Today Quiz Master – 26-Sep-2019

Today Quiz Master – 26-Sep-2019

1.      The office of the collector at First was created by

A)  Ribbon Prabhu

B)   Warren Hastings

C)   Nehru

D)  Gandhiji

Explanation :                                    Ans : (B)

After the abolition of the Dual system of government, the responsibility of collecting the revenue fell on the shoulders of the company. For that purpose, a Board of Revenue was established at Calcutta to supervise the collection of revenue. The office of the collector at first was created by Warren Hastings. English Collectors were appointed in each district, their main function was to collect revenue and provide justice.

2.      Who is the Ex-Officio chairman of the Rajya Sabha ?

A)  President

B)   Vice-President

C)   Deputy Chairman

D)  Speaker

Explanation :                                    Ans : (B)

Vice President : Part V, Chapter I, Article 63 to Article 69 of the constitution deals with the Vice-President of India. Article 63 of the Constitution of India provides that there shall be a Vice-President of India. Articles 64 and 89 (1) also specifies that the Vice-President of India shall be ex-officio Chairman of the Council of States i.e., Rajya Sabha.

Qualifications  :

    Must be a citizen of India.

    Must have attained the age of 35 years.

    Must have attained all qualifications that of a member of Rajya Sabha.

    Should not hold an office of profit – national, state or local.

    Should not be of unsound mind or an insolvent or bankrupt

    Should abide by the constitution.

38.    Who defined “Every branch of knowledge has its fundamental discovery in mechanics, it is the wheel, in science fire, in politics the vote similarly in Economics in the whole commercial side of mans social existence money is essential invention on which all the rest is based.

A)  Seligman          B)   Daldon

C)   Fisher              D)   Crowther

Explanation :                                    Ans : (D)

“Money can be anything that is generally acceptable as a means of exchange and that the same time acts as a measure and a store of value”. This definition was given by Crowther.

3.      Which of the following statement is/are correct?

  I.  Tobacco is said to have been brought to India by the Portuguese

 II.  India is the third largest producer of tobacco

III. The major tobacco producing states are Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

Select the correct answer :

A)  I only correct

B)   I and III only correct

C)   I and II only correct

D)  I, II and III correct

Explanation :                                    Ans : (D)

Tobacco is said to have been brought to India by the Portuguese in 1508. Since then cultivation gradually spread to different parts of the country. India is the third largest producer followed by China and U.S.A. The major tobacco producing states are TamilNadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

4.      All of the following are bacteria except

A)  Bacteriophage    

B)   E-Coli

C)   Lactobacilius subtilis

D)  Corynebacterium diphtheria

Explanation :                                    Ans : (A)

Bacteria : Bacteria are single-celled prokaryotes (cells without nuclei). They are considered to be the first living organisms on earth. Bacteria are grouped under the kingdom Monera. The study of Bacteria is called Bacteriology. The size of bacteria range from 1 m to 5 m.

Examples of bacteria are Bacilus, anthracis, Helicobacter pylori, streptococcus pneumoniae and Vibrio cholera.

Examples of virus are Bacteriophage, Influenza and Tobacco mosaic virus.

5.      When is the data protection day celebrated ?

A)  26th January      B)   27th January

C)   28th January     D)   29th January

Explanation :                                    Ans : (C)

Data Privacy Day (known in Europe as Data Protection Day) is an international holiday that occurs every 28 January. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently observed in the United States, Canada, Israel and 47 European countries.