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14 November Daily MCQ Based on Current affairs Answers

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14 November Daily MCQ Based on Current affairs Answers

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding Right To Information (RTI)

1-In the recent global RTI ratings, India has slipped to the 20th position this year
2-India ranks lower than smaller nations like Afghanistan — which adopted the RTI later than India

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

MCQ Source-13th November ,Indian Express Newspaper- https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/global-india-rti-ratings-right-to-information-centre-for-law-and-democracy-5443209/

Ans-B

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  • In the recent global RTI ratings, India has slipped  to the sixth position this year
  • India ranks lower than smaller nations like Afghanistan — which adopted the RTI later than India

About RTI rankings:

  • Programme founded by the Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD), a Canada-based non-governmental organisation, along with Access Info Europe
  • According to CLD, the global RTI rating is a system for assessing the strength of the legal framework for guaranteeing the right to information in a given country
  • It  measures the legal framework only and does not gauge the quality of implementation

 

Q-Consider the following about Anti-Dumping Duty.
1. It is imposed on both imports and exports
2. It is against the World Trade Organisation (WTO) multilateral trade rules.
3. In India, it is imposed by the Union Finance Ministry

Select the correct answer using the codes below.
A- Only 1,2
B- Only 2
C- Only 3
D- All of the Above

MCQ source-https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/govt-imposes-anti-dumping-duty-on-certain-steel-products-from-china/article25258711.ece

Ans-C

Why this questions in Today Daily MCQ

Because Govt imposes anti-dumping duty on certain steel products from China some days before we are analyzing some more important Current event as well as

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    Anti-Dumping Duty is a trade levy imposed by any government on imported products which have prices less than their fair normal values in their domestic market. Thus, it is protectionist tariff that seeks to stop dumping process where company exports a product at a price lower than price it normally charged in domestic market of importing countries.
  • It cannot be imposed on exports, as it will be anti-competitive.
  • Anti-Dumping Duty is imposed under the multilateral World Trade Organisation (WTO) regime and varies from product to product and from country to country. In India, anti-dumping duty is recommended by the Union Ministry of Commerce (i.e. by DGAD), while the Union Finance Ministry imposes it.

 

 

Q-Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas is prepared by which of the following
A-Food and Agriculture Organisation
B- World Biodiversity Institute
C-World Wide Fund for Nature
D- None of the Above

MCQ Source- https://www.globalsoilbiodiversity.org/atlas-introduction

Ans-C

 

 

Q- On the event of Long Maiden haul of INS Arihant, India is the sixth nation to have Nuclear Triad capabilities. Which Nations given below also possess Nuclear Triad Capability?
1. Japan
2. France
3. Israel
4. USA
5. Russia
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below
A-Only 1,2,3
B- Only 4,5
C- Only 2,4,5
D-All of the above

MCQ Source- https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/ins-arihant-completes-deterrence-patrol-india-declares-nuclear-traid-operational/article25425436.ece

Ans -C
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India is sixth Nation in the world (after US, Russia, France, China and UK) to possess Nuclear Triad. It means that India is capable of delivering nuclear missile from Land, Air and water.

 

 

Q-Indias first Genetic bank for wildlife conservation was set up in
A-Bengaluru
B-Hyderabad
C-Kolkata
D-Chennai

MCQ Source- PIB News Analysis http://www.pib.nic.in/Pressreleaseshare.aspx?PRID=1542834

Ans-B

 

 

Consider the following statements Regarding ASEAN

1-The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established in 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand.
2-Bangkok Declaration related to ASEAN
3-The motto of ASEAN is “One Forum, One Identity, One Community”

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

MCQ Source- 13th November PIB Analysis by Desire IAS Team

Ans-D

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  • The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established in 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand,with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
  • The motto of ASEAN is “One Vision, One Identity, One Community

 

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding Joint Military Exercise

1-The joint military exercise between Indian and Russia EXERCISE INDRA 2018 on combating insurgency under the aegis of United Nations (UN)
2-The aim of the exercise is to practice joint planning and conduct to enhance interoperability of the two Armies in the peace keeping/ enforcement environment under the aegis of the UN.
3-This is the tenth exercise in the series of Exercise INDRA

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

MCQ Source- 13th November PIB Analysis by Desire IAS Team,Topic-Curtain Raiser: INDO-Russian joint exercise INDRA

Ans-B

 

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding naval exercise between India and Indonesia

1-it’s a 10th bilateral naval exercise between India and Indonesia.
2-The aim of the exercise is to strengthen bilateral relations, expand maritime co-operation, enhance interoperability and exchange best practices.
3-INS Virat participate in the inaugural edition of Indian Navy.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2,3
C- Only 2
D- All of the Above
MCQ Source- 13th November PIB Analysis by Desire IAS Team

Ans-C

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  • 1st bilateral navalexercise between India and Indonesia.
  • The aim of the exercise is to strengthen bilateral relations, expand maritime co-operation, enhance interoperability and exchange best practices.
  • INS Rana Eastern Naval Command arrived at the port of Surabaya, Java to participate in the inaugural edition of Indian Navy.

 

Q- Consider the following statements Regarding SWAYAM

1-SWAYAM stands for Smart Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds
2-It is the Indian electronic e-education platform which proposes to offer courses from the Primary school stage to Post-Graduate stage in an interactive electronic platform.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

MCQ Source- 13th November PIB Analysis by Desire IAS Team, Topic Dr. Satya Pal Singh Launches Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP) and Annual Refresher Programme In Teaching (ARPIT)

Ans-D

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  •  It stands for Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds.
  • It is the Indian electronic e-education platform which proposes to offer courses from the high school stage to Post-Graduate stage in an interactive electronic platform.

 

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding USTTAD Scheme

1-USTTAD stands for Upgrading the Skills & Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development. It was launched by the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs.
2-The scheme aims at preserving and promoting the rich heritage of the traditional arts & crafts of the Minority communities.
3-The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs is organizing Hunar Haat at India International Trade Fair (IITF) at New Delhi

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,3
B- Only 1,2
C- Only 2,3
D- All of the Above
MCQ Source- 13th November 2018,PIB News Analysis by Desire IAS Team
http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1552555

Ans-D

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  • USTTAD stands for Upgrading the Skills & Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development. It was launched by the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs.
  • The scheme aims at preserving and promoting the rich heritage of the traditional arts & crafts of the Minority communities.
  • In the light of globalisation & competitive market, these crafts have gradually lost their employability.
  • It also envisages at boosting the skill of craftsmen, weavers and artisans who are already engaged in the traditional ancestral work.
  • The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs had organised Hunar Haat at India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan

 

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding India’s Energy consumption

1-India is presently the 5th largest energy consumer in the world
2-Energy consumption in India in the past decade has increased at a compound annual growth rate of more than 5%.
3-Govt has aim to increase share of natural gas in energy mix from current 6.5% to 15% by 2022.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,2
B- Only 2,3
C- only 3
D- None of the Above

MCQ Source- 13th November PIB Analysis by Desire IAS Team, Topic- Shri Dharmendra Pradhan invites investors to participate and make the most of the India growth story

Ans-B

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  • India is presently the 3rd largest energy consumer in the world
  • Energy consumption in India in the past decade has increased at a compound annual growth rate of more than 5%.
  • Govt has aim to increase share of natural gas in energy mix from current 6.5% to 15% by 2022

The Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said that India is presently the 3rd largest energy consumer in the world. Energy consumption in India in the past decade has increased at a compound annual growth rate of more than 5%. In future too, energy consumption in India is expected to rise by more than 4% annually.  Globally, majority of the growth in energy demand is going to come from India. Our oil & gas demand is expected to increase nearly 3 fold from 229 Million Metric Tons currently to 607 Million Metric Tons in 2040. He said that there are several bright prospects in upstream oil and gas sector in India.

Shri Pradhan said that the Government has also brought out various others policy reformsincluding such as Coal Bed Methane policy, incentivize Enhanced Recovery for augmenting production of oil and gas from matured fields, exploration and exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbon from all fields. He said that a state of the art National Data Repository has been set up which is a database of all the geo-scientific data of hydrocarbon resources in the country.  National Data Repository is equipped with cutting edge technology and provides ready access to interested companies.

The Minister said that India accords high priority to promoting a gas based and clean economy.Currently natural gas forms a relatively small share of our energy mix. Gas infrastructure projects of over 8 billion US dollars are under implementation across the country. We aim to increase share of natural gas in energy mix from current 6.5% to 15% by 2022. Going forward, we intend to create a robust natural gas trading hub. The process to formalise the concept has already been initiated by our Government.

 

Today More Learning 

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Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) is a three weeks Flagship leadership development training programme (2 weeks domestic and one week foreign training) for second level academic functionaries in public funded higher education institutions. The main objective is to prepare second tier academic heads who are potentially likely to assume leadership roles in the future. The programme would provide senior faculty, with high academic credentials, the required leadership and managerial skills including skills of problem-solving, handling stress, team building work, conflict management, developing communication skills, understanding and coping with the complexity and challenges of governance in HEIs, financial & general administration.

 

Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT), a major and unique initiative of online professional development of 15 lakh higher education faculty using the MOOCs platform SWAYAM. For implementing ARPIT, 75 discipline-specific institutions have been identified and notified as National Resource Centres (NRCs) in the first phase, which are tasked to prepare online training material with focus on latest developments in the discipline, new & emerging trends, pedagogical improvements and methodologies for transacting revised curriculum.