Daily Current Affairs Quiz 29-02-2020

1. Consider the following statements

  1. 1. The idea of creation of Zonal Councils was mooted by the first Prime Minister of India, Sardar Vallabhai Patel in 1956.
  2. 2.The Eastern Zonal Council consists of the states Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Sikkim and West Bengal.
  3. 3.The Chief Ministers of the States included in each zone act as Vice-Chairman of the Zonal Council for that zone by rotation, each holding office for a period of one year at a time.
  4. Which of the above statements is/ are not correct?


2. Consider the following statements regarding ‘Consumer Protection Act, 2019’

  1. 1. Consumer Protection act, 2019 provides for establishment of a Central Consumer Protection Authority.
  2. 2. The consumer Protection Authority may impose a penalty on the advertiser, manufacturer, trader or even the endorser.
  3. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


3. Recently, the 2020 CD3 was seen in the news. The ‘2020 CD3’ is a


4. Recently Kerala High Court banned all forms of agitations in schools and colleges. In this context which of the following fundamental right of the students may be affected?


5. With reference to the Central Consumer Protection Authority, which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  1. 1.CCPA is being constituted under Section 10(1) of The Consumer Protection Act, 2019.
  2. 2.Its aim is to protect the rights of the consumer by cracking down on unfair trade practices, and false and misleading advertisements that are detrimental to the interests of the public and consumers.
  3. 3.It is composed of Chief Commissioner as the head and other two commissioners as the members and an Investigation Wing that will be headed by a District Collector.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


6. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct with respect to the Leap Year?

  1. 1.Every year that is multiple by four is a leap year.
  2. 2.Compensating the remaining time taken by the earth to revolve around the sun excluding 365 days for four years constitute a leap year.
  3. Select the correct answer using the code given below:


7. Consider the following pairs:
      Name of the Port            Country

  1. 1.Sitwe Port            –            Myanmar
  2. 2.Chabahar Port            –            Iran
  3. 3.Gwadar Port            –            Pakistan
  4. 4.Hambantota Port            –            Sri Lanka
  5. Which of the pairs given above are correct?


8. With reference Biofuels, consider the following:

  1. 1.It can be produced from waste feedstocks.
  2. 2.It emits less carbon dioxide than conventional fuels.
  3. 3.Biodiesel is a second-generation biofuel.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


9. Consider the following, with regard Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties:

  1. 1.It allows for the exchange of information in criminal and related matters between the signing countries.
  2. 2.It is recently signed between India and Myanmar.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. In context to Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), consider the following:

  1. 1.It is a credit-linked subsidy scheme.
  2. 2.It is a flagship scheme of the Ministry of MSME
  3. 3.Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) act as the nodal agency.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


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