Daily Hindu Through Questions,26 August 2020


September Revision Test


25 Prelims Questions from September Hindu Newspaper


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The term NEURAL NETWORK recently seen in the news in the context of

2 / 25

Identify the correct statement(s) about Priority Sector Lending in India?

1. Housing comes under one among the different Priority Sectors.

2. Inclusion and exclusion of different sectors from the Priority Sector is undertaken by the Reserve Bank of India.

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Which among the following statements is the correct defintion of ‘Beels’ found in Khaziranga?

1. Beels are ponds that are formed due to the flooding of Brahmaputra.

2. Beels are shallow man made reservoirs for collection of silt.

3. Beels provide economic sustainence and livelihood to the local people.

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Consider the following statements

1. The river Godavari flows through 5 states namely Maharastra, Odisha, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka

2. Coringa wildlife sanctuary is situated in Godavari delta region

Which of the following statements are correct ?

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Jammu and Kashmir Languages bill 2020 was recently passed by the Union Cabinet . Consider the following statements regarding languages in our constitiution?

1. Article 343 of the Indian constitution stated that the official language of the Union is Hindi in Devanagari script

2. Recognition of official  language for the official purpose of the state is done by the state legislature only

3. All decree, judgements, orders and proceedings of the high court is in English only .

Which of the following are INCORRECT ?

6 / 25

With respect to judicial review of executive orders , which of the following is /are correct ?

1. The power of judicial review under article 32 of the supreme court is both original and exclusive .

2. Writ jurisdiction of supreme court is narrow than the high courts

3. Only supreme court and high court can provide Writs for remedy against executive action.

7 / 25

Consider the following statements about National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy 2012?

1. The objective of the policy is to facilitate access to Government of India owned shareable data and information in both human readable and machine readable forms

2. It divides datasets into 2 namely negative and positive list

Which of the following are correct regarding National data sharing and accessibility policy 2012 ?

8 / 25

Identify the correct definition of the term “Data Fiduciary” used in the Data Protection Bill 2019?

9 / 25

Identify the correct statemetns about Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ?

1.Pakistan is a member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization

2.Cultural co-operation is also included in the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

10 / 25

Who publishes the Environment Performance Index?

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Identify the correct statement(s) about the powers of Supreme Court to Punish for its Contempt.

1. The prior consent of the Attorney General is necessary to punish for a contempt that arises in its presence or hearing.

2. What constitutes a criminal contempt is not defined by law. 3) A case of contempt can be heard by a single Judge Bench.

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Which of the following species are added in appendices of Conservation of Migratory Species in COP-13 held in India?

1. Great Indian Bustard

2. Asian Elephant

3. Bengal Florican

4. Jaguar

5. Oceanic White-tip Shark

Select the answer with the codes given below

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Consider the statements about United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

1. There are total of 5 permanent members in UNSC.

2. Headquarters of UNSC is located in Geneva,Switzerland.

3. It is one of the six principal organs of United Nations(UN).

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

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Consider the following statements about the types of procedural devices in Parliament

1. Starred Questions- Questions marked by an asterix for which Oral Answers have to be given

2. Unstarred Questions- Questions for which written answers should be given.

3. Zero Hour – The time when discussion on an important topic can be made in Parliament and it is not mentioned in the Rule of Procedure of either of the Houses.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

15 / 25

Identify the correct statement(s) about the The Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation Bill,2020) ?

1. State governments are prohibited from levying any market fee, cess or levy outside APMC areas

2. The Act bars the Jurisdcition of Civil Courts from entertaining a suit disposed by an authority under this Act.

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Which among the following is/are the correct statement(s) about the Industrial Relations Code Bill 2020?

1. Any industrial establishement with over 100 workers is required to get the prior permission of the Government before retrenching any worker.

2. The Bill makes it difficult for a Trade Union to be recognized as the “Sole Negotiating” Union.

3. Any dispute in realtion to the termination of the services of an individual worker is classified as Industrial Dispute as per the provisions of the new 2020 Bill.

17 / 25

Which of the following mechanisms can be used by the financial creditors to recover the loans made to the defaulting Corporate Debtor?


2. Debt Recovery Tribunals

3. Lok Adalat

4. Insolvency and Banking Code

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Consider the following statement(s) in the context of the Industrial Relations Code 2020.

1. State Legislatures can legislate on matters regulating labour.

2. Only Trade Unions can be recognized as Negotiating body as per the 2020 Bill.

Identify the correct statements

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Which among the following statement(s) is/are correct?

1. Authroized translations of rules and orders of the Union Government are done only in the languages metioned in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution.

2. The Official Language of the State Governments are to be decided on the basis of a law made by the Parliament.

20 / 25

Which of the aircrafts are rightly matched with their countries of manufacture?

1. Rafale – France

2. Grippen – Sweden

3. Chengdu J20 – Japan

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Consider the following statements

1. The robber flies are aggressive predators that feed mainly or exclusively on other insects

2. Aravallis Biodiversity park situated in Gurugaon houses them

Select the correct answer

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Identify the correct statement(s) about the Insolvency and Banking Code (Amendment) Bill 2020?

1) The ordinance prohibits the initiation of any insolvency proceedings against the corporate debtor for a period of upto 6 months.

2) The ordinance prohibits the initiation of any insolvency proceeding against the personal guarantor of a corporate debtor for a period of 6 months.

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What are the correct statement(s) about Marginal Standing Facility (MSF)?

1. MSF is the rate above the Repo rate at which Scheduled Banks borrow money from Reserve Bank of India

2. Non Banking Financial Companies can make use of MSF to borrow money from RBI

24 / 25

Which among the following are examples of “Global Commons” ?

1. Antartica

2. Space

3. High Seas

25 / 25

The term “Bretton Woods Institutions” refers to

1. World Bank

2. International Monetary Fund

3.UN Security Council

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Mains Questions:

9.Notions of distributive justice had undergone a shift from past. Elucidate

10.Limiting consumption might be the future in resource conservation. Comment