November 11 – CURRENT AFFAIRS Welcome to your November 11 - CURRENT AFFAIRS Choose the correct pair (s) with respect to major hydroelectric projects and associated rivers of India.1. Sardar Sarovar - Narmada2. Bhakra Dam - Satluj3. Nathpa Jhakri - Beas4. Banasagar Dam - Sone5. Idukki Dam - Periyar A. 1,2,3,4,5 B. 1,2,4,5 C. 2,5 only D. 1,2 only Enlisted as an endangered species in IUCN red list, it is an amphibian species endemic to western ghats. The species is regionally named after lord Mahabali due to its nature of staying underground most of the year. Considered as a living fossil, the amphibian has a bloated body with short stout limbs and dark purple to grey colour.The above passage refers to which among the following species? A. Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis B. Macaca silenus C. Nilgiritagus hylocrius D. Trimeresurus malabaricus Which among the following is not associated with BMI?1. It is defined as body mass divided by square of body height2. It is expressed in gram divided by centimeter squared3. 18.5 to 25 is considered as normal BMI A. 1,2,3 B. 1,2 only C. 2 only D. None of the above Which among the following is an initiative launched by Railway Protection Force and introduced by Indian Railways aiming to provide safety and security to women passengers during train journey? A. Meri Saheli B. Swadhar Greh C. STEP D. Mahila E-haat Recently Government of India launched Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) aimed at improving farm productivity and to ensure better utilisation of resources. Choose the correct statement (s) with respect to PMKSY.1. State level sanctioning committee of the scheme is chaired by chief secretary of respective State, whereas chairman of NITI Aayog chairs National Excecutive Committee.2. It is a core scheme with a 75% sponsorship by central government and 25% by respective State, with exception for North eastern states where 85% is centrally sponsored.3. Micro Irrigation Funds are issued by SIDBI under PMSKY for mobilizing resources for expanding micro irrigation. A. 1 only B. 2 only C. 3 only D. None of the above Time is Up!