M.I.C.S. CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ 13th MARCH,2020

QUES 1. Consider the following statements with respect to Scheme for “Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP)”:

1.Under this a mechanism would be created for reimbursement of taxes/ duties/ levies, at the central, state and local level, which are currently not being refunded under any other mechanism, but which are incurred in the process of manufacture and distribution of exported products.

2.Under the Scheme an inter-ministerial Committee will determine the rates and items for which the reimbursement of taxes and duties would be provided.

3.The refunds under the RoDTEP scheme would be a step towards “zero-rating” of exports, along with refunds such as Drawback and IGST.

4.The sequence of introduction of the Scheme across sectors, prioritization of the sectors to be covered, degree of benefit to be given on various items within the rates set by the Committee will be decided and notified by the Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade.

Which among the above statements are correct?

a.1 , 2 , 3 & 4

b.1 , 2 & 3

c.1 , 3 & 4

d.1 , 2 & 4

QUES 2. Which among the following is not a feature of National Creche Scheme:

a. It is being implemented as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme through States/UTs with effect from 1.1.2017.

b.It provides day care facilities to children (age group of 6 months to 6 years) of working mothers.

c.Supplementary nutrition

d.Crèches shall be open for 30 days in a month and for 12 hours per day.

QUES 3. Which among the following statements with respect to Great Indian Bustard is incorrect?

a . It has been listed in Schedule II of Wildlife
(Protection)Act, 1972.

b. It has been listed in the CMS Convention.

c. It has been listed in Appendix I of CITES.

d. It has been listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List.

QUES 4. Government Owned Contractor Operated (GOCO) model was recommended by

a. Nandan Nilekani committee

b. Suresh Mathur committee

c. Harsh Vardhan committee

d. Lt. Gen. DB Shekatkar (Retd.) committee

QUES 5. Project NEON, sometimes seen in news is related to
a. A Neptune exploration project of NASA.
b. An exoplanet mission of  NASA.
c. AI powered Artificial Human
d. Genome mapping project of ICMR.