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1st November Daily MCQ Based on Current Affairs for UPSC CSE Exam Only

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1st November Daily MCQ Based on Current Affairs for UPSC CSE Exam Only

Q- 1 Consider the following statements Regarding Green crackers

1-Green crackers are said to be less harmful as compared to the conventional firecrackers.
2-Green crackers do not contain harmful chemicals. It means that less pollution emission resulting in reduced air pollution
3- Idea of green firecrackers is carried forward by a network of Central Drug Research Institute labs

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

MCQ Source -https://www.financialexpress.com/india-news/what-are-green-crackers/1359353/

MCQ Source –1st November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper, Front Page , Topic-Only ‘green’ crackers can be sold in Delhi, says SC

Q-2 Consider the following statements Regarding World Customs Organization (WCO)

1-World Customs Organization (WCO) is an intergovernmental organization
2-Its headquarter in Germany.
3-The WCO maintains the international Harmonized System (HS) goods nomenclature, and administers the technical aspects of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreements on Customs Valuation and Rules of Origin

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

MCQ Source- 31st October PIB News analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551342

Q-3 Consider the following statements Rafale aircraft

1-Rafale is a single-engine medium multi-role combat aircraft.
2-Rafale can carry out both air-to-ground as well as air-to-air attacks.
3-Present deal as direct government-to-government agreement
4-In Rafale Deal it includes transfer of technology (ToT) component from France to India

Select the Not correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2
B-2,3
C-1,4
D-3,4

MCQ Source –1st November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper, Front Page-Topic-Share non confidential Info on Rafale deal, SC tells govt

Q-4 Consider the following statements

1-Vallabhbhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950), popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian politician who served as the first Deputy Prime Minister of India

2- Vallabhbhai Patel was one of the first Congress leaders to accept the partition of India as a solution to the rising Muslim separatist movement led by Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

3- Nehru and Patel sparred over national issues. When Nehru asserted control over Kashmir policy, Patel objected to Nehru’s sidelining his home ministry’s officials.

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

MCQ Source- 31st October PIB News analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551342

MCQ Source –1st November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper,Page-5 Topic- Towering statue of Patel dedicated to the nation

Q-5 Consider the following statements

1- Patel was honoured by the dedication of a 162 metre statue of him, called the ‘Statue of Unity’. The world’s tallest statue, it was dedicated on the 143rd anniversary of his birthday, at Kevadiya in Narmada District of Gujarat
2- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Foundation is government organization

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- 31st October PIB News analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551342

MCQ Source –1st November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper,Page-5 Topic- Towering statue of Patel dedicated to the nation

Q-6 Consider the following statements regarding Ministry of Road Transport & Highways New Notification

1-The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways vide notification has mandated that all new public service vehicles, registered on and after 1st January 2019, will have to be equipped with Vehicle Location Tracking ( VLT )with emergency buttons.
2-This regulation is being brought in to ensure safety of passengers especially women.
3-The State or Union Territories will publish Internet Protocol address (IP address) and Short Message Service Gateway (SMS gateway) details of their respective emergency response system where VLT devices will send the emergency alerts on press of emergency button

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

MCQ Source- 31st October PIB News analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551342

Q-7 Consider the following statements regarding Eight core industries

1-There are eight core sectors comprising of coal, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity.
2-The eight infrastructure sectors, constitute approx. 60 % of the total index of industrial production (IIP).
3-Electricity generation is the highest weightage of core industries
4-Cement production is the lowest weightage of core industries

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

MCQ Source- 31st October PIB News analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551342

Q-8 Consider the following statements regarding Latest Vigilance Awareness Week

1-Vigilance Awareness Week 2018 function organised by the Central Vigilance Commission in Haryana
2-The theme of this year’s Vigilance Awareness Week is ‘Eradicate Corruption – Build a New India’.
3-The Commission has instituted awards for Central Public Sector Enterprises, Public Sector Banks, Ministries/ Departments/Organizations & NGO.

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

MCQ Source- 31st October PIB News analysis
http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551342

Q-9 Consider the following Statements regarding Core Industries

1-They are 8 core industries whose performance is tracked by Index of Eight Core Industries (ICI).
2- They comprise 38 per cent weight (Approx) in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP)

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- 31st October PIB News analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551342

Q-10 Consider the following statements

1-The ease of doing business index is an index created by jointly World Bank Group & IMF bank
2-Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1–190.
3-A high ease of doing business ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

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

MCQ Source –1st November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper,Front Page India jumps to 77th rank in the Ease of Doing Business Index

Q-11 Some times “Sameer App” often seen in the news …its deal with which of the following?
A-To monitor all the schemes for Adolescent Girls in the country
B-To measure AQI and to report environmentally polluting activities
C-To track number of HIV patients in the country
D- None of the above

MCQ source – 1st November 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-4 Image

Q-12 Consider the following statements regarding Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)

1-Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is an apex probity watchdog of Union Government formed to address governmental corruption.
2- CVC is headed by Central Vigilance Commissioner and has Four Vigilance Commissioners.
3- CVC are appointed by President on recommendations of select committee comprising of Prime Minister as Chairperson, Union Cabinet Minister recommended by PM and Leader of second largest party in Lok Sabha or majority group leader in parliament

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 – 1st November 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-8 Topic-Perusing files, will call officers if needed: CVC

Q-13 Consider the following statements regarding index of industrial production (IIP)

1-IIP is compiled and published annually by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO).
2-The base year of IIP is 2009-10.

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- 31st October PIB News analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551342

Q-14 Consider the following Statements regarding about e- SANCHIT

1-e- SANCHIT was launched on a pilot basis by the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC).
2-It is mainly for paperless processing, uploading of supporting documents, to facilitate the trading across borders which will reduce the precious time and provide digital easing.

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

Q-15 Consider the following statements regrading Reserve Bank of India

1-The Reserve Bank of India was established following the Reserve Bank of India Act of 1934
2-The bank is often referred to by the name Mint Street.
3-RBI is entrusted with the 21-member central board of directors: the governor; four deputy governors; two finance ministry representatives (usually the Economic Affairs Secretary and the Financial Services Secretary)

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

MCQ source – 1st November 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-15 Topic-RBI autonomy is ‘essential’, says Centre