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The 10 PM Daily Quiz – 25 May, 2016

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Hi Friends,

Starting Monday, March 28, 2016 We are taking up a new initiatives for Prelims 2016 . We will be posting a 7-10 Questions Quiz based on 9 PM Brief, on a daily basis.

The purpose of these is to enable practise on a daily level for you to prepare Current Affairs for Civil Services Prelims Examination. This questions will be moderate level and it is expected of you solve these questions with decent overview of 9 PM Brief

Please type your answers in the comments below .

Note : Answers to the quiz will be posted one day later.


Q.1) Recently president promulgated an ordinance for NEET which of the following statements are correct regarding this?

  1. All post-graduate (PG) admissions will be done through NEET this year.
  2. For under-graduate (UG) courses, an exemption has been made for ‘State quota’ seats in government medical colleges and private institutions for this academic session.

Select the correct statement using the codes given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither is correct


Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding Smart City Mission:

  1. 13 more cities will be developed under the Centre’s “Smart City Mission.”
  2. Under the scheme each city will receive Central assistance of Rs. 200 crore in the first year and Rs. 100. crore over the three subsequent financial years. And State governments and respective urban local bodies will also match the Centre’s contribution.
  3. Assured water and power supply, sanitation and solid waste management systems, efficient urban mobility and public transportation, IT connectivity, e-governance and citizen participation are some of the highlights of the smart city project.

Select the correct statement using the codes given below:

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) All of the above


Q.3) Smart cities will have following core infrastructures:

  1. Adequate water supply
  2. Assured electricity supply
  3. Sanitation, including solid waste management
  4. Efficient urban mobility and public transport
  5. Affordable housing, especially for the poor
  6. Robust IT connectivity and digitalisation
  7. Good governance, especially e-Governance and citizen participation
  8. Sustainable environment
  9. Safety and security of citizens, particularly women, children and the elderly
  10. Health and education
  11. Free education to women
  12. Women reservation in different govt jobs

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
b) 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11 and 12
c) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 and 10
d) All of the above


Q.4) Consider the statements regarding poverty:

  1. In pre-independent India, Dadabhai Naoroji was the first to discuss the concept of a Poverty Line.
  2. The official data on poverty is made available to the public by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO).
  3. It is estimated on the basis of consumption expenditure data collected by the Planning Commission.
  4. Currently is is using Tendulkar formula for poverty.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 3 and 4 only
d) All of the above


Q.5) Consider the following statements:

  1. India and several other nations bordering the Indian Ocean have decided to evolve a regional mechanism for cooperation on Special Economic Zones (SEZ) – or duty-free enclaves with tax holidays — to boost exports.
  2. The first-of-its-kind meeting between SEZ authorities from these Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) nations was held in Iran.

Select the correct statement using the codes given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both are correct
d) Neither is correct


Q.6) What are the objectives of SEZs?

  1. Generation of additional economic activity;
  2. Promotion of exports of goods and services;
  3. Promotion of investment from domestic and foreign sources;
  4. Creation of employment opportunities;
  5. Development of infrastructure facilities.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 2 3 and 4
b) 2 3 4 and 5
c) 1 2 3 only
d) All of the above


Q.7) Consider the following statements regarding promulgation power of president:

  1. If at any time, except when both Houses of Parliament are in session, the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action, he may promulgate such Ordinances as the circumstances appear to him to require.
  2. An Ordinance promulgated under this article shall have the same force and effect as an Act of Parliament.
  3. It can not withdrawn by the President.

 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1 2 and 3

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