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17th August 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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Thanks you so much...Nice sir, next lectures kyare aavse?
Good morning Mr Saini, hope youre doing well considering your absence for a few days, and for the same reason would like you to upload mcq's for the missing days from 11th of Aug to 16th
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12-16august skipped
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Manas Mallik
a year ago
u r right bro
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Manas Mallik
a year ago
u r right bro
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sir 12 to 16 august kaha hain ?
sir 11 to 16th questions
Sir, after many days ?
  1. MCQs - 17th August 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Instructions As soon as the question Score Conclusion appears, pause the video, answer the question and 0-2 resume it. Very low chances of selection. There is no substitute for hard work. Can do better, need to grind more Going good, almost there. Very high chances of selection 3-4 -100% of the time, 5-6 without fail, calculate your score and write it in 7-8 the comments section (Compete) 9-10


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  5. Q1. Consider the following statements about the Scheduled Tribes: 1. The Scheduled Tribes are notified in all the States/UTs. 2. The decadal population growth of the tribes from Census 2001 to 2011 has been more than that of the entire population. 3. The sex ratio for Scheduled Tribes is better than the average of the entiree population. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above


  6. B) 2 and 3 only The Scheduled Tribes are notified in 30 States/UTs The decadal population growth of the tribes from Census 2001 to 2011 has been 24% against the 18% of the entire population. The sex ratio for the overall population is 940 females per 1000 males and that of Scheduled Tribes 990 females per thousand males.


  7. 2. Consider the following statements about FASTag: 1. It is a program for Electronic Toll Collection on Toll Plazas on National Highways 2. The tag employs Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) technology. 3. It is less expensive to use than the bar code stickers. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above


  8. A) 1 and 2 only FASTag is a simple to use, reloadable tag which enables automatic deduction of toll charges and lets you pass through the toll plaza without stopping for the cash transaction. The tag employs Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) technology and is affixed on the vehicle's windscreen after the tag account is active. Although more expensive to use than the bar code stickers, RFID tags don't get dirty or fall off or require an unobstructed line-of-sight between the tag and the reader.


  9. Q3. Consider the following statements about the monetary policy and fiscal policy: 1. While monetary policy is administered by RBI, fiscal policy is administered by the central government. 2. While monetary policy focuses on economic stability, fiscal policy focuses orn economic growth Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  10. C) Both 1 and 2 Monetary policy involves changing the interest rate and influencing the money supply. Fiscal policy involves the government changing tax rates and levels of government spending to influence aggregate demand in the economy. Administered by Fiscal policy: Ministry of Finance Monetary policy: Central Bank/RBI Focuses on Fiscal policy: Economic Growth Monetary policy: Economic Stability


  11. Q4. Consider the following statements about wholesale price index (WPI): 1. WPl index reflects average price changes of goods and services that are bought and sold in the wholesale market. 2. WPI in India is published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Program 3. The base year for the WPI index has been revised for the seventh time from the earlier 2004-2005 to 2017-18 to better capture changes in the economy. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) All of the above DI None of these


  12. D) None of these WPI index reflects average price changes of goods that are bought and sold in the wholesale market. WPI in India is published by the Office of Economic Adviser, Ministry of Commerce and Industry The base year for the WPl index has been revised for the seventh time from the earlier 2004-2005 to 2011-12 to better capture changes in the economy.


  13. Answer- B) 2 and 3 only The equatorial climate has no seasons as it is characterised by uniformaly high temperature throughout the year


  14. Q7. The Parliament in our system has immense power because? A) It has more seats than the state legislature. B) The members of Parliament represent the larger constituency than other elected representatives. C) It is the representative of the people. D) It also includes President of India.


  15. Q8. Which among the following elements are found in the ash and dust released by the coal based power plants? 1. Arsenic 2. Cadmium 3. Mercury 4. Lead Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 1, 2 and 4 only C) 2, 3 and 4 only D) All of the abov


  16. Answer- D) All of the above Combustion of coal produces fine solid particles of ash, dust and soot containing toxic elements like lead, arsenic, cadmium, cobalt, silica, mercury, etc. all of which are hazardous to health.


  17. Q9. What is a countervailing duty? A) A lower import duty on raw material by the importing country to enhance the competitiveness of final product exports. B) A duty to raise more revenue by the government for subsidising exports. C) An import duty or tariff imposed by an importing country to raise the price of a subsidized export product to offset its lower price. D) A lower tariff on imported commodity produced by a monopoly industry in the exporting country.


  18. Answer- C) Countervailing duty is an import duty or tariff imposed by an importing country to raise the price of a subsidized export product to offset its lower price.