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12th November Daily MCQ Based on current affairs ( Answer)

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12th November Daily MCQ Based on current affairs

Q-Consider the following statements

1-The Asian Development Bank is a regional development Bank established in 1966
2-The ADB was modeled closely on the World Bank, and has a similar weighted voting system where votes are distributed in proportion with members’ capital subscriptions.
3-ADB is an official United Nations Observer
4-Its Headquarters in Taiwan

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,3
B- Only 1,2,3
C- Only 1,3,4
D- All of the Above

MCQ Source- 11th November 2018, The PIB News Analysis Topic-http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1552403

Ans-B

Exp-

  •  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development Bank established in 1966
  • The ADB was modeled closely on the World Bank, and has a similar weighted voting system where votes are distributed in proportion with members’ capital subscriptions.
  • ADB is an official United Nations Observer

 

The bank is composed of 67 members out of which 48 are from Asia Pacific region.

The bank helps its member countries by providing loans, grants and technical assistance to enable social and economic development and to eradicate poverty

Q-Consider the following statements

1-United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), established in 1952.
2-Its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.
3-The World Meteorological Organization and UNEP established the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 1988.

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

 

MCQ Source- 11th November 2018, The PIB News Analysis Topichttp://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1552403

Ans-B

  • UNEP, established in 1972, is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system.
  • UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment. To accomplish this, UNEP works with a wide range of partners, including United Nations entities, international organizations, national governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and civil society.
  • The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was founded as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in June 1972 and has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. UNEP also has six regional offices and various country offices.

 

 

The World Meteorological Organization and UNEP established the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 1988.

 

Q- Consider the following statements About Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

1-Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first Railway minister of independent India
2-He is also credited with establishment of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and laid foundation of University Grants Commission,
3-He had played important role in foundation of Jamia Millia Islamia at Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh

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

MCQ Source- 11th November 2018, The PIB News Analysis Topichttp://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1552403

ans-B

Q-Consider the following statements About Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

1-He was committed to Gandhi’s ideals, including promoting Swadeshi (indigenous) products and cause of Swaraj (Self-rule) for India.
2- In 1923, at age of 35, he became youngest person to serve as President of Indian National Congress.
3-He served as Congress president from 1940 to 1945, during which Quit India rebellion was launched.
4-He also worked for Hindu-Muslim unity through the Al-Hilal newspaper.

Select the Not correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,3
B- Only 2,3,
C- Only 2,4
D- None of the Above

MCQ Source- 11th November 2018, The PIB News Analysis Topichttp://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1552403

Ans-D

Exp-

  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India
  • He is also credited with establishment of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and laid foundation of University Grants Commission,
  • He had played important role in foundation of Jamia Millia Islamia at Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh
  • He was committed to Gandhi’s ideals, including promoting Swadeshi (indigenous) products and cause of Swaraj (Self-rule) for India. In 1923, at age of 35, he became youngest person to serve as President of Indian National Congress.
  • He served as Congress president from 1940 to 1945, during which Quit India rebellion was launched.
  • He also worked for Hindu-Muslim unity through the Al-Hilal newspaper.

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements About GSLV-Mk III

1-GSLV-Mk III is the heaviest rocket ever made by ISRO which is capable of carrying heavy payloads.
2-GSLV-Mk III can put four-tonne satellites in the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and is capable of placing up to eight tonnes in a Low Earth Orbit (LEO).
3-The rocket has three-stages with two solid motor strap-ons (S200), a liquid propellant core stage (L110) and a cryogenic stage (C-25).

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

MCQ Source -12th November 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-5 TOPIC-Cyclone clouds ISRO’s
GSAT29 launch plan

Ans-D

GSLV-Mk III is the heaviest rocket ever made by ISRO which is capable of carrying heavy payloads.

Salient Facts

  • GSLV-Mk III can put four-tonne satellites in the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and is capable of placing up to eight tonnes in a Low Earth Orbit (LEO). This capacity is enough to carry a manned module and launch people into space.
  • The rocket has three-stages with two solid motor strap-ons (S200), a liquid propellant core stage (L110) and a cryogenic stage (C-25). The solid booster S200 is the third largest solid booster in the world. It was successfully tested at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota on January 24, 2010.
  • On June 5, GSLV-Mk III’s first developmental flight, D1, will place GSAT-19 satellite into space. GSAT-19 will help to improve telecommunication and broadcasting areas. This is India’s first fully functional rocket to be tested with a cryogenic engine. Cryogenic engine makes use of liquid propellants (liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen).
  • The rocket weighs 640-tonne which will be equivalent to the weight of 200 fully-grown Asian elephants. The rocket will be India’s heaviest but shortest rocket with a height of 43 metre.

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding Konark Sun Temple

1-Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century CE sun temple at Karnataka
2-The temple is attributed to king Narasingha deva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynastyabout 1250 CE
3- it’s a UNESCO world heritage site
4-This temple was called the “Black Pagoda

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,2,3
B- Only 2,3,4
C- Only 1,4
D- All of the Above

MCQ Source -12th November 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-6 topic -Probe replacement of carvings at
Konark Temple: Naveen Patnaik

Ans-B

Exp-

  • Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century CE sun temple at Konark about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast from Puri on the coastline of Odisha, India
  • The temple is attributed to king
  • Narasingha deva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynastyabout 1250 CE
  •  Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1984
  • This temple was called the “Black Pagoda”