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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 17 July 2020

Question 1. Consider the following statements with respect to the appointment of judges of the Supreme Court  

  1. As per the constitutional provisions a retired Judge of the Supreme Court shall not plead or act in any Court or before any authority.
  2. There isa constitutional provision that prohibits the retired judge of the SC to be nominated for Rajya Sabha.

 Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1 only

(b)  2 only

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

Question 2.Consider the following statements with respect to the Votes on Account & Demand of Grants

  1. The Ministry or Department can not present more than one Demand for Grant.
  2. The Demand for Grants includes only revenue expenditure not the capital expenditure.
  3. The vote on account is generally granted for two months for an amount equivalent to one-sixth of the total estimation.

 Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a)  1 & 2

(b)  1 & 3

(c) 3 only

(d)  1 & 2

 

 Question 3.Consider the following statements regarding Appendix I & Appendix II categories of migratory species –

  1. Under the Appendix Ilist, the migratory species threatened with extinction.
  2. Migratory species that need conservation and management or would significantly benefit from international co-operation are listed in Appendix II of the Convention.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a)  Only 1

(b)  Only 2

(c) Both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

Question 4.Which of the following rivers flows through Kaziranga National Park?

  1. Brahmaputra
  2. Diphlu
  3. Dharla
  4. Mora Diphlu

(a)  1, 2 & 3

(b)   2 & 3

(c)  2 & 4

(d)  1, 2 & 4

 

Question 5.Ploonet, sometimes in news refer to

(a)  Device to rescue astronauts on the surface of Moon.

(b)  Mission to perform a flyby study of the Pluto system

(c) A moon that becomes a planet

(d)  None of the Above

 

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