DESIREIAS QUIZ

19th October Daily MCQ with answer 

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19th October Daily MCQ with answer

 

Consider the following statements

1-National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is apex Non- Statutory body for disaster management in India
2-It is under control of Prime Minister office & provisions are envisaged in Disaster Management Act, 2005
3-It is headed by the Prime Minister of India.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,2
B- Only 2
C- Only 3
D- All of the above
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Ans-C
Exp

• The NDMA is apex statutory body for disaster management in India
• It is under control of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
• Its provisions are envisaged in Disaster Management Act, 2005
• It was established in 2009.
• It is headed by the Prime Minister of India.
• Mandate: Its primary purpose is to coordinate response to natural or man-made disasters and for capacity-building in disaster resiliency and crisis response. It is also apex body to lay down policies, plans and guidelines for Disaster Management to ensure timely and effective response to disasters.

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DESIRE IAS, [19.10.18 21:26]
Consider the following statements regarding
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
1- Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Was Established by an Act of Parliament, called the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997
•2-Its Aims to regulate telecom services, including fixation/revision of tariffs for telecom services which were earlier vested in the Central Government.
•3- It also regularly issues orders and directions on various subjects such as tariffs, quality of service, interconnections, Direct To Home (DTH) services and mobile number portability.
•4- TRAI is an independent regulator of Telecom Business in India.

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

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Ans-D

Exp-
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
• Established in 1997
• Established by an Act of Parliament, called the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997
• TRAI is an independent regulator of Telecom Business in India.
• Aims to regulate telecom services, including fixation/revision of tariffs for telecom services which were earlier vested in the Central Government.
• Its mission is to create and nurture conditions for growth of telecommunications in India to enable country to have leading role in emerging global information society.
• It also provides fair and transparent environment that promotes level playing field and facilitates fair competition in the market.
• It also regularly issues orders and directions on various subjects such as tariffs, quality of service, interconnections, Direct To Home (DTH) services and mobile number portability.
• TRAI also fixes or revises the tariffs for telecom services in India.

DESIRE IAS, [19.10.18 21:26]
India is going to participate first ever joint military exercise name ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN-2018’ with whom ?

A-China
B- South Korea
C- Japan
D- Fiji
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Ans-C

To promote Military cooperation, India and Japan are all set to hold the first ever joint military exercise ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN-2018’ involving the Indian Army and Japan Ground Self Defence Force at Counter Insurgency Warfare School, Vairengte, India from 01 November to 14 November 2018. The Indian contingent will be represented by 6/1 GORKHA RIFLES while the Japanese contingent will be represented by 32 Infantry Regiment of the Japanese Ground Self Defence Force.
During the 14 day long exercise, due emphasis will be laid on increasing interoperability between forces from both countries. Both sides will jointly train, plan and execute a series of well developed tactical drills for neutralisation of likely threats that may be encountered in urban warfare scenario. Experts from both sides will also hold detailed discussions to share their expertise on varied operational aspects.
Exercise ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN-2018’ will be yet another step in deepening strategic ties including closer defence cooperation between the two countries. It will contribute immensely in developing mutual understanding and respect for each other’s militaries and also facilitate tracking the worldwide phenomenon of terrorism.
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DESIRE IAS, [19.10.18 21:27]
Consider the following statements Regarding 8th European Congress meeting
1- 8th European Congress meeting on SMEs at Kotawice, Poland
2- Theme of Meeting is Business-Self-Government Together for Economy”
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above
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Ans-C

DESIRE IAS, [19.10.18 21:29]
Consider the following statements
1-Belgium is a federal state located in Eastern Europe
2- Belgium shares borders with France , Germany , Luxembourg (130 km) and Netherlands Only
3- All of Belgium is drained into the North Sea, except the municipality of Momignies (Macquenoise), which is drained by the Oise river into the English Channel.
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
Ans-B

Exp-
Belgium is a federal state located in Western Europe, bordering the North Sea. Belgium shares borders with France (556 km), Germany (133 km), Luxembourg (130 km) and the Netherlands (478 km).

All of Belgium is drained into the North Sea, except the municipality of Momignies (Macquenoise), which is drained by the Oise river into the English Channel.
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