Daily Quiz
05 October 2023

Ques:1

Consider the following statements regarding 73rd and 74th constitutional amendment acts of 1992:

  1. It provided for a minimum of one third of seats and office of chairpersons in panchayats and municipalities to be reserved for women.
  2. It provided for reservation for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Schedules Tribes (STs) based on their percentage in the population.
  3. It enabled the States to reserve seats for Backward Classes (OBCs).

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:2

Consider the following statements regarding Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG):

  1. It is a constitutional body established by Article 324.
  2. CAG is appointed by the President of India and can be removed from office only in the manner and on the grounds that a Judge of the Supreme Court.
  3. There is no constitutional bar on reappointing CAG to any further office after the end of their tenure either in the Government of India or any State Government.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:3

Consider the following statements regarding Quantum Dots:

  1. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 was awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless for their pioneering research on Quantum Dots.
  2. Quantum dots are semiconductor particles a few nanometres in size, having optical and electronic properties that differ from those of larger particles as a result of quantum mechanical effects.
  3. These nanoparticles have wide-ranging applications across fields like electronics, advanced surgery, and quantum computing.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?

 


Ques:4

Consider the following statements regarding Positive Indigenisation List (PIL) :

  1. PIL was earlier known as Negative Import List (NIL).
  2. It is aimed at import substitution in defence items/ equipments.
  3. Items in PIL can only be procured from domestic defence PSUs.

How many of the above statements is/are correct?


Ques:5

DISC, iDEX, INDUS-X IMPACT and SPRINT are all initiatives in which sector?


Ques:6

Consider the following statements

1. Indian constitution empower Parliament to make law for adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-State rivers or river valleys

2. River Board Act empowers the Central government to set up an ad hoc tribunal for the adjudication oof inter-state river or river valley dispute.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:7

Recently, Lhonak lake is news, it is located in which state


Ques:8

Consider the following statements, with respect to Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

1. The scheme is launched by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

2. It aims to make clean cooking fuel such as LPG available to the rural and deprived households 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:9

Which of the following activities is/ are subject to 28 % taxation under the Goods and service tax

 1. Online gaming

2. Casinos

3.  Horse-racing

Select the correct answer using the code given below.


Ques:10

Which of the following rivers are tributaries of Cauvery River

1. Harangi

2.  Pranhita

3. Kabini

4. Suvarnavathi

Select the correct answer using code given below.