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Daily Quiz > 2018-10-29 > Multiple Choice Questions

Daily Mcqs 29-09-2018:

1) a) The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is the register containing names of all Indian CITIZENS

b) National Register of Citizens (NRC) was prepared first in 2014-15 after the conduct of the Census of 2011.

Correct statements are...

i) Only a

ii)Only b

iii) both

iv) none

 

2) a) a significant decreasing trend in the mean rainfall during the summer monsoon months.

b) Changes in atmospheric conditions have led to such higher frequency of dry spells and increasing intensity of wet spells.

c) Stronger convective activity over southern and eastern India leads to increased intensity of wet spells. 

InCorrect statements are ...

i)allii) Only a & biii) Only b & civ) only a

 

3) A) Atmosphere is indirectly heated by earth’s radiation

R) GHG’s present in the atmosphere absorb the earth’s longwave radiation and transmits the heat in atmosphere

i) Both A and R are true; R is correct explanation of A

ii) Both A and R are true; R is not the correct explantnof A

iii) A is true and R is false

iv) A and R are false

 

4)A)Parliamentary secretary holds the rank of a Minster of the state.

R) The post of Parliamentary secretary is constitutional.

i) Both A and R are true; R is correct explanation of A

ii) Both A and R are true; R is not the correct explanatn of A

iii) A is true and R is false

iv) A and R are false

 

5) Salicornia is a genus of succulenthalophyte (salt tolerant) flowering plants that grow in salt marshes.

b) The plant yeids a salt substitute with low  sodium content.

Correct statements are...

i) Only a ii)Only b iii) both iv) none

nswer key :

1) iv) The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is the register containing names of Indian CITIZENS.

·         National Register of Citizens (NRC) was prepared first in 1951 after the conduct of the Census of 1951.

·         The NRC will be now updated to include the names of those persons (or their descendants) who appear in the NRC, 1951, or in any of the Electoral Rolls up to the midnight of 24th March, 1971 or in any one of the other admissible documents issued up to midnight of 24th March, 1971, which would prove their presence in Assam or in any part of India on or before 24th March, 1971.

2) i)

3)i)

4)iii) Because a Parliament Secretary often holds the rank of Minister of State, the Calcutta High Court, in June 2015, quashed the appointment of 24 Parliamentary Secretaries in West Bengal dubbing it unconstitutional.

·         Delhi is not the only State where the post of Parliamentary Secretary has been challenged. Various High Court judgments in the past have deemed the appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries unconstitutional and have ruled against such appointments.

 

5) iii) Salicornia, a plant that grows in salty marshes in the mangrove wetlands, the State government has intensified the efforts to tap commercial benefits from the plant through cultivation as well as extraction of the substitute to salt with low sodium content.

·         In Krishna district, the Salicornia plant is being grown naturally along the coastal belt wherever the mangrove wetland is surviving.

·         Majority of the Salicornia fields are falling in the reserve mangrove forest under the State Forest Department, necessitating the need of approval from the forest authorities for cultivation and procurement of the plant.

·         The patients suffering from hypertension, diabetes and gastric related ailments prefer the Salicornia salad and salt.