Quiz 304 – Daily Current Affairs

  1. Assertion (A): Certain countries involved in the Nuclear Security Summit are interested in taking a specific security theme a step further.

Reason (R): These countries are being the opportunity to offer a ‘Gift Basket’ an extra initiative.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.


 

  1. Fourth Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) was held in-

(a) Netherland

(b) Tokyo

(c) Washington D.C.

(d) Melbourne


 

  1. Under the Article 110(1) of the Constitution, a Bill is deemed to be a Bill if it contains only provision dealing with all or any of the following matters:

(i) The imposition, abolition, remission, alteration or regulation of any taxes.

(ii) Regulation of borrowing by the Government.

(iii) Appropriation of moneys out of the consolidated fund of India.

(a) Only (i) is correct

(b) Both (i) and (iii) are correct

(c) Only (ii) is correct

(d) All are correct.


 

  1. What is the objective of Model Act for leasing of farm land?

(i) It will provide flexibility and undo the concern of the landowner, while leasing out land to tenant farmers.

(ii) State could also be free to take-up the Model law for banjar agriculture land.

(iii) State can now choose to draft their own legislations based on this Model.

(a) Only (i) is correct

(b) Both (i) and (iii) are correct

(c) Only (ii) is correct

(d) All are correct.


 

  1. Assertion (A): National Waterways Bill 2015 has been passed unanimously in the Rajya Sabha.

Reason (R): It will Pave the way for the conversion of 106 rivers and creeks across India into transport Waterways.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.


 

  1. What is the importance of Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA)?

(i) Both the buyer and the promoter have to pay penal interest at similar rates.

(ii)This Act requires developers to deposit 70% of the sums received from buyers.

(iii) In case of builder, he will need the approval of two-thirds of the buyers in the project, to make such tweaks.

(a) Only (i) is correct

(b) Both (i) and (iii) are correct

(c) Only (ii) is correct

(d) All are correct.


 

  1. Which of the following Projects are NOT included, in the Budget 2016-17, announced by Finance Minister, to make dairying remunerative for the farmers-

(i) Pashudhan Sanjeevani

(ii) Nakul Swasthya Patra

(iii) e-Pashudhan haat

(iv) National Geromics Centre.

(a) (i) is not correct

(b) (iii) is not correct

(c) Both (ii) and (iv) are not correct

(d) None of these.


 

  1. Which among the following statement(s) is/are correct?

The main provision(s) of the Aadhaar Bill is/are

(i) Aadhaar number will be mandatory for availing of Government subsidies.

(ii) Aadhaar number cannot confer right to or proof of citizenship.

(iii) The Bill provide for the establishment of the Unified Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

(a) Only (i) is correct

(b) Both (i) and (iii) are correct

(c) Only (ii) is correct

(d) All are correct.


 

  1. Which of the following issues have arisen out of the Aadhaar Bill?

(i) Allowing private agencies to use Aadhaar contradicts statement of objects and Reasons of the Bill.

(ii) Issues with sharing information collected under Aadhaar.

(iii) UID authority’s exclusive power to make complaints

(iv) Potential to profile individuals.

(v) Collection of personal information

(a) (i), (ii) and (v) are correct

(b) (ii), (iv)and (v) are correct

(c) (i), (ii) and (iii) are correct

(d) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) are correct


 

  1. Aadhaar (Target Delivery of Financial and other subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016 was introduced on-

(a) 5 Jan, 2016

(b) 27 Feb, 2016

(c) 3 Mar, 2016

(d) 8 Mar, 2016


 

Answers:

  1. (a) USA first implemented a policy of Gift Basket Diplomacy between the 2010 and 2012 summit.
  2. (c) The Fourth Nuclear Security Summit was held in Washington D.C. in March 31-April 1, 2016.
  3. (d) All are correct.
  4. (d) All are correct.
  5. (a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation Of A.
  6. (d) All the statements are correct.
  7. (d) because, the Finance Minister announced four new projects to make dairying remunerative for the farmers.
  8. (d). All the statements are correct.
  9. (d). All the statements are correct.
  10. (c) The Government on March 3, 2016, introduced Aadhaar, in the Lok Sabha.

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