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29th October Daily MCQ based on current affairs for UPSC CSE Exam

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29th October Daily MCQ based on current affairs

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

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- F-16s 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

DESIRE IAS, [29.10.18 20:39]
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 Topic-IMAGE

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

DESIRE IAS, [29.10.18 20:40]
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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