Passage based Questions on General Knowledge and Current affairs SMGKQ016


Direction: Read the following passage and answer the given questions.

Sonam Wangchuk, the man who inspired Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 3 Idiots, has taken upon himself to advice Indians on how to win a war against China on two fronts, first, through Army and second, through people's boycott of Chinese companies.

Wangchuk, an engineer turned education reformer, is asking people to boycott everything made by China. "Give up all Chinese software in a week, all Chinese hardware in a year," he said, adding that the boycott should be turned into a people's movement against China's increasing aggression.

"On one hand, our soldiers are fighting them and on the other hand, we buy Chinese hardware and use software like the TikTok app, we give them business worth crores so they can arm their soldiers to fight against us," Wangchuk said.

The social innovator also rooted for Modi's push for 'Make in India' and 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat', adding that he will be giving up his Chinese-made iPhone within a week.

Wangchuk adds that China's recent moves, not just at the border, but also in the South China Sea, is being used as a distraction tool for Chinese people due to failures of the Xi Jinping's administration. He adds that Indo-Sino war of [1] was also one of the tactic by the Chinese govt to shift Chinese citizens' attention away from its failures.

"#BoycottMadeInChina #SoftwareInAWeekHardwareInAYear to stop Chinese bullying in Ladakh & eventually to liberate the 1.4 Bn bonded labourers in China, as also the 10 Mn Uighur Muslims & 6 Mn Tibetan Buddhists," Wangchuk wrote on his Twitter handle, attaching a video to send out the message to the people of the country.

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1. What is the amount of the stimulus package announced under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat?

A. 2 lakh crore
B. 20 lakh crore
C. 10 lakh crore
D. 5 lakh crore

Correct Option: B

The Prime Minister announced 20 lakh crore stimulus package to jump start the economy. The measures not only included relief measures for the troubled sectors but also outlined a new vision for emerging India.
Hence, option B is correct.

2. Which of the following is not the one among the 5 pillars of Aatmanirbhar Bharat?

A. Economy
B. Infrastructure
C. Supply
D. Demography

Correct Option: C

He highlighted that India's self-reliance would be based on 5 pillars - Economy, Infrastructure, System, Demography and Demand.
Hence, option C is correct.

3. When did Indo-Sino war [1] take place?

A. 1962
B. 1952
C. 1956
D. 1969

Correct Option: A

The Sino-Indian War, also known as the Indo-China War and Sino-Indian Border Conflict, was a war between China and India that occurred in 1962. A Chinese disputed Himalayan border was the main cause of the war.
Hence, option A is correct.

4. With how many countries India shares its land border?

A. 5
B. 7
C. 9
D. 6

Correct Option: B

India has 15,106 kilometers of land borders and a coastline of about 7,516 kilometers. Only 5 out of 29 Indian states have no international border or coastal line. Those long borders are shared with seven countries — China, Pakistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Hence, option B is correct.

5. Who was the first defence minister of India?

A. Rajnath Singh
B. Baldev Singh Chokkar
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. Arun Jaitley

Correct Option: B

The first defence minister of independent India was Baldev Singh Chokkar, who served in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's cabinet during 1947–52.
Hence, option B is correct.