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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’- Prelims Test 2016 POLITY & CURRENT AFFAIRS [Day 14]

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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 14]

 


Q.1) Consider the following

  1. Measles
  2. Japanese Encephalitis
  3. Rotavirus

The Mission Indradhanush, targets to immunize all children against vaccine preventable diseases, namely

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 only

d) None of the above


Q.2) Consider the following statements

  1. National green tribunal is enacted under Article 21 of Indian constitution.
  2. The tribunal is guided by principles of natural justice and not code of civil procedure, 1908

Select the correct option

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.3) Pradhan Mantri Krushi Sinchai Yojana, PMKSY aims to bring rationality and investment in irrigation and bring water in every field. Consider the following

  1. Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP)
  2. Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP)
  3. On Farm Water Management (OFWM)

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchana yojana is formulated by amalgamating which of the above schemes

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All


Q.4) Consider the following

  1. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana also known as “Housing for all” aims to provide quality homes at affordable prices by 2022.
  2. The scheme is eligible only for BPL families

Select the correct option with respect to PMAY (Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana)

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.5) Consider the following

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Assam
  3. Kerala
  4. Karnataka

Coffee is grown in which of the above states

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

b) 4 only

c) 3 and 4 only

d) 1, 3 and 4 only


Q.6) Consider the following

  1. Horn of Africa
  2. Gulf of Mannar
  3. Sri Lanka

Which of the above is/are biodiversity hotspot?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All


Q.7) Consider the following statements with respect to defects of eye and there correction

  1. Myopia is a condition of long sightedness
  2. People with myopia use convex lens

Select the correct option from code given below

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.8) Domestic electric wiring is basically a

a) Series connection

b) Parallel connection

c) Combination of series and parallel

d) Series connection with each room and parallel connection elsewhere.


Q.9) Global energy architecture performance index report (GEAPI) is released by which of the following international institutions.

a) World economic forum

b) United Nations development programme

c) United Nations environment programme

d) International renewable energy agency


Q.10) Consider the following

  1. Project Mausam is transnational initiative meant to revive its ancient maritime routes and cultural linkages between countries of the Indian Ocean world
  2. It was launched at  38th World Heritage Session at Doha in 2012

Select the correct option

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both

d) None


Q.11) The final interpreter of the provisions of the Constitution of India within the House is

a) Attorney General

b) President

c) Speaker

d) Supreme Court


Q.12) Consider the following statements in regard to representation of UTs in the second chamber:

  1. The Constitution has empowered the Parliament to prescribe the manner of choosing the representatives of the UTs to the second chamber
  2. The Parliament has enacted the Union Territories (Indirect Election to the Second Chamber) Act, 1965, by which the representatives of the UTs are chosen
  3. The representatives of each UT in the second chamber are indirectly elected by members of an electoral college specially constituted for the purpose
  4. This election is held in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2 and 3 only

b) 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) All of the above


Q.13) Consider the following statements:

  1. Under the Rules of Rajya Sabha, the Chairman nominates from amongst the members a panel of vice-chairpersons
  2. Any of them can preside over the House when the office of the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker is vacant

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.14) Which among the given statements is/are true in regard to the Speaker of Lok Sabha?

  1. He is the guardian of powers and privileges of the members, the House as a whole and its committees
  2. President enables the House to elect the new Speaker
  3. Parliamentary Affairs Committee, which looks after the progress of government business in the Parliament, is chaired by the Speaker

Select the appropriate code

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 only

d) All of the above


Q.15) From the following devices of Parliamentary Proceedings, select only the Indian innovated Parliamentary procedures:

  1. Zero hour
  2. Short notice question
  3. Calling attention motion
  4. No-day- yet-named motion

Choose appropriate option:

a) 1 and 3

b) 2 and 3

c) 1, 2 and 4

d) 2, 3 and 4


Q.16) Consider the following statements in regard to Money Bill and Financial Bill: 

  1. Money bills and financial bills can be introduced only on the recommendation of the President
  2. Financial Bills are governed by the same legislative procedure which is applicable to an ordinary bill
  3. The only special feature of Financial Bills is that it cannot be passed by either House of Parliament unless the President has recommended to that House the consideration of the bill

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 only

d) 3 only


Q.17) Which among the following statements is/are not true in regard to Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha?

  1. The institutions of Speaker and Deputy Speaker originated in India under the provisions of the Government of India Act of 1935
  2. President administers the oath of the Speaker and Speaker administers the oath of Deputy Speaker and remaining members of the LS
  3. Speaker acts as strictly a non-party man in India, he resigns from the membership of his party on his election to the exalted office

Select the appropriate code

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 2 only

d) All of the above


Q.18) Which among the following is/are correct in regard to Motions associated with Parliamentary functions?

  1. No-Confidence Motion and Censure motion can be moved against the entire council of ministers
  2. Calling Attention Motion is introduced in the Parliament to draw attention of the House to a definite matter of urgent public importance
  3. All resolutions come in the category of substantive motion

Select the appropriate code

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 2 only

d) All of the above


Q.19) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

List I                                                    List II

(Parliamentary Committees)                                    (Consists of)

a) Public Accounts Committee                            1) 22 members (15 from LS and 7 from RS)

b) Estimates Committee                                       2) 30 members (All from LS only)

c) Standing committee                                          3) 31 members (21 from LS and 10 from RS)

d) Committee on Empowerment of Women    4) 30 members (20 from LS and 10 from RS)

A-B-C-D

a) 1-2-4-3

b) 2-1-4-3

c) 2-1-3-4

d) 1-2-3-4


Q.20) Consider the following statements with regard to Parliamentary Privileges: 

  1. Without these privileges, the Parliament can neither maintain their authority, dignity and honor nor can protect their members from any obstruction in the discharge of their parliamentary responsibilities
  2. The Constitution has extended Parliamentary privileges to the Parliament, including the attorney general of India

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.21) Consider the following regarding Public Accounts Committee

  1. The chairman of the committee must belong to the ruling party
  2. The function of the committee is to examine the annual audit reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), which are laid before the Parliament by the Speaker
  3. It is a non-advisory and non-executive body

Select the correct code

a) 1 and 2

b) Only 2

c) Only 3

d) None 


Q.22) Consider the following w.r.t ‘Ethics Committee’ of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

  1. Ethics Committee has an Ad Hoc status in Lok Sabha whereas a Permanent Standing Committee Status in Rajya Sabha
  2. Both the houses explicitly provide for a ‘Register of Members’ Interest’, where MPs have to declare their interest in certain categories
  3. Lok Sabha’s Ethics Committee acts both on complaints as well as takes up issues suo motu, Rajya Sabha’s committee acts only on complaints made either by any member of the public or any other member of the House

Select the incorrect statement/s

a) 1 and 2 Only

b) 1, 2 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d) Neither of them


Q.23)  Consider the following

  1. Temperature
  2. Pressure
  3. Medium

What are the factors that affect the speed of sound from above?

a) Only 3

b) 1 and 3

c) 2 and 3

d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.24) Consider the following regarding ‘Aerogels’

  1. They are liquid having low density
  2. They have high thermal conductivity
  3. Metal Oxide aerogels are the most common type of aerogels

Select the incorrect code

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3

c) Only 3

d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.25) Consider the following w.r.t ‘Red Panda’

  1. It is an arboreal animal
  2. It is categorized as ‘Threatened’ under IUCN Red List
  3. They eat mostly bamboo, and may eat small mammals, birds and eggs etc

Select the appropriate code

a) Only 1

b) 1 and 2

c) 1, 2 and 3

d) 1 and 3


 

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