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                       Question Day 26 Indian Polity and Current Affairs

  1. Consider the statements regarding Mission Innovation:
  1. It is initiated during Paris climate deal
  2. All members of UNFCCC is a party to Mission Innovation
  3. It aims to accelerate global clean energy innovation

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Consider  the statements regarding Hawa Badlo App:
  1. It was launched by Environmental Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), appointed by the Supreme Court
  2. The app lets people report incidences of air pollution to the government.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following state became the first state to adopt a Fly Ash Utilization Policy?
  1. Maharashtra
  2. Karnataka
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Telengana

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  1. What do you mean by the term Emission Gap?
  1. Gap between total CO2 emitted and Total carbon sink available
  2. It is the difference between the emissions levels in 2020 necessary to meet climate targets, and the levels expected that year
  3. It is the total emissions by an industrial unit and its carbon offsetting capacity.
  4. It is the difference between total emissions in developed countries and total Kyoto Units available with developing countries.
  1. Kendrapada Sheep is found in which of the following states?
  1. Karnataka
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Odisha
  4. Tamil Nadu
  1. Consider the statements regarding The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI):
  1. It is under the Ministry of Finance
  2. Fixed a timeline of 180 days, extendable by another 90 days, to resolve cases of insolvency or bankruptcy
  3. The law allows the debtor itself to initiate the insolvency-resolution process
  1. Which of the above statements is/are true?
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Which of the statements is/are true regarding market stabilization scheme (MSS) bonds?
  1. MSS helps to suck out the over-liquidity from the market.
  2. Raised money goes to fund government expenditure.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the statements regarding Launchpad:
  1. It has been launched by government of India under Startup India programme
  2. It helps start-ups to showcase their products to millions of consumer world over.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following is the theme of Global Microscope Report?
  1. Financial Inclusion
  2. Global disease burden
  3. Development of drug resistant germ.
  4. Economic Development
  1. Consider the following statements regarding  Gas4India Campaign:
  1. It is a welfare scheme launched by ministry of petroleum.
  2. It aims at providing LPG for all domestic users at reduced cost.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the statements is/are true regarding Agro Irradiation Centre?
  1. It is an India Russia joint initiative.
  2. It helps in improving longevity and shelf life of Food products

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Fastag?
  1. It is launched by NHAI.
  2. FASTag offers near non-stop movement of vehicles through toll plazas
  3. It employs RFID technology for making toll payments directly from the pre-paid account

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1.  Which of the following electoral systems have been adopted for various elections in India ?
  1. System of direct elections on the basis of adult suffrage.
  2. System of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote.
  3. List system of proportional representation.
  4. Cumulative system of indirect elections.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1, 2 and 3 only
  3. 2, 3 and 4 only
  4. 3 and 4 only
  1.  Consider the following statements :
  1. The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha are not the members of that House.
  2. While the nominated members of the two Houses of the Parliament have no voting right in the presidential election, they have the right to vote in the election of the Vice President.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only  
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
  1. Which one of the following statements is correct ? The Prime Minister of India
  1. is free to choose his ministers only from among those who are members of either House of the Parliament
  2. can choose his cabinet colleagues after due counselling by the President of India in this regard
  3. has full discretion in the choice of persons who are to serve as ministers in his cabinet
  4. has only limited powers in the choice of his cabinet colleagues because of the discretionary power vested with the President of India
  1.  Consider the following statements:
  1. The joint sitting of the two houses of the Parliament in India is sanctioned under Article 108 of the Constitution
  2. The first joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha was held in the year 1961
  3. Joint sitting can be called for constitutional amendments bills also

Which of these statements are correct?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 1 only
  1.  Article 156 of the Constitution of India provides that a Governor shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office. Which of the following can be deduced from this ?
  1. No Governor can be removed from office till completion of his term.
  2. No Governor can continue in office beyond a period of five years.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
  1.  Which of the following Statements is not correct?
  1. The President has the power to instruct the Governor of a State to promulgate an Ordinance applicable to the concerned state.
  2. The President can issue directions for the formation of Tribal Councils even in States not having Scheduled Areas.
  3. Only  President has the legislative power to make regulations relating to Puducherry.
  4. Article 365 paves the way for the President to assume to himself any of the Governmental powers of the State.
  1. Which of the following are correct with respect to division of power between union and states?
  1. On a subject in concurrent list, union law always prevails over state law
  2. Union can never make a law on the subject in state list with the two exceptions of emergency provisions in operation at the time; or a request by the state/s or Rajya Sabha for the same.
  3. The subjects not listed in any list are considered to be part of union list, provision also known as residuary power
  4. Rajya Sabha has the sole authority for the initiation of All India Judicial Services under article 312.

Select the answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  2. 1, 2 and 3 only
  3. 3 and 4 only
  4. 1, 2 and 4 only
  1.  Consider the following statements regarding The Chief Minister of State and choose the correct option:
  1. The Chief Minister has the privilege to appoint and remove any minister.
  2. The advice of the Chief Minister to dissolve the State Legislative Assembly is binding upon the Governor when the Chief Minister still has the majority support.
  3. The State Council of Minister is collectively responsible before the Governor of the State.

Select the answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1 only
  3. 2 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

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