TV - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   Name the farmer centric TV Channel that will be launched by the PM Narendra Modi on 26th May’15?

a. Kisan TV
b. Green TV
d. DD Kisan
Answer  Explanation 


The 24-hour channel will air information on farmer-related issues. The government has made it a must carry channel making it mandatory for cable and Direct to Home, DTH operators to provide it to their subscribers.

2)   Name the new system to access TV viewership that has replaced the 15 year old Television Audience Measurement (TAM)?

a. Broadcast Audience Recantation Council
b. Broadcast Advance Research Committee
c. Broadcast Audience Research Council
d. Broadcast Advance Renewal Committee
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Broadcast Audience Research Council

The data released by BARC, a joint venture between the TV and advertising industry, shows Star Plus as the leading Hindi general entertainment channel in the country (Hindi-speaking markets), Zee as strong in regional channels like Telugu and Marathi, Aaj Tak leading in Hindi news (Hindi-speaking markets) and Times Now on top in English news category (All India).