Daily Current affairs Quiz 9th August 2018

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Daily Current affairs Quiz 9th August 2018

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9th August Quiz

1)Which of the following statements about the NALSA is incorrect?
a)It is a constitutional body.
b)It was established to achieve the objectives of Article 39A.
c)It organizes Lok Adalats for the settlement of disputes.
d)It was instrumental in getting the third gender status for transgender.

 

2)Consider the following statements about the recently established Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC).
1.It was established as a research arm of International Monetary Fund (IMF).
2.GFXC will enforce a FX Global Code that will legally regulate the manipulation of floating foreign exchange by Central Banks.
3.It will promote collaboration and communication among the local foreign exchange committees (FXCs) of member nations.
4.It will replace the institution of Bank of International Settlements (BIS).
5.Indian government has boycotted GFXC due to its non-democratic governance structure.
Select the Answer using the codes below.
A.2, 3 and 4 only
B.1, 2 and 5 only
C.3 only
D.1, 2, 3 and 4 only

 

3)With reference to Radiation processing of foods, consider the following statements.
1.It does not make the food radioactive in controlled conditions.
2.It increases the nutritional value of food significantly.
3.It easily reverses the spoilage of good.
4.It can be used for sterilization of medical and packaging products.
Select the correct answer using the codes below.
A.1 and 4 only
B.2, 3 and 4 only
C.2 and 3 only
D.1, 3 and 4 only

 

4)Consider the following statements.
1.Ursa Major constellation is most clearly visible from Southern Hemisphere as against a partial obstruction from Northern Hemisphere.
2.Pole Star is a rough indicator of the direction toward the geographic north pole.
Which of the above is/are correct?
A.1 only
B.2 only
C.Both 1 and 2
D.None

 

5)Recently seen in news, QueSST is
A.A Quiet Supersonic transport aircraft design by NASA
B.An interstellar mission of Space X
C.A new technology for improving air flow in scuba diver suits
D.A method for breaking non-biodegradable enzymes

 

6)The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal of the Finance Ministry to promulgate an ordinance to suitably amend the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017. As per the approval
1.The maximum tax rate for compensation cess will be significantly reduced on all commodities
2.Pre-GST tax on PSU produced goods would be reduced as states are allowed to levy additional taxes
Which of the above is/are correct?
A.1 only
B.2 only
C.Both 1 and 2
D.None

 

7)Common Risk Mitigating Mechanism (CRMM), an insurance scheme is associated with which of the following groupings
a) BRICS
b) Climate Vulnerable Forum
c) United Nations Environment Programme
d) International Solar Alliance




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