Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13-03-2020

1. What is common between the following places – Ghoramara, Mousani and Ganga Sagar?


2. “State of Food Security and nutrition in World” report is published by:


3. In which of the following states is “Gandhamardhan Hills” is located?


4. With reference to the powers of the Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.The Council of Ministers headed by a Chief Minister will aid and advise the Administrator in the exercise of his functions in relation to matters which the Union Territory has power to make laws.
  2. 2.It also allows the LG to act in his discretion in the matter of law making, even though the Council of Ministers has the task of aiding and advising him.
  3. 3.In case of a difference of opinion between the LG and his Ministers on any matter, the Administrator is bound to refer it to the President for a decision.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


5. Recently few MPs were suspended in the Lok Sabha for their unruly behaviour. In the context to the suspension of MPs which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. 1.Suspension and revocation of the MPs in Lok Sabha is authorized by the Speaker.
  2. 2.While Speaker can both suspend and revoke their suspensions, Rajya Sabha chairman can only suspend the member of the house.
  3. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


6. Sahyadri Megha, sometimes seen in the news is related to


7. In context to Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897, consider the following:

  1. 1.Under the act, temporary provisions or regulations can be made to be observed by the public to tackle or prevent the outbreak of a disease.
  2. 2.It was introduced to tackle the epidemic of bubonic plague that broke out in the then state of Bombay.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. Consider the following statements regarding provisions of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897:

  1. 1. It empowers state governments to take special measures and formulate regulations for containing the outbreak.
  2. 2. It provides penalties for disobeying any regulation or order made under the Act.
  3. 3. It gives legal protection to the implementing officers acting under the Act
  4. Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


9. Consider the following statements regarding

  1. 1.A supply shock is an unexpected event that suddenly changes the supply of a product or commodity, resulting in an unforeseen change in price.
  2. 2.A positive supply shock increases the output causing prices to increase.
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


10. Recently, the Maharashtra Cabinet approved the proposal to rename Mumbai Central Station to Nana Shankarseth. He is related to which of the following organizations?


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