5 Nov 2016 | Prelims Daily: CA Questions with Tikdams & Tidbits

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Q.1) Which of the following is/are recognised as the classical languages in India?

1.Odia (Oriya)



Choose the correct alternative using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3


Q.2) Consider the following statements about the decisions of the GST Council meeting held this week

1.There will be a multiple slab rate structure, with rates ranging from 0% to 28%

2.Existing cesses will continue to exist, independently of the GST

Select the correct option

a) 1 Only

b) 2 Only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.3) There has been an unprecedented interest in studying the asteroids because

1.They are believed to hold clue to the origin of the solar system and the origin of life on earth.

2.Some of them might provide potential sites for mining valuable minerals.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding the Paris Agreement

1.The agreement is a arms deal between India and France to purchase 36 Rafale aircraft

2.It is an agreement which seeks to keep the rise in global average temperatures below 1 C

Select the correct option

a) 1 Only

b) 2 Only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.5) ‘Gig economy’ is a term which appears frequently in the news. Which of the following is an incorrect explanation of the term

a) An economic system in which temporary positions are common and companies hire for short-term work

b) It describes a single project or task for which a worker is hired, often through a digital marketplace, to work on demand

c) They refer to a type of short-term job, and some workers pursue gigs as a self-employment option

d) It refers to the hiring of illegal migrants


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