CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 97 [ Questions ]


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Q1. Consider the following statements about “National Bamboo Mission (NBM)”

1. Three new Bamboo Technology Parks in Jammu, Srinagar and Leh would be set up under the National Bamboo Mission (NBM).

2. The funding for these Bamboo Technology Parks would be distributed between in the ratio of 90:10.

3. The national Bamboo Mission focused only for North Eastern and Hill States.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q2. Consider the following statements 

Assertion (A):  Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is an extension of “Shanghai Five”.

Reason (R): Uzbekistan joined the organisation in 2001, following this the Shanghai Five was renamed the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

Select the correct answer from codes given below

a) Both A and R are correct, and R is the correct explanation of A

b) Both A and R are correct, and R is not correct explanation of A

c) A is correct while R is incorrect

d) A is incorrect while R is correct


Q3. Consider the following statements about “Tipu Sultan”:

1 Tipu Sultan fought East India Company forces four times during 1767-99 and was killed in the Second Anglo Mysore War.

2. Tipu intruded in his army what is considered the first war rocket.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q4. ‘Exercise Shakti-2019’ is being conducted between the countries:

a) India and USA

b) India and France

c) India and Russia

d) India and Australia


Q5. Consider the following statements about ‘DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019’:

1. The Bill provides for the establishment of a National DNA Data Bank and Regional DNA Data Banks for states.

2. It aims to store the unique genetic information for administrative purposes.

3. Written consent would NOT be mandatory for offences with lesser punishments and in case a person is victim or relative of a missing person.

4. The Bill seeks to regulate use and application of DNA technology for the purposes of only establishing identity of certain categories of persons.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 4 only

c) 1, 2 and 4 only

d) All of the above


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Quiz 96

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CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 96 [ Questions ]


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Q1. Consider the following statements about “National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB)”

1. National Digital Health Blueprint proposes the linking of multiple databases to generate greater and granular data that can be leveraged by the public as well as private sector.

2. NDHB proposes a National Digital Health Mission “as a purely government organisation “under the Union Health ministry.

3. NDHB aims to deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) in leveraging health records.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q2. Consider the following statements 

Assertion (A):  Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a broad concept that can take many forms depending on the company and industry.

Reason (R): Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a self-regulating business model.

Select the correct answer from codes given below

a) Both A and R are correct, and R is the correct explanation of A

b) Both A and R are correct, and R is not correct explanation of A

c) A is correct while R is incorrect

d) A is incorrect while R is correct


Q3. Researchers have discovered special properties of materials called “semi-Dirac metals”. Consider the following statements regarding this:

1. Semi-Dirac metals are such materials that would be transparent to light of a given frequency and polarisation when it is incident along a particular direction.

2. Dirac metals differ from normal metals in that the energy depends linearly on the momentum.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q4. ‘Bhaona Performance Art‘ belongs to?

a) Vaishnavite saints from Assam

b) Shaivite temples from Karnataka .

c) Lingayat Sect.

d) Vaishnavite Sect.


Q5. Consider the following statements:

1. Finance Minister Releases Commemorative Coin on Paramahansa Yogananda to Mark his 125th Birth Anniversary.

2. Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) / Yogoda Satsanga Society (YSS) of India were established by Maharshi Mahesg Yogi.

3. Yoganand introduced teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga.

4. Kriya Yoga is “union (yoga) with the Infinite through a certain action or rite (kriya).

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

b) 2, 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) All of the above


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Quiz 95

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Q.1

b) 2 and 3 only

EXPLANATION –

The Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to allow illegal migrants from certain minority communities in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan eligible for Indian citizenship by amending the Citizenship Act of 1955.

The Bill seeks to grant citizenship to people from minority communities — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians —after 6 years of stay in India even if they do not possess any proper document. The current requirement is 12 years of stay. The Bill does not extend to illegal Muslim migrants. It also does not talk about other minority communities in the three neighbouring countries, such as Jews, Bahais etc.


Q.2

d) All of the above

EXPLANATION –

The Indian Ocean Rim Association was set up in 1997 with the objective of strengthening regional cooperation and sustainable development within the Indian Ocean Region. it Consists of 22 coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean.

The IORA is a regional forum, tripartite in nature, bringing together representatives of Government, Business and Academia, for promoting co-operation and closer interaction among them.

Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) has identified six priority areas, namely-

1.Maritime security,

2.Trade and investment facilitation,

3.Fisheries management,

4.Disaster risk reduction,

5.Academic and scientific cooperation

6.Tourism promotion and cultural exchanges.


Q.3

a) Laboratory grown three-dimensional, miniature structures that mimic the cell arrangement of a fully-grown organ.

EXPLANATION –

Organoids are a group of cells grown in laboratories into three-dimensional, miniature structures that mimic the cell arrangement of a fully-grown organ. They are tiny (typically the size of a pea) organ-like structures that do not achieve all the functional maturity of human organs but often resemble the early stages of a developing tissue.

Most organoids contain only a subset of all the cells seen in a real organ, but lack blood vessels to make them fully functional.


Q.4

a) 1, 2 and 3 only

EXPLANATION –

Blockchains are a new data structure that is secure, cryptography-based, and distributed across a network. The technology supports cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, and the transfer of any data or digital asset. Blockchains achieve consensus among distributed nodes, allowing the transfer of digital goods without the need for centralized authorisation of transactions.

 As a public ledger system, blockchain records and validate each and every transaction made, which makes it secure and reliable. All the transactions made are authorized by miners, which makes the transactions immutable and prevent it from the threat of hacking.

Blockchain technology discards the need of any third-party or central authority for peer-to-peer transactions.


Q.5

c) Both 1 and 2

EXPLANATION –

Flue ash is popularly known as pulverised fuel ash, it is a coal combustion. It is composed of the particulates that are driven out of coal-fired boilers together with the flue gases.

Depending upon the source and composition of the coal being burned, the components of fly ash vary considerably, but all fly ash includes substantial amounts of silicon dioxide (SiO2), aluminium oxide (Al2O3) and calcium oxide (CaO), the main mineral compounds in coal-bearing rock strata.


CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 95 [ Questions ]


Questions


Q1. Consider the following statements:

1. The Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to allow all illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

2. The Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to grant citizenship to people from minority communities — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians

3. The Bill provides for citizenship to migrants of certain communities from the three countries after their 6 years of stay in India even if they do not possess any proper document.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q2. Which of the following statements about “Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)” are correct?

1. The United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh, will take charge as the new chair and vice-chair of IORA for the duration of 2019-21.

2. The IORA is a regional forum, tripartite in nature, bringing together representatives of Government, Business and Academia, for promoting co-operation and closer interaction among them.

3. Disaster risk reduction, is one of the six identified priority areas, Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) has set to cooperate.

4. The IORA consists of 22 coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

b) 2, 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) All of the above


Q3. Recently in news ‘Organoid’ is related to:

a) Laboratory grown three-dimensional, miniature structures that mimic the cell arrangement of a fully-grown organ.

b) A meteorite detected by NASA looks like in shape of Human Brain.

c) An internet virus accounted for a threat for the banking security networks.

d) A technology uses in 3D film making.


Q4. Which statements are true about the “Block Chain Technology”?

1. Block Chain Technology is a new data structure that is secure, cryptography-based, and distributed across a network.

2. Blockchains allow the transfer of digital goods without the need for centralized authorisation of transactions.

3. Blockchain acts as a public ledger system, records and validate each and every transaction made, which makes it secure and reliable.

4. Blockchain technology requires third-party or central authority for peer-to-peer transactions.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 3 only

b) 2, 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) All of the above


Q5. Which of the following statements are correct aboutFly ash’:

1. ‘Fly ash’ Composed of the particulates, driven out of coal-fired boilers together with the flue gases. Science and digital Arts.

2. ‘Fly ash’ includes substantial amounts of silicon dioxide (SiO2), aluminium oxide (Al2O3) and calcium oxide (CaO).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


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Quiz 94

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CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 94 [ Questions ]


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Q1. Consider the following statements aboutThe Non Aligned Movement (NAM)”:

1. Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was officially founded in 1961, at the Bandung Summit.

2. NAM was drawing on the Bandung Principles based on Panchsheel Principles.

3. The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was created and founded during the collapse of the colonial system and the independence struggles of the peoples of Africa, Asia, Latin America and other regions of the world.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q2. Consider the following statements 

Assertion (A): El Nino is a climatic cycle characterised by high air pressure in the Western Pacific and low air pressure in the eastern.

Reason (R): climate change effects have shifted the El Niño onset location from the eastern Pacific to the western Pacific, and caused more frequent extreme El Niño events.

Select the correct answer from codes given below

a) Both A and R are correct, and R is the correct explanation of A

b) Both A and R are correct, and R is not correct explanation of A

c) A is correct while R is incorrect

d) A is incorrect while R is correct


Q3. Which of the following statements about “SAFAR” are correct?

1. SAFAR is a national initiative introduced to measure the air quality of a metropolitan city.

2. The system is indigenously developed by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune.

3. It is initiative introduced by Indian railways to provide online facility of eating and lodging.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) All of the above


Q4. Which of the following statements are correct about ‘Mole Day’?

1. Mole Day commemorates Avogadro’s Number, which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry.

2. ‘Mole Day’ is an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemists, chemistry students and chemistry enthusiasts on October 23, every year.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 Both

d) Neither 1, Nor 2


Q5. According to the ‘First Snow Leopard Survey’, which of the following statements are correct?

1. Snow leopards are categorized as ‘Vulnerable’ by IUCN and in the Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972.

2. Snow Leopard States/UTs are Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, and Assam.

3. The snow leopard countries namely, India, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Mongolia, Russia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above


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Quiz 93

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Q.1

a) 1 and 2 only

EXPLANATION –

The ozone hole over Antarctica is the smallest observed since 1982, due to abnormally warm temperatures in the upper atmosphere that dramatically limited ozone depletion in September and October this year, according to NASA.

Ozone is a molecule that is composed of three oxygen atoms. It is responsible for filtering out harmful ultraviolet radiation from the Sun. The gas is constantly being made and destroyed in the stratosphere, about 20-30km above the Earth.

In an unpolluted atmosphere, this cycle of production and decomposition is in equilibrium. But chlorine and bromine-containing chemicals released by human activity have unbalanced the process, resulting in a loss of ozone that is at its greatest in the Antarctic spring in September/October.


Q.2

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

EXPLANATION –

Mission Indradhanush was launched was launched to ensure full immunization with all available vaccines for children up to two years of age and pregnant women, in December 2014.

To further intensify the immunization programme, the government launched the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) on October 8, 2017.

Through this programme, Government of India aims to reach each and every child up to two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered under the routine immunisation programme/UIP.

To ensure that not a single child in the country misses out on vaccination, the government will launch the ‘Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0‘ on October 31 with a special focus on improving coverage in areas with “low” immunisation.


Q.3

b) To raise awareness and take steps against hunger and malnutrition in India.

EXPLANATION –

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a cinema advertisement campaign ‘Feed Our Future’.

Feed Our Future’ campaign aims to raise awareness and take steps against hunger and malnutrition in India.  It is launched in collaboration with UFO Movies.


Q.4

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

EXPLANATION –

The Credit Suisse Group, a Switzerland-based multinational investment bank, has released the 10th edition of its annual Global Wealth Report.

Wealth is defined in terms of “net worth” of an individual. This, in turn, is calculated by adding up the value of financial assets (such as money) and real assets (such as houses) and then subtracting any debts an individual may have.

China has overtaken the United States this year to become “the country with most people in the top 10% of global wealth distribution”. 44% of total wealth with 0.9%: 47 million people – accounting for merely 0.9% of the world’s adult population – owned $158.3 trillion.

Global financial crisis of 2008-09 has hurt those at the bottom of the pyramid more than the wealthiest as inequalities within countries grew in the wake of the GFC. As a result, the top 1% of wealth holders increased their share of world wealth.


Q.5

a) Identify and encourage talented children to enrich their skills and knowledge.

EXPLANATION –

Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme is being started to identify and encourage talented children to enrich their skills and knowledge.

the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme (PMILP) would be to allow talented students to realize their full potential and contribute to society. In centres of excellence across the country, gifted children will be mentored and nurtured by renowned experts in different areas, so that they can reach their full potential.


CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 93 [ Questions ]


Questions


Q1. Consider the following statements:

1. The ozone hole over Antarctica is due to abnormally warm temperatures in the upper atmosphere that dramatically limited ozone depletion.

2. Chlorine and bromine-containing chemicals released by human activity, resulting in a loss of ozone that is at its greatest in the Antarctic spring in September/October.

3. Ozone gas is constantly being made and destroyed in the troposphere, about 20-30km above the Earth.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q2. Which of the following statements about “Mission Indradhanush” are correct?

1. The Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) on October 2017.

2. To achieve full immunization coverage for all children below the age of 5 years, the Government of India launched “Mission Indradhanush” in December 2014.

3. Through Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 (IMI 2.0), the health ministry aims to reach each and every child below the age of two years and all pregnant women.

4. ”Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0” will be launch in October 2019.

 Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

b) 2, 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) All of the above


Q3. Feed our future’ campaign is related to:

a) To combat climate change across the world.

b) To raise awareness and take steps against hunger and malnutrition in India.

c) To raise the awareness about the literacy for bright future in Africa.

d) To make cleanliness in the natural habit in India.


Q4. Which statements are true about the “Global Wealth Report 2019”?

1. According to the report, China has overtaken the United States this year to become “the country with most people in the top 10% of global wealth distribution”.

2. Wealth is calculated by adding up the value of financial assets (such as money) and real assets (such as houses) and then subtracting any debts an individual may have.

3. IMF has released the 10th edition of its annual Global Wealth Report.

4. The top 1% of wealth holders increased their share of world wealth due Global Financial Crisis of 2008-09.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

b) 2, 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) All of the above


Q5. Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme (PMILP)- ‘DHRUV’ is related to

a) Identify and encourage talented children to enrich their skills and knowledge.

b) Science and digital Arts.

c) Teachers training

d) Handicraft


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Quiz 92

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Q1. Consider the following statements about “Fertilizer Nutrients”

1. A fertilizer is an inorganic and synthetic material added to soil to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.

2. The macronutrients are consumed in larger quantities and that is why they make the bulk of the fertilizers.

3. The fertilizers provide six macronutrients and eight micronutrients to the plants for well balanced growth.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q2. Consider the following statements 

Assertion (A):  In India, social media platforms already come under the purview of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2011.

Reason (R): Under existing laws, social media channels are already required to take down content if they are directed to do so by a court or law enforcement.

Select the correct answer from codes given below

a) Both A and R are correct, and R is the correct explanation of A

b) Both A and R are correct, and R is not correct explanation of A

c) A is correct while R is incorrect

d) A is incorrect while R is correct


Q3. Consider the following statements about “Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)”:

1. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is a autonomous body established by an Act of Parliament of 1956.

2. KVIC is an apex organization under the Ministry of Textiles, with regard to khadi and village industries within India.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q4. ‘Col Chewang Rinchen Setu’ connects to:

a) Durbuk and Daulat Beg Oldie in Eastern Ladakh.

b) Sonwar and Rajbagh in Srinagar.

c) Bomjir and Mali bosti in Arunachal Pradesh.


Q5. Recently the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released its crime statistics for the year 2017.  Consider the following statements about ‘NCRB- Report’:

1. Mumbai topped the list among metropolitan cities across the country in terms of number of cyber crimes registered.

2. NCRB was set-up in 1986 under the Ministry of Home Affairs to function as a repository of information on crime and criminals so as to assist the investigators in linking crime to the perpetrators.

3. It is an autonomous body actively contributes to the control of crimes in the Country.

4. Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and West Bengal are deemed most unsafe for women.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) A) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 4 only

c) 1, 2 and 4 only

d) All of the above


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Quiz 91

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Q.1

c) 1 and 3 only

EXPLANATION –

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme was launched by Govt in November 2015, under Gold Monetisation Scheme.

Sovereign Gold Bonds are Government securities denominated in multiples of gram(s) of gold. It will be issued by RBI on behalf of govt.

It will be sold through bank, post offices and Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited. The bonds will be issued in denominations of 5,10,50,100 grams of gold or other denominations.

Sovereign Gold Bonds can be used as collateral for loans.


Q.2

b) Both A and R are correct, and R is not correct explanation of A

EXPLANATION –

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had announced the establishment of the provisional government of Azad Hind in occupied Singapore in 1943.

Azad Hind Government, also known as Arzi Hukumat-e-Azad Hind, was supported by the Axis powers of Imperial Japan, Nazi Germany, the Italian Social Republic, and their allies.

With Azad Hind Government, Subhash Chandra Bose had launched a struggle to free India from British rule under the banner of the provisional government-in exile during the latter part of the Second World War.


Q.3

d) All of the above

EXPLANATION –

The Indian Penal Code was designed by the British in 1860 as it was necessary to “maintain the stability of the British Empire”

The IPC replaced Mohammedan Criminal Law, which had a very close relationship with Islam. Thus, the IPC laid the foundation of secularism.It was widely appreciated as a state-of-the-art code and was, indeed, the first codification of criminal law in the British Empire.

Recently the Ministry wrote to all States and Union Territories seeking suggestions to amend various sections of the IPC. The Union home ministry wants to overhaul the British-era Indian Penal Code (IPC) to remedy its spirit of “master and servant,”


Q.4

a) 1 and 2 only

EXPLANATION –

The national portability of Ration cards will ensure all beneficiaries especially the migrants in getting access to PDS across the nation from any PDS shop of their own choice.

This will provide freedom to the beneficiaries as they will not be tied to any one PDS shop and reduce their dependence on shop owners and curtail instances of corruption.

This initiative shall be helpful for the large migratory population of the country, who migrate from one part of the country to another in search of job or employment, marriage, or any other reason, and find difficulty in accessing subsidised foodgrains in the present system.

All ration cards have to be seeded with Aadhaar numbers to get the benefits under this scheme.


Q.5

b) A disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a germ that lives in soil

EXPLANATION –

Anthrax is a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a germ that lives in soil. It affects animals such as cattle, sheep, and goats more often than people. People can get anthrax from contact with infected animals, wool, meat, or hides.

It does not spread directly from one infected animal or person to another; it is spread by spores. These spores can be transported by clothing or shoes.


CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 91 [ Questions ]


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Q1. Consider the following statements aboutSovereign Gold Bond Scheme”:

1. Sovereign Gold Bond will be sold through bank, post offices and Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited.

2. Sovereign Gold Bond Bonds will be issued by Finance Minisrty

3. Sovereign Gold Bonds can be used as collateral for loans.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a)  1 and 2 only

b)  2 and 3 only

c)  1 and 3 only

d)  All of the above


Q2. Consider the following statements 

Assertion (A): Azad Hind Government, also known as Arzi Hukumat-e-Azad Hind, was supported by the Axis powers of Imperial Japan, Nazi Germany, the Italian Social Republic, and their allies.

Reason (R): With Azad Hind Government, Subhash Chandra Bose had launched a struggle to free India from British rule under the banner of the provisional government-in exile during the latter part of the Second World War.

Select the correct answer from codes given below

a) Both A and R are correct, and R is the correct explanation of A

b) Both A and R are correct, and R is not correct explanation of A

c) A is correct while R is incorrect

d) A is incorrect while R is correct


Q3. Which of the following statements about “Indian Penal Code” are correct?

1. The Indian Penal Code was designed by the British in 1860 as it was necessary to “maintain the stability of the British Empire”

2. The IPC replaced Mohammedan Criminal Law, which had a very close relationship with Islam. Thus, the IPC laid the foundation of secularism.

3. It was widely appreciated as a state-of-the-art code and was, indeed, the first codification of criminal law in the British Empire.

4. The Union home ministry wants to overhaul the British-era Indian Penal Code (IPC) to remedy its spirit of “master and servant,”.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

b) 2, 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


 Q4. Which of the following statements are correct about “One Nation, One Ration card”?

1. The national portability of Ration cards will ensure all beneficiaries in getting access to PDS across the nation from any PDS shop of their own choice.

2. One Nation, One Ration card scheme will provide freedom to the beneficiaries as they will not be tied to any one PDS

3. Aadhar card seeding is not mandatory under the One Nation, One Ration card scheme to get benefits under the scheme.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q5. Recently in newsAnthrax’ related to:

a) Astronomical phenomena.

b) A disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a germ that lives in soil.

c) A health supplement

d) An material used in fibre making.


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1. Answers will be given tomorrow with Solution

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Quiz 90

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