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29th October Daily MCQ based on current affairs (Answers)

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29th October Daily MCQ based on current affairs ( Answers)

Q-Consider the following statements Regarding GST Council

1-The GST Council was constituted on 2016 under Article 379A of the Constitution.

 2-It consists of the Union Finance Minister (Chairperson), Union Minister of State in charge of the Revenue or Finance and the Minister in charge of Finance or Taxation or any other Minister nominated by each State Government.

3-Union Finance Secretary is the ex-officio Secretary to the GST Council.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A- only 1

B- only 2

C- 1,2,3

D- Only 2,3

MCQ Source -PIB News Analysis 28th October 2018 http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1550992

Ans-B

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  • The working of GST Council has ushered in a New Phase of Cooperative Federalism where the Central and the State Governments work together to take collective decisions on all issues relating to Indirect Tax regime of the country.

  • The GST Council was constituted on 2016 under Article 279A of the Constitution.

  •  It consists of the Union Finance Minister (Chairperson), Union Minister of State in charge of the Revenue or Finance and the Minister in charge of Finance or Taxation or any other Minister nominated by each State Government.

  • Union Revenue Secretary is the ex-officio Secretary to the GST Council.

  • The working of GST Council has ushered in a New Phase of Cooperative Federalism where the Central and the State Governments work together to take collective decisions on all issues relating to Indirect Tax regime of the country.

 

Q-Consider the following statements

 1-F-16 Fighting Falcon is a Twin engine supersonic  multirole fighter aircraft

2-It evolved into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft

3- F16s is a nuclear capable.

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- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Page-4 Headline -No pressure on India to buy

Ans-C

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  • F-16 Fighting Falcon is a Single engine supersonic  multirole fighter aircraft

  • It evolved into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft

  • F16s is a nuclear capable.

Q-The term “Black spots” meaning  in indian road ?

A-In road safety management, an accident blackspot or black spot is a place where road traffic accidents have culturally  been concentrated.

B-In road safety management, an accident blackspot or black spot is a place where road traffic accidents have historically been concentrated.

C-In road safety management, an accident blackspot or black spot is a place where road traffic accidents have economically been concentrated.

D-In road safety management, an accident blackspot or black spot is a place where road traffic accidents have Geographically been concentrated.

MCQ Source- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, page-4 Topic- Maharashtra forms civic committees to fix black spots on roads

Ans-B

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In road safety management, an accident blackspot or black spot is a place where road traffic accidents have historically been concentrated

 It may have occurred for a variety of reasons, such as a sharp drop or corner in a straight road, so oncoming traffic is concealed, a hidden junction on a fast road, poor or concealed warning signs at a cross-roads

Q- Kathina Robe Ceremony belongs to which of the following religions?

A-Jainism

B-Hinduism

C- Buddhism

D-None of the above

MCQ Source- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Page-6 IMAGE

Ans-C

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  • Kathina festival is a major observance of Theravada Buddhism.

  • It is a time for laypeople to offer cloth for robes and other necessities to the monastic sangha. 

Q-Consider the following statements

1-Amur falcons typically begin their annual journey from north- eastern Siberia and Northern China, heading to north-east India and roosting in Tripura ,before leaving for Africa, where they spend winters.

2-The bird has one of the longest and most fascinating migratory paths in the avian kingdom.

3-Tripura was their home in India

 Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A- only 1

B- only 2

C-2,3

D-All of the above

MCQ Source- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, PAGE-7, TOPIC-Siberian visitors freeze Assam-Meghalaya border dispute

 Ans-B

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  •  Ornithologists say Nagaland was their home in India. Every year, they travel 22,000 km from Nagaland to South Africa then onto Mongolia and back to Nagaland. The bird has one of the longest and most fascinating migratory paths in the avian kingdom.

  • The falcons normally breed in south-eastern Siberia and North-eastern Chinawhere the Amur river divides the Russian Far East and China, hence the name Amur.

  • Amur falcons typically begin their annual journey from north- eastern Siberia and Northern China, heading to north-east India and roosting in Nagaland, before leaving for Africa, where they spend winters.

  • In some parts of Nagaland, tribal people consider the falcons as messengers of God, their arrival indicating a good year and a bountiful harvest. The birds eat winged termites and other insects that destroy crops

Q-Consider the following statements

1-Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) reflects the deprivations that a poor person faces simultaneously with respect to education, health and living standards.

2-This reflects the same three dimensions of welfare as the Human Development Index

3- MPI and HDI indicators are different in each case

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- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Page-9 Data point

 ANs-D

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Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) reflects the deprivations that a poor person faces simultaneously with respect to education, health and living standards

This reflects the same three dimensions of welfare as the Human Development Index but the indicators are different in each case and are linked to the MDGs. The components of MPI are:

 

  1. Education(each indicator is weighted equally at 1/6)

    • Years of Schooling:deprived if no household member has completed five years of schooling

    • Child Enrolment: deprived if any school-aged child is not attending school in years 1 to 8

  2. Health(each indicator is weighted equally at 1/6)

    • Child Mortality:deprived if any child has died in the family

    • Nutrition: deprived if any adult or child for whom there is nutritional information is malnourished

  3. Standard of Living(each indicator is weighted equally at 1/18)

    • Electricity:deprived if the household has no electricity

    • Drinking water: deprived if the household does not have access to clean drinking water or clean water is more than 30 minutes walk from home

    • Sanitation: deprived if they do not have an improved toilet or if their toilet is shared

    • Flooring: deprived if the household has dirt, sand or dung floor

    • Cooking Fuel: deprived if they cook with wood, charcoal or dung

    • Assets: deprived if the household does not own more than one of: radio, TV, telephone, bike, or motorbike, and do not own a car or tractor

Q-Consider the following statements about components of Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

1- Education (each indicator is weighted equally at 1/4)

2- Health (each indicator is weighted equally at 1/4)

3- Standard of Living (each indicator is weighted equally at 1/6)

Select the Not correct answer using the code given below:

A-1,2

B-1,3

C-2,3

D-All of the above

MCQ Source- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Page-9 Data point

Ans-D

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Q-Consider the following statements about components of Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

1-Electricity is a component of MPI

2-Drinking water also include in MPI

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- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Page-9 Data point

Ans-C

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Q-Consider the following statements

1-Election Commission of India  administers elections to the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, state Legislative Assemblies in India, and the offices of the President and Vice President in the country.

 2-The Election Commission operates under the authority of Constitution per Article 324, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People Act

 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- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Election commission of india Page-11 flurry of parties ahead of polls

Ans-C

Exp- all statements are correct 

Q-Consider the following statements

1- Chief Election Commissioner of India can be removed from his office similar to the removal of a judge of the Supreme Court of India

2-Other Election Commissioners can be removed by the President of India on the recommendation of the Chief Election Commissioner.

 3-A Chief Election Commissioner has never been impeached in India

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A-1,2

B-1,3

C-None of the above

D-all of the above

MCQ Source- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Election commission of india Page-11 flurry of parties ahead of polls

Ans-D

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  •  Chief Election Commissioner of India can be removed from his office similar to the removal of a judge of the Supreme Court of India which requires a resolution passed by the Parliament with a two-thirds majority in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on the grounds of proved misbehavior or incapacity.

  • Other Election Commissioners can be removed by the President of India on the recommendation of the Chief Election Commissioner.

  •  A Chief Election Commissioner has never been impeached in India

Q-Consider the following statements regarding Special Protection Group (SPG).

1- The head of the force, called a Director, designated as Secretary (Security) in the Cabinet Secretariat is responsible for “the command and supervision” of the force

2-In 1985, the Birbal Nath Committee submitted its recommendations of raising a Special Protection Unit (SPU). 

3-Its motto is Bravery, Perfection, Security

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- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Page-11 Topic-Elite China security team arriving

Ans-A

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  • Its motto is Bravery, Dedication, Security

  • Rest both statements are correct

Q-Consider the following statements

1-Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera.

2-all lepidopterans are moths

3-Moth larvae, or caterpillars, make cocoons from which they emerge as fully grown moths with wings.

4-Some moth caterpillars dig holes in the ground, where they live until they are ready to turn into adult moths

5- Moths are key pollinators in Himalayan ecosystem

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A-1,2,4

B-1,2,3,4,5

C-1,3,4,5

D-2,3,4,5

MCQ Source- 29th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Page-18 Moths are key pollinators in Himalayan ecosystem

 Ans-C