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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 4 Feb 2020

Question 1. Consider the following statements regarding Star campaigner

  1. Only a recognized political party can have a Star campaigner.
  2. The list of star campaigners has to be communicated to the Chief Electoral Officer and Election Commission within a week from the date of notification of an election.
  3. Only President can remove the leaders from the political party’s list of star campaigners.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1& 2

(d) 1 & 3

 

Question 2. With respect to Economic Survey 2019-20, consider the following statements:

  1. It has stated that access to Nutrition and Electricity resulted in higher growth rate in India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
  2. New firm creation in Service Sector is far greater than that in Manufacturing, Infrastructure or Agriculture.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

 (a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c)  Both 1& 2

(d) None

 

Question 3. Paraquat often seen in the news, is

(a)  a herbicide used in agricultural fields

(b)  a device similar to a Quantum computer

(c)   a method of drilling oil wells

(d) None of the above

 

Question 4. The Fifteenth Finance Commission (FC) has considered which of the following parameters to arrive at the states’ share in the divisible pool of taxes.

  1. 2011 population census
  2. Forest cover
  3. Area of the state
  4. Demographic performance

Select the correct answer code:

(a) 1 ,2  & 3

(b) 2 & 3

(c)   1& 2

(d) All

 

Question 5. Consider the following statements regarding North Eastern Council.

  1. NEC establishedby an Act of Parliament is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of the North Eastern Region.
  2. Minister of Development of NER is the ex-officio Chairman of North Eastern Council.
  3. Initially Sikkim was not the part of North Eastern Council and was added to the council in the year 2002.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 & 3

(d)  All

 

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