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Bills and Acts
1.

__________ Government has become the first in the country to implement the Street Vendors Act.

Answer:Option 2

Explanation:

The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014 (commonly called as Street Vending Act) is an initiative to protect the livelihood rights and social security of urban street vendors in the country

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2.

How many years of imprisonment was given to the culprits of child pornography?

Answer:Option 2

Explanation:

Rajya Sabha passed the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which provides for death penalty to the culprits in the cases of sexual assault and stringent punishments for other crimes against children. It provides for the levy of fines and imprisonment up to 5 years to curb child pornography. In the event of a second or subsequent conviction, the punishment would be up to seven years and fine.

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3.

The Bill passed by Lok Sabha aims for the justice, respect and dignity of women is;

Answer:Option 2

Explanation:

The Lok Sabha passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 commonly known as Triple Talaq bill by voice vote. It was important to bring in a law banning instant triple talaq as the practice has continued despite a Supreme Court verdict passed in 2017. The Bill is banned in many countries.

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4.

Which of the following Bill was passed by Lok Sabha that aimed to end terrorism?

Answer:Option 1

Explanation:

Lok Sabha cleared the Unlawful Activities Prevention (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill aims to end terrorism. The Bill will now empower the government to designate individuals as terrorists. If any person commits or participates in acts of terrorism or involved in terrorist, he/she can be designated as terrorist. The Director-General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) can now grant approval of seizure or attachment of property when the case is investigated by the agency.

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5.

In the Parliament of India Upper House is known as ?


Answer:Option 2

Explanation:

The Rajya Sabha or Council of States is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of India.

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6.

The Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019. As per the act, what percent of total Reservation approved?

Answer:Option 1

Explanation:

Andhra Pradesh became the first state to reserve jobs for local youth. The Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019. Industries/Factories Act, 2019 reserves 75% private jobs across all categories in industrial units, factories, joint ventures as well as the project that are in public-private partnership (PPP) mode. It reserves 75 per cent jobs in industrial units, factories, joint ventures and projects set up under public-private partnership mode.The new law states that if a company does not find the necessary skills in locals, then it will need to train them in association with the state government. Around no company will be able to hide behind the excuse of not finding skilled local labourers. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy agreed to provide quota in local jobs during his 'padyatra' in the state.

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7.

Name the bill passed in Lok Sabha, which states that besides Chief justice of India, a former Supreme Court judge can also be made the chairperson of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

Answer:Option 3

Explanation:

Lok Sabha passed protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill 2019. According to the bill, besides a Chief justice of India, a former Supreme Court judge can also be made the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).The bill also proposes to enable any person to be the chairperson of the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) who has been a judge of a high court.The bill amends the protection of Human Rights Act 1993 to provide that a person who has been Chief Justice of India or a judge of the Supreme Court will be the chairperson of the NHRC.

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8.

Name the entity, that has partnered with Visa Inc to launch SI(standing instructions )-Hub to make recurring payments using cards with a one-time enrollment.

Answer:Option 1

Explanation:

Visa Inc, the world's leader in digital payments technology and BillDesk, an Indian online payment gateway company have partnered for the launch of SI (standing instructions )-Hub which is a smooth and secure way to make recurring payments using cards with a one-time enrollment. This comes after the introduction of guidelines for e-mandate on cards for recurring transactions by RBI(Reserve Bank of India).


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9.

The maximum maturity period of Treasury bill (T-Bill) is ______

Answer:Option 4

Explanation:

Treasury bills; generally shortened as T-bills, have a maximum maturity of a 364 days. Hence, they are categorized as money market instruments (money market deals with funds with a maturity of less than one year).


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10.

Under which act, E-assessment Scheme, 2019 was framed?


Answer:Option 3

Explanation:

The E-assessment Scheme, 2019 was framed in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3A) of section 143 of the Income-tax Act, 1961.


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