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Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 1

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the question that follow.

President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 as well as major progress against racial inequality, heartily embracing a better-than-expected jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.

In lengthy White House remarks amid sweeping social unrest, a still-rising virus death toll and Depression-level unemployment, the Republican president focused on what he said was improvement in all areas.

He was quick to seize the positive jobs report at a time when his political standing is at one of the weakest points of his presidency less than five months before the general election. Just 2 in 10 voters believe the country is headed in the right direction, a Monmouth University poll found earlier in the week.

The president also addressed the protests, which have calmed in recent days, that followed the death of George Floyd, the black man who died last week when a white police officer knelt for minutes on his neck.

Claiming improvements everywhere, Trump said, “Hopefully George is looking down right now and saying this is a great thing that’s happening for our country. ... This is a great, great day in terms of equality."

Trump condemned “what happened last week," said no other president has done as much for black Americans, and declared that an economic rebound was “the greatest thing that can happen for race relations."

Putting words in the dead man's mouth drew quick criticism, including from likely presidential foe Joe Biden, who said it was “despicable." The Trump campaign said any reports saying Trump was contending Floyd would be praising the economic news were "wrong, purposefully misrepresented, and maliciously crafted."

Q. What is the number of Donald Trump's presidency in the US?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 1

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current president of the United States.

Hence, option C is correct.

Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 2

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the question that follow.

President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 as well as major progress against racial inequality, heartily embracing a better-than-expected jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.

In lengthy White House remarks amid sweeping social unrest, a still-rising virus death toll and Depression-level unemployment, the Republican president focused on what he said was improvement in all areas.

He was quick to seize the positive jobs report at a time when his political standing is at one of the weakest points of his presidency less than five months before the general election. Just 2 in 10 voters believe the country is headed in the right direction, a Monmouth University poll found earlier in the week.

The president also addressed the protests, which have calmed in recent days, that followed the death of George Floyd, the black man who died last week when a white police officer knelt for minutes on his neck.

Claiming improvements everywhere, Trump said, “Hopefully George is looking down right now and saying this is a great thing that’s happening for our country. ... This is a great, great day in terms of equality."

Trump condemned “what happened last week," said no other president has done as much for black Americans, and declared that an economic rebound was “the greatest thing that can happen for race relations."

Putting words in the dead man's mouth drew quick criticism, including from likely presidential foe Joe Biden, who said it was “despicable." The Trump campaign said any reports saying Trump was contending Floyd would be praising the economic news were "wrong, purposefully misrepresented, and maliciously crafted."

Q. Where is the white house located in the US?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 2

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., and has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.

Hence, option B is correct.

Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 3

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the question that follow.

President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 as well as major progress against racial inequality, heartily embracing a better-than-expected jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.

In lengthy White House remarks amid sweeping social unrest, a still-rising virus death toll and Depression-level unemployment, the Republican president focused on what he said was improvement in all areas.

He was quick to seize the positive jobs report at a time when his political standing is at one of the weakest points of his presidency less than five months before the general election. Just 2 in 10 voters believe the country is headed in the right direction, a Monmouth University poll found earlier in the week.

The president also addressed the protests, which have calmed in recent days, that followed the death of George Floyd, the black man who died last week when a white police officer knelt for minutes on his neck.

Claiming improvements everywhere, Trump said, “Hopefully George is looking down right now and saying this is a great thing that’s happening for our country. ... This is a great, great day in terms of equality."

Trump condemned “what happened last week," said no other president has done as much for black Americans, and declared that an economic rebound was “the greatest thing that can happen for race relations."

Putting words in the dead man's mouth drew quick criticism, including from likely presidential foe Joe Biden, who said it was “despicable." The Trump campaign said any reports saying Trump was contending Floyd would be praising the economic news were "wrong, purposefully misrepresented, and maliciously crafted."

Q. What is the highest dollar note in the US?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 3

The highest value of denomination currently in production is the $100 bill, but in decades past, the Federal Reserve has issued $1,000, $5,000, $10,000 and even $100,000 bills.

Hence, option A is correct.

Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 4

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the question that follow.

President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 as well as major progress against racial inequality, heartily embracing a better-than-expected jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.

In lengthy White House remarks amid sweeping social unrest, a still-rising virus death toll and Depression-level unemployment, the Republican president focused on what he said was improvement in all areas.

He was quick to seize the positive jobs report at a time when his political standing is at one of the weakest points of his presidency less than five months before the general election. Just 2 in 10 voters believe the country is headed in the right direction, a Monmouth University poll found earlier in the week.

The president also addressed the protests, which have calmed in recent days, that followed the death of George Floyd, the black man who died last week when a white police officer knelt for minutes on his neck.

Claiming improvements everywhere, Trump said, “Hopefully George is looking down right now and saying this is a great thing that’s happening for our country. ... This is a great, great day in terms of equality."

Trump condemned “what happened last week," said no other president has done as much for black Americans, and declared that an economic rebound was “the greatest thing that can happen for race relations."

Putting words in the dead man's mouth drew quick criticism, including from likely presidential foe Joe Biden, who said it was “despicable." The Trump campaign said any reports saying Trump was contending Floyd would be praising the economic news were "wrong, purposefully misrepresented, and maliciously crafted."

Q. Where is Monmouth University situated?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 4

Monmouth University is a private university in West Long Branch, New Jersey. Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, it became Monmouth College in 1956 and Monmouth University in 1995 after receiving its charter.

Hence, option C is correct.

Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 5

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the question that follow.

President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 as well as major progress against racial inequality, heartily embracing a better-than-expected jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.

In lengthy White House remarks amid sweeping social unrest, a still-rising virus death toll and Depression-level unemployment, the Republican president focused on what he said was improvement in all areas.

He was quick to seize the positive jobs report at a time when his political standing is at one of the weakest points of his presidency less than five months before the general election. Just 2 in 10 voters believe the country is headed in the right direction, a Monmouth University poll found earlier in the week.

The president also addressed the protests, which have calmed in recent days, that followed the death of George Floyd, the black man who died last week when a white police officer knelt for minutes on his neck.

Claiming improvements everywhere, Trump said, “Hopefully George is looking down right now and saying this is a great thing that’s happening for our country. ... This is a great, great day in terms of equality."

Trump condemned “what happened last week," said no other president has done as much for black Americans, and declared that an economic rebound was “the greatest thing that can happen for race relations."

Putting words in the dead man's mouth drew quick criticism, including from likely presidential foe Joe Biden, who said it was “despicable." The Trump campaign said any reports saying Trump was contending Floyd would be praising the economic news were "wrong, purposefully misrepresented, and maliciously crafted."

Q. Who has been chosen as Trump's 2020 campaign manager?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 5

Brad Parscale was chosen as Trump's 2020 campaign manager in February 2018.

Hence, option D is correct.

Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 6

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India has long been recognized as an agriculture powerhouse, but has performed much below its potential when it comes to agricultural exports. In spite of being the number one producer of dairy, mango, banana and second largest producer of cereals, fruits and vegetables, India ranks [1] among the countries with highest agricultural exports. Small countries like Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, etc. export much higher value of agricultural goods than us.

The coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown has spurred structural reforms in the agricultural sector. The Cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Essential Commodities Act, especially removal of stock limit on cereals, pulses, oilseeds, onions and potatoes will encourage people to invest in creating infrastructure and storage of the agricultural produce with a fair degree of certainty. The Cabinet also approved barrier free trade of agricultural products, contract farming arrangements with processors, aggregators, etc. The provision of Rs. [2] for agri-infrastructure as part of the Rs. 20 lakh crore package will definitely help the farmers.

However, some people have rightly questioned whether these reforms would be sufficient to alleviate the farm distress and more importantly, would these lead to a greater integration with global market and consequently enhanced agricultural exports?

If India has to ensure efficiency in production and productivity, then a series of reform measures, including higher agricultural exports, will have to be ensured. India’s agricultural exports went up from $17.82 billion in 2009-10 to $ 42.51 billion in 2013-14 and has again gone down to about $33 billion in 2019-20. A strong performance in agricultural exports has a number of positive externalities. Higher agricultural exports would mean better price realization for farmers, increased awareness regarding good agricultural practices and consequently, greater thrust on quality; an increased awareness of what consumers in other countries demand and thus, value addition, packaging, branding, etc.

Q. Who started Green Revolution in the world?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 6

The "father" of the Green Revolution is considered to be Norman Borlaug, an American agricultural scientist who in 1970 was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for breeding higher-yielding varieties of wheat at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico.

Hence, option A is correct.

Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 7

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India has long been recognized as an agriculture powerhouse, but has performed much below its potential when it comes to agricultural exports. In spite of being the number one producer of dairy, mango, banana and second largest producer of cereals, fruits and vegetables, India ranks [1] among the countries with highest agricultural exports. Small countries like Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, etc. export much higher value of agricultural goods than us.

The coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown has spurred structural reforms in the agricultural sector. The Cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Essential Commodities Act, especially removal of stock limit on cereals, pulses, oilseeds, onions and potatoes will encourage people to invest in creating infrastructure and storage of the agricultural produce with a fair degree of certainty. The Cabinet also approved barrier free trade of agricultural products, contract farming arrangements with processors, aggregators, etc. The provision of Rs. [2] for agri-infrastructure as part of the Rs. 20 lakh crore package will definitely help the farmers.

However, some people have rightly questioned whether these reforms would be sufficient to alleviate the farm distress and more importantly, would these lead to a greater integration with global market and consequently enhanced agricultural exports?

If India has to ensure efficiency in production and productivity, then a series of reform measures, including higher agricultural exports, will have to be ensured. India’s agricultural exports went up from $17.82 billion in 2009-10 to $ 42.51 billion in 2013-14 and has again gone down to about $33 billion in 2019-20. A strong performance in agricultural exports has a number of positive externalities. Higher agricultural exports would mean better price realization for farmers, increased awareness regarding good agricultural practices and consequently, greater thrust on quality; an increased awareness of what consumers in other countries demand and thus, value addition, packaging, branding, etc.

Q. What is the rank of India among countries with highest agricultural exports?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 7

India ranks 10th among the countries with highest agricultural exports.

Hence, option B is correct.

Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 8

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the question that follow.

India has long been recognized as an agriculture powerhouse, but has performed much below its potential when it comes to agricultural exports. In spite of being the number one producer of dairy, mango, banana and second largest producer of cereals, fruits and vegetables, India ranks [1] among the countries with highest agricultural exports. Small countries like Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, etc. export much higher value of agricultural goods than us.

The coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown has spurred structural reforms in the agricultural sector. The Cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Essential Commodities Act, especially removal of stock limit on cereals, pulses, oilseeds, onions and potatoes will encourage people to invest in creating infrastructure and storage of the agricultural produce with a fair degree of certainty. The Cabinet also approved barrier free trade of agricultural products, contract farming arrangements with processors, aggregators, etc. The provision of Rs. [2] for agri-infrastructure as part of the Rs. 20 lakh crore package will definitely help the farmers.

However, some people have rightly questioned whether these reforms would be sufficient to alleviate the farm distress and more importantly, would these lead to a greater integration with global market and consequently enhanced agricultural exports?

If India has to ensure efficiency in production and productivity, then a series of reform measures, including higher agricultural exports, will have to be ensured. India’s agricultural exports went up from $17.82 billion in 2009-10 to $ 42.51 billion in 2013-14 and has again gone down to about $33 billion in 2019-20. A strong performance in agricultural exports has a number of positive externalities. Higher agricultural exports would mean better price realization for farmers, increased awareness regarding good agricultural practices and consequently, greater thrust on quality; an increased awareness of what consumers in other countries demand and thus, value addition, packaging, branding, etc.

Q. What is APEDA?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 8

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) plays a significant role in tapping India’s agricultural strengths and works towards expanding the export potential of Indian agricultural and food products.

Hence, option C is correct.

Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 9

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the question that follow.

India has long been recognized as an agriculture powerhouse, but has performed much below its potential when it comes to agricultural exports. In spite of being the number one producer of dairy, mango, banana and second largest producer of cereals, fruits and vegetables, India ranks [1] among the countries with highest agricultural exports. Small countries like Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, etc. export much higher value of agricultural goods than us.

The coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown has spurred structural reforms in the agricultural sector. The Cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Essential Commodities Act, especially removal of stock limit on cereals, pulses, oilseeds, onions and potatoes will encourage people to invest in creating infrastructure and storage of the agricultural produce with a fair degree of certainty. The Cabinet also approved barrier free trade of agricultural products, contract farming arrangements with processors, aggregators, etc. The provision of Rs. [2] for agri-infrastructure as part of the Rs. 20 lakh crore package will definitely help the farmers.

However, some people have rightly questioned whether these reforms would be sufficient to alleviate the farm distress and more importantly, would these lead to a greater integration with global market and consequently enhanced agricultural exports?

If India has to ensure efficiency in production and productivity, then a series of reform measures, including higher agricultural exports, will have to be ensured. India’s agricultural exports went up from $17.82 billion in 2009-10 to $ 42.51 billion in 2013-14 and has again gone down to about $33 billion in 2019-20. A strong performance in agricultural exports has a number of positive externalities. Higher agricultural exports would mean better price realization for farmers, increased awareness regarding good agricultural practices and consequently, greater thrust on quality; an increased awareness of what consumers in other countries demand and thus, value addition, packaging, branding, etc.

Q. What is the amount of provision [2] granted for agri-infrastructure as part of the Rs. 20 lakh crore package under Aatmanirbhar Bharat?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 9

Financing facility of Rs. 1,00,000 crore will be provided for funding Agriculture Infrastructure Projects at farm-gate & aggregation points

Hence, option B is correct.

Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 10

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the question that follow.

India has long been recognized as an agriculture powerhouse, but has performed much below its potential when it comes to agricultural exports. In spite of being the number one producer of dairy, mango, banana and second largest producer of cereals, fruits and vegetables, India ranks [1] among the countries with highest agricultural exports. Small countries like Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, etc. export much higher value of agricultural goods than us.

The coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown has spurred structural reforms in the agricultural sector. The Cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Essential Commodities Act, especially removal of stock limit on cereals, pulses, oilseeds, onions and potatoes will encourage people to invest in creating infrastructure and storage of the agricultural produce with a fair degree of certainty. The Cabinet also approved barrier free trade of agricultural products, contract farming arrangements with processors, aggregators, etc. The provision of Rs. [2] for agri-infrastructure as part of the Rs. 20 lakh crore package will definitely help the farmers.

However, some people have rightly questioned whether these reforms would be sufficient to alleviate the farm distress and more importantly, would these lead to a greater integration with global market and consequently enhanced agricultural exports?

If India has to ensure efficiency in production and productivity, then a series of reform measures, including higher agricultural exports, will have to be ensured. India’s agricultural exports went up from $17.82 billion in 2009-10 to $ 42.51 billion in 2013-14 and has again gone down to about $33 billion in 2019-20. A strong performance in agricultural exports has a number of positive externalities. Higher agricultural exports would mean better price realization for farmers, increased awareness regarding good agricultural practices and consequently, greater thrust on quality; an increased awareness of what consumers in other countries demand and thus, value addition, packaging, branding, etc.

Q. Who started green revolution in India?

Detailed Solution for Legal Current Affairs Test - 5 - Question 10

It was mainly found by M.S. Swaminathan. This was part of the larger Green revolution endeavor initiated by Norman Borlaug, which leveraged agricultural research and technology to increase agricultural productivity in the developing world.

Hence, option C is correct.

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