Daily Hindu Current Affairs Quiz for UPSC Civil Services and other exams

Daily Hindu Quiz for UPSC – 10th July 2018

 

Daily Hindu Current Affairs Quiz for UPSC IAS Civil Services and other exams

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Q1: Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. A valid Indian Tourist Visa of a foreign national marrying an Indian national in India can be converted into dependent visa (X2 visa)

2. Only Pakistani Nationals can not get this facility

 

[News: Change in visa rules to aid Indians marrying abroad]

At Present as per Visa rules, a tourist visa can be converted into a X2 visa only when a marriage takes place in India and gets registered within the validity of the present tourist visa.

Now, MHA is changing the rules to includes marriages on foreign soil too.

Nationals of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan and Iraq, and people of Pakistani origin and stateless persons dont get this facility


Q2: Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. India Is the 3rd largest Mobile phone manufacturer in the world

2. China Is the largest Mobile phone manufacturer in the world

Correct AnswerOnly 2

[NEWS: ‘World’s largest mobile factory’ now in Noida]

 

India overtook Vietnam in April 2018 to become the second largest mobile manufacturer.

Samsung inaugurated the World’s largest Mobile Manufacturing plant in Noida, U.P

 


 Q3: The Montreal Protocol is related to which of the following?
1. Protection of Biological Diversity
2. Protection of Ozone Layer
3. Preventing trade of Endangered Species
4. None

Correct Answer2

[‘China firms using ozone­harming gas’]

 

 

It seeks to cut the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances (ODS) like CFCs, HCFCs in order to protect the ozone layer.

It aims at phase out of HCFCs by 2030

Ozone depleting substances (ODSs) are those substances which deplete the ozone layer and are widely used in refrigerators, airconditioners, fire extinguishers, in dry cleaning, as solvents for cleaning, electronic equipment and as agricultural fumigants.


 Q4: Which of the following statements about ‘Institute Of Eminence ‘scheme is true?

1. Under this, All institutes selected will get Rs 1,000 crore each.
2. The selected institutes can admit upto 50% Foreign students

 

Correct AnswerNone

[Frontpage: IISc, IIT-D chosen for special grants] 

It aims to help 20 higher education (10 public and 10 private) institutions from country break into top 500 global rankings in 10 years, and then eventually into Top 100

The selected institutes can admit upto 30% Foreign students

Only government institutions will get Financial assistance( Rs 1000 crore each over next 5 years)

 


 Q5: Who can become the Chairperson of National Green Tribunal?
1. Chief Justice Of High Court
2. Judge of Supreme Court
3. Both 1 and 2
4. None of the above

Correct Answer3

[News: New NGT chairpersonassumes charge]



 

Justice A.K Goel is the new NGT Chairman

NGT is formed via National Green Tribunal Act 2010

A judge of the Supreme Court of India or Chief Justice of High Court are eligible to be Chairperson or judicial member of the Tribunal. Even existing or retired judge of High Court is qualified to be appointed as a Judicial Member

NGT Benches: Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, Bhopal and Delhi(Main bench)


Question of the Day:
Who was the first Chairman of NGT?

1. Justice Swantanter Singh

2. Justice Lokeshwar Singh Panta

3. Justice Jawad Rahim

4. None

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              Word of the Day:
Distress: extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain.

Synonyms:anguish, suffering, pain, agony, ache, affliction, torment, torture, discomfort, heartache, heartbreak;



            [Farmers’ yatra to highlight distress]





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