Who calls the Joint Session of the two Houses of the Parliament?

Q. Who calls the Joint Session of the two Houses of the Parliament? A. The President B. The Prime Minister C. The Lok Sabha Speaker D. The Vice-President Answer: A. The President Article 108 of the Constitution of India give the provisions for Joint Session of the two Houses of the Parliament. The Article 108 … Continue reading Who calls the Joint Session of the two Houses of the Parliament?

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How many types of emergencies are envisaged by the Constitution?

Q. How many types of emergencies are envisaged by the Constitution? A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 Answer: C. 3 The constitution of India provides for three types of emergency:- National Emergency: The Article 352 of Indian Constitution (Proclamation of Emergency) has the provision of this type of emergency. National emergency is imposed … Continue reading How many types of emergencies are envisaged by the Constitution?

Planning Commission of India was established in

Q. Planning Commission of India was established in A. 1947 B. 1950 C. 1951 D. 1949 Answer: B. 1950  Planning Commission of India was established on 15 March 1950, with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru as the Chairman. Authority for the creation of the Planning Commission was not derived from the Constitution of India or statute; it … Continue reading Planning Commission of India was established in

A fall in demand or rise in supply of a commodity

Q. A fall in demand or rise in supply of a commodity A. increase the price of that commodity B. decrease the price of that commodity C. neutralizes the changes in the price D. determines the price elasticity Answer: B. decrease the price of that commodity The amount of a good in the market is … Continue reading A fall in demand or rise in supply of a commodity

Who has the sole right to issue paper currency in India?

Q. Who has the sole right to issue paper currency in India? A. The Government of India B. The Finance Commission C. The Reserve Bank of India D. The Central Bank of India Answer: C. the Reserve Bank of India The Reserve Bank of India has the sole right to issue paper currency in India. … Continue reading Who has the sole right to issue paper currency in India?

‘Operation Flood’ is associated with–

Q. ‘Operation Flood’ is associated with– A. milk production B. wheat production C. flood control D. water harvesting Answer: A. milk production In 1970, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) under the chairmanship of Dr. Verghese Kurien initiated the ‘Operation Flood’ by learning from village cooperatives of Gujarat. [Village cooperatives were the model in which farmers … Continue reading ‘Operation Flood’ is associated with–

10 Facts of The Economic Survey 2018

Introduction Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey in Parliament on January 29, 2018. The Economic Survey 2018 is authored by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian. The annual survey highlights the policy priorities of the government and gives a detailed account of the state of the economy, especially in the wake of implementation … Continue reading 10 Facts of The Economic Survey 2018

Current Affairs Quiz-29 January 2018

Q1. What is the rank of India among emerging economies on an Inclusive Development Index 2018 released by World Economic Forum (WEF)? A. 59th B. 62nd C. 47th D. 52nd Answer: B. 62nd Learn more: http://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/wef-ranks-india-at-62nd-place-on-inclusive-development-index/article22491289.ece Q2. Recently, the Supreme Court decided to set up its own three-member special investigation team (SIT) to probe 186 … Continue reading Current Affairs Quiz-29 January 2018

GK Question Series-Set 04

Q1. In which year Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was established? / भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन (इसरो) की स्थापना किस वर्ष हुई थी? A. 1952 B. 1959 C. 1962 D. 1969 Answer:  1969 India decided to go to space when Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was set up by the Government of India … Continue reading GK Question Series-Set 04

PM Narendra Modi Conferred National Bravery Award to 18 Children

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 24th, 2018, gave away the National Bravery Award in New Delhi to 18 children selected from across the country.     While three of these were honoured posthumously, eight of these brave kids are from northeastern states. The recipients, selected from across India, were given a medal, certificate and … Continue reading PM Narendra Modi Conferred National Bravery Award to 18 Children