Quiz 445 – Daily Current Affairs

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1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has been elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal.
  2. For the second time he has been elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal.
  3. First Time, he was elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal on 18 August 2008.

Select your answer from codes given below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 2

(c) Both 1 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

2. Consider the following statements about ‘GST’ Bill:

  1. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha.
  2. The GST will have two components keeping in mind the federal structure of India: the Central GST (CGST) and the State GST (SGST).
  3. Services like hotels cellphone bills, air and train tickets set to cost more. Goods like cars, two-wheelers, SUVs, fans lighting products, water heaters, air coolers set to become cheaper.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 2

(c) Both 1 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

3. Which of the following statement(s) about ‘GST Bill’ is/are correct?

  1. It is officially known as ‘The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Second Amendment) Bill, 2014’.
  2. In Budget 2006-07, P. Chidambaram, Minister of Finance of the UPA II proposed implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) by April 1, 2010.
  3. In 2011, UPA II moved a Constitution Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha. It was referred to Parliamentary committee.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 2

(c) Both 1 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

4. The advantages of ‘GST’ is/are

  1. Automation of compliance procedures to reduce errors and increase efficiency.
  2. Rationalization of tax structure and simplification of compliance procedures.
  3. Elimination of multiplicity of taxes and their cascading effects.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 2

(c) Both 1 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

5. Consider the following statements about minimum import price (MIP):

  1. This scheme was introduced in February, 2016 for six months.
  2. The Indian steel industry does not see MIP as a perpetual protectionist step, but as a necessary temporary measure that will allow time for recovery.

Select your answer from codes given below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

6. Consider the following statements:

  1. West Bengal has been selected for the All India ‘Coordinated Rice Improvement Project Award 2015’.
  2. The state was selected for this award by the 51st committee from the Indira Gandhi Krishi Bikash Kendra for its achievement in the four key areas that include scientific research for seeds.

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

7. Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) was formed in

(a) 1940

(b) 1945

(c) 1950

(d) 1955


 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. Two Indians, social activist Bezwada Wilson and musician TM Krishna, have won the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016.
  2. They are among the total six awardees selected for the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Award, often regarded as Asia’s Nobel Prize.

Select your answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

9. Which of the following statement(s) about ‘Ramon Magsaysay Award’ is/are correct?

  1. It is Asia’s highest honour and is often regarded as the region’s equivalent to the Nobel Prize.
  2. It is awarded annually to individuals or organizations from Asia region for their altruistic and philanthropic service.
  3. It was established in 1957.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 2

(c) Both 1 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

10. Consider the following statements:

  1. Skydiver Luke Aikins from United States created history by becoming the first person in the world to jump from 25,000 feet (mid-tropospheric altitude) without a parachute.
  2. He achieved this feat after successfully falling safely into the 100x100ft net in Simi Valley.

Select your answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

11. Consider the following statements:

  1. Angela Ruggiero was elected as the new chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC’s) Athletes’ Commission.
  2. She is a former US ice hockey player.
  3. She was appointed by IOC President Thomas Bach during joint meeting between IOC executive board and IOC athletes’ commission.

Select your answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 2

(c) Both 1 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

12. IOC Athletes’ Commission was established in

(a) 1980

(b) 1981

(c) 1982

(d) 1983


 

Answers:

  1. (d)
  2. (d) Sixteen years after it was first mooted, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) might be passed this week by the Indian parliament, giving a big push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reforms agenda.
  3. (d)
  4. (d)
  5. (c)
  6. (c) This will be the first time that the state will be receiving this award.
  7. (b) AAAI is the official, national organization of advertising agencies to promote their interests.
  8. (c)
  9. (d)
  10. (c)
  11. (d) She will be replace Claudia Bokel.
  12. (b)

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1 COMMENT

  1. IN the questions you are asking like consider the following statements…in almost all the statements you have mentioned are right..so i have observed this and whenever i m watching those kind of questions simply i m choosing all the above..so this is leading me to wrong estimation of my self and in actual they wont give all the correct options..so my suggestion is while giving statements insert any wrong one in between so that person like me will be cautious and can evaluate them self correctly. i felt like just sharing my experience..its a small suggestion nothing more than that.

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