The 10 PM Daily Quiz – 30 April, 2016

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) Anti-Defection Law is contained in which of the following Schedule of the Constitution?

a) VII Schedule
b) VIII Schedule
c) IX Schedule
d) X Schedule

Q.2) With reference to conditions for disqualification under Anti Defection law, consider the following statements

1. If an independent candidate joins a political party after the election.
2. If a nominated member joins a party six months after he becomes a member of the legislature.
3. If a member voluntarily gives up the membership of his political party.

Which of the above are conditions for disqualification under Anti-defection law?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding 91st Amendment of the Indian Constitution

1.It has restricted the size of council of ministers to 15% of legislative members.
2. It has strengthened Anti Defection laws.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

Q.4) Which of the following State has shown the fastest growth in its direct tax collections?

a) Tamil Nadu
b) West Bengal
c) Maharashtra
d) Gujarat

Q.5) Arrange the following countries from west to east
1. Papua New Guinea
2. Indonesia
3. New Zealand

a) 1-2-3
b) 1-3-2
c) 2-1-3
d) 2-3-1

Q.6) Consider the following statements regarding the income tax data, recently released by the government
1. Around 20 per cent of India’s voters are taxpayers.
2. The data shows that direct tax collections have gradually increased in the last five years.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

Q.7) According to  MGNREGS Audit of Scheme Rules, 2011, there should be  at least one social audit in each Gram Panchayat every

a) six months
b) two months
c) three months
d) four months


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