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IASbaba Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 24]

  • September 22, 2016
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Q.1) Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) is often in news. Consider the following statements with respect to TiSA

  1. It is a trade agreement currently being negotiated by 23 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), including the European Union
  2. It is based on the WTO’s General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
  3. Only developed countries are part of TiSA

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

Q.2) The National Board for Wildlife has approved phase 1 of the Ken-Betwa river interlinking project. Consider the following statements with respect to same

  1. The project aims at providing water to the drought-prone Bundelkhand area
  2. As part of the project the government will have to divert thousands hectares of land including Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. None of the above

Q.3) Karnataka Government is not in favour of cloud seeding in areas facing deficient rain. Consider the following statements with respect to cloud seeding

  1. It is a method of enabling inefficient clouds to bring rain or enhance rainfall from a seedable cloud by introducing seeding material
  2. Cloud Aerosol Interaction and Precipitation Enhancement Experiment (CAIPEEX) is a technique to understand the rain formation in clouds and the impact of Randomized Cloud Seeding
  3. Silver iodide and dry ice is generally used for cloud seeding

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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

Q.4) The 52nd Amendment Act, 1985 provides for

  1. Disqualification of members of Parliament and state legislatures on the ground of defection
  2. Creation of All India Judicial Service
  3. An alternative scheme of devolution of revenue between the Centre & states
  4. None of the above

Q.5) Consider the below statements in regard to Railway Budget and General Budget in India:

  1. Department of Budget Affairs is responsible for the General Budget Preparation.
  2. The Railway Budget was separated from the General Budget in 1931.
  3. Bibek Debroy Committee has recommended discontinuance of a separate Rail Budget.

Select the correct statement/s from the codes given below:

  1. 3 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1 and 2 only

 

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