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20th September Daily Current Affairs MCQ – Based on The Hindu Newspaper

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20th September Daily Current Affairs MCQ – Based on The Hindu Newspaper

1-Consider the following statements
निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें

1-The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) is a non-profit charitable organisation registered under the Societies’ Registration Act, 1860.
इंडियन नेशनल ट्रस्ट फॉर आर्ट एंड कल्चरल हेरिटेज (आईएनटीएसीएच) एक गैर-लाभकारी धर्मार्थ संगठन है जो सोसायटी पंजीकरण अधिनियम, 1860 के तहत पंजीकृत है।
2-In 2007, the United Nations awarded INTACH a special consultative status with United Nations Economic and Social Council
2007 में, संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने संयुक्त राष्ट्र आर्थिक और सामाजिक परिषद के साथ एक विशेष सलाहकार स्थिति INTACH से सम्मानित किया

Choose the correct code
A-Only 1
B-Only 2
C-Both are correct
D-None of the above

Ans-C
MCQ Source – 20th September The Hindu Newspaper Front page – Topic- Artists weave life back into the antique shawl

2-Consider the following statements
निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें

1-Swine influenza, also called pig influenza, swine flu, hog flu and pig flu, is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza Protozoa.

स्वाइन इन्फ्लूएंजा, जिसे स्वाइन इन्फ्लूएंजा, स्वाइन फ्लू, हॉग फ्लू और स्वाइन फ्लू भी कहा जाता है, एक संक्रमण है जो कई प्रकार के स्वाइन इन्फ्लूएंजा प्रोटोजोआ में से किसी एक के कारण होता है।
2-Influenza A (H1N5) virus is the subtype of influenza A virus that is the most common cause of human influenza.
इन्फ्लुएंजा ए (एच 1 एन 5) वायरस इन्फ्लूएंजा ए वायरस का उप प्रकार है जो मानव इन्फ्लूएंजा का सबसे आम कारण है।

Choose the correct code
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are correct
D- None of the above

Ans-D
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•Swine influenza, also called pig influenza, swine flu, hog flu and pig flu, is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza virus.
•Influenza A (H1N1) virus is the subtype of influenza A virus that is the most common cause of human influenza.

•Swine influenza virus (SIV) or swine-origin influenza virus (S-OIV) is any strain of the influenza family of viruses that is endemic in pigs.
•Influenza A (H1N1) virus is the subtype of influenza A virus that is the most common cause of human influenza.
•It is an orthomyxovirus that contains the glycoproteins haemagglutinin and neuraminidase. For this reason, they are described as H1N1, H1N2 etc. depending on the type of H or N antigens they express with metabolic synergy. Haemagglutinin causes red blood cells to clump together and binds the virus to the infected cell. Neuraminidase is a type of glycoside hydrolase enzyme which helps to move the virus particles through the infected cell and assist in budding from the host cells.
•Some strains of H1N1 are endemic in humans and cause a small fraction of all influenza-like illness and a small fraction of all seasonal influenza. Other strains of H1N1 are endemic in pigs (swine influenza) and in birds (avian influenza).

MCQ Source – 20th September The Hindu Newspaper page-4 topic-Pune, Nashik in grip of swine flu

3-Consider the following statements
निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें

1-Satkosia Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve located in Jharkhand
सत्कोसिया टाइगर रिजर्व झारखंड में स्थित एक बाघ रिजर्व है
2-It is located where the Mahanadi River passes through a 22 km long gorge in the Eastern Ghats mountains.
यह स्थित है जहां महानदी नदी पूर्वी घाट पहाड़ों में 22 किमी लंबी घाटी से गुज़रती है।

Choose the correct code
A-Only 1
B-Only 2
C-Both are correct
D-None of the above

Ans-B

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•Its in Odisha
•The tiger reserve is located in the Eastern Highlands moist deciduous forests ecoregion. The major plant communities are mixed deciduous forests including Sal (Shorea robusta), and riverine forest
•Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary was created in 1976, with an area of 796 km². Saktosia Tiger Reserve was designated in 2007, and comprises the Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary and the adjacent Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary

MCQ Source – 20th September The Hindu Newspaper Page-7 topic-Translocated tigress accused of killing woman may be innocent

4-Consider the following statements
निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें

1-Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs(CCEA) is headed by Finance Minister of India
आर्थिक मामलों की कैबिनेट कमेटी (सीसीईए) की अध्यक्षता भारत के वित्त मंत्री करते हैं
2-It also looks into the matters which are related to international bodies like World Trade Organisation (WTO).
यह उन मामलों को भी देखता है जो विश्व व्यापार संगठन (डब्ल्यूटीओ) जैसे अंतरराष्ट्रीय निकायों से संबंधित हैं।
Choose the correct code
A-Only 1
B-Only 2
C-Both are correct
D-None of the above

Ans-B
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•Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs(CCEA) given the task to review the economic trends on a regular basis and the problems associated with it. This committee is headed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the present government.
•Functions of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)
•It has to review the trends in the economy and identify the problems and the effects of those problems. The outlook should be such that the review is consistent and as per the policy of the government.
•It controls the price of industrial raw material, industrial licensing for Joint Sector Undertakings.
• It also reviews the performance of Public Sector Undertakings(PSU) along with their financial and structural changes and modifications mostly related to matters like strategic sale etc.
•It is given the responsibility of coordinating all the policies at the high level including foreign investment which requires policy level decision making.
•Price fixation of agricultural products along with reviewing the progress made in rural development activities.
•To asses, the market and monitor the general prices of essential commodities and to take necessary steps for an efficient Public Distribution System.
•All matters related to finalising reports on the achievements of various Ministries, Departments, PSUs etc.
•It is responsible for setting up the priorities of PSU and revising the investment proposals from time to time.
•It also looks into the matters which are related to international bodies like World Trade Organisation (WTO).

MCQ Source – 20th September The Hindu Newspaper page-7 topic-Cabinet clears ₹3,466 crore dam improvement project

5-Consider the following statements
निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें
1-Santhali Becomes India’s 1st Tribal Language To Get Own Wikipedia Edition
संथाली अपना विकिपीडिया संस्करण प्राप्त करने के लिए भारत की पहली जनजाति बन गयी है
2- Santhali (Santali), a tribal language primarily spoken in India, Bangladesh and Nepal only

संथाली (संताली), मुख्य रूप से केवल भारत, बांग्लादेश और नेपाल में बोली जाने वाली आदिवासी भाषा

Choose the correct code
A-Only 1
B-Only 2
C-Both are correct
D-None of the above

Ans-C
MCQ Source – 20th September The Hindu Newspaper Page-7 topic-Tribal group to protest for Santali teachers

6- Consider the following statements
निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें
1-Insurance Regulatory Authority of India (IRDA) is Non- statutory body that regulates and develops the insurance industry in India.
बीमा नियामक प्राधिकरण (आईआरडीए) गैर-सांविधिक निकाय है जो भारत में बीमा उद्योग को नियंत्रित और विकसित करता है।

2-It was constituted as per provisions of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999.
यह बीमा नियामक और विकास प्राधिकरण अधिनियम, 1 999 के प्रावधानों के अनुसार गठित किया गया था।

3-It is headquartered in Hyderabad
इसका मुख्यालय हैदराबाद में है।

Choose the correct code
A-1,2
B-1,3
C-2,3
D-all of the above

Ans-C
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•IRDA is an apex statutory body that regulates and develops the insurance industry in India.

•It was constituted as per provisions of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999.

•It is headquartered in Hyderabad. Telangana
•Functions of IRDA: It protects rights of insurance policy holders, provide registration certification to life insurance companies and renew, modify, cancel or suspend this registration certificate as and when appropriate. It also promotes efficiency in conduct of insurance business, promotes and regulates professional organisations connected with insurance and reinsurance business. It also regulate investment of funds by insurance companies, adjudicates disputes between insurers and intermediaries or insurance intermediaries.

MCQ Source – 20th September The Hindu Newspaper page-13 topic-IRDAI panel to examine fintech issues

7- Consider the following statements
निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें

1-The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) is a quasi-judicial body in India that adjudicates issues relating to companies in India.
नेशनल कंपनी लॉ ट्रिब्यूनल (एनसीएलटी) भारत में अर्ध-न्यायिक निकाय है जो भारत में कंपनियों से संबंधित मुद्दों का निर्णय लेता है।
2- The NCLT has been given wide powers under the Companies Act, 2013 to adjudicate
एनसीएलटी को कंपनी अधिनियम, 2013 के तहत निर्णय लेने के लिए व्यापक शक्तियां दी गई हैं

Choose the correct code
A-only 1
B-only 2
C-Both are correct
D-None of the above

Ans-C

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•The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) is a quasi-judicial body in India that adjudicates issues relating to companies in India.

•The NCLT has eleven benches, two at New Delhi (one being the principal bench) and one each at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.
•Powers of the National Company Law Tribunal
•The NCLT has been given wide powers under the Companies Act, 2013 to adjudicate:
•Cases initiated before the Company Law Board under the previous act (Companies Act, 1956)
•All proceedings pending before any District court or High Court under the Old Act
•Cases pending before the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR), including those pending under the Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985
•Appeals or any other proceedings pending before the Appellate Authority for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (AAIFR)
•Fresh proceedings pertaining to claims of oppression and mismanagement of a company, winding up of companies and all other powers prescribed under the Companies Act.
•In addition, the recently enacted Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Bankruptcy Code), also provides wide powers to the NCLT to adjudicate upon the ‘insolvency resolution process’ and liquidation of corporate debtors.

MCQ Source – 20th September The Hindu Newspaper Page-14 topic-NCLT seeks clarity on ED action in Rotomac case

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