Daily Quiz: 22nd March 2019

1. Which of the following statements are true?

1. Preamble is neither a source of power to legislature nor a prohibition up on the powers of legislature.

2. It is non-justifiable.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. Abel Prize is related to?

(a) Mathematics

(b) Literature

(c) Environmental studies

(d) Physics

3. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

(a) Ganga – Yamuna

(b) Brahmaputra – Dibang

(c) Kaveri – Noyyal

(d) All of the above

4. Which of the following statements are true?

1. Pulsar is a celestial object that emits regular pulses of infrared waves and other electromagnetic radiation at rates of up to one thousand pulses per second.

2. Pulsars are super-dense, rapidly spinning neutron stars left behind when a massive star explodes.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

5. Siachen glacier is located at?

(a) Karakoram

(b) Zaskar

(c)Pirpanjal

(d) Doula Dhār

 

ANSWERS

 

1. Ans:c

Justification:

  • Preamble Indicates basic structure of the Constitution (SR Bommai Case). Preamble can be amended by Parliament using its amendment powers as per article 368. It also does NOT provide any legal framework of constitutional law. Preamble is neither a source of power nor a source of limitations.
  • Preamble is not justiciable by law even though it is part of the India Constitution. Preamble is a part of the Constitution. But one cannot go to court to get it enforced, i.e. non-justiciable.

2. Ans:a

Justification:

  • The Abel Prize in mathematics was awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck of the U.S. for her work on partial differential equations, the first woman to win the award.

3. Ans:d

Justification:

  • Tributaries of Ganga include Ramganga, Gomti, Ghaghara, Gandak, Kosi and Mahananda from left bank and Yamuna, Tamsa, Son and Punpun from right bank.
  • The principal tributaries of the river Brahmaputra joining from right are the Lohit, the Dibang, the Subansiri, the Jiabharali, the Dhansiri, the Manas, the Torsa, the Sankosh and the Teesta whereas the Burhidihing, the Desang, the Dikhow, the Dhansiri and the Kopili joins it from left.
  • Tributaries of Kaveri including the Shimsha, the Hemavati, the Arkavati, Honnuhole, Lakshmana Tirtha, Kabini, Bhavani River, the Lokapavani, the Noyyal and the Amaravati River

4. Ans:b

Justification:

  • Pulsar is a celestial object that emits regular pulses of radio waves and other electromagnetic radiation at rates of up to one thousand pulses per second.
  • Pulsars are superdense, rapidly spinning neutron stars left behind when a massive star explodes.

5.Ans: a

Justification:

  • The Siachen Glacier is a glacier located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalayas.
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