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About Me . Name- Sunil Kumar Singh JRF, Pursuing research Faced UPSC interview in 2015, and 2016 Taught History for 3 years at University level .Follow me at: https://unacademy.com/user/kumarsunilvns99
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MCQ-1 Q. Which of the following is/are True - 1. Sand is a minor mineral under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957. 2. MMDR Act also empowers state governments to frame rules to prevent illegal mining, transportation and storage of minerals. Select the correct answer using the code given below (a) 1 only (c) Both 1 & 2 (b) 2 only (d) None of the above
Gujarat government will be deploying drones for surveillance of illegal sand mining in and around the river beds of Sabarmati, Tapi and Narmada. Sand Mining in India .Sand is a minor mineral under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 therefore it comes under the state government regulations. MMDR Act also empowers state governments to frame rules to prevent illegal mining, transportation and storage of minerals. According to Ministry of Mines, in 2015-16, there were over 19,000 cases of illegal mining of minor minerals, which including sand. According Indian Bureau of Mines to sand is the fourth most mined minor mineral. . With increasing urbanization and government's push for growth in infrastructure, the demand of sand will only rise because sand is the main ingredient in making concrete and cement. This could further spike illegal mining activities.
MCQ-2 Q. What among the following statements is NOT true about the procedure to remove the judge of a Supreme Court of India? 1. The judge of the Supreme Court may be removed from his current office by an order of the President 2. There are only two grounds of removal : incapacity or proved misbehavior 3. So far, no judge of the Supreme Court has been removed by impeachment 4. The procedure for the removal of the judges is regulated by the Judges Enquiry Act (1968) a) Only 1 c) Only 2 & 4 b) Only 2 & 3 d) None of the above
.(4) A Judge of the Supreme Court shall not be removed from his office except by an order of the President passed after an address by each House of Parliament supported by a majority of the total membership of that House and by a majority of present and voting has been presented to the President in the same session for such removal on the ground of proved misbehaviour or incapacity. (5) Parliament may by law regulate the procedure for the presentation of an address and for the investigation and proof of the misbehaviour or incapacity of a Judge under clause (4)
MCQ-3 Q. Which of the following is/are True about Ease of Doing Business report for 2018 - 1. Report is released by IMF. 2. India is placed at 100th rank out of 190 countries. 3. India improved its ranking on six out of the 10 parameters. Select the correct answer using the code given below (a) 1 & 2 only (c) 1 & 3 only (b) 2 & 3only (d)All of the above
. Recently, World Bank has released Ease of Doing Business report for 2018, . India had ranked poorly on this ranking for past few years. In the previous India is among the top 30 nations in three categories-getting electricity, .The country improved its ranking on six out of the 10 parameters .Country is one of the top 10 improvers in this year's assessment. which placed India at 100th rank out of 190 countries. rankings for 2017, it ranked at 130th position. securing credit and protecting minority investors. becoming the only large economy to do so. However, the World Bank noted that India lagged in areas such as starting a business, enforcing contracts, and dealing with construction permits.
MCQ-4 Q. Which of the following is/are True - 1. Direct Tax, is the tax where the incidence and impact of taxation fall on the same entity. 2. Recently government has constituted a penal headec by Arbind Modi, to draft a new direct tax law. Select the correct answer using the code given below (a) 1 only (c) Both 1 & 2 (b) 2 only (d) None of the above