NSS Quiz: Questions And Answers

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How much do you know about the famous group NSS- National Service Scheme? Let's test your knowledge about some of the famous members and campaigns that form a part of the NSS team. Play this quiz and see how well you score. Ready? Best of luck! .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The motto of NSS is:
    • A. 

      Unity & Discipline

    • B. 

      Empower you and youth.

    • C. 

      Not me, but you. 

    • D. 

      The best job is often the toughest. 

  • 2. 
    This campaign was officially launched on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi by Prime Minister Modi, who nominated nine famous personalities for the campaign, and they took up the challenge and nominated nine more people and so on (like the branching of a tree). It has been carried forward since then with people from all walks of life joining it. It is regarded as India's biggest ever drive in its field with the participation of 3 million government employees and school and college students of India. Identify the name of this campaign. 
    • A. 

      Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

    • B. 

      Make in India

    • C. 

      Digital India

  • 3. 
    International Labour Organization adopted Convention No. 182 on the worst forms of child labor, which is now a principal guideline for governments around the world. It largely happened because of a children's rights advocate and an activist against child labor work and activism.  Who is this activist who was in news in 2014?
    • A. 

      Lakshmi Agarwal

    • B. 

      Kailash Satyarthi

    • C. 

      Sunitha Krishnan

    • D. 

      Kirti Bharti

  • 4. 
    Created on December 11, 1946, to provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries that had been devastated by World War II, this program headquartered in New York City provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. Name this organization. 
    • A. 

      United Nations Development Programme

    • B. 

      UN Women

    • C. 

      The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

    • D. 

      World Food Programme 

  • 5. 
    Since its foundation in the late 60s, seagoing ships have played a vital role in its campaigns. Now that a new addition has been completed, the organization can boast of three ocean-going ships, the Esperanza, Arctic Sunrise, and Rainbow Warrior III. Can you guess the name of the organization whose goal is to "ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity”?
    • A. 

      Greenpeace

    • B. 

      Centre for Science and Environment 

    • C. 

      Environment Conservation Group

    • D. 

      WHO

  • 6. 
    Started in 2008 by a group of activists led by Shaheen Mistri who wanted to bring about a systemic change in the Indian education sector by infusing committed teachers into the system, the group met Wendy Kopp, CEO, and Founder of counterpart in the US, and following a McKinsey study, started adapting its Theory of Change in India.  The organization’s fellows work to bridge the educational gaps that the students face, in the hopes of putting students on a fundamentally different life path. Name this organization. 
    • A. 

      Akanksha Foundation

    • B. 

      Teach For India

    • C. 

      Pratham

  • 7. 
    Founded by Bindeshwar Pathak from Bihar State in 1970, this organization is known for its various innovations and boasts of its own museum located in Delhi that showcases its very own pathbreaking ideas. Name this largest nonprofit organization in India.
    • A. 

      Rural Development Foundation 

    • B. 

      Sulabh Swachh Bharat

    • C. 

      Sulabh International Social Service Organization

  • 8. 
    He is a well-known water conservationist from the Alwar district, Rajasthan in India. He recently won the Stockholm Water Prize, an award known as "the Nobel Prize for water". In 2008, The Guardian named him amongst its list of "50 people who could save the planet". Name this “waterman of India.” 
    • A. 

      Rajendra Singh

    • B. 

      Madhav Subrmanian

    • C. 

      Mohammed Valli Moosa

    • D. 

      Bija Devi

  • 9. 
    She was a Kenyan environmental and political activist who founded the Green Belt Movement, an environmental non-governmental organization focused on the planting of trees, environmental conservation, and women's rights. Who’s this first African woman recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize who was awarded the same for "her contribution to sustainable development, democracy, and peace".
    • A. 

      Professor Wangari Maathai

    • B. 

      Sumaira Abdulali

    • C. 

      Marimuthu Yoganathan

    • D. 

      Jadav Payeng

  • 10. 
    This social group found in the Western Thar Desert of India derives its name from the 29 principles given by Guru Jambheshwar. Guru Jambheshwar gave the message to protect trees and wildlife around 540 years ago, prophesying that harming the environment means harming yourself. He formulated twenty nine tenets. The tenets were not only tailored to conserve the bio-diversity of the area but also ensured a healthy eco-friendly social life for the community. Name this group of eco-warriors.
    • A. 

      All India Kurmi Kshatriya Mahasabha

    • B. 

      The Bishnoi

    • C. 

      All India Vaish Federation

  • 11. 
    The 11th Hour is a 2007 documentary film, created, produced, and narrated by an enthusiastic environmental activist, on the state of the natural environment. With contributions from over 50 politicians, scientists, and environmental activists, the film documents the grave problems facing the planet's life systems. Global warming, deforestation, mass species extinction, and depletion of the oceans' habitats are all addressed. The film's premise is that the future of humanity is in jeopardy. Who’s the famous narrator of this movie?
    • A. 

      Leonardo DiCaprio

    • B. 

      Morgan Freeman

    • C. 

      Will Lyman

    • D. 

      Patrick Stewart

  • 12. 
    An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply. Which 2000 biographical film depicted this true story of an environmental activist portrayed by actress Julia Roberts? 
    • A. 

      Erin Brockovich

    • B. 

      The Pelican Brief

    • C. 

      Mona Lisa Smile