Most Important Question for CAPF 2020: Check Here

Most Important Question for CAPF 2020: Check Here

Most Important Question for CAPF 2020



Q.1) Which among the following is/are objectives of ‘Saksham’ initiative by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA)., recently seen in the news?
  1. To create focused attention on fuel conservation through people-centric activities.
  2. To create awareness about the usage of electric vehicles among people.
  3. To sensitize the masses about the conservation and efficient use of petroleum products leading to better health and environment.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
Ans: (c) 1 and 3 only

Explanation: Saksham actively involves the Oil & Gas PSUs along with other stakeholders like State Governments:
To create focused attention on fuel conservation through people-centric activities and to sensitize the masses about the conservation and efficient use of petroleum products leading to better health and environment.


Q.2) With reference to National Investigation Act, 2008, consider the following statements
  1. It was passed in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks.
  2. It makes the National Investigation Agency the only truly federal agency in the country.
  3. It gives the NIA powers to take suo motu cognisance of terror activities in any part of India and register a case.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
Ans: (d) 1, 2 and 3

Explanation: The law governs the functioning of India’s premier counter-terror agency. It was passed in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks.
It makes the National Investigation Agency the only truly federal agency in the country, along the lines of the FBI in the United States, more powerful than the CBI.
It gives the NIA powers to take suo motu cognisance of terror activities in any part of India and register a case, to enter any state without permission from the state government, and to investigate and arrest people.

Q.3) With reference to Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF), consider the following statements
  1. It offers a basic framework for depositing unclaimed money of consumers by service providers, maintenance of the fund and other aspects.
  2. The income from the fund is utilised for programmes and activities relating to consumer education and protection.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
Ans: (c) Both 1 and 2

Explanation: Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund Regulations of 2007 offers a basic framework for depositing unclaimed money of consumers by service providers, maintenance of the fund and other aspects.
It includes money on account of excess billing revealed in the audit, unclaimed money such as security deposits and plans charges of failed activations.
Such unclaimed/nonrefundable amount belonging to consumers would be deposited in the TCEP fund as it will be utilised for the welfare measures of the consumers.

Q.4) Taal volcano, recently seen in the news, erupted in which among the following area?
  1. Mount Saint Helens, US
  2. Stromboli Island, Italy
  3. Luzon Island Philippines
  4. Shiveluch, Russia
Ans: (c) Luzon Island Philippines

Explanation: It is a volcano on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.
It is classified as a “complex” volcano. A complex volcano, also called a compound volcano, is defined as one that consists of a complex of two or more vents, or a volcano that has an associated volcanic dome, either in its crater or on its flanks.
Why is this question important? It erupted recently.

Q.5) Women, Business and the Law Index 2020, recently released by which among the following?
  1. World Economic Forum
  2. World Bank
  3. UNDP
  4. Global Fund for Women
Ans: (b) World Bank

Explanation: Women, Business and the Law (WBL) is a World Bank Group project collecting unique data on the laws and regulations that restrict women’s economic opportunities.
The index analyzes laws and regulations affecting women’s economic inclusion in 190 economies.
It is composed of eight indicators structured around women’s interactions with the law as they begin, progress through and end their careers, aligns different areas of the law with the economic decisions women make at various stages of their lives.

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