran and Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India Nandan Nilekani, and his wife Rohini Nilekani have donated Rs. 50 crore to which Institute?.
6. Central Government is planing to raise the investment amount in domestic mutual funds for foreign investers other than FIIs to?.

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Number of hungry Indians rose to 250 million


According to Oxfam,a charity organization - for the first time in history more than a billion people are going to bed with an empty stomach every night.Of these, around 250 million lives in India.The economy of India doubled in between 1990 and 2005,but at the same time the number of hungry Indians increased by 65 million as the economic development excluded the rural poor and social protection schemes failed to reach them.On Global Hunger Index, while China has a rank of 9 with moderate levels of hunger, India has a rank of 67 with "alarming" levels of hunger. Oxfam also warned that average prices of staple crops will more than double in 20 years if urgent action is not taken to change the international food system, which is already failing to feed nearly a billion people a day.

The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty


The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) bans nuclear explosions by everyone, everywhere: on the Earth's surface, in the atmosphere, underwater and underground for military and civilian purposes.Ones the treaty is ratified by a nation,it makes it very difficult for that country to develop nuclear bombs for the first time, or for countries that already have them, to make more powerful bombs.

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Nuclear Suppliers Group


Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a multinational group of nuclear supplier countries with an aim of reducing nuclear proliferation by controlling the export and re-transfer of materials that  related to nuclear weapon development and improving safeguards and protection on existing  materials through the implementation of Guidelines for nuclear exports and nuclear related exports.  Guidelines of NSG are.

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What is NPT


Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT or NNPT) was signed on 1968 and came into force on 5 March 1970, to limit the spread or proliferation of nuclear weapons. Currently it has 189 member nations including five recognized nuclear nations - United States, Russia, China, France and United Kingdom. The four major non member nations are India, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel. The first 3 nations have openly tested nuclear weapons and declared that they possess nuclear weapons while Israel is yet to officially comment on their nuclear weapon program.

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What is IAEA


International Atomic Energy Agency - IAEA - is an international organization meant for the promotion of peaceful use of nuclear energy and to inhibit the use of nuclear weapons. IAEA reports to both the UN General Assembly and Security Council. It was established as an autonomous organization on 29 July 1957 and has it headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The IAEA has two Regional Safeguards Offices which are located in Toronto, Canada, and in Tokyo, Japan.

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