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20th November 2018 Daily MCQ Based on Current Affair

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20th November 2018 Daily MCQ Based on Current Affair

Who wrote Radio Kashmir – In Times of Peace & War’?
A- Dr Rajesh Bhat
B- Dr Rakesh Bhat
C- Dr Rajnish Bhat
D- None of Above

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis Topic-Dr Jitendra Singh releases book ‘Radio Kashmir – In Times of Peace & War’

 

Q-Consider the following statements

1-The Right to Education Act in 2009 made it mandatory for local authorities to admit migrant children
2-Inter State migration rates have doubled between 2001 and 2011.

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- The Hindu Newspaper, 20 November 2018,Page-7 Topic- Literacy levels in rural India suffer from migration of families- ( Analysis with 360 Degree Past to Present)

 

Q-Who won 2018 UNESCO Asia-Pacific award for Cultural Heritage conservation

A-Ladakh ( J & K)
B-Darjeeling ( W.Bengal)
C- Keibul Lamjao ( Manipur)
D-None of Above

MCQ Source- https://bangkok.unesco.org/content/winners-announced-2018-unesco-asia-pacific-awards-cultural-heritage-conservation

 

 

Who wrote Radio Kashmir – In Times of Peace & War’?
A- Dr Rajesh Bhat
B- Dr Rakesh Bhat
C- Dr Rajnish Bhat
D- None of Above

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis Topic-Dr Jitendra Singh releases book ‘Radio Kashmir – In Times of Peace & War’

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements

1-The Right to Education Act in 2009 made it mandatory for local authorities to admit migrant children
2-Inter State migration rates have doubled between 2001 and 2011.

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- The Hindu Newspaper, 20 November 2018,Page-7 Topic- Literacy levels in rural India suffer from migration of families- ( Analysis with 360 Degree Past to Present)

 

 

Q-Consider the Following statements

1-As per WHO database released in May 2018, India has 14 out of 15 world’s most polluted cities in terms of PM 2.5 concentration.
2-Natural Gas (as CNG) is cheaper by 60% as compared with petrol
3- India made a commitment in COP21 Paris Convention in December 2015 that by 2030, it would reduce carbon emission by 33% of 2005 levels.

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

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis,Topic-Hon’ble Prime Minister to lay Foundation Stones of City Gas Distribution (CGD) Projects in 65 Geographical Areas (GAs) in 129 Districts under the 9th CGD Bidding Round

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding COP24

1-COP24 is the informal name for the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
2-The UNFCCC is a “Rio Convention”, one of three adopted at the “Rio Earth Summit” in 1992.
3-COP24 will take place in December 2018, in Katowice, Poland.

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

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis,Topic-Address of Union Environment Minister at BASIC ministerial meet in New Delhi.

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)

1-The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) is a government regulatory agency that controls the prices of pharmaceutical drugs in India
2-It was formed in 2005.
3-The NPPA regularly publishes lists of medicines and their maximum ceiling prices.
4- National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) under Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers

Select the correct answer using the codes below.
A- Only 1,2,3
B- Only 2,3,4
C- Only 1,3,4
D- Only 1,3

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Topic-Patients save around Rs. 15,000 crores under Government’s initiative of ensuring ‘Affordable, Quality Medicines for All

 

 

Q-Lord Buddha’s image is sometimes shown with the hand gesture called Bhumisparsha Mudra. It symbolizes

A-Buddha’s calling of the Earth to watch over Mara and to prevent Mara from disturbing his meditation
B-Buddha’s calling fo the Earth to witness his purity and chastity despite the temptations of Mara
C-Buddha’s reminder to his followers that they all arise from the Earth and finally dissolve into the Earth, and thus this life is transitory
D-Both the statements (a) and (b) are correct in this context

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the National Assembly of Vietnam

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding the causes of the origin of Jainism and Buddhism

1-The Brahmanas demanded several privileges in the society, including those of receiving gifts and exemption from taxation and punishments.
2-The Vaisyas were engaged in agriculture, cattle-rearing and trade and also the principal taxpayers in the society.

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- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the National Assembly of Vietnam

 

 

Q-Which of the following statements is correct regarding Vardhamana Mahavira?

A-Vardhamana Mahavira was born in 540 B.C in a village near Vaishali, which is identical with Basarh in the district of Vaishali m north Bihar.

B-His father was the head of a famous kshatriya clan, and his mother a Lichchhavi princess.

C-He propagated his religion for 80 years, and his mission took him to Kosala, Magadha, Mithila, Champa, Nepal etc.

D-He passed away at the age of 72 in 468 B C at a place called Pavapun near modern Rajgir.

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the National Assembly of Vietnam

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding urban poor

1-The urban poor are largely those who could not compete with fast urban growth and did not have supportive health.
2-The rural poor who had migrated to urban areas in search of alternative employment and livelihood have largely been absorbed by industrialization.

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- The Hindu Newspaper, 20 November 2018,Page-7 Topic- Literacy levels in rural India suffer from migration of families- ( Analysis with 360 Degree Past to Present)

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding about DadabhaiNaoroji

1. In pre-independent India, DadabhaiNaoroji was the first to discuss the concept of a Poverty Line.
2. He used the menu for a prisoner and used appropriate prevailing prices to arrive at what may be called ‘jail cost of living’.
3. His estimation was not very accurate as he ignored the fact that there are only adults in jail and not children.

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

MCQ Source- The Hindu Newspaper, 20 November 2018,Page-7 Topic- Literacy levels in rural India suffer from migration of families- ( Analysis with 360 Degree Past to Present)

 

Q-Consider the following statements

1-As per WHO database released in May 2018, India has 14 out of 15 world’s most polluted cities in terms of PM 2.5 concentration.
2-Natural Gas (as CNG) is cheaper by 60% as compared with petrol
3- India made a commitment in COP21 Paris Convention in December 2015 that by 2030, it would reduce carbon emission by 33% of 2005 levels.

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

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis,Topic-Hon’ble Prime Minister to lay Foundation Stones of City Gas Distribution (CGD) Projects in 65 Geographical Areas (GAs) in 129 Districts under the 9th CGD Bidding Round

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)

1-The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) is a government regulatory agency that controls the prices of pharmaceutical drugs in India
2-It was formed in 2005.
3-The NPPA regularly publishes lists of medicines and their maximum ceiling prices.
4- National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) under Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers

Select the correct answer using the codes below.
A- Only 1,2,3
B- Only 2,3,4
C- Only 1,3,4
D- Only 1,3

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Topic-Patients save around Rs. 15,000 crores under Government’s initiative of ensuring ‘Affordable, Quality Medicines for All

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding the causes of the origin of Jainism and Buddhism

1-The Brahmanas demanded several privileges in the society, including those of receiving gifts and exemption from taxation and punishments.
2-The Vaisyas were engaged in agriculture, cattle-rearing and trade and also the principal taxpayers in the society.

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- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the National Assembly of Vietnam

 

Q-Which of the following statements is correct regarding Vardhamana Mahavira?

A-Vardhamana Mahavira was born in 540 B.C in a village near Vaishali, which is identical with Basarh in the district of Vaishali m north Bihar.

B-His father was the head of a famous kshatriya clan, and his mother a Lichchhavi princess.

C-He propagated his religion for 80 years, and his mission took him to Kosala, Magadha, Mithila, Champa, Nepal etc.

D-He passed away at the age of 72 in 468 B C at a place called Pavapun near modern Rajgir.

MCQ Source- 19th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the National Assembly of Vietnam

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding urban poor

1-The urban poor are largely those who could not compete with fast urban growth and did not have supportive health.
2-The rural poor who had migrated to urban areas in search of alternative employment and livelihood have largely been absorbed by industrialization.

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- The Hindu Newspaper, 20 November 2018,Page-7 Topic- Literacy levels in rural India suffer from migration of families- ( Analysis with 360 Degree Past to Present)

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding about DadabhaiNaoroji

1. In pre-independent India, DadabhaiNaoroji was the first to discuss the concept of a Poverty Line.
2. He used the menu for a prisoner and used appropriate prevailing prices to arrive at what may be called ‘jail cost of living’.
3. His estimation was not very accurate as he ignored the fact that there are only adults in jail and not children.

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

MCQ Source- The Hindu Newspaper, 20 November 2018,Page-7 Topic- Literacy levels in rural India suffer from migration of families- ( Analysis with 360 Degree Past to Present)