DESIREIAS QUIZ

31st October Daily MCQ Answer

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Q-Consider the following statements

1-The Sandhayak-class survey ships are a series of eight vessels for the Indian Navy

2-The ships are designed to undertake shallow coastal and deep oceanic hydrographic survey and collect oceanographic and geophysical data required for the production of digital navigational charts and publications

3-The ship can analyse the level of pollution, sea level at various places, sea bed and marine wealth.

Select the Not correct answer using the code given below:

A- Only 1

B- only 3

C- only 2,3

D- None of the above

MCQ Source -30th October PIB News Analysis http://www.pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551240

 

Ans-D

All statements are correct

More information

  • The ships are equipped with variety of next-generation surveying systems fitted onboard including multi-beam swath echo sounding system, differential gps, motion sensors, sea gravimeter, magnetometer, oceanographic sensors, side scan sonars, automated data logging system, sound velocity profiling system, digital survey and processing system, amongst others.
  • Working as part of Indian Naval Hydrographic Department the Sandhayak-class survey ships are equipped with a range of surveying, navigational and communication systems.
  • The ships are designed to undertake shallow coastal and deep oceanic hydrographic survey and collect oceanographic and geophysical data required for the production of digital navigational charts and publications.
  •  Besides carrying out their primary role of hydrographic survey, they can also assist in times of war and natural calamities as troop transports and casualty holding ships.
  • The ships are also equipped with ROV, AUV & USV

 

Q-Consider the following statements about CBI

1-CBI is not a statutory body.

2-The Director of CBI has been provided security of two-year tenure in office by the CVC Act, 2003 (Vineet Narain Case).

3-The Director of the CBI is appointed by the Central Government on the recommendation of a committee consisting of the Central Vigilance Commissioner as Chairperson, the Vigilance Commissioners, the Secretary to the Government of India in-charge of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Secretary (Coordination and Public Grievances) in the Cabinet Secretariat.

4-The CBI is a multidisciplinary investigation agency of the Government of India and undertakes investigation of corruption-related cases, economic offences and cases of conventional crime.

5-The CBI acts as the “National Central Bureau” of Interpol in India.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A-1,2,4,5

B-1,3,4,5

C-1,3

D-All of the above

Ans-D

All statements are correct

MCQ Source- 31th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Fornt Page-Topic- CBI officer moves SC for SIT probe in Asthana case

 

Q- Consider the following statements about crackers

1-Over 90% of cracker production is done in Sivakasi (Tamil Nadu).

2-Procurement of raw materials for fireworks does not come under the purview of the Explosives Act.

3-Phosphorous and chlorate are not allowed to be used in fireworks

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A- only 2

B-1,3

C- only 3

D-All of the above

Ans-D

All statements are correct

MCQ Source- 31th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Front page-Topic-States can fix own slots for crackers

 

Q-Consider the following statements

1-Statue of unity is world tallest statue in world

2-Spring temple Buddha in china is world 3rd tallest statue

3-Ushiku daibutsu in Japan is world 2nd tallest statue

4-Statue of Liberty in USA world 5th tallest statue

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A-1,4

B-1,3

C-1,2

D- 3,4

 

MCQ Source- 31th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Page-2 Topic-IMAGE

Ans-A

 

Q- Consider the following statements  regarding The Living Planet

  1. It is published by the WWF.
  2. ‘The Living Planet’, which features a Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas that signifies the global loss of soil biodiversity.
  1. India along with China, several countries in Africa and Europe, and most of North America, are ranked as low risk countries that face a loss of soil biodiversity.

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- 31th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Page-7 topic- India among nations to soil biodiversity’

Ans-A

Exp-

  • WWF published it’s biennial publication, ‘The Living Planet’, which features a Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas that signifies the global loss of soil biodiversity. India along with China, several countries in Africa and Europe, and most of North America, are ranked as high risk countries that face a loss of soil biodiversity.
  • According to the findings of the report, with an ecological footprint of less than 1.75 hectares/person, India has the lowest footprint among the nations surveyed. Although, its high population made it vulnerable to an ecological crisis, even if per-capita consumption remained at current levels.

MCQ Source- 31th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Page-7 topic- India among nations that face grave danger to soil biodiversity’

 

Q- Consider the following statements

1-Kalantar is a daily Bengali-language newspaper issued from Kolkata,

2-It is the organ of the West Bengal State Council of the Communist Party of India.

3-It was published as a weekly newspaper since 1965 Later came as a daily Newspaper

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- 31th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Page-7 topic -CPI mouthpiece Kalantar shuts down

Ans-D

More information

  • ‘Kalantar’ converted to a daily newspaper in the late 1960s. And have a separate weekly as it

 

MCQ Source- 31th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Page-7 topic -CPI mouthpiece Kalantar shuts down

Q-Consider the following statements about  Financial Stability and Development Council(FSDC)

  1. The FSDC is a non statutory body.
  2. The FSDC is headed by PM

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- 31th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Page-15 Liquidity, economy figure in FSDC meet

Ans-A

Exp-

  • FSDC is headed by the Finance Minister
  • Members of the FSDC include the Union Finance minister, the RBI Governor, the SEBI Governor and heads of regulators such as PFRDA,IRDAI and the Chairman of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board.
  • FSDC is a non statutory body