Daily Quiz
20 October 2023

Ques:1

Which state recently started the ‘Samadhan Scheme’ for the settlement of arrears of tax, penalty, or interest pertaining to various taxes administered under Commercial Taxes?


Ques:2

What is the main objective of the recently launched Meri Maati Mera Desh campaign?


Ques:3

The flagship Shakti scheme of Karnataka’s state government is directly related to—


Ques:4

Who decides Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for notified agricultural produce in India?


Ques:5

As per Economic Survey 2022-23, arrange the following states in decreasing order of their rice production for the fiscal year 2022:

  1. Uttar Pradesh (UP)
  2. Punjab
  3. West Bengal (WB)

Select the correct option from the code given below:


Ques:6

With reference to the Farmers Producer Organization (FPOs), consider the following statements:

  1. FPOs are organizations controlled by the state governments.
  2. FPOs can be used to augment the size of the land.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:7

Consider the following statement:

  1. The origin of the Census in India dates back to the colonial exercise of 1881.
  2. The first Socio-Economic and Caste Census was conducted in 1891.
  3. Census data is confidential under the Census Act of 1948.

How many of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:8

With reference to Agriculture in India, consider the following statements:

  1. The Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP) recommends MSPs for 32 mandated crops and fair and remunerative price (FRP) for sugarcane.
  2. Minimum Support Price (MSP) is a “minimum price” for any crop that the government considers as remunerative for farmers.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Ques:9

How many of the following pollutant/pollutants is/are covered under Air Quality Index?

  1. Nitrogen Dioxide 
  2. Sulphur Dioxide
  3. Lead
  4. Ammonia

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


Ques:10

With reference to the Protection of Women from Sexual Harassment Act, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a legislation enacted by the Government of India in 1981 to address the issue of sexual harassment faced by women in the workplace.
  2. The Act does not define ‘sexual harassment’.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?