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29th August 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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  1. MCQs - 29th 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


  3. Q1. Which of the following correctly defines the term green-shoe option'? A) Over-allotment options B) Investors/traders buy or sell shares and later reverse their trade to complete a transaction. C) Free shares that a listed company gives its shareholders D) None of these.


  4. A) Over-allotment options. Greenshoe options allow underwriters to sell more shares than the original amount set by the issuer if demand conditions warrant such action. Underwriters represent the group of representatives from an investment bank whose main responsibility is to complete the necessary procedures to raise investment capital for a company issuing securities


  5. Q2. Consider the following statements about the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme: 1. It was launched in January, 2003 2. At present, EBP programme is being implemented in 21 states and 4 UTs. 3. Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) can sell ethanol blended petrol with percentage of ethanol upto 10% in as many States as possible. 4. Ethanol Blending Programme (EBP) aims at 20 percent ethanol blending in petrol by 2030 Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 2, 3 and 4 only C) 1, 3 and 4 only D) All of the above


  6. D) All of the above Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme It was launched in January, 2003. At present, EBP programme is being implemented in 21 states and 4 UTs. Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) can sell ethanol blended petrol with percentage of ethanol upto 10% in as many States as possible. Ethanol Blending Programme (EBP) aims at 20 percent ethanol blending in petrol by 2030


  7. Q3. Pakistan has objected to India's Pakal Dul and Lower Kalnai hydroelectric projects. These projects are located on which of the following rivers? A) Chenab B) Ravi C) Indus D) Jhelum


  8. A) Chenab Pakistan has objected to India's Pakal Dul and Lower Kalnai hydroelectric projects. These projects are located on Chenab river.


  9. Q4. Which among the following have been listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation)? 1. Yoga 2. Kumbh Mela 3. Nouroz 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 After 'yoga' and 'Nouroz', Kumbh Mela/KumbhMela, the largest congregation of pilgrims on the planet, has been listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) Nouroz/Navroz is the Iranian New Year celebrated by ethnic Iranian people. In India, the Parsi community, who follow Zoroastrianism, celebrate Navroz with full fervour.


  11. Q5. Consider the following statements: 1. When compared to CFLs, LEDs do not have mercury and therefore, have no negative impact on environment. 2. LEDs have no gases, filaments or any moving parts to fatigue. 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


  12. C) Both 1 and 2 When compared to CFLs, LEDs do not have mercury and therefore, have no negative impact on environment. LEDs have no gases, filaments or any moving parts to fatigue. A 7W LED procured gives the same and in most cases better lumen intensity and brightness than a 60W Incandescent Lamp


  13. D) All of the above Together with Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala and Nagarhole National Park in the North, the Bandipur National Park creates the India's biggest biosphere reserve popularly known as the 'Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve


  14. Q8. The Kole wetlands forms a unique ecosystem that supports large number of birds, especially migratory species. It is located in: A) Thrissur, Kerala B) Chittor, Andhra Pradesh C) Almora, Uttrakhand D) Karimnagar, Telangana


  15. A) An area of almost stagnant water in the North Pacific. The shadow zone is an area of almost stagnant water sitting between rising currents caused by the rough topography and geothermal heat sources below 2.5 kilometres and shallower wind-driven currents closer to the surface in the North Pacific. This is the oldest water in the ocean in the North Pacific and has remained trapped in a shadow zone around 2 kilometres below the sea surface for over 1,000 years.


  16. Q10. Which among the following are the members of the recently floated regional coalition known as the 'Quad'? A) China, Australia, Russia, India B) Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam C) China, North Korea, Russia, Iran D) India, Australia, Japan, United States


  17. D) India, Australia, Japan, United States India, Australia, Japan and the United States are the members of the recently floated regional coalition known as the 'Quad'.