DESIREIAS QUIZ

02 October Daily MCQ – Based on THE HINDU Newspaper

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02 October Daily MCQ – Based on THE HINDU Newspaper

Q-1 Consider the following statements

1-The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is an Indian governmental commission, established by an Act of Parliament, the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act in 2008,

2-It is a statutory body.

3-The commission works under the aegis of Ministry of Women and Child development, Govt. of India

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A- Only 1

B- Only 2,3

C- only 1,3

D- All of the Above

 

MCQ Source- 02th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Front Page- Topic-Child abuse helpline gets lewd calls

Ans-B

Exp-

  • The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is an Indian governmental commission, established by an Act of Parliament, the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act in 2005,
  • It is a statutory body.
  • The commission works under the aegis of Min. of Women and Child development, Govt. of india
  • The Commission began operation a year later in March 2007.
  • The Commission considers that its Mandate is “to ensure that all Laws, Policies, Programmes, and Administrative Mechanisms are in consonance with the Child Rights perspective as enshrined in the Constitution of India and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • As defined by the commission, child includes those up to the age of 18 years.

 

Q-2 Consider the following statements

1- Besides Africa, Gir National Park in Gujarat is the only place in the world where you can spot lions roaming free in the wild.

2- Its located in Gujarat state

3- It is part of the Kathiawar-Gir dry deciduous forests ecoregion

Select the Non correct answer using the code given below:

A- Only 1

B- Only 2,3

C- only 1,3

D- None of the Above

 

MCQ Source- 02th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Front page- Topic- Gir sees 21 lion deaths in 19 days

Ans-D

Exp-

All statements are correct.

 

Q-3 Consider the following statements

1-Article 281 of the Constitution of India provides for Finance Commission (FC) as a quasi-judicial body.

2-The recommendations of 15th Finance Commission will come into effect from 1 April 2020.

3-It consists of a chairman and five other members to be appointed by the president.

4-The recommendations made by FC are  not binding on the government

 

Select the Not Correct answer using the code given below:

A- Only 1,3

B- Only 2,4

C- only  2,3

D- only 1,4

MCQ Source- 02th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper  Page-2 Topic-Finance Commission chief offers Bihar some hope

Ans-A

Exp-

About Finance Commission

  • Article 280 of the Constitution of India provides for FC as a quasi-judicial body.
  • It is constituted by the President of India every fifth year
  • Article 280(1) of Constitution lays down that FC should be constituted within two years from commencement of Constitution. Thereafter at expiration of every fifth year or at such earlier time as President considers necessary.
  • In keeping with this requirement, practice has generally been to set up next FC within five years of date of setting up of the previous Finance Commission.
  • The recommendations of 15th Finance Commission (FFC) will come into effect from 1 April 2020.
  • It consists of a chairman and four other members to be appointed by the president.
  • The recommendations made by FC are only advisory in nature and hence, are not binding on the government.
  • It makes recommendations about the following to the President of India:
  • Distribution of net proceeds of taxes between centre and states and allocation between states of respective shares of such proceeds.
  • Principles that should govern grants in aid to states by centre.
  • Measures needed to augment consolidated fund of states to supplement resources of local governments in states on basis of recommendations made by State Finance Commissions.
  • Any other method referred to it by President in interests of sound finance.

 

Q-4 Consider the following statements
1-The International Civil Aviation Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations.
2- ICAO defines the protocols for air accident investigation followed by transport safety authorities in countries signatory to the Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation.

3- Its located in USA
Select the Not Correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,2
B- Only 2
C- only 3
D- None of the above

MCQ Source- 02th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-9 topic-Concern over India’s low‘air safety oversight score

Ans-C

Exp-

• The International Civil Aviation Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations.
• ICAO defines the protocols for air accident investigation followed by transport safety authorities in countries signatory to the Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation

• It codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth
• headquarters is located in the Quartier International of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
• The ICAO Council adopts standards and recommended practices concerning air navigation, its infrastructure, flight inspection, prevention of unlawful interference, and facilitation of border-crossing procedures for international civil aviation.

• The Air Navigation Commission (ANC) is the technical body within ICAO. The Commission is composed of 19 Commissioners, nominated by the ICAO’s contracting states, and appointed by the ICAO Council.Commissioners serve as independent experts, who although nominated by their states, do not serve as state or political representatives

Q-5 Consider the following statements

1-Bandhan Bank has become the second micro-finance company in India to start operation as full-fledged scheduled commercial bank.

2-It was established in 2005 as a not-for-profit micro-finance enterprise

3- In 2012, it had transformed itself into a non-banking finance company (NBFC).

Select the Not Correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,2
B- Only 2,3
C- only 1,3
D- All of the above

MCQ Source- 02th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-15, topic-Bandhan Bank shares tank

Ans-D
Exp-

• Bandhan Bank has become the first micro-finance company in India to start operation as full-fledged scheduled commercial bank.

• It was established in 2001 as a not-for-profit micro-finance enterprise by Chandra Shekhar Ghosh with an aim to alleviate poverty by empowering women.
• Later in 2006, it had transformed itself into a non-banking finance company (NBFC).

 

Q-7 Consider the Following statements
1-Fort William is a fort in Calcutta (Kolkata), built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India. It sits on the eastern banks of the River Ganga

2-The site where the GPO is located was actually the site of the first Fort William

3-General Post Office was designed in 1864 by Walter B. Grenville

Select the Correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,2
B- Only 2,3
C- only 1,3
D- All of the above

MCQ Source- 02th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-20 topic-Kolkata GPO marks 150 years in service of the city

Ans-B

Exp-
• The site where the GPO is located was actually the site of the first Fort William. An alley beside the post office was the site of the guardhouse that housed the infamous 1756 Black Hole of Calcutta (1756).
• The General Post Office was designed in 1864 by Walter B. Grenville (1819-1874), who acted as consulting architect to the government of India from 1863 to 1868.
• The staircase at the eastern side of the GPO features a brass plate, which marks the eastern end of the Old Fort William.
• This is probably the only remaining of the ancient fort of Calcutta. Recently a marble plaque has been installed on the Eastern walls of GPO, which highlight the Brass Plate.
• Fort William is a fort in Calcutta (Kolkata), built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India. It sits on the eastern banks of the River Hooghly,