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Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 1

With reference to ‘2016 Indian Banknote Demonetization’, observe the following statements:
1. This increased tax revenues nearly one and a half times.
2. The nature of the economy became relatively formal.
3. The amount of black money was substantially reduced.
4. This helped in checking the rate of inflation.

Q. Which of the statements given above are correct?

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 1

The correct option is D.
First three statements are the impacts of demonetization.
 

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 2

Which of the following organizations are highly significant in terms of ‘Act East Policy’ of India?
1. BIMSTEC
2. SAARC
3. ASEAN
4. BRICS

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 3

Based on the data obtained from Chandryan-1, which element is likely to exist on the Moon?

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 4

A color-coded warning is issued to the local public in order to alert them to the predicted severity of the floods. Different colors used and their respective meanings are as follows:
1. Yellow – Be aware (not a pressing emergency yet)
2. Orange – Get ready (may have to evacuate anytime)
3. Red – Take action (evacuate as soon as possible)

Q. Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 5

With reference to the ‘Gaganyaan Mission’, observe the following statements:
1. Under this mission, India will launch its first human spaceflight by 2022.
2. Indian Space Research Organization and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited have been given the
responsibility to successfully complete India’s first human spaceflight mission.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 6

Which of the following instructions are included in the guidelines laid by the Supreme Court of India in relation to politicians who are contesting elections despite being accused of serious criminal charges?
1. The candidate must fill up the forms provided by the Election Commission and state therein in bold letters, the total number of serious criminal cases pending against him.
2. The candidate will have to deposit cash amount of rupees five lakhs as security with the Election Commission.
3. The candidate must also inform the party (on whose ticket he/she is contesting the election) about all the serious criminal cases pending against him.
4. The candidate must make this information public by publishing it in well circulated newspapers and in the electronic media. This must be done at least three times.  

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 7

With reference to the word ‘Vostok-2018’ that has recently been discussed in the newspapers, observe the following two statements:
1. This was a joint military exercise by Russia, China and North Korea.
2. This exercise was held in East Siberia.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 7

Vostok 2018 was a large-scale Russian military exercise, held from 11 to 17 September 2018, throughout Siberia and the country's Far East. The exercise involved units from the Army, Air Force and Navy. 

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 8

Identify the mismatched pair: 

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 8

1.Andrés Manuel López Obrador is the 58th and current President of Mexico, since 1 December 2018. Born in Tepetitán, in the municipality of Macuspana, in south-eastern state of Tabasco, López Obrador.
2.Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is a Turkish politician serving as the 12th and current President of Turkey. He previously served as Prime Minister of Turkey from 2003 to 2014 and as Mayor of Istanbul from 1994 to 1998.
3.Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi HI PP is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan and the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Before entering politics, Khan was an international cricketer and captain of the Pakistan national cricket team, which he led to victory in the 1992 Cricket World Cup.
4.Benjamin Netanyahu is an Israeli politician serving as Prime Minister of Israel since 2009, and previously from 1996 to 1999. Netanyahu is also the Chairman of the Likud – National Liberal Movement.
 

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 9

With reference to the ‘BRICS’ organization, observe the following two statements:
1. Its tenth summit was held in Cape Town, South Africa in 2018.
2. Two of the nations who belong to this organization are permanent members of the UN Security Council.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 10

 Which of the following dams is/are in the state of Kerala?
1. Idukki
2. Mullaperiyar
3. Chembarambakkam
4. Edamalayar

Q. Choose the correct answer using the code given below:

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 11

With reference to the National Commission for Backward Classes being granted constitutional status, observe the following statements:
1. It is mandatory to have a female member in this commission.
2. After receiving constitutional status, the commission has now got the rights equivalent to a High Court.
3. Union and state governments will have to consult the Commission on all significant policy matters affecting the socially and educationally backward classes.
Q. Which of the statements given above are correct?

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 12

With reference to the Age that has been termed as the ‘Meghalayan Age’ by the International Commission for Stratigraphy, observe the following statements:
1. This Age began 4200 years ago.
2. The Meghalayan Age is still in progress.
3. The basis of this determination is the rocks found in a cave in Meghalaya. 

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 13

With reference to the ‘Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill’, which of the following statements is incorrect?  

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 13

The correct option is D
The Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018 empowers any special court to confiscate all properties and assets of economic offenders who are charged in offences measuring over INR 100 crores and are evading prosecution by remaining outside the jurisdiction of Indian courts.

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 14

Article 49 of the Constitution is concerned with:  

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 15

The mango variety which has been granted a patent of ‘Hapus’ by the Controller General of Patent is cultivated in which of the following regions? 

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 16

What is ‘mActionSoft’? 

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 16

mActionSoft is an android based mobile application which is specially made for field-level reporting of physical progress of the works undertaken by the Panchayats after login by the user. It supplements the ActionSoft web application in capturing the geographical coordinates and photo of each asset at different work stages of the activities undertaken in Action Plans of Panchayats, including the Gram Panchayat Development Plan.

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 17

Which of the following is not a provision under the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018? 

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 18

An Inter-creditor Agreement is signed between: 

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 19

With reference to the ‘Ninth Schedule of the Indian Constitution’, observe the following three statements:
1. The first amendment to the Indian Constitution (in 1951) added the Ninth Schedule to it.
2. Article 31-B was brought in under the Ninth Schedule.
3. The laws related to land reform and zamindari abolition were kept under it.
Q. Which of the statements given above are correct?

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 19

The Ninth Schedule contains a list of central and state laws which cannot be challenged in courts. Currently, 284 such laws are shielded from judicial review.

The Schedule became a part of the Constitution in 1951, when the document was amended for the first time. It was created by the new Article 31B, which along with 31A was brought in by the government to protect laws related to agrarian reform and for abolishing the Zamindari system. While A. 31A extends protection to ‘classes’ of laws, A. 31B shields specific laws or enactments.

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 20

What is the main reason behind the crisis that the sugar industry in India is facing right now? 

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 21

Which of the following facts are included in the Supreme Court’s verdict on AADHAR?
1. This is a constitutionally valid scheme.
2. Private companies must also make AADHAR mandatory.
3. AADHAR will not be mandatory for admission in educational institutions.

Q. Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 22

In 2006, the Supreme Court of India had passed a judgment in M. Nagaraj vs Union of India case. What was that judgment related to?

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 23

With reference to the philosophy of ‘Integral Humanism’, observe the following statements:
1. This philosophy is based on the series of lectures given by Pundit Deendayal Upadhyaya in 1965.
2. At the core of this philosophy is the idea of a holistic vision towards the man, the nation and the world.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 24

Who of the following has/have been given the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2018?
1. Virat Kohli
2. Mirabai Chanu
3. Vijender Singh
4. P.V. Sindhu
5. Abhinav Bindra

Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 25

With reference to ‘Ayushman Bharat Yojana’, observe the following statements:
1. It will benefit all those citizens who are not taxpayers.
2. Under this scheme, 1.5 lakh Health and Wellness Centers will be opened.
3. Under this scheme, a health insurance cover of rupees five lakh will be provided.

Q. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Current Affairs Mock Test 9 - Question 25

The features of Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Yojana are as follows:
1.Health insurance cover of up to Rs. 5,00,000 per family per year.
2.Over 10.74 crore poor and vulnerable families are covered across the country.
3.Households listed in the SECC database as per defined criteria are covered.
4.No limit on family size and age of members.
5.Priority is given to girl child, women and senior citizens.
6.Free treatment can be availed at all public and empanelled private hospitals.
7.Covers the costs associated with secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.
8.1,350 medical packages included, covering surgery, medical and day care treatments, cost of medicines and diagnostics.
9.All pre-existing diseases are covered.
10.Cashless and paperless access to quality health care services
11.Under Ayushman Bharat, the government will open 1.5 lakh health and wellness centres by 2022, which will be equipped to treat a host of diseases, including blood pressure, diabetes, cancer and old-age illness.

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