GA MCQs: 09 Jan 2018

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GA MCQs: 09 Jan 2018

1. Who among the following is the present Secretary in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation?

1) Subhash Chandra Garg

2) Rajiv Kumar

3) TCA Anant

4) Arvind Subramanian

5) Hasmukh Adhia

2. The govt has set an aggressive target of achieving what per cent gross enrolment ratio (GER) in higher education by 2020?

1) 10 per cent

2) 15 per cent

3) 20 per cent

4) 25 per cent

5) 30 per cent

3. According to the data released by the central statistics office (CSO), recently, the anticipated growth of real gross value added (GVA) at basic prices in 2017-18 is

1) 5.1 per cent

2) 5.8 per cent

3) 6.1 per cent

4) 6.7 per cent

5) 7.1 per cent

4. The 96 birth anniversary of the Nobel Prize-winner Har Gobind Khorana was observed recently. He is known for his comprehensive work on

1) DNA

2) blood group

3) scattering of light

4) microwave

5) cloning

5. Aanchal Thakur made history recently by winning India’s first-ever international medal in

1) luge

2) pole vault

3) discuss throw

4) skiing

5) triple jump

6. Who among the following is the present Union Minister for Minority Affairs?

1) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

2) Shazia Ilmi

3) Najma Heptulla

4) MJ Akbar

5) Syed Shahnawaz Hussain

7. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has announced to relax norms around levy of MAT for insolvent companies. The full form of the term MAT is

1) Maximum Alternate Tax

2) Minimum Alternate Tax

3) Migrating Alternate Tax

4) Manageable Alternate Tax

5) None of these

8. The three-day annual Flamingo Fes tival was held at Pulicat lake and Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary in which state recently?

1) Gujarat

2) Assam

3) Odisha

4) Tamil Nadu

5) Andhra Pradesh

9. The ‘Mankidia’ is one of the 13 Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) in the state of

1) Sikkim

2) Tripura

3) Gujarat

4) Odisha

5) Jharkhand

10. India recently unveiled its fastest supercomputer yet that can deliver a peak power of 6.8 petaflops. The computer is named

1) Daksh

2) Kushagra

3) Pratyush

4) Pratap

5) Tej

 

 

Answers:

  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 3
  4. 1
  5. 4
  6. 1
  7. 2
  8. 5
  9. 4
  10. 3

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