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Exercise :: State - Latest Current Affairs

  • State - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which state will establish Umbrella University named after former PM late Atal Bihari Vajpayee?

A. Maharashtra
B. Andra Pradesh
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Manipur

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Uttar Pradesh Government announced creation of an umbrella university named after former Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at Lucknow. The University would be the controlling authority of all the medical and dental colleges and nursing institutions in the state. This would help in bringing transparency in entrance and examination system and would enhance quality of medical education.

2. 

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishna Poonia becomes an MLA of this state, recently.

A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Chattisgarh
C. Telangana
D. Rajasthan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Discus thrower Krishna Poonia, the 2010 CWG gold medallist and Congress candidate, won the Sadulpur assembly seat in Rajasthan, defeating sitting BSP MLA Manoj Nyangali. It was Poonia's second attempt to get entry in the state legislature, having suffered defeat in the previous elections.

3. 

Asian Development Bank signed an Loan Agreement for $31 million to build-up the State Tourism Industry of this state recently.

A. Tamil Nadu
B. Kerala
C. Andra Pradeh
D. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed in New Delhi a Loan Agreement for $31 million to build-up the State Tourism Industry and boost visitor arrivals in Tamil Nadu. The signatories to the tranche 4 loan for Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (IDIPT) were Mr. Sameer Kumar Khare, Additional Secretary (Fund Bank and ADB), Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, who signed for the Government of India, and Mr. Kenichi Yokoyama, Country Director for ADB in India, who signed for ADB.

4. 

For which state, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) had approved a $400 million loan for a Water Sanitation Project?

A. Rajasthan
B. TamilNadu
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Uttarkhand

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Beijing Headquartered Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) had approved a $400 million loan for a Water Sanitation Project in Andhra Pradesh. The Project will be very helpful for women and girls of affected community in Andhra Pradesh and it will reduce the health risks and health expenditure for the people of Andhra Pradesh. India is the second largest shareholder of Asian Infrastructure Development Bank after China. After this Loan the overall loan amount of India from AIIB reached to $2 Billion spread over nine projects. This loan will strengthen the AIIB's capacity and loan demand from other states is also expected to increase.

5. 

This state government plans to introduce a new software to curb cheating in board exams.

A. Bihar
B. Andra Pradesh
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Assam

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Uttar Pradesh State government has designed a new software and a four-step process initiated to check the menace of copying in the Uttar Pradesh Board exams. The aim is to curtail the use of unfair means by students while making efforts to improve the quality of education. This process will begin from 7th February 2019. Exam centres in the State, which reported maximum cases of cheating in the past, will be strictly monitored. Owing to the efforts of the U.P. government, the use of unfair means has stopped, and the number of students studying in government schools has increased by 18-20%.