CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 102 [ Questions ]


Questions


Q1. Consider the following statements aboutSpecial Protection Group’:

1.The SPG was raised to provide security cover to the Prime Minister, former Prime Ministers and their immediate family members.

2.As per SPG amendment Bill 2019, the security will be provided only for a period of five years to the former Prime Ministers after they leave the office.

3.The SPG comprises of the personnel from Indian Army and Indian Navy commandos.

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


Q2. Consider the following statements about ‘eNAM- National Agriculture Market’:

1.National Agriculture Market (eNAM) is a on line platform to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.

2.It is now available in Hindi and English languages.

3.Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) is the lead agency for implementing e-NAM.

Select the correct answer from codes given below

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) All of the above


Q3. Which of the following statements about “Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana (MKSP)” are correct?

1.MKSP is being implemented by the Ministry of agriculture.

2.MKSP is a sub component of the Deendayal Antodaya Yojana-NRLM (DAY-NRLM).

3.MKSP recognizes the identity of “Mahila” as “Kisan”.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q4. Which of the following Indian state has recently made regulations for Visitors for entry in the State?

a) Meghalaya

b) Assam

c) Tripura

d) Sikkim


Q5. ‘YuWaah’ Generation Unlimited’an initiative has been launched by:

a) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

b) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

c) UNICEF

d) NITI Ayog


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CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 102 [ Questions ]


Questions


Q1. Consider the following statements:

1. Anaemia is caused by only Iron deficiency in humans.

2. During Anaemia red blood cells’ oxygen-carrying capacity is insufficient to meet physiological need.

3. The Lancet Global Health has observed that 23.5 % of men in India are affected with anaemia.

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. “Steel Scrap Recycling Policy” is related to:

1. The policy is based on “6Rs principles of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Redesign and Remanufacture

2. Policy includes the provision of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility’.

Select the correct answer from codes given below

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 both

d) None of the above


Q3. Which of the following country has made ‘Zero Carbon Law’ reduce its greenhouse gas emissions?

a) Sweden

b) Norway

c) New Zealand

d) Greenland


Q4. Consider the following statements about “Biogenic methane”:

1. It is emitted only by livestock.

2. Methane is a short-lived gas and degrades into the atmosphere over the decades.

3. it is a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q5. Which of the following is going to be ‘World’s first CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) port terminal’?

a) Mangalore Port

b) Kandla Port.

c) Mormugao Port

d) Bhavnagar Port


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CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 101 [Answers]


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Q.1

b) 1 and 2 only

EXPLANATION –

Article 102(a) says a person shall be disqualified from being a member of either House of Parliament if he holds any Office of Profit, among other grounds. Article 191(1) contains a similar provision for MLA and MLCs in the states.

Article 103 says that if a question arises whether a member has incurred such disqualification, it will be referred to the President’s decision. The President shall obtain the Election Commission’s opinion and act accordingly.

Office of profit’ (OoP) is not clearly defined in the Constitution. But deriving from the past judicial pronouncements, five tests have been laid down to check if an office is an OoP or not.

They are-

  • whether the government makes the appointment
  • whether the government has the right to remove or dismiss the holder
  • whether the government pays remuneration
  • what the functions of the holder are
  • does the government exercise any control over the performance of these functions

Q.2

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

EXPLANATION –

The Governor can only summon the new House for the first sitting only after a new government is sworn in and the Cabinet has suggested a suitable date.

In case of no clear majority for the formation of the Government in the state the Governor would be expected to go as per an order of preference set out in the Sarkaria Commission recommendations, which have also been ratified by the Supreme Court. By the order of preference, the Governor can invite:

  • A pre-poll alliance of parties.
  • Invite the single largest party which stakes a claim to form government.
  • Invite a post-poll alliance of parties, with all the partner in the coalition joining the government.
  • Invite a post-poll alliances of parties, with some becoming part of the government and some supporting from outside.

Article 356 of the Constitution provides for the imposition of President’s Rule in a state in “case of failure of the constitutional machinery in the state”.


Q.3

c) Both 1 and 2

EXPLANATION –

Ethanol and Molasses is by-product of Sugar making. At 99%-plus purity, ethanol is used for blending with petrol.

Mills can also produce only ethanol from sugarcane, without producing sugar at all. In this case, the entire 14% TFS in the cane is fermented. Here, a mill can make 84 litres of ethanol and zero kg of sugar.


Q.4

d) Tata Trusts

EXPLANATION –

India Justice Report (IJR) is prepared by Tata Trusts in collaboration with Centre for social Justice, Common Cause, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, Daksh, TISS-Prayas and Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy.

It is India’s first-ever ranking of states on justice delivery.


Q.5

b) India and Bangladesh

EXPLANATION –

The Feni river forms part of the India-Bangladesh border.

It originates in the South Tripura district, passes through Sabroom town on the Indian side, and meets the Bay of Bengal after it flows into Bangladesh.


CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 101 [ Questions ]


Questions


Q1. Consider the following statements about “Office of Profit”:

1. Article 102(a) says a person shall be disqualified from being a member of either House of Parliament if he holds any Office of Profit, among other grounds.

2. If a question arises whether a member has incurred such disqualification, it will be referred to the President’s decision.

3., Office of profit’ (OoP) is clearly defined in the Constitution.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q2. Consider the following statements 

Assertion (A):  The Governor of a state can only summon the new House for the first sitting only after a new government is sworn in.

Reason (R): Article 356 of the Constitution provides for the imposition of President’s Rule in a state in “case of failure of the constitutional machinery in the state”.

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 “ethanol”:

1. Ethanol and Molasses is by-product of Sugar making.

2. Mills can also produce only ethanol from sugarcane, without producing sugar at all.

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. ‘India Justice Report (IJR) is prepared by:

a) Supreme court of India

b) National Legal Services Authority (NaLSA)

c) National Human Right Commission

d) Tata Trusts


Q5. ‘The Feni River’ form the border of:

a) Assam and Arunachal Pradesh

b) India and Bangladesh

c) Tripura and Meghalaya

d) India and Myanmar


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CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 100 [Answers]


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Q.1

b) 2 and 3 only

EXPLANATION –

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) called for signing of RCEP, according to CII Trade within RCEP nations would increase.  India could serve not only as a major market for final markets but also as a base for third-country exports, primarily to West Asia, Africa and Europe.

Farmers fear that the RCEP will permanently bring down import duties on most agricultural commodities to zero which will lead to countries looking to dump their agricultural produce in India which would lead to a drastic drop in prices.

This will aggravate the agrarian crisis even as the input prices in India are heavily taxed and farmers are not given profitable prices, resulting in substantial losses and farmer debts.


Q.2

c) 1 and 2 both

EXPLANATION –

High Quality Liquid Assets (HQLAs) mean liquid assets that can be readily sold or immediately converted into cash at little or no loss of value, or used as collateral to obtain funds in a range of stress scenarios.

The liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) refers to the proportion of highly liquid assets held by financial institutions, to ensure their ongoing ability to meet short-term obligations.


Q.3

d) 3 and 4 only

EXPLANATION –

The “One-China policy” is a policy asserting that there is only one sovereign state under the name China, as opposed to the idea that there are two states, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of China (ROC), whose official names incorporate “China”.

One China Policy is a principle whereby China insists Taiwan is an inalienable part of one China to be reunified one day. The policy can be traced back to 1949 and the end of the Chinese civil war.

The One-China principle faces opposition from supporters of the Taiwan independence movement, which pushes to establish the “Republic of Taiwan” and cultivate a separate identity apart from China called “Taiwanization”.


Q.4

c) 2 and 3 only

EXPLANATION –

The East Asia Summit (EAS) established in 2005.  India is a one of founding member of the East Asia Summit.

It is a forum of 18 regional leaders for strategic dialogue and cooperation on the key political, security, and economic challenges facing the Indo-Pacific region.

Since it is an initiative of ASEAN and is based on the premise of the centrality of ASEAN,  East Asia Summit is chaired only by an ASEAN member.


Q.5

b) Agreement between India and Russia, to have access to each other’s military facilities for supplies and fuel.

EXPLANATION –

 Agreement on Reciprocal Logistics Support (ARLS) is an arrangement that will allow access to India and Russia, to each other’s military facilities for supplies and fuel, expanding the logistics support and operational turnaround of the Indian military.

This defence agreement will simplify interoperability and enable military platforms to receive support and supplies across bases in both nations.


 

CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 100 [ Questions ]


Questions


Q1. Consider the following statements:

1. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) opposed for signing of RCEP.

2. India could serve not only as a major market for final markets but also as a base for third-country exports, primarily to West Asia, Africa and Europe.

3. Farmers feared that the RCEP will permanently bring down import duties on most agricultural commodities to zero

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 about “High Quality Liquid Assets (HQLAs)”:

1. High Quality Liquid Assets (HQLAs) are the liquid assets that can be readily sold or immediately converted into cash at little or no loss of value.

2. High Quality Liquid Assets can be used as collateral to obtain funds in a range of stress scenarios.

Select the correct answer from codes given below

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 both

d) None of the above


Q3. Which of the following statements about “One China Policy” are NOT correct?

1. It is a principle whereby China insists Taiwan is an inalienable part of one China to be reunified one day.

2. The “One-China policy” opposed to the idea that there are two states, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of China (ROC).

3. One China Policy is related to the population control in the country.

4. The One-China principle faces opposition from supporters of the ‘Hong Kong independence movement’.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 4 only

b) 2 and 4 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 3 and 4 only


Q4. Consider the following statements about “East Asia Summit (ESA)”?

1. EAS is chaired by its member countries on rotational basis.

2. India is a one of founding member of the East Asia Summit.

3. It is a forum of 18 regional leaders for strategic dialogue and cooperation on the key political, security, and economic challenges facing the Indo-Pacific region.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q5. What is “Agreement on Reciprocal Logistics Support (ARLS)”?

a) Agreement between USA and India on trade.

b) Agreement between India and Russia, to have access to each other’s military facilities for supplies and fuel.

c) An arrangement between India and China for trade balance.

d) An arrangement between India and ASEAN for cargo ship movement in the Indian Ocean.


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CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 99 [Answers]


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Q.1

a) 1 and 3 only

EXPLANATION –

Accumulated cyclone energy (ACE) is a measure used by various agencies including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the India Meteorological Department to express the activity of individual tropical cyclones and entire tropical cyclone seasons.

It uses an approximation of the wind energy used by a tropical system over its lifetime and is calculated every six hours.

The ACE of a season is the sum of the ACEs for each storm and takes into account the number, strength, and duration of all the tropical storms in the season. The highest ACE calculated for a single storm is 82, for Hurricane/Typhoon Ioke in 2006


Q.2

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

EXPLANATION –

As per the National Waterways Act, 2016, 111 waterways have been declared as National Waterways.

National Waterway-1 (Prayagraj-Haldia) with length 1620 km is the longest National waterway in India. The Sadiya-Dhubri stretch of the Brahmaputra river (891 Km) declared as National Waterway-2 in 1988 is located in the state of Assam.


Q.3

a) 1 only

EXPLANATION –

Red Atlas Action Plan Map is a first of its kind ready reckoner map, prepared by Union Ministry of Earth Sciences to aid state government of Tamil Nadu in effective flood mitigation in Chennai which witnessed the worst deluge in 2015.

The atlas is aimed at flood mitigation, preparedness, operations and management aspects.

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu recently unveiled the ‘Red Atlas Action Plan Map’ atlas and the ‘Coastal Flood Warning System App (CFLOWS-Chennai)’ for flood mitigation in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.


Q.4

a) Indian Space Research Organisation

EXPLANATION –

Navigation in Indian Constellation (NavIC) is an Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), developed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

IRNSS consists of eight satellites, three satellites in geostationary orbit and five satellites in geosynchronous orbit.


Q.5

c) Kolkata

EXPLANATION –

India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 is organised jointly by science and technology related Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and Vijnana Bharati (Vibha),

IISF is being held in Kolkata this year.

This is the fifth edition since its inception in 2015 and will take place during November 5th – 8th, 2019. The theme for this year’s festival is “RISEN India – Research, Innovation, and Science Empowering the Nation.”.


 

CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 99 [ Questions ]


Questions


Q1. Consider the following statements about “Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE)”:

1. Accumulated cyclone energy (ACE) is a measure to express the activity of individual tropical cyclones and entire tropical cyclone seasons.

2. It uses an approximation of the kinetic energy used by a tropical system.

3. The highest ACE calculated for a single storm is 82, for Hurricane/Typhoon Loke in 2006.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above


Q2. Consider the following statements 

Assertion (A):  National Waterway-1 (Prayagraj-Haldia) with length 1620 km is the longest National waterway in India.

Reason (R): As per the National Waterways Act, 2016, 111 waterways have been declared as National Waterways.

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 “Red Atlas Action Plan Map”:

1. Red Atlas Action Plan Map is a first of its kind ready reckoner map, prepared by Union Ministry of Earth Sciences to aid state government of Tamil Nadu in effective flood mitigation in Chennai.

2. The atlas is aimed at providing relief and resettlement of flood victims.

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. ‘NavIC’ satellite system is launched by:

a) Indian Space Research Organisation

b) European Space Agency

c) JAXA

d) NASA


Q5. India International Science Festival (IISF) is being hosted in the city of:

a) New Delhi

b) Jaipur

c) Kolkata

d) Bhubaneswar


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CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 98 [Answers]


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Q.1

a) 1 and 3 only

EXPLANATION –

Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) comes under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA).

It is a multi-disciplinary organisation that investigates and guides prosecution in white-collar fraud requiring expertise in forensic auditing, corporate law, information technology, capital markets, taxation, and other allied fields.

It received statutory powers under the Companies Act, 2013.


Q.2

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

EXPLANATION –

AFSPA gives armed forces the power to maintain public order in “disturbed areas”.

They have the authority to prohibit a gathering of five or more persons in an area, can use force or even open fire after giving due warning if they feel a person is in contravention of the law.

If reasonable suspicion exists, the army can also arrest a person without a warrant; enter or search premises without a warrant; and ban the possession of firearms.


Q.3

b) 1 and 3 only

EXPLANATION –

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), AQI between ‘0-50’ has no health implications  and Air Quality Index (AQI) above 500 falls in ‘severe plus’ category. A disposable N95 mask is a safety device that covers the nose and mouth and helps protect the wearer from breathing in hazardous pollutants like PM 2.5.

Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) is a Supreme Court directed green tax. It is a type of ‘cess’ which has no legislative backup that usually accompanies the imposition of tax on public activities.


Q.4

a) Meghalaya

EXPLANATION –

Recently, the Meghalaya Cabinet has approved amendments to the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA) 2016. The ordinance makes registration on entry mandatory for visitors who intend to spend more than 24 hours in the state of Meghalaya.

This will require non-resident visitors to register themselves on the lines of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, and Mizoram.

The amendment comes in the backdrop of demands by civil society and political leaders, that people excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam might try to enter Meghalaya.


Q.5

d) All of the above

EXPLANATION –

It is an avenue for people to bring their money stashed offshore without fear of being prosecuted. Once they declare their offshore money, they will be asked to invest 40 per cent of that amount in these elephant bonds. A fixed coupon security will be issued.

This bond is issued to those people who declare their previously undisclosed income and are then bound to invest 50% of that amount in these securities. The fund gathered by the issuance of these bonds is utilized to finance infrastructure projects only.


CSE-2020 | Prelims Daily Quiz 98 [ Questions ]


Questions


Q1. Consider the following statements aboutSerious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO)”:

1. SFIO comes under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA).

2. It is a multi-disciplinary organisation that investigates snooping of security related agencies.

3. It received statutory powers under.

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


Q2. Consider the following statements 

Assertion (A): under AFSPA the authority have the power to prohibit a gathering of five or more persons in an area.

Reason (R): AFSPA gives armed forces the power to maintain public order in “disturbed areas”.

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 “Air Quality Index” are correct?

1. AQI between ‘0-50’ has no health implications.

2. An Air Quality Index (AQI) above 500 falls in ‘severe plus’ category.

3.N95 mask is a safety device that covers the nose and mouth and helps protect the wearer from breathing in hazardous pollutants like PM 2.5.

4. Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) is a green tax directed by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) All of the above


Q4. Which of the following Indian state has recently made regulations for Visitors for entry in the State?

a) Meghalaya

b) Assam

c) Tripura

d) Sikkim


Q5. Recently in newsElephant Bonds’ is related to:

1. Elephant bond is an avenue for people to bring their money stashed offshore without fear of being prosecuted.

2. The people who subscribe Elephant Bonds are bound to invest 50% of that amount in these securities.

3. The fund gathered by the issuance of these bonds is utilized to finance infrastructure projects only.

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


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