DESIREIAS QUIZ

08th December 2018 : DESIRE IAS DAILY QUIZ -Based on Current Affairs

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DESIRE IAS DAILY QUIZ -Based on Current Affairs

08th December 2018

 

Q-Which statement is correct regarding Minimum Support Price (MSP)

A-MSP is independent to C2 Cost

B-MSP<C2 costs

C-MSP>C2 costs

D- MSP=C2 cost

MCQ Source – 08th December 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Topic- minimum support price (MSP)  ( Page-7)

MCQ Source- https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/agriculture/budget-2018-focus-on-msp-ideal-for-tackling-farm-distress/articleshow/62715338.cms

 

 

 

Q- The Government of India fixes the Minimum Support Prices after taking into account the recommendations of which among the following bodies? ( UPSC Asked in Prelims)

A-Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

B-Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs
C-Planning Commission
D-Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices

MCQ Source – 08th December 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Topic- minimum support price (MSP)  ( Page-7)( Analysis 360 Degree View)

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following Statements regarding Procurement of Food Grains:

  1. Food Corporation of India (FCI), an autonomous organisation of the Department, with the help of state government agencies, procures food grains from farmers.
  2. Food grains are procured at the Minimum Support Prices, based on the recommendations of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA).

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

A-Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

MCQ Source – 08th December 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Topic- minimum support price (MSP)  ( Page-7)( In-Depth Analysis )

MCQ Source- http://fci.gov.in/app/webroot/upload/Uniform%20Specifications%20KMS%202016-17.pdf

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW or RAW)

1-It was established in 1968following the intelligence failures of the Sino-Indian and Indo-Pakistani wars.

2-It is under the direct command of Home Minister and reports on an administrative basis to the Cabinet Secretary of India, who reports to the Prime Minister.

3-As per Latest SC Judgment now RAW does not  exclude from the RTI ACT

4-RAW, at any given point of time, is not answerable to the parliament of India on any issue. 

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

A-Only 1,4

B-Only 1,3,4

C-Only 1,2,4

D-Only 1,2,3

MCQ Source – 08th December 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Topic- RAW+ CBI ( Page-8)

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding Brihadeeswarar Temple

1-Brihadeeswarar Temple at Thanjavur(Kerala) is the world’s first complete “granite” temple.

2-It was built by Rajraja Chola-I and is a part of UNESCO’s world Heritage sites.

3-The Nandi is carved out of a single rock

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

A-Only 2

B-Only 1,2

C-Only 1,2,3

D-Only2,3

MCQ Source – 08th December 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Topic-Brihadeeswarar Temple( Page-9)

 

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding Diammonium phosphate (DAP) 

1-Diammonium phosphate (DAP) Diammonium phosphate (DAP) is a concentrated fertilizer with high phosphorus and nitrogen content.

2-It can be applied directly to soil of as a mixture with other fertilizers. 

3-DAP can be applied to all soil types.

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

A-Only 2

B-Only 3

C-Only 1,2

D-All of the Above

MCQ Source – 08th December 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Topic- fertilizer DAP (Diammonium Phosphate) ( Page-7)

MCQ Source-http://www.iffco.in/ourproducts/index/dap

 

 

 

Q-Which of the following is reason behind inclusion of fundamental rights in constitution?

1.To establish government of law
2.To impose negative obligations on state
3.To guarantee basic economic rights to individual

Choose the correct statements from the option given below:

A-Only 2 
B-Only 1,2
C-Only 2,3
D-All of the above

MCQ Source – 08th December 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Topic-Representation of the People Act+Consolidated Fund of India+Fundamental rights( Page-6)