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20th August 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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  1. MCQs - 20th 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. Which of the following are among the applications of interferometers'? 1. To measure the smallest variations on the surface of a microscopic organism. 2. To measure the structure of enormous expanses of gas and dust in the distant Universe. 3. To detect gravitational waves. 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. D) All of the above Gravitational waves are detected by high-tech underground stations, known as interferometers, that do not rely on light in the sky like a telescope does, but instead sense vibrations in space and can pick up the "chirp" created by a gravitational wave. They are called interferometers because they work by merging two or more sources of light to create an interference pattern, which can be measured and analyzed They are often used to make very small measurements that are not achievable any other way. They are used to measure everything from the smallest variations on the surface of a microscopic organism, to the structure of enormous expanses of gas and dust in the distant Universe, and now, to detect gravitational waves.


  7. Q2. Consider the following statements about the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)- India project: 1. The proposed LIGO-India project aims to move one Advanced LIGO detector from Hanford to India. 2. LIGO-India is being jointly funded by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) 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


  8. A) 1 only LIGO-India project The LIGO project operates three gravitational-wave (GW) detectors. Two are at Hanford in the State of Washington, north-western USA, and one is at Livingston in Louisiana, south-eastern USA Currently these observatories are being upgraded to their advanced configurations. The proposed LIGO-India project aims to move one Advanced LIGO detector from Hanford to India. LIGO-India is being jointly funded by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and is expected to be ready by 2025.


  9. Q3. Which of the following are among the instruments of the monetary policy? 1. Moral suasion 2. Open market operations 3. Credit rationing 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


  10. D) All of the above Monetary policy (formulated by the central bank or currency board) controls the supply of money, often targeting an inflation rate or interest rate to ensure price stability and general trust in the currency. Some of the instruments of the monetary policy are: Moral suasion - It is a persuasion tactic used by an authority to influence and pressure, but not force, banks into adhering to policy. Open market operations - They refer to the buying and selling of government securities in the open market in order to expand or contract the amount of money in the banking system, facilitated by the RBl. Credit rationing - It is the limiting by lenders of the supply of additional credit to borrowers who demand funds, even if the latter are willing to pay higher interest rates


  11. Q4. Which of the following are among the Product/Services of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)? 1. National Financial Switch (NFS) 2. Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) 3. Cheque Truncation System (CTS) 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


  12. D) All of the above CA) National Financial Switch (NFS) The National Financial Switch is the largest interconnected network of automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in India. oB) Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) IMPS is an innovative real time payment service that is available round the clock. This service is offered by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) that empowers customers to transfer money instantly through banks and RBI authorized Prepaid Payment Instrument Issuers (PPI) across India. oC) Cheque Truncation System Truncation is the process of stopping the flow of the physical cheque issued by a drawer at some point by the presenting bank en-route to the paying bank branch


  13. D) All of the above RuPay is a new card payment scheme launched by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPC) Features: The orange and green arrows on RuPay card indicate a nation on the move and a service that matches its pace. The colour blue stands for the feeling of tranquility which is the people must get while owning a card of the brand 'RuPay'. The bold and unique typeface grants solidity to the whole unit and symbolizes a stable entity.


  14. Q7. Consider the following statements about a QR Code: 1. The QR Code is a three-dimensional version of the barcode. 2. QR Codes are based on "open source" technology. 3. Significant advantages of QR Codes over conventional barcodes are larger data capacity and high fault tolerance. 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


  15. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. Natives of Andaman-Nicobar islands belong to Negrito races. 2. Tribes living in Central India belong to Mongoloid races 3. Tribes living in the North-East India belong to the Negroid races. 4. Indo-Aryans belong to the Nordic races Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 4 only D) 3 and 4 only


  16. Answer- C) 1 and 4 onl Tribes living in Central India belong to Proto-Australoid races. Tribes living in the North-East India belong to the Mongoloid races.


  17. 09. Consider the following statements about the recently launched schemes 'SANKALP' and 'STRIVE': 1. While 'SANKALP is supported by the World Bank, STRIVE' is supported by the International Monetary Fund. 2. Both the schemes aim to boost Skill India Mission. 3. Both the schemes are Centrally Sponsored Schemes. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above


  18. Answer- B) 2 only To boost Skill India Mission the Government has launched two new World Bank supported schemes - Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) and Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE) SANKALP is a Centrally sponsored scheme whereas STRIVE is a central sector scheme.