Daily Quiz – 7th April 2019

1. Prarthana Samaj was founded by?

(a) Atmaram Pandurang
(b) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar.
(d) Gopal Ganesh Agarkar.

 

2. Which of the following statements are true?

1. Sanchi Stupa is a UNESCO world heritage site in Madhya Pradesh.

2. It was built by Kanishka in the 3rd century BCE.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

3. Which of the following statements are true?

1. The Cybergram Initiative is a component under Multi-Sector Development Program (MsDP) of the ministry of minority affairs.

2. Common Service Centres e-Governance services India Ltd (CSC SPV) will prescribe thirty-nine (39) hours Basic Computer Concepts (BCC) syllabus for the training.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

4. Asian Development Outlook is published by?

(a) Asian Development Bank

(b) World Bank

(c) IMF

(d) SCO

5. Bhimbetka caves are located at?

(a) Gujarat

(b) Bihar

(c) Odisha

(d) Madhya Pradesh

 

ANSWERS

1. Ans:a

Justification:

  • Prarthana Samaj, or “Prayer Society” in Sanskrit, was a movement for religious and social reform in Bombay based on earlier reform movements. Prarthana Samaj was founded by Atmaram Pandurang in 1867 when Kesab Chandra sen visited Maharashtra, with an aim to make people believe in one God and worship only one God.

2. Ans: a

Justification:

  • Sanchi Stupa is a UNESCO world heritage site since 1989. Sanchi is in Madhya Pradesh.
  • There are many small stupas here with three mains ones – stupa 1, stupa 2 and stupa 3. Stupa 1 is also called the Great Stupa at Sanchi. It is the most prominent and the oldest and is believed to have the Buddha’s relics.
  • It was built by Ashoka in the 3rd century BCE.

Ans:c

Justification:

  • The Cybergram Initiative is a component under Multi-Sector Development Program (MsDP) of the ministry of minority affairs.
  • The Union Government and State Government contribution will be 75:25 (90:10 for NE states including Sikkim)
  • Common Service Centres e-Governance services India Ltd (CSC SPV) will prescribe thirty-nine (39) hours Basic Computer Concepts (BCC) syllabus for the training.
  • The Village Level Entrepreneur VLEs (having computers and internet availability) near Madrasas/Schools would be the lowest level in the implementation structure of the Initiative and would be the Training Centre under the Initiative.

4. Ans:a

Justification:

  • ADB publishes flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2019 (ADO).

Ans: d

Justification:

The Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, a recognized world heritage site by UNESCO, are in the foothills of the Vindhyan Mountains on the southern edge of the central Indian plateau in the State of Madhya Pradesh.

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