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Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Oct 2020
- November 1, 2020
- Posted by: DOTS ACADEMY
- Category: Quizes
1) Central Vigilance Commission comes under the administrative control of
a) Ministry of Home Affairs
c) Department of Justice
d) None of the above
• The CVC is not controlled by any Ministry/Department. It is an independent body which is only responsible to the Parliament.
• CVC has decided to receive through email, from November 1 onwards, all vigilance clearance proposals for the Board level, all-India and Central services officials for appointment, empanelment, promotion and other related issues. No hard copies of documents will be accepted.
2) Which among the following lakes can be traced its origin to Tethys geosyncline?
a) Lonar lake
b) Tso moriri
c) Pangong Tso
d) All of the above
• Pangong Tso literally translates into a “conclave lake”. It is formed from Tethys geosyncline.
3) Which among the following is the world’s largest producer of raw jute and jute goods?
• India is the world’s largest producer of raw jute and jute goods.Cabinet approves Extension of Norms for Mandatory Packaging in Jute Materials.
4) Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project in India is externally aided by
a) World Bank
b) New Development Bank
c) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
d) Both (a) and (c)
• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) Phase II & Phase III with the financial assistance of the World Bank (WB), and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to improve the safety and operational performance of selected dams across the whole country, along with institutional strengthening with system wide management approach.
5) Which among the following sector has the lowest weightage in index of eight core sector industries?
a) Natural Gas
d) None of the above
• The eight Core Industries in decreasing order of their weightage: Refinery Products> Electricity> Steel> Coal> Crude Oil> Natural Gas> Cement> Fertilizers.
• India’s eight core industry sectors shrank just 0.8% in September on a year-on-year basis, recording their lowest contraction since March 2020, with electricity and steel output clocking positive growth for the first time since March, and coal production rising for the second month in a row.