Current Affairs MCQs question Answer for UPSC Exams 23 Apr 2019
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rd 23 April
Consider the following statements regarding Election Commission of India and choose the correct one
1. The Election Commission does not have the power to disqualify candidates who commit electoral malpractices 2. The Election Commission also does not have the power to deregister any political party 3. Article 324 says the superintendence, direction and control of all elections to Parliament, the State legislatures, and the offices of the President and Vice-President shall be vested in the EC (a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3 (c) 2 and 3 (d) All of the above
Ans d The EC does not have the power to disqualify candidates who commit electoral malpractices. At best, it may direct the registration of a case. The EC also does not have the power to deregister any political party. However, the Constitution empowers the EC to decide whether a candidate has incurred disqualification by holding an office of profit under the appropriate government, or has been declared an insolvent, or acquired the citizenship of a foreign state. When a question arises whether a candidate has incurred any of these disqualifications, the President of India or Governor has to refer it to the EC. The poll panel’s decision on this is binding.
With reference to Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME-II) scheme choose the correct one
1. It has been mandated under the scheme that only companies that meet the 50% localisation threshold will be eligible for the incentives 2. There is five-year exemption from vehicle tax for hybrid cars and buses 3. Under the scheme a PUC certificate is issued , which indicates that the emissions are in alignment with pollution norms and are not harmful to the environment (a) 1 only (b) 1 and 3 (c) 2 and 3 (d) All of the above
Ans a The steering committee has mandated that only companies that meet the 50% localisation threshold will be eligible for the incentives that will be available under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME-II) schemeelectric mobility as well as to boost the ‘Make in India’ initiative. The decision has been taken to ensure that the tax payer’s money is not used tosubsidise imports and encourage local manufacturing.
With reference to The active volcano of Indonesia choose the correct match
1. Mount Agung 2. Mount Merapi 3. Mount Bromo
(a) 1 only (b) 1 and 3 (c) 2 and 3 (d) All of the above
a) It is an active volcano in Bali of Indonesia. b) It is an active volcano and part of the Tengger massif, in East Java, Indonesia. c) It is an active volcano located on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces, Indonesia.
Ans a The active volcano of Indonesia Mount Agung has erupted again. Two other volcanoes Mount Bromo in East Java and Mount Merapi in Yogyakarta also continues to erupt. Mount Agung: Mount Agung is an active volcano in Bali of Indonesia. Mount Bromo: Mount Bromo is an active volcano and part of the Tengger massif, in East Java, Indonesia. Mount Merapi: Mount Merapi is an active volcano located on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces, Indonesia.