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IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 16]

  • September 12, 2016
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Q.1) Which of the following statements is correct with respect to LIDAR?

  1. It works on the principle of radar, but uses light from a laser
  2. It uses sound propagation to navigate, communicate with or detect objects on or under the surface of the water
  3. It used sound waves to detect any object
  4. None of the above

Q.2) The city of Aleppo has been in news. The city is located in which of the following countries?

  1. Turkey
  2. Syria
  3. Belgium
  4. France

Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to Indian Coast Guard (ICG)

  1. It is under the Ministry of Defence
  2. It works in cooperation with Indian Navy only
  3. It protects and provides assistance to fishermen and mariners at sea

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All of the above

Q.4) Below given are the statements about direct and indirect taxes. Which among the following statements is not correct?

  1. GST is same as the VAT but with a wider base. GST includes tax on both goods and services whereas VAT includes only tax on goods.
  2. Currently, States’ tax only sale of good and not on services
  3. Indirect Taxes are considered regressive and Direct Taxes are proportional.
  4. GST, by subsuming an array of direct taxes under one rubric – will simplify tax administration, improve compliance, eliminate economic distortions in production, trade and consumption.

Q.5) Consider the following principles:

  1. Ahimsa
  2. Satya
  3. Asteya
  4. Aparigraaha
  5. Brahmacharya

Which of the above are followed under Jainism?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1, 2 and 3
  3. 1, 3 and 4
  4. All of the above

 

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