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General Studies-02

Article 142

  • Article 142 gives power to supreme court to pass any guidelines/decree or order to complete justice process.
  • This means SC would also have executive or legislative power just by its order.
  • Eg: court have given vishakha guidelines, national anthem playing in cinema and liquor ban on highway periphery.
  • This article is said to be used as judicial overreach or over activation.

Rail swaachta report

  • Survey conducted by quality control of india and IRCTC
  • Three parameter playing major role viz, direct survey, passenger review and third party data.

General Studies-03

Organic chemical [pib]

  • Recently cabinet committee approved restructuring of Hindustan organic chemical plant.
  • This plant produce Dinitrogen tetroxide (N2O4).
  • Now this plant will be used by ISRO as N2O4 useful in space application.

N2O4 research mind map

MGNREGA

  • Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee act is for the rural employment.
  • Under this scheme every house hold given chance of 100 day employed wages in an year.
  • Under this scheme employment should be provided in 15 days of job card issue otherwise unemployment benefit to be given.
  • 33% worker to be reserved for women.
  • According to real data there is more than 55 % women participation.

 

 Cabinet approve new nuclear programme

  • Cabinet committee chaired by prime minister approved new nuclear program with major aim is to boost indigenous technology.
  • 10 pressurized heavy water reactor with 7000 mega watt capacity was approved by cabinet.

National technical research organization

  • This is statutory organization under intelligence act.
  • This organization have same status as intelligent bureau/ research and analysis wing.
  • This organization give information to prime minister office regarding intelligent news and give security advice.

Financial position of state

  • Indian economy is already facing problem from the non performing asset problem and this problem literally became chakravyuha challenge for india.
  • Many step has been taken but issue of mounting debt and stressed asset also in rising. This stressed asset include NPA + default + transferred to bad bank.
  • Data showed that in previous year 29 state registered financial performance being worsened with more than 3% deficit.
  • This is due to increasing liability by centrally sponsored scheme, UDAY and demonetization
  • Btu here we have to take into consideration about concept of effective deficit as state capital accounting showing more capital formation

Current affairs Prelims Quiz

Q.1 consider the following statement about article 142 of the constitution:

  1. it is supreme court power.
  2. according to this power supreme court have legislative and executive power.

Which of these is/are correct?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none


Q.2 consider the following statement about rail swachta report:

  1. it is conducted by quality control of india and IRCTC
  2. This include direct and indirect watching method

 

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none


Q.3 consider the following statement about organic chemical

  1. it is a form of chemical used in space sector
  2. N2O4 is major component of it
  3. this is also helpful in agricultural sector

 

A. 1 2 only

B. 2 3 only

C. 1 3 only

D. all of the above


Q.4 consider the following statement about MNREGA is/are correct

  1. in this scheme 33 % seat reserved for women
  2. This scheme especially for the rural population
  3. 100 % fund to be given by central government

 

A. 1 2 only

B. 2 3 only

C. 1 3 only

D. all of the above


Q.5 consider the following statement about national research organization

  1. It is statutory body under intelligence act
  2. it is similar institute of RAW and IB

 

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none


ANSWERS

For explanations: refer capsule above.

1C
2C
3A
4A
5C

 

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  1. Deepthi Iyyer says:

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