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18th November: Daily Current Affairs MCQs for Government Exams (UPSC CSE/IAS Exam)
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18th November:- This lesson covers Daily Current Affairs MCQs for Government Exams (UPSC CSE/IAS Exam) for the today. Do not just skim through the lesson, pay close attention to understand the underlying concepts and analysis.

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Deepanshu Singh
Faculty- Indian Polity and Current Affairs| UPSC CSE Reserve list 2015| Consultant-G.O.I. Loves Geography Teaching since 2015

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10/10 president's rule first time imposed in punjab
Regarding OPEC--- at present it has 12 members which are venezula,Algeria,eucador,nigeria,qatar,iran,iraq,kuwait,libya,s arabia,uae and angola
Karishma Gupta
3 years ago
Pls comment.. it's correct or not.
Adnan Mustafa
3 years ago
There are 14 countries under OPEC-Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela,Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, United Arab Emirates.
Karishma Gupta
3 years ago
3 years ago
official site of OPEC says 13 members. Indonesia is no more a member of Opec
Pranjal Verma
3 years ago
Only 13 exists as of 2017 .The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization, created at the Baghdad Conference on September 10–14, 1960, by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. The five Founding Members were later joined by nine other Members: Qatar (1961); Indonesia (1962) – suspended its membership in January 2009, reactivated it in January 2016, but decided to suspend it again in November 2016; Libya (1962); United Arab Emirates (1967); Algeria (1969); Nigeria (1971); Ecuador (1973) – suspended its membership in December 1992, but reactivated it in October 2007; Angola (2007); and Gabon (1975) - terminated its membership in January 1995 but rejoined in July 2016.
Indonesia is not a member of OPEC, so it has only 13 members. Pls correct
sir! i want to know that in question no 1 why second option is incorrect ....CRR IS INVERSLYPROPORTIONAL TO CREDIT CREATION .THEN IF CRR IS REDUCE THEN CREDIT CREATION IS INCREASED(JO BANK KA HOTA H )
Utkarsh Rajan
3 years ago
Abhinav Bhaiya, if we increase CRR, then RBI willl have more money and people have less money and vice versa....
  1. 2 2 McQ based on 18th November 2016 Current Affairs

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  4. for kch ofh olosing countries 1. Which of the following countries signed the Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) for the seamless movement of road traffic among a few SAARC Countries? 1) India 2) Myanmar 3) Bhutavn 4) Nepal s) Bangladesh 6) Pakistan Select the correct code: 2 a)1,2,4,6,6 b)1,2,3,4,6 c)1,3,4,6 d)2,3,4,5

  5. Solution: C Explanation: o India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh signed a landmark Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) for the Regulation of Passenger, Personnel and Cargo Vehicular Traffic among the four South Asian neighbours in 2015. o The Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (B8IN) motor vehicle agreement, was rejected by the National Council (NC), the upper house of the Bhutanese Parliament, on 15 November during the ongoing winter session. The agreement had earlier been approved by the National Assembly, the lower house of Parliament, though it had received a great deal of criticism by the opposition.

  6. 2. Which of the following actions will reduce the money circulation in the economy? 1)Increase of Repo Rate 2)Reduction of Cash Reserve Ration(CRR) 3)Increase of Statutory Liquidity Ratio(SLR) Select the correct code: a) 1 and 3 b) 2 and 3 c) 2 only d) 1, 2 and 3

  7. Solution: A Explanation: Explanation Me an time Liabilities of a bank which it has to maintain with the RBI, thereby increasing the money circulation in the economy

  8. 3. Consider the following regarding Market Economy status(MES), 1) China has been granted Market Economy Status. once a exporting nation is granted MES, it will severely Limit the importing nations ability to resort to anti-dumping as the authorities wsitl have to accept the production costs and selling price in the exporting nation as the benchmark. 3) Market Economy Status is granted under World Trade Organisation morms Which of the following is/are correct? a)1 and 2 b)2 and3 c)1 only d)1, 2 and 3

  9. Solution: B Explanation: India is not inclined to automatically grant the coveted Market Economy Status' (MES) to China this December under arket Economy Status World Trade Organisation (WTO) norms.

  10. 4. Which of the following is correct regarding Question Hour of the Indian parliament? a) It is an informal tool available to the members to raise the matters without any prior notice b) It is the first hour of a sitting which is devoted to Questions. c) It is a motion moved by a member to cut short the debate on a matter before the house. d) It is a motion introduced by a member to call the attention of a minister to a matter of urgent public importance, and to seek a misister to a matter of urgent public importance, and to seek a statement from him.

  11. 6. Consider the following statements regarding The National Student startup Policy, 1) It is formulated by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. 2) It aims to create 1oo,ooo technology based student start-ups and a million employment opportunities within the next 1o years. 3) It has been Launched by President of India during the second Visitor's Conference i.e. a conference of Vice Chancellors/Directors/Director Generals of Institutions of higher learning. Which of the following is/are correct? a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and3 c) 1 only d) 1, 2 and 3

  12. Solution: A Explanation: o The requirement for HIV besting as a pre-requisite for The requirement for HIV testing as a pre-requiste for obtaining employment or accessing health care or education is also prohibited o The HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014 is scheduled to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha.

  13. Solution: B Explanation Four Naval Systems developed by DRDO will be handed over to the Indian Navy, which include ABHAY - Compact Hull Mounted sONAR for Shallow Water Crafts, HUMSA UG Upgrade Mounted SONAR for Shallous Water Crafts, HUMSA UG Upgrade for the HUMSA SONAR System, NACS Near-field Acoustic Charackerisation System, and AIDSS Advanced Indigenous Distress SONAR System for submarines. rafes, Near Te

  14. 9. Consider the following statements regarding the The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave observatory (LIGO) -India mega-science project 1) LIG0-India is an Indo-European joint collaboration, 2) The project will be jointly funded by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Department of science Technology (DST). 3) A Maharashtra as the preferred site for the LIG0-India Project, while two other backup sites are also being Looked at. primary site has been identified at Aundha in Hingoli district o otker backup sites are also being looked afk bith of the folle here cor Which of the following is/are correct? a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and3 c) 1 only d) 1, 2 and 3