Daily Quiz Update- 8 January 2019

This set of Current Affairs Daily GK Quiz 8 January 2019 Contains 5 Multiple Choice Questions. One mark for each correct answer and no negative mark for an incorrect answer.

1. Which of the following railway zone has launched the "Rail Kumbh Seva" mobile app to help devotees arriving Allahabad for Kumbh Mela?

The HQ of the North Central Railway is located in Allahabad (Prayag).

2. Union government has set up Bezbaruah committee to review implementation of which of the following clause of the Assam Accord?

Union government has set up a committee headed by former Union tourism secretary M.P. Bezbaruah to review the clause 6 of the Assam Accord. The clause 6 of the Assam Accords provides constitutional, legislative, and administrative safeguards, as may be appropriate, shall be provided to protect, preserve and promote the cultural, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people. Details of the Assam Accord clauses are available at https://assamaccord.assam.gov.in/portlets/assam-accord-and-its-clauses

3. Yarn Bank Scheme launched by Union Ministry of Textiles is a component of which of the following scheme?

Yarn Bank Scheme aims to avoid fluctuation in yarn price. The scheme has been launched by the Ministry of Textile, Govt. of India as one of the components of PowerTex India scheme.

4. PM Modi laid foundation stone for the Mandal Dam project on which of the following river?

North Koel river is located in Jharkhand, the Mandal Dam project will help around one lakh eleven thousand hectares of agricultural land in Jharkhand and Bihar to get irrigation facilities.

5. Who has been appointed as Chairman of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)?

Saurabh Kumar is a 1982-batch Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS) officer. IOFS is a multi-disciplinary composite cadre consisting of technical - engineers & technologist and non-technical- administrative officers. Technical posts comprise about 87% of the total posts. Another civil service category named as Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service (IOFHS) is served by health professionals.

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