Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 22 to 27 January, 2024


Weekly Current Affairs: Quizzes, 22 to 27 January, 2024

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Q1. Consider the following statements regarding Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) 2006: 

  1. The act by statute provides “Right to work” as legal right 
  2. The Ministry of Rural Development decides the uniform minimum wage for all the states
  3. As per PLFS-5, more than half of the workers enrolled under scheme are women
  4. It guarantees 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult member volunteer to skilled or unskilled work
  5. The wages are currently decided upon the Consumer Price Index- Combined (CPI-C) to be better reflective of inflation

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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Q2. Consider the following countries:

  1. Australia
  2. Canada
  3. China
  4. India
  5. Japan
  6. USA

Which of the above are among the ‘free-trade partners’ of ASEAN?

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Q3. Consider the following statements regarding National Green Tribunal (NGT): 

  1. It is a Statutory body created for purpose of environmental protection, conservation of forests & safeguard of wildlife
  2. NGT is mandated to dispose of appeals within 6 months of filing of the same.
  3. NGT is headed by the Chairperson which is appointed by the Chief Justice of India 
  4. NGT does not hold power of appellate jurisdiction
  5. An appeal against order of the NGT lies only to the Supreme Court

How many of the above statements are incorrect?

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Q4. India & Russia have recently accomplished 50 years of Strategic ties through the Indo-Soviet Treaty of Friendship & Cooperation 1971. Which of the following initiatives are being developed under joint cooperation by India & Russia: 

  1. INS Vikramaditya
  2. BrahMos cruise missile programme
  3. Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu
  4. Rooppur Nuclear Power Project in Bangladesh

Choose the correct code from options below:

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Q5. Terms such as “El Wolak” & “El Davah” used by Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta in his book “Rihla” during the reign of Muhammad bin Tughlaq shows the efficient:

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Q6:Consider the following statements regarding Representation of the People Act (RPA) 1951: 

  1. Any Member of Parliament convicted for crime and sent to jail for 2 years or more stands disqualified from the Parliament for 6 years from the time of release
  2. In case a person is on bail after the conviction and his appeal is pending for disposal, he can take part in due elections 
  3. Section 8(4) allows convicted MPs to continue in their posts, provided they appeal against their conviction in higher courts within 3 months of the date of judgment by the trial court.

How many of the above statements are correct?

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Q7: Consider the following statements regarding Goods & Services Tax (GST) Council: 

  1. It is a Constitutional body formed by the President of India
  2. The Governor of Reserve Bank of India acts as the Chairman of the council
  3. Every decision of the council shall be taken by the Simple majority of the members present and voting 
  4. The decision of the Council is binding on all States & Central government 

How many of the above statements are incorrect?

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Q8: Consider the following statements regarding Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) of India, termed as “Most important officer in Constitution of India” by BR Ambedkar & Identify the incorrect statement:

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Q9. Consider the following statements regarding Constituent Assembly which drafted the Law of the land i.e; Constitution of India: 

  1. Idea of Constituent Assembly was put forward for first time in 1934 by MN Roy
  2. Indian National Congress for first time officially demanded Constituent Assembly in Calcutta Session 1936
  3. Demand for Constituent Assembly was accepted for first time in Cripps proposal 1942
  4. Constituent Assembly was formed under provisions of Cabinet Mission 1946

How many of the above statements are correct?

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Q10: As held by Supreme Court of India in SR Bommai Case 1994, Federalism forms the basic structure of the Indian Constitution. Consider the following statements regarding Federal features: 

  1. Supremacy of Constitution 
  2. Independent judiciary 
  3. Bicameralism
  4. Integrated judiciary
  5. Flexibility of Constitution 

How many of the above mentioned Federal features have been incorporated in the Indian Constitution?