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Daily Current Affairs Quiz Question 2019-2020

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03 Jan 2020 Current Affairs Quiz january-2020

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Que : 1  

Which of the following statements is/are correct about Merchant Discount Rate?

  1. It is a fee charged from a merchant by a bank for accepting payments from customers through credit and debit cards in their establishments.
  2. MDR charges are usually shared in pre-agreed proportion between the bank and a merchant and is expressed in percentage of transaction amount.

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Que : 2  

The Birth anniversary of Indian Social Reformer Savitribai Phule was recently observed on January 3. With reference to this identify which of the following statements is/are correct about Savitribai Phule ?

  1. Phule is widely regarded as one of India’s first generation modern feminists for her significant contributions in ensuring equal education opportunities under the British raj.
  2. She fought social injustices like child marriage and sati and also campaigned against the caste system in the country.
  3. In her honour, University of Pune was renamed Savitribai Phule University in 2014.
  4. She had set up “Balhatya Pratibandhak Griha” for pregnant rape victims and helped deliver and save their children.

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Que : 3  

The northeast monsoon recently ended on a high, with an overall surplus rainfall being recorded for the season. With reference to this identify which of the following statements is/are correct about the northeast monsoon?

  1. The northeast monsoon is as permanent a feature of the Indian subcontinent’s climate system as the summer monsoon.
  2. The northeast monsoon does not have anything to do with India’s Northeast, even though a part of the system does originate from the area above it.
  3. It is caused mainly by differing temperature trends over the land and ocean in the Indian Ocean Region.
  4. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recognises October to December as the time for the northeast monsoon.

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Que : 4  

The Parliamentary privileges are special rights, immunities and exemptions enjoyed by the two Houses of Parliament. With reference to this identify the privileges are extended to which of the following entities?

  1. Members of the Parliament
  2. Committees of the parliament and their members.
  3. Those persons who are entitled to speak and take part in the proceedings of a House of Parliament.
  4. The President of India who is also an integral part of the Parliament.

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Que : 5  

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Gaganyaan Mission?

  1. It is Indian human space flight designed to have 3-7 crew members to spend 3-7 days in space in a 400-km orbit.
  2. It is planned to be launched on ISRO's GSLV Mk III and scheduled for 2022.

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