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Sep 04, 2019 - Daily Current Affairs Quiz

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1. Global Liveability Index by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) -

  1. Delhi ranked at 118th placed, dropping 6 places from last year. Mumbai ranked 119th.
  2. List topped by Vienna (Austria) for 2nd consecutive year. Russia’s St. Petersburg topped list among BRICS nations at 71st spot.
  3. Damascus (Syria) named least liveable city at 140th position.
  4. Top 3 -
    1. Vienna (Austria)
    2. Melbourne (____________)
    3. Sydney(Australia)
None of These

2. IIT Delhi and IIT ____________________ are selected by Department of Science and Technology (DST) to establish a shared science and technology infrastructure facility named Sophisticated Analytical and Technical Help Institute (SATHI), with 125 Crores assistance over 3 years.

  1. Centre will provide services to meet demands of industry, start-ups and academia which will be accessible to them and to manufacturing units and research & development labs.
None of These

3. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has set up panel headed by NIACL CMD __________________, to review its three-year old guidelines on trade credit insurance due to the changing market requirements.

  1. Trade credit Insurance is a risk management product given to business entities by export credit agencies to protect them from loss due to credit risks.
Sekhar Basu
Raghuram Rajan
Arvind Mayaram
Atul Sahai
None of These

4. RBI taskforce on secondary market for corporate loans, headed by ____________________ Chairman TN Manoharan submitted its report. Recommendations Include -

  1. Proposed to setting up of a Self-Regulatory Body for standardization of corporate loan documents.
  2. Favoured to set up Central Loan Contract Registry and online loan sales platform, to conduct auctions and sale of secondary market loans.
  3. It called to ease regulations to enable foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to directly purchase distressed loans from banks.
  4. Proposes to allow wider participation of non-banking firms such as mutual funds, insurance companies, and pension funds in trading securities, to develop secondary market.
Dena Bank
Canara Bank

5. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs(CCEA) approved revision of price of ethanol (ethyl alcohol) for sugar season 2019-20 derived from various raw materials under ____________________ (EBP) programme.

  1. Ethanol from C type heavy molasses has been increased to Rs.43.75/litre from Rs.43.46/litre.
  2. Ethanol from B type heavy molasses has been increased to Rs.54.27/litre from Rs.52.43/litre.
  3. Ethanol price from sugarcane juice/sugar/sugar syrup are to be fixed at Rs.59.48/litre.
  4. EBP availability programme is extended across india except Andaman Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands with effect from 1st April 2019, sold by OMCs blended 10% with petrol.
Ethanol Bifurcated Petrol
Ecological Blended Petrol
Ethanol Blended Petrol
Economical Blended Petrol
None of These

6. ________________ Govt. will include Other Backward Class (OBC) and General category students in its ‘Jai Bheem Mukhyamantri Yojana’ which was initially meant for Scheduled Caste (SC) category students who were provided financial assistance of Rs 40000 (now hiked to 100000) for coaching for various competitive exams.

None of These

7. ______________ govt waived interest and penalty of Rs 4,750 crore on crop loans taken from cooperative banks, Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS), District Cooperative Central Banks (DCCB), Land Mortgage Bank (LMB) and Haryana Land Reforms and Development Bank. It will benefit around 10 lakh farmers of state.

J & K
Himchal Pradesh
None of These

8. Income Tax Department announced that it will automatically issue PAN to all taxpayers who do not have a _________________ and are using Aadhaar for filing income tax returns (ITR).

Permanent Account Number
Pre-fixed Account Number
Pre-allotted Account Number
Pure Account Number
None of These

9. Indian Army team from Mahar Regiment summited Mount Leo Pargyil (6773M), third highest peak of _________________.

Himachal Pradesh
None of These

10. Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has published ‘Loktantra Ke Swar (Khand 2)’ and ‘The Republican Ethic (Volume 2), to promote and disseminate selected speeches of _____________ Ram Nath Kovind.

Chief Justice of India
Prime Minister
Chief Justice of India
None of These

11. _________________ ministry proposed legislation titled The Health Care Service Personnel and Clinical Establishments (Prohibition of Violence and Damage to Property) Bill 2019, To address issue of violence faced by doctors and the damages caused to clinical establishments. It will provision jail term of upto 10 years.

External Affairs
Home Affairs
None of These

12. Government will invest  ____________________ crores in different areas of fisheries sector in next 5 years, to help accomplish goals of ambitious Blue Revolution (Fisheries) project. Govt aims to double aquaculture productivity from 3 million to 6 million tonnes, and double seafood exports in 5 years.

None of These

13. Panel led by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will study proposal of Ministry of Health, Government of India(GoI) to ban production and import of electronic cigarettes /__________________________ (ENDS), through an ordinance.

Electronic nicotine dual systems
Economical nicotine delivery systems
Electrical nicotine delivery systems
Electronic nitrogen delivery systems
Electronic nicotine delivery systems

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