Which among the following duties is applied by a Government to control the exports of a commodity, so that the commodity can be used by the local markets than in foreign countries?
- Custom Duty
- Excise Duty
- Anti Dumping Duty
- Dumping Duty
The custom duty in India is regulated by Customs Act of 1962. This duty is imposed on the imported and exported goods in the country. This duty is one of the most important duty because it hampers illegal import and export of goods
- Captain Hawkins
- John Mildenhall
- Ralph Fitch
- Thomas Stephens
- Shah Shuja
- Murshid Quli Khan
- Alivardi Khan
The Sri Venkateshwara National Park is located in which state?
- Andhra Pradesh
- Tamil Nadu
The Sri Venkateshwara National Park (SVNP) is a national park and biosphere reserve located in Andhra Pradesh, India and covers an area of 353 km2. The park is known for its many waterfalls including the Talakona, Gundalakona and Gunjana. It is home to hyena, golden jackal, Indian fox, small Indian civet, jungle cat, etc. The key threats that national park is facing are construction and quarrying.
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
- Members of Lok Sabha are directly elected by the eligible voters
- Money Bills can only be introduced in Lok Sabha
- The Vice-President of India is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha
- President nominates four members of Anglo-Indian Community to Lok Sabha
Fourth statement is incorrect. President nominates two members of Anglo-Indian Community to Lok Sabha, when it is felt that the community is not adequately represented.
Which state government has recently implemented the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS)?
- Arunachal Pradesh
- Himachal Pradesh
The Himachal Pradesh government has implemented the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS) to provide easy access to curative geriatric health care services by way of additional cover. The scheme will provide top up coverage of Rs. 30,000 per senior citizen to all existing Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) smart card holders in addition to basic coverage of Rs.30,000 in Trust/Society mode. the targeted beneficiaries of this scheme are RSBY enrolled persons aged 60 years and above. The senior citizens of those families that are eligible for RSBY but not currently rolled in this scheme will not get benefit of SCHIS.
- Ecological change
- Aryan attack
- All of these