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Daily Quiz

Dec 16,2018
1.

Which of the following statements are true with respect to Inflation?

1. Inflation is defined as a situation where there is sustained, unchecked increase in the general price level

2. The  RBI uses retail inflation as an indicator  for  its policy decisions


A) 1 only

B) 2 only

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

2.

 Which of the following lies between India and Sri Lanka?


A) 10 degree channel

B) Palk Strait

C) 9 degree channel

D) None of the above

3.

Which of the following statements are true with respect to the Model APMC Act 2003 ?

1. As per the act, the State is divided into several market areas, each of which is administered by a separate Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) which impose its own marketing regulation (including fees).

2. Apart from that, legal persons, growers, and local authorities are permitted to apply for the establishment of new markets for agricultural produce in any area.


A) 1 only

B) 2 only

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

4.

 Which of the following statements are true with respect to the National Agricultural Market(NAM)?

1. NAM creates a unified market through online trading platform both, at State and National level and promotes uniformity.

2. The NAM Portal provides a single window service for all APMC related information and services.


A) 1 only

B) 2 only

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

5.

The ECO Niwas Samhita ,which was recently seen in news is aimed at?


A) Promoting Housing for all by 2022

B) Promoting Energy Efficiency

C) Promoting Skill development

D) None of the above

6.

Which of the following scientist is not winner of Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 ?


A) Rainer Weiss

B) Kazuo Ishiguro

C) Barry C. Barish

D) Kip S. Thorne

7.

With reference to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

1. It is a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

2. It mainly focuses on implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty.

3. It was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

Select the correct answer using the given code:


A) Only 1

B) 2 and 3

C) Only 3

D) 1, 2 and 3

8.

With reference to Blue Moon, which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

1. A "Blue Moon" is a fairly infrequent phenomenon involving the appearance of an additional full moon within a given period.

2. The next monthly Blue Moon (a second full moon that appears in a single month) will be on Jan. 31, 2018.

Select the correct answer using the given code:


A) Only 1

B) Only 2

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

9.

With reference to Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

1. TCAS, is an indigenised system developed by Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO).

2. TPWS can be effective on the automatic signalling route.

Select the correct answer using the given code:


A) Only 1

B) Only 2

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

10.

With reference to Humanoid-'Sophia’, which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

1. Sophia is a lifelike android designed by Hong Kong firm Hanson Robotics.

2. Recently, it has been granted citizenship status by UAE.

Select the correct answer using the given code:


A) Only 1

B) Only 2

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2