Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19-03-2020

1. Consider the following statements

  1. 1.When actual expenditure incurred exceeds the approved grants of the Parliament, the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Railways presents a Demand for Excess Grant
  2. 2. The Demand for Excess Grants is made after the actual expenditure is incurred and is presented to the Parliament after the end of the financial year in which the expenses were made
  3. 3. The Public Accounts Committee brings such excesses to the notice of the Parliament.
  4. Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


2. Consider the following statements regarding ‘GreenCo Ratings’

  1. 1.GreenCo Rating is a holistic framework that evaluates companies on the environmental friendliness of their activities using a life cycle approach.
  2. 2.It has been acknowledged in India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) document, submitted to UNFCCC in 2015.
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


3. With respect to ‘Long-term Repo Operations (LTRO)’, which of the following statements is NOT correct?


4. With reference to the Open Market Operations (OMO), which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. 1.OMOs are conducted by the RBI by way of sale or purchase of government securities (g-secs) to adjust money supply conditions.
  2. 2.The central bank buys g-secs to remove liquidity from the system and sells back g-secs to infuse liquidity into the system.
  3. 3.RBI carries out the OMO through commercial banks and does not directly deal with the public.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


5. Recently bulk call data records were sought by the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) for improving the quality of telecom services. With reference to this context, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.The Government is empowered under Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997 to access such anonymous data for improving network quality.
  2. 2.Any authorisation of such access to call drop data can be approved only by very senior officers.
  3. 3.Seeking such data can be done only for short time period i.e. three to six hours normally covering the peak load of traffic on the network for any cell tower.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


6. Consider the following statements with reference to 5G (fifth generation cellular network technology):

  1. 1.In a 5G network, the speed of the data is expected to be in the range of 20-30 Gigabit per second (GBPS).
  2. 2.The 5G network will provide faster communication combined with ultra-low latency feature.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


7. With reference to National Commission for Homoeopathy Medicine Bill 2019, consider the following:

  1. 1.It proposed to setup a National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) which will replace the existing regulator Central Council for Homoeopathy (CCH) so as to ensure transparency.
  2. 2.It will setup three autonomous boards i.e., Homoeopathy Education Board, Board of assessment and rating and Board of ethics and registration of practitioners of Homoeopathy.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


8. In context to Tejas fighter aircraft, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is an Indian single-engine, delta wing, multirole light fighter aircraft.
  2. 2.It is pegged as the world’s smallest and lightest supersonic Fighter Aircraft in its class.
  3. It came from the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) programme, which began in the 1980s to replace India’s ageing MiG-21 fighters
  4. Which of the statements give above are correct?


9. Dustlik -2019 is an exercise between India and:


10. Consider the following statements:

  1. 1. “World’s Soil Resources Report” is released by FAO.
  2. 2. “World Heritage outlook” is released by UNESCO.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:


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