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MCQs - 26th August 2018 Roman Saini
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Q1. Which of the following could be the advantages of using 'Electronic Voting Machines (EVMS)? 1. Huge savings by way of cost of paper, printing, transportation, storage and distribution. 2. Counting is very quick and the result can be declared within 2 to 3 hours as compared to 30-40 hours, on an average, under the conventional system. 3. There are no invalid votes under the system of voting under EVMs. 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
D) All of the above Advantages of using EVMs 1. Huge savings by way of cost of paper, printing, transportation, storage and distribution. 2. Counting is very quick and the result can be declared within 2 to 3 hours as compared to 30-40 hours, on an average, under the conventional system. 3. There are no invalid votes under the system of voting under EVMs. To this extent, the choice of the electorate will be more correctly reflected when EVMs are used.
Q2. Arrange the names of the following women in the order in which they became the President of the United Nations: 1. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit 2. Angie Brooks 3. Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa 4. Mar a Fernanda Espinosa Garc s Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1-2-3-4 B) 2-3-4-1 C) 1-4-3-2 D) 2-4-1-3
A) 1-2-3-4 Women Presidents of the United Nations In 1953, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit became the first woman to be elected president of the UN General Assembly. She was also the eighth president of the UN General Assembly. Angie Brooks was the second woman president of the United Nations. Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa was the third woman president of the United Nations. Mar a Fernanda Espinosa Garc s (Ecuador) is the fourth woman president of the United Nations.
Q3. Which of the following correctly defines the term Credit Rationing? A) It is a persuasion tactic used by an authority to influence and pressure, but not force, banks into adhering to policy. B) 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 RBI. C) 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. D) None of these
Answer - C) 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
Q4. Consider the following statements about the RuPay Card: 1. The orange and green arrows indicate a nation on the move and a service that matches its pace 2. The colour blue stands for the feeling of tranquility which is the people must get while owning a card of the brand 'RuPay. 3. The bold and unique typeface grants solidity to the whole unit and symbolizes a stable entity. 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
D) All of the above ABC BANK 6000 OO00 O000 O001 exxx RuPay DAAR 1234 5b78 9012 CARDHOSDENAe DEBIT
D) All of the above The QR Code is a two-dimensional version of the barcode. "QR" stands for "Quick Response", which refers to the instant access to the information hidden in the Code. QR Codes are gaining popularity because the technology is "open source", i.e. available for everyone. What can be stored in a QR Code? Up to 7089 digits or 4296 characters, including punctuation marks and special characters, can be entered in one Code. In addition to numbers and characters, words and phrases (e.g. Internet addresses) can be encoded as well.
Q7. When a candidate wins a seat after the bypolls he or she will: A) Remain in office for a full term of five years. B) Remain in office till the Lok Sabha/Assembly dissolves. C) Remain in office for a period decided by the President of India in consultation with the Election Commission of India D) None of the above.
Q8. The Energy and Resources Institute's (TERI) 'mycorhizzal technology' is based on the use of which of the following microorganism? A) Bacteria B) Fungi C) Protozoan D) Virus
Answer- B) Fungi TERI's researchers had identified certain strains of naturally occurring mycorrhizal fungi that provide nutritional support and high level of stress tolerance to the plants. The fungi form a reciprocating relationship with the living roots by providing nutrition to plants from the substrate and receive carbon in turn from them. The mycorrhizal fungi accumulate heavy metal from fly ash and retain them in their living cells and thus help to clean the land degraded by fly ash from the power plants.
09. A government can resort to a surplus budget in which of the following circumstances? A) Economic depression and low investment. B) Recession accompanied by underemployment. C) Inflation accompanied by economic boom D) Deflation accompanied by underemployment.
Answer- C) Inflation accompanied by economic boom. Under the given choices, a government can resort to a surplus budget when there is inflation accompanied by economic boom.