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19th January 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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wow congrats sir for start up of the year award 2017. it's a party time .Have a party day .
9/10.............d person like me, always ran from C.A topics, but it's unacademy and the team has made me to sit, and analyse d things.........and already cracked 2 prelims and 1 mains in state civil service
Bharat Kumar
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Indeed!!!!!
Very good morning sir... And congratulations for the award
  1. MCQs - 19th Jan 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Instructions As soon as the question appears, pause the video, answer the question and 0-2 resume it. Score Conclusion 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


  3. Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Article 166 in the Constitution of India: 1. All executive action of the Government of a State shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Chief Minister. 2. The Chief Minister shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the business of the Government of the State. 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


  4. D) Neither 1 nor 2 All executive action of the Government of a State shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Governor. The Governor shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the business of the Government of the State, and for the allocation among Ministers of the said business


  5. Q2. Which of the following came into existence by transferring the agricultural credit functions of RBI and refinance functions of the then Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation? A) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development B) National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj C) Indian Institute for Rural Development D) Institute of Rural Management


  6. Answer- A) NABARD came into existence in July 1982 by transferring the agricultural credit functions of RBI and refinance functions of the then Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation (ARDC) The Self Help Group-Bank Linkage Project launched by NABARD in 1992 has blossomed into the world's largest micro finance project.


  7. Q3. Which of the following tribes is famous for eking out their living by selling coffee beans? A) Apatanis B) Dhodia C) Chenchus D) Soliga


  8. D) Soliga Soliga tribes, from Biligiriranga Hills, are famous for eking out their living by selling coffee beans.


  9. Q4. Which of the following statements is wrong regarding the colour of passports issued by the Government of India? A) Dark blue B) White C) Maroon D) The Government of India issues same passport to every citizen of India.


  10. Answer- D) Dark Blue - Ordinary citizens White Government officials Maroon - Diplomats Orange (proposed)- Non-matriculate workers who wish to work abroad


  11. Q5. Recently, twenty nations attended a meeting to propose tougher sanctions on North Korea. Which of the following did not attend this meeting? 1. Japan 2. United States 3. Russia 4. China 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) 3 and 4 only


  12. A) India Recently, India suggested to hold a mini-ministerial meeting of about 40 World Trade Organization (WTO) members to discuss ways to increase global trade.


  13. Q8. Arrange the following in decreasing order of their commercially exploitable potential in India: 1. Solar energy 2. Wind energy 3. Bio energy 4. Small hydro energy Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 2>3-4 B) 2>3>4 1 C) 3>1>2>4 D) 1>4 2>3


  14. Q9. Consider the following statements about the Solar City Programme: 1. The Solar City aims at minimum 25% reduction in projected demand of conventional energy at the end of five years 2. In a Solar City all projects would be based on solar energy only. 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


  15. D) Neither 1 nor 2 The Solar City aims at minimum 10% reduction in projected demand of conventional energy at the end of five years, through a combination of enhancing supply from renewable energy sources in the city and energy efficiency measures. In a Solar City all types of renewable energy based projects like solar, wind, biomass, small hydro, waste to energy etc. may be installed


  16. Q10. Under the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy 2015, a 100MW offshore wind power plant was started for demonstration purpose in which of the following States? A) Gujarat B) Tamil Nadu C) Kerala D) Maharashtra