DESIREIAS QUIZ

23 November 2018 Daily MCQ Based on Current Affair

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23 November 2018 Daily MCQ Based on Current Affair

Q-The NGT has the power to hear all civil cases relating to environmental issues and questions that are linked to…

1. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.
2. The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.
3. The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
4. The Biological Diversity Act, 2002.
5. The Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
6. The Indian Forest Act, 1927.

Select the correct answer using the codes below.
A- Only 1,2,3,5,6
B- Only 1,2, 3,4
C- Only 2,3,4,5,6
D- All of the above

MCQ Source- 23th November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper,Page-3 topic- NGT to inspect Panipat refinery

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements about Gas Hydrates

1-Gas Hydrates are formed as the stable solid.
2-Most gas hydrates are formed from cooled Nitrous oxide.
3-When gas molecules are trapped in a lattice of water molecules at temperatures below 00 C and pressures above one atmosphere, they form gas hydrates.
4-Hydrates also influence the global climate change.

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

MCQ Source- http://www.moes.gov.in/programmes/gas-hydrates

 

 

Q-Consider the Following statements regarding National Commission of Scheduled Tribes (NCST)

1-National Commission for Scheduled Tribes is an Indian constitutional body was established through Constitution (89th Amendment) Act, 2003.
2-The Commission comprises a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson and four full-time Members (including one lady Member).
3-The term of all the Members of the Commission is five years from the date of assumption of charge.

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

MCQ Source- 23th November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper,Page-7 Topic-Death due to misplaced adventure’

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements

1-Hydrofluoro-carbons are ozone depleting in nature.
2-They are more potent ozone depleting substance than Chlorofluorocarbons.
3-They do not have high global warming potential.

Select the correct answer using the codes below.
A-Only 1,2
B- Only 2,3
C-All of the Above
D- None of the above

https://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/should-hfcs-be-dealt-under-montreal-protocol-or-kyoto-protocol-47171

 

 

Q-Carbon sequestration is an important technique in addressing climate change.
Which of the following is not a carbon sequestration technique?

A-Bringing large tracks of tropical regions under afforestation.
B-Injecting CO2 into oil fields and oceans.
C-Developing of wetlands
D-Reducing the emission of carbon dioxide by reducing burning of fossil fuels.

MCQ Source- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-new-weapon-in-the-carbon-fight/article22444689.ece

 

 

Q-Which of the following is a reason for inflation?

1-Deficit financing
2-Growth in per capita income
3-Structural deficiencies

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

MCQ Source- 23th November 2018,The Hindu Newspaper,Page-13, Topic- Falling crude puts OMC pricing under scanner

 

 

Q-The term ‘narrow banking’ is best described as

A-banks acting only as payment banks
B-banking by non-banking financial companies
C-limited areas of operation by banks
D-banks lending only to risk free sectors

MCQ Source- https://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/short-term-rates-fall-as-rbi-eases-slr-norms/article25061910.ece

 

 

Q-Consider the following statements regarding the history of nationalism

1-Garibaldi regarded is considered as one of the “fathers of fatherland” in Italy because he was associated with the making of Italy.
2-Ho Chi Minh universally called “Uncle Ho,” for his contribution in the struggle for free Vietnam from Colonial rule.
3-George Washington is considered as the father of his country for his contribution in struggle to free America from Great Britain.

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

22th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Topic-Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind On the occasion of unveiling of the Statue of Mahatma Gandhi

 

Q-Consider the following facts about Mahatma Gandhi

1-In January 1917, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi returned to his homeland after two decades of residence abroad.
2-Mahatma Gandhi went South Africa as a lawyer, and became a leader of the Indian community in that territory.
3-It was in South Africa that Mahatma Gandhi first forged the distinctive techniques of non-violent protest known as satyagraha, first promoted harmony between religions, and first alerted upper-caste Indians to their discriminatory treatment of low castes and women.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
A-Only 1
B-Only 1,2
C-Only 2,3
D-All of the above
22th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Topic-Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind On the occasion of unveiling of the Statue of Mahatma Gandhi

 

 

Q-Which of the following sentences is incorrect regarding the Swadeshi movement of 1905-07 ?

A-The Swadeshi movement of 1905-07 had greatly broadened its appeal among the middle classes.
B-The Swadeshi movement of 1905-07 had greatly broadened its appeal among the lawyer communities.
C-The Swadeshi movement had thrown up some towering leaders – like “Lal, Bal and Pal” the alliteration conveying the all-India character of their struggle, since their native provinces were very distant from one another.
D-The Swadeshi movement leaders advocated militant opposition to colonial rule, there was a group of “Moderates” who preferred a more gradual and persuasive approach.

MCQ Source-22th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Topic-Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind On the occasion of unveiling of the Statue of Mahatma Gandhi

 

Q-Which of the following initiatives marked Mahatma Gandhi out as a nationalist?

A-The initiatives in Champaran, Ahmedabad and Kheda marked Gandhiji out as a nationalist with a deep sympathy for the poor.
B-The initiatives in South Africa marked Gandhiji out as a nationalist with a deep sympathy for the poor.
C-The initiatives Khilafat movement of 1919-20 marked Gandhiji out as a nationalist with a deep sympathy for the poor.
D-The initiatives Non-cooperation movement of 1920-22 marked Gandhiji out as a nationalist with a deep sympathy for the poor.

MCQ Source-22th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Topic-Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind On the occasion of unveiling of the Statue of Mahatma Gandhi

 

Q-During the nationalist movements, series of “Praja Mandals” were established

1-To promote the nationalist creed in the princely states.
2-To promote the tradition of wearing dhoti-kurta for all the nationalists.
3-To oppose Simon Commission of 1927 which was to report on the working of the Indian constitution established by the Government of India Act of 1919.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
A-Only 1
B-Only 1,2
C-Only 1,3
D-All of the above

MCQ Source-22th November 2018, PIB News Analysis ,Topic-Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind On the occasion of unveiling of the Statue of Mahatma Gandhi