Quiz 175 – Current Affairs

1. Consider Following Statements

  1. President’s Address and Motion of Thanks are governed by Articles 86 (1) and 87 (1) of the Constitution
  2. President’s Address and Motion of Thanks are governed by Rules 16 to 24 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha.

Which of above statements are correct?

(a) only 1

(b) only 2

(c) both 1 and 2

(d) none


2. Consider following statements about parliamentary motions:

  1. An incidental  motion is a motion that is granted precedence over ordinary business because it concerns matters of great importance or urgency. Such motions are not debatable, although in case of questions of privilege, the chair may feel the need to elicit relevant facts from members.
  2. A privileged motion is a motion that relates in varying ways to the main motion and other parliamentary motions.

Which of the above statement/s are correct?

(a) only 1

(b) only 2

(c) both 1 and 2

(d) none


3. The name polyethylene furandicarboxylate (PET) is associated with – 

(a) pesticides

(b) plastics

(c) herbicide

(d) life saving drug


4. Theme of International Women’s Day 2016 was – 

(a) A Promise is a Promise: Time for Action to End Violence Against Women

(b) Equality for Women is Progress for All

(c) Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it up for Gender Equality

(d) Empower Rural Women, End Poverty and Hunger


5. Consider following statements: 

  1. Ganymede, discovered in 1610, is Saturn’s largest Moon. It is also the largest Moon in the Solar System.
  2. Titan is the second largest moon in the Solar System and Jupiter’s largest.
  3. Callisto is the second largest Moon of Jupiter and is nearly the size of Mercury.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1 and 3


Answers:
1. (c)

2. (d) First point is for Privileged Motion and Second is for Incidental Motion. (interchanged)

3. (b)

4.  (c)

5. (b) Ganymade belongs to Jupiter and Titan belongs to Saturn

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