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Mcqs 21-04-2018

 

 

1.Consider the following statements

  • e-SANAD aims at online submission and verification of documents to extend cashless, and paperless document attestation.
  • e-SANAD has been merged with Parinaam Manjusha to make education system in India more transparent.

Which of the above statement is/are correct?

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

 

Answer: c

Explanation:

  • e-Sanad is aimed at online verification of the documents with an objective to extend contactless, cashless and paperless document attestation service to applicants in India as well as abroad.
  • The integration of e-Sanad with Parinam Manjusha will help the applicants avoid long travels and precious resources of time and money for getting their documents attested by the concerned authorities in States.
  • It also allows filing the application online.

 

  1. Which of the following statements is true about the human ‘Liver’?
  • It is a part of the human excretory system.
  • It is the largest internal organ of human body.
  • Liver is found in all the animals.

 

Choose the incorrect answer using the codes below.

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • 1 and 3 only
  • None of the above

 

Answer: c

Explanation:

  • It is a part of the human digestive system.
  • Liver is found in vertebrates only.

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding contempt of court act 1971.
  • It restricts an individual’s fundamental right to speech and expression for “scandalising the court” or for “wilful disobedience” of any judgment, writ, direction or order.
  • The act provides for punishment only in cases of civil contempt.

 

Which of the above statement is/are correct?

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • Both 1 and 2
  • Neither 1 nor 2

 

Answer: d

Explanation:

  • This act provides restrictions on an individual’s fundamental right to personal liberty for “scandalising the court” or for “wilful disobedience” of any judgment, writ, direction or order. It also provides for punishment in cases of civil contempt as well as criminal contempt.
  • Civil contempt: Under Section 2(b) of the Contempt of Courts Act of 1971, civil contempt has been defined as wilful disobedience to any judgment, decree, direction, order, writ or other process of a court or wilful breach of an undertaking given to a court.
  • Criminal contempt: Under Section 2(c) of the Contempt of Courts Act of 1971, criminal contempt has been defined as the publication (whether by words, spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise) of any matter or the doing of any other act whatsoever which:
    1. Scandalises or tends to scandalise, or lowers or tends to lower the authority of, any court, or
    2. Prejudices, or interferes or tends to interfere with the due course of any judicial proceeding, or
    3. Interferes or tends to interfere with, or obstructs or tends to obstruct, the administration of justice in any other manner.

 

  1. 4. The Kayakalp award is conferred to exceptional achievement in which of the following area?

 

  • Public health facility
  • Digitisation of Government services
  • GM crop production
  • Literacy of girl child

 

Answer: a

Explanation:

  • Kayakalp Awards are conferred to Public Health Facilities”.
  • This award was instituted as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to give Awards to those public health facilities that demonstrate high levels of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control focuses on promoting cleanliness in public spaces.
  1. What are the conditions required for removal of a Judge of Supreme Court or the Chief Justice of India?
  • Once appointed, the Chief Justice remains in the office until the age of 62 years.
  • A Supreme court Judge can be only removed on the ground of proved misbehavior or incapacity.
  • Article 114(4) of Constitution of India lays down the procedure for removal of a Judge of Supreme Court.

 

Which of the above statement is/are incorrect?

  • 1 only
  • 1 and 3 only
  • 2 and 3 only
  • All of the above

 

Answer: b

Explanation:  

  • Once appointed, the Chief Justice remains in the office until the age of 65 years.
  • Article 124(4) of Constitution of India lays down the procedure for removal of a Judge of Supreme Court.

 

  1. Which of the following is not a member of Defence Planning committee?
  • Foreign secretary
  • Defence minister
  • Chairman of chiefs of staff committee
  • Secretary in the Finance Ministry

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

  • 1 and 2 only
  • 2 only
  • 1 and 3 only
  • None of the above

 

Answer: b

Explanation:

  • The DPC will be a permanent body chaired by the National Security Advisor.
  • The committee will comprise:
    • National Security Advisor (NSA).
    • Foreign secretary.
    • Chairman of chiefs of staff committee.
    • The Army, Navy and Air Force chiefs.
    • Secretary (expenditure) in the Finance Ministry.
  • The chairman of the DPC can co-opt experts into it depending on requirement.

 

  1. Recently International SME Convention-2018 was held in New Delhi. Consider the following statements in regard to it.
  • This convention is held annually since 2010.
  • MSMEs constitute largest single employer in India.

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • Both 1 and 2
  • None

 

Answer: d

Explanation:

  • This is the first International SME Convention to be held ever.
    • It is a platform for intensive business discussion, progressive interaction and trade association between progressive entrepreneurs from all over the world.
    • The theme was “Business beyond Borders”.
  • MSMEs constitute a single largest employer after the Agriculture sector in India.

 

  1. Consider the following statements in relation to the Fin Whale.
  • It is the third-largest mammalianon the Earth.
  • It is found in all the major oceans of the world.
  • The International Union for Conservation of Nature declared it a critically endangered species in 1996.

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

  • 1 and 3 only
  • 2 only
  • 3 only
  • All of the above

 

Answer: b

Explanation:

  • It is the second-largest mammalianon the Earth after the blue whale.
  • The International Union for Conservation of Nature declared it an ‘endangered species’ in 1996.
  1. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Atal Amrit Abhiyan’
  • It is a health insurance scheme to provide coverage against several critical illnesses.
  • This scheme is valid for only Below Poverty Line (BPL) families with annual income below Rs 5 lakh.

Which of the above statement is/are correct?

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • Both 1 and 2
  • None

 

Answer: a

Explanation:

  • Both Below Poverty Line (BPL) and Above Poverty Line (APL) families with annual income below Rs 5 lakh are eligible to avail benefit.

 

  1. Which of the following statements are true about Transiting exoplanet Survey satellite?
  • Transiting exoplanet Survey satellite is a native mission of ISRO.
  • This all-sky survey mission is aimed to discover a particular exoplanet in the outer universe.

 

Choose the correct answer using the codes below.

  • 1 only
  • 2 only
  • Both 1 and 2
  • None

 

Answer: d

Explanation:

  • Transiting exoplanet Survey satellite is a native mission of NASA.
  • It is an all-sky survey mission that will discover thousands of exoplanets around nearby bright stars.
  • TESS launched April 18, 2018 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

 

 

 

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