Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 28th August-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 28th August-2020

1) Consider which of the following statements is false
1. Originally reservation was only given to SC and ST but was later extended to OBC in 1987 after the implementation of Mandal Commission report.
2. Article 15 and 16 of the Indian Constitution allows the Indian government to set Quota so as to ensure any socially and educationally backward classes of citizens is properly represented
2) Which of the following statements is true:
1. The term creamy layer was first coined In 1974 in the state of Kerala vs NM Thomas case
2. In 1992 Indra Swahney vs Union of India judgement laid down the limits of states powers with respect to quotas in reservation
3) Which of the following statements is true?
1. 10 degree channel is the channel that separates little Andaman and Nicobar Islands
2. Barren Island the only active volcano of India is in North Andaman
4) Which of the following statements are true?
1. Only the president has the power to notify the inclusion or exclusion of a caste as a scheduled caste and Schedule tribe
2. Article 341 provides reservation for scheduled caste and article 342 provides reservation for scheduled tribes.
5) Dispute resolution mechanism in the GST Council IS provided under:
6) Migs -29, SU-30 MKI, S400, Ka 31 ---fighter jets from which country:
7) Great Andamanese, Jarawas , shompens, sentinelese are PVTGS of :
8) Key features of the PMJDY scheme are:
1. The scheme benefits both urban and rural dwellers
2. No minimum balance is required to open an account under the scheme
3. Scheme for financial inclusion
4. Rs 1 lakh accident insurance cover is provided
9) Kiran helpline service for mental health rehabilitation is launched by:
10) Consider the following statements in regards to Kaziranga National Park:
1. Home to world's most famous one horned Rhino
2. National Highway 37 passes through the park area

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