June 2018 AgriExam

Agriculture Current Affairs June 2018

Which country has become the leading country in coconut production and productivity, as it made huge progress in coconut cultivation from mid 2014- 2018?

1.Indonesia

2.Sri Lanka

3.India

4.Japan

5.None of these

Answer – 3.India

Explanation:

India became the leading country in coconut production and productivity. from 2014-2018 13,117 hectares of cultivation has emerged as compared to 9561 hectares during 2010-14. India has been exporting coconut oil to Malaysia , Indonesia, Sri Lankasince April 2017. In 2017-18, India exported coconut worth Rs 1602.38 crore while imports stood at Rs 259.70 crore.

 

 

On June 2,2018, which state government launched a Zero Based Natural Farming (ZBNF) scheme for benefitting the farmers by 2024?

1.Andhra Pradesh

2.Telangana

3.Tamil Nadu

4.Madhya Pradesh

5.None of these

Answer – 1.Andhra Pradesh

Explanation:

The scheme was launched by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu. MOU was signed between the state’s agriculture department and Sustainable India Finance Facility (SIFF). The investment for the ZBNF scheme is Rs. 16,134 crores over the next 6 years. Presently 1,63,034 farmers are practicing ZBNF and the state wants to incorporate all the farmers by 2024.

 

 

On June 3, 2018, Ministry of Environment , Forest and Climate Change and TERI has inked MOU to set up a resource efficiency cell to focus on waste management and resource efficiency. Expand TERI?

1.Terrestrial Energy and Resources Institute

2.The Energy and Resources Institute

3.Tropical Energy and Resources Institute

4.The Energy and Renewables Institute

5.None of these

Answer – 2.The Energy and Resources Institute

Explanation:

The aim is to promote resource efficiency by enabling coordinated thinking among various ministries. It would focus on system based use of materials, products and processes in India. European Union and MoEFCC also signed a Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) to support the EU Resource Efficiency Initiative (EU-REI) Project in India, which would foster the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources in India. A TERI paper on Opportunities and Challenges of Plastics Waste Management has been released that states that annual average per capita consumption of plastic in India is about 11 kgs, with maximum plastic waste of water and soft drink bottles.

 

 

World Environment Day is celebrated annually worldwide on __ and to support it this year , the Union Minister of Culture and Environment Mr. Mahesh Sharma announced the ‘Taj Declaration to Beat Plastic Pollution’?

1.June 5

2.June 4

3.June 3

4.June 6

5.None of these

Answer – 1.June 5

Explanation:

The declaration is called ‘Taj Declaration to Beat Plastic Pollution’. Under this declaration, Agra residents would take pledge to keep 500 m around Taj Mahal plastic free and reduce the use of polythene and plastic products in the vicinity. This decision was taken by the Union and State government and applies to the 100 ‘Adarsh’ monuments across the country. The pledge was taken in the presence of Erik Solheim, executive director of UN Environment Programme and UN goodwill ambassador and actress Dia Mirza.

 

 

On June 4, 2018, Ministry of Agriculture announced the launch of __ from June 1 2018 till July 31st 2018 to help , advise, assist farmers to improve their farming techniques and increase their income?

1.Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan

2.Srishti Kalyan Abhiyaan

3.Samriti Kalyan Abhiyaan

4.Krishi Seva Abhiyaan

5.None of these

Answer – 1.Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan

Explanation:

This is in line with PM Modi’s vision of doubling the farmers’ income by 2022. The krishi kalian abhiyaan will take place across 25 villages (with more than 1000 population each ) in Aspirational Districts identified by the Ministry of Rural Development with the help of NITI Aayog. The overall coordination and implementation in the 25 villages of a district is being done by Krishi Vigyan Kendra of that district by appointing 111 officers in charge of each district . The various departments associated are : Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW), Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries (DAHD&F) and Department of Agricultural Research & Education (DARE-ICAR).

 

 

On 4th June 2018, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan released ‘Status of Environment Report, India 2015′ at the state environment ministers’ conference held in New Delhi, as per which, India’s forest cover was __% in 2015?

1.21.34

2.22.45

3.25.14

4.29.45

5.None of these

Answer – 1.21.34

Explanation:

Forests and tree cover jointly contribute nearly 24.16 % of India’s geographical area. According to the recent estimate by Forest Survey of India (FSI), in 2015, the forest cover was 21.34 % of India’s total geographical area. This is an increase of 1.29 % from 20.05 % in 2009. Mizoram with 89 % has the highest forest cover compared to other states and Union territories in India. It is followed by Lakshdweep (84.56 %), Andaman and Nicobar Islands (82 %), Arunachal Pradesh (80 %).

 

 

What was the theme of World Environment Day that was celebrated on 5th June 2018?

1.Put an end to air pollution

2.Beat Water Pollution

3.Beat Plastic Pollution

4.Say No to Plastic

5.None of these

Answer – 3.Beat Plastic Pollution

Explanation:

On June 5, 2018, To commemorate the World Environment Day the Minister of State for Environment , Forest and Climate Change Mr. Mahesh Sharma inaugurated a total of 3 thematic sessions on the theme of ‘ Beat Plastic Pollution’ at VigyanBhawan in New Delhi. These sessions were presented in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and European Union (EU).

 

 

On June 5, 2018, The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated an event on the theme of this year’s World Environment Day. This event was organized by __?

1.Indian Institute of Meteorology

2.Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment

3.Indian Institute of Technology (Karagpur)

4.Indian Institute of Management (Mumbai)

5.None of these

Answer – 2.Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment

Explanation:

Emphasizing the success of the Swacch Bharat Movement that made progress of building 4 lakh girl toilets in one year and 7.5 crore toilets in 4 years the awareness is very important for any issue. So to reduce plastic pollution and make the ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ a success the need of social awareness and participation of schools and colleges and universities to reduce pollution is required.

 

 

On June 6, 2018, The Prime Minister approved interventions to deal with the crisis in the sugar sector. Several measures have been approved with a total cost of __?

1.Rs. 6000 crore

2.Rs. 7000 crore

3.Rs. 9000 crore

4.Rs. 2455 crore

5.None of these

Answer – 2.Rs. 7000 crore

Explanation:

Creation of buffer stock of 30 LMT of sugar for one year incurring expenditure of Rs.1175 crore and reviewed by Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD) any time. The reimbursement on a quarterly basis to be done directly to the farmer’s account on behalf of sugar mills. Fixation of minimum selling price of white sugar based on Fair Remunerative Price (FRP) of cane and minimum conversion cost of white/refined sugar as per Sugar Price (Control) Order, 2018 under Essential Commodities Act, 1955. The minimum selling price of white/refined sugar shall be initially fixed at Rs.29/kg reviewed by DFPD .

 

On June 6, 2018, the state government of Bihar launched new crop insurance scheme named ‘Bihar State crop Assistance scheme’ with effect from the Kharif season of 2018. As per the scheme, if more than 20% of crop is damaged, how much amount per hectare would be given as compensation?

1.Rs.10000

2.Rs.50000

3.Rs.15000

4.Rs.16000

5.None of these

Answer – 1.Rs.10000

Explanation:

This insurance scheme will come in effect from the Kharif season of 2018. The name of the scheme is : ‘Bihar State Crop Assistance scheme’. Under this scheme the farmers would get a compensation of Rs7500 per hectare if less than 20% of the crop is damaged . And if more than 20% of crop is damaged , Rs.10000 would per hectare would be given as compensation.

 

The ___ will be able to issue forecast on floods and guidance on the preventive measures to the disaster management agencies with the help of a new soil study data named : ‘Flash Flood Guidance System’ that would be launched on July 2018?

1.Indian Meteorological Department

2.Agricultural Department

3.Fisheries Department

4.Science and Technology Department

5.None of these

Answer – 1.Indian Meteorological Department

Explanation:

IMD would launch this service by July 2018. The soil study done from different soil types of different regions will also be accompanied by the rain forecast to ascertain how much water would be left behind after absorption into the ground. The state and district-level farmers’ bodies and disaster management agencies will be given appropriate guidance for flood preparedness. In plains like Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, where the soil is more absorbent, 10 to 20 cm of rainfall will not cause floods.

 

From 20th June to 15th July 2018, Awareness programmes will be held at the village, block and district levels for farmers in Haryana. The announcement was made by Principal Secretary of Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department, ___?

1.Abhilaksh Likhi

2.Ram Prakash Javari

3.Mahinder Singh

4.Atul Prahari

5.None of these

Answer – 1.Abhilaksh Likhi

Explanation:

These programmes will create awareness on the negative effects of stubble burning, its alternatives and several farmer welfare schemes. Principal Secretary of Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department, Abhilaksh Likhi said that, the programmes will be supervised by senior officials. Seminars will be conducted in all districts as part of the campaign. The deputy directors of departments have been directed to ensure maximum participation of the farmers. Abhilaksh Likhi said that, farmers should be taught about modern agriculture techniques of the current time.

 

What is the rank of India out of 180 countries in the Global Environment Performance Index (EPI) rankings, as per the State of India’s Environment (SoE) 2018 in Figures that has been released recently?

1.156

2.145

3.177

4.123

5.None of these

Answer – 3.177

Explanation:

In 2016, India ranked 141 out of 180 countries. The SoE in Figures is an annual compendium of environmental statistics prepared by Down To Earth magazine. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) helps to publish it. State of India’s Environment 2018 in Figures is a quantified statement on issues and concerns of environment and development.

 

On June 16, 2018, In a National Consultation on National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) chaired by Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti, Swajal scheme was announced in how many aspirational districts of India?

1.23

2.45

3.115

4.123

5.None of these

Answer – 3.115

Explanation:

This consultation had the Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Ramesh Jigajinagi, Ministers-in-charge of Drinking Water from13 States, including Assam, Bihar, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand as guests . The Launch of the Swajal scheme has an outlay of Rs 700 crore. These scheme will aim to provide villages with piped water supply powered by solar energy. The scheme will train hundreds of rural technicians for operation and maintenance of Swajal units.

 

 

On June 18, 2018, The Bengaluru-based KisanKraft intends to take the _ technology to five states during this kharif season and conduct demonstrations to reach out to more farmers?

1.aerobic rice

2.pure rice

3.rich rice

4.kisan rice

5.None of these

Answer – 1.aerobic rice

Explanation:

The aerobic rice technology is a solution for water-stressed paddy farmers. It would help in restoring soil conditions while contributing to national food security. Since there is no puddling and no standing water, hence costs associated with the use of water and pumping cost is also minimized. As against up to 5,000 litres of water required to produce one kg of wetland rice, the aerobic rice requires only up to 2,500 litres.

 

On June 19, 2018, the Punjab government launched a smartphone application that lets users order free plant saplings to ensure clean, green, healthy and robust Punjab with the active participation of people. What is the name of the app?

1.Garden Developers

2.i-Nursery

3.i-Hariyali

4.Green Cap

5.None of these

Answer – 3.i-Hariyali

Explanation:

The App is called : ‘i-Hariyali’ app and is under ‘Mission Tandarust’ . The users can book a sapling of their choice, a maximum of 25 per person, from a nearby government nursery. The app aims to inspire people to plant more saplings to save the environment from pollution.

 

 

Which country’s counterpart has met Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh for new partnership in agriculture sector?

China

Bhutan

Sri Lanka

Nepal

Japan

Answer – 4. Nepal

Explanation:

On June 21, 2018, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh met Mr. Chakra Pani Khanal, Minister for Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives of Nepal in Ministerial meeting of India-Nepal “New Partnership in Agriculture” in New Delhi and assured him of India’s support to further Nepal’s agriculture sector.

 

 

I-Hariyali App Launched by _____Govt.?

1.Punjab

2.Maharashtra

3.Odisha

4.Rajasthan

5.Gujarat

Answer – 1.Punjab

Explanation:

As a part of the strategy formulated under Mission Tandarust Punjab to ensure clean, green, healthy and robust Punjab with the active participation of the masses, the Punjab government launched ‘i-Hariyali’ app. The main characteristic of the ‘i-Hariyali’ app is that any resident of the state can book a sapling of his/her choice sitting at home with the click of a button.

 

India has hiked customs duty on 29 products, including Bengal gram, lentils and artemia, imported from the ____.

1.China

2.Australia

Russia

United States

United Kingdom

Answer – 4. United States

Explanation:

On June 21, 2018,The finance ministry announced that India has hiked customs duty on several goods, including Bengal gram, lentils and artemia, imported from the US.

The move was against the duty hike by the US on certain steel and aluminium products which had tariff implication of $241 million on India.

 

On June 20, 2018, The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated and participate in a two-day National Consultation on ‘Making Agriculture Sustainable and Profitable’, at ___?

1.Chennai, Tamil Nadu

2.Guwahati, Assam

3.Pune, Maharashtra

4.Mumbai, Maharashtra

5.None of these

Answer – 3.Pune, Maharashtra

Explanation:

This event was organized by the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) of which the Vice President of India is the Chairman and Shri Vaikuntha Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune. This event aims to efforts at various levels to double farmers’ incomes by 2022. It will focus on six themes viz. Creating an enabling policy framework; Intensification of farming diversification to high value agriculture and supplementation of incomes through allied activities; Marketing and Agri-logistics; Agricultural Trade Policy; Transfer of technology from labs to the land and Agricultural credit and insurance.

 

On 25th June 2018, a campaign to encourage farmers to voluntarily adopt a new scheme ‘Paani Bachao, Paise Kamao’, for checking depletion of underground water, was launched in ___?

1.Patiala, Punjab

2.Jalandhar, Punjab

3.Patna, Bihar

4.Hyderabad, Telangana

5.None of these

Answer – 2.Jalandhar, Punjab

Explanation:

Punjab government had proposed to launch this scheme at two clusters/feeders: Bambiwal and Nawajipur on a pilot basis. 178 farmers from Bambiwal feeder and 231 from Nawajipur will be motivated to adopt the scheme. Through this scheme, farmers will receive monetary benefit for less use of tube well. This scheme aims to make sure that farmers utilise the power with restraint to pump out water from ground.

 

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has restricted the manufacture of Oxytocin formulations for domestic use to public sector only from __?

1.1st September 2018

2.1st July 2018

3.25th July 2018

4.1st December 2018

5.None of these

Answer – 2.1st July 2018

Explanation:

The import of Oxytocin and its formulations is also banned. From 1st July 2018, private manufacturers will not be allowed to manufacture Oxytocin for domestic use. Only Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd (KAPL), a public sector company, will manufacture Oxytocin for domestic use from 1st July 2018. Oxytocin formulations for domestic consumption will be supplied by KAPL to the registered hospitals and clinics in public and private sector directly. Oxytocin in any form or name will not be allowed to be sold by retail Chemist. All the registered hospitals and clinics in public and private sector in India are asked to contact only KAPL and place orders.

 

On June 28, 2018, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare of India __ met Mr. Suhrob Kholmuradov, Deputy Prime Minister, Uzbekistan and Chairman of the State Investment Committee in Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi to strengthen bilateral cooperation inagriculture and allied sectors?

1.Radha Mohan Singh

2.Giriraj Singh

3.Harsimrat Kaur

4.Dharmendra Pradhan

5.None of these

Answer – 1.Radha Mohan Singh

Explanation:

India will partner with Uzbekistan in providing training and sharing expertise in skill development, effective and optimum use of water for dry lands, integrated farming systems, mechanization and farm machinery. India can provide training to Uzbekistan for the development of Green House with the help of Centre of Excellence (CoE). A revised draft agreement on cooperation in the field of Plant Quarantine as proposed by Uzbekistan is under active consideration. Both parties will promote interaction among government agricultural institutions, experts, scientists and agro business and would work in the area of animal husbandry and India is willing to assist in setting up food processing industries in Uzbekistan.

 

On June 30, 2018, which state government announced a new scheme called ‘Kanya Van Samruddhi Yojana’, wherein farmers families where girl children are born, will be given saplings for plantation?

1.Telangana

2.Andhra Pradesh

3.Maharashtra

4.Tamil Nadu

5.None of these

Answer – 3.Maharashtra

Explanation:

A farmer family blessed with a girl child between April 1 and March 31 can make an application with the gram panchayat after which they will get 10 saplings free of cost from the forest department. Beneficiaries will have to plant the saplings between July 1 and 7. The income from these trees will be utilised for safeguarding the future of the girls. The scheme will be applicable for maximum two girls.

 

On June 30, 2018, The Multi Commodity Exchange of India LTd. (MCX) signed a MoU with which state government to create a value chain with final market linkages for thousands of cotton farmers?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Gujarat

3.Karnataka

4.Maharashtra

5.None of these

Answer – 4.Maharashtra

Explanation:

The agreement for the ‘Cotton Mission’ was signed by MCX MD and CEO Mrugank Paranjape and Additional Chief Secretary-Agriculture and Marketing Bijay Kumar in the presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Partners of the MCX in this project are: Agriculture department, Farmer Producer Organisations. They will connect to MCX’s organised market network for capacity building. Under this mission, MCX already has accredited warehouses in Yavatmal and Jalna and plans to provide delivery facilities in three or more new locations. Special emphasis will be given to farmers’ training, education and awareness so that they can plan and produce quality and marketable crops.

 

 

On June 30, 2018, NITI Aayog and __ have signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) today to work together towards implementing a Proof-of-Concept (“PoC”) application using Blockchain Technology for fertiliser subsidy management?

1.Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC)

2.Green Star Fertilizers

3.Essar Chemicals

4.Mangalore Refineries and Petroleum Limited

5.None of these

Answer – 1.Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC)

Explanation:

There are multiple entities involved in verification process, and the transaction process which is why the subsidy disbursal takes two to three months’ time. With implementation of BlockchainTechnology,it is expected that the distribution will become effective and efficient, and subsidy transfer could be automated and made real time. It has inherent characteristics of distributed computing and ledger keeping of transactions i.e. confidentiality, authenticity, non-repudiation, data integrity, and data availability. The blockchain based process will also use Smart Contracts which will enable quick and accurate reconciliation of transactions between multiple parties with minimal human intervention.

 

 

CCEA has approved the Three Year Action Plan (2017-2020) of the scheme for Agricultural Education Division and ICAR institutes, with an outlay of?

A) Rs 3635 Crore

B) Rs 2225 Crore

C) Rs 1950 Crore

D) Rs 3621 Crore

B) Rs 2225 Crore

Kisan Kraft has announced to launch ‘aerobic rice’ technology in how many states during the kharif season?

A) 7

B) 9

C) 3

D) 5

D) 5

Which state’s Cabinet has approved a life insurance scheme with cover of Rs 5 lakh for farmers through LIC?

A) Bihar

B) Telangana

C) Maharashtra

D) Kerala

B) Telangana

How much amount of farm loan waiver has National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) sanctioned to Rajasthan?

A) Rs 7,000 crore

B) Rs 3,000 crore

C) Rs 5,000 crore

D) Rs 2,000 crore

C) Rs 5,000 crore

Which state government has introduced ‘Prakritik Kheti Khushhaal Kisaan Yojana’ to promote Zero Budget Natural Farming System (ZBNF)?

A) Gujarat

B) Punjab

C) Uttar Pradesh

D) Himachal Pradesh

 D) Himachal Pradesh

 D) Himachal Pradesh

How much amount of loan has Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced to provide for a project to improve irrigation in Madhya Pradesh?

A) USD 375 million

B) USD 425 million

C) USD 150 million

D) USD 200 million

A) USD 375 million

How much amount has RBI announced to have supplied to Telangana banks for ‘Rythu Bandhu’ investment support scheme for farmers?

A) Rs 5,400 crore

B) Rs 4,600 crore

C) Rs 3,200 crore

D) Rs 6,800 crore

A) Rs 5,400 crore

Which state received the National Gopal Ratna Award 2018 for best performance in dairy development sector under National Gokul Mission?

A) Uttar Pradesh

B) Haryana

C) Punjab

D) Madhya Pradesh

C) Punjab

Which state government has launched a Zero Based Natural Farming (ZBNF) scale-out scheme?

A) Rajasthan

B) Assam

C) Goa

D) Andhra Pradesh

D) Andhra Pradesh

Which state government has approved the roll-out of an integrated crop assistance scheme, beginning Kharif season 2018?

A) Uttar Pradesh

B) Bihar

C) Tamilnadu

D) Karnataka

B) Bihar

President Ramnath Kovind recently declared the ‘Queen’ variety of which fruit as the state fruit of Tripura?

A) Apple

B) Mango

C) Grape

D) Pineapple

D) Pineapple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Mohanpura Irrigation Project in which district in Madhya Pradesh?

A) Dewas

B) Satna

C) Khandwa

D) Rajgarh

D) Rajgarh

Which state government has launched a solar power scheme for farmers, named ‘Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY)’?

A) Gujarat

B) Kerala

C) Andhra Pradesh

D) Rajasthan

A) Gujarat

How much amount of financial assistance has India given to Nepal for the Nepal-Bharat Maitri Irrigation Project?

A) Rs 61.93 million

B) Rs 31.93 million

C) Rs 91.93 million

D) Rs 16.93 million

A) Rs 61.93 million

Which Indian farmer has set a Guinness World Record by distributing the largest number of curry tree saplings in Sharjah?

A) Sudheesh Guruvayoor

B) Deven Kumar Singh

C) KetanPandey

D) PremYadav

A) Sudheesh Guruvayoor

When was ‘World Milk Day’ observed on the 2018 theme “Drink Move Be Strong”?

A) June 4

B) June 3
C) June 2

D) June 1

D) June 1

Which city hosted the ‘National Consultation on Making Agriculture Sustainable and Profitable’?

A) Lucknow

B) Bhopal

C) Pune

D) Karnal

C) Pune

Which has signed an agreement with Common Services Centre SPV (CSC SPV) for providing financial support to Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs)?

NABARD

IRMA

SIDBI

SBI

SIDBI

The South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) meet hosted by which city?

Bangkok

Dhaka

Colombo

Kolkata

Kolkata

In the “Conservation of wildlife species” category who has won the India “Biodiversity Award” 2018?

Child Lallal Community Reserve

Our Kelpur Community Reserve

Your Family Community Reserve

Singchung Bugun Community Reserve

Singchung Bugun Community Reserve

Which state’s Cabinet has approved a life insurance scheme with cover of Rs 5 lakh for farmers through LIC?

Maharashtra

Telangana

Rajasthan

MP

Telangana

For promote the twin pit toilet technology for the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) who launched an ad campaign?

Anupam Kher

Amitabh Bachchan

Akshay Kumar

Priyanka chopra

Akshay Kumar

Which of the following has been named the state animal of Andhra Pradesh?

Iguana

Black buck

Goat

Cow

Black buck

The first edition of the Global Wind Summit hosted In which city?

Bhopal

Gandhinagar

Beijing

Hamburg

Hamburg

‘World Milk Day’ 2018 theme “Drink Move Be Strong” when observed ‘World Milk Day’?

June 4

June 12

June 7

June 1

June 1

What was the theme of ‘World No Tobacco Day’ 2018 observed on 31May?

No More Tobacco

Tobacco and heart disease

Stop illicit trade of tobacco products

Tobacco – Save Life And Money

Tobacco and heart disease

Which state win the ‘National Gopal Ratna Award’ 2018 for best performance in dairy development sector ?

Uttar Pradesh

Haryana

Punjab

Rajasthan

Punjab

Under ‘National Mission for Clean Ganga’ (NMCG). 427 volunteers have been trained .The volunteers are called?

Ganga Karmi

Ganga Sevak

Ganga Cleaner

Ganga Prahari

Ganga Prahari

Which city hosted State Environment Ministers’ Conference?

Ahmedabad

Bhopal

New Delhi

Lucknow

New Delhi

Who has been honoured with ‘Hero to Animals Award’ by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)?

Dia Mirza

Arijit Singh

Zubeen Garg

Ajay Devgn

Zubeen Garg

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has signed an MoU with which institute to set up a Resource Efficiency Cell?

ICAR

NEERI

TERI

NIEM

TERI

 

Which country has become the leader in coconut production?

Philippines

India

Indonesia

Brazil

India

As per ‘Status of Environment Report, India 2015’ released by Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, India’s forest cover in 2015 stood at?

34%

78%

52%

26%

34%

When was ‘World Oceans Day’ observed?

June 9

June 8

June 11

June 10

June 8

 

Which state government has approved the roll-out of an integrated crop assistance scheme, beginning Kharif season 2018?

Haryana

Bihar

Rajasthan

Karnataka

Bihar

Union Cabinet has approved relief measures for sugar industry farmers, worth?

Rs 5,000 crore

Rs 2,000 crore

Rs 9,000 crore

Rs 7,000 crore

Rs 7,000 crore

When was Green Mizoram Day observed?

June 13

June 11

June 14

June 12

June 11

How much amount of financial assistance has India given to Nepal for the Nepal-Bharat Maitri Irrigation Project?

Rs 99 million

Rs 90 million

Rs 61.93 million

Rs 80 million

Rs 99 million

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has created a ‘world record’ of distributing maximum number of bee-boxes by distributing 2330 bee-boxes to the beneficiaries at?

Bhopal

Anantnag

Srinagar

Kupwara

Kupwara

Which state has topped NitiAayog’s Composite Water Management Index (CWMI)?

Haryana

Andhra Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

Gujarat

Gujarat

Which state is going to organise awareness campaign for farmers?

Karnataka

Madhya Pradesh

Haryana

Maharashtra

Haryana

Central Water Commission has tied up with which company to share expertise on flood forecasting?

Infosys

Microsoft

Facebook

Google

Google

Who released NABARD’s book titled ‘Water Productivity Mapping of Major Indian Crops’?

Nitin Gadkari

Narendra Singh Tomar

Radha Mohan Singh

Ram Vilas Paswan

Nitin Gadkari

“World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought”, observed on June 17th what was the 2018 theme?

Value land and energy = Land Future, common future

Social Deserts: Migration and Drought

Land has true value. Invest in it

The Beauty of Deserts – Soil Desertification

Land has true value. Invest in it

Which village in Delhi has been adopted by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) for its Swachhata Abhiyaan?

Arniya village

Chandrawali village

Rampur village

Jagatpur village

Jagatpur village

Which of the following have been named as the recipients of World Food Prize 2018?

Lawrence Haddad

David Nabarro

Both Lawrence Haddad & David Nabarro

None of these

Both Lawrence Haddad & David Nabarro

 

A new scheme ‘Paani Bachao, Paise Kamao’ has launched by which state government?

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Punjab

Haryana

Punjab

India will launch a pilot project on organic farming and soil health In which country?

Bhutan

Nepal

Myanmar

Sri Lanka

Nepal

‘Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY)’ a solar power scheme for farmers launched by which state government?

Gujarat

Haryana

UP

Rajasthan

Gujarat

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Updated: November 26, 2018 — 10:50 pm