Bills and Amendments Quizzes - Current Affair MCQs


Recently in which state the law banning religious conversion has been implemented?

a) Haryana

b) Rajasthan

c) Meghalaya

d) Sikkim

Ans: A - Haryana

  • The Governor of Haryana has approved the law to ban religious conversions.
  • Now religion conversion will not be done in the state only for marriage.
  • If someone violates this rule, he will be jailed for 3 to 10 years.

  • Under the Haryana Unlawful Conversion Prevention Act, the accused will also have to pay alimony to the victim.

In which state, a bill has been passed with a provision to remove the Gond community from the Scheduled Castes and put them in the Scheduled Tribes list?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Bihar

c) Uttar Pradesh

d) Jharkhand

Ans: C - Uttar Pradesh

  • The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Order Second Amendment Bill has been passed by a voice vote, with provisions to remove the Gond community of Uttar Pradesh from the Scheduled Castes and put them in the Scheduled Tribes list.

Recently in which state a bill against forced mass conversion has been passed?

a) Punjab

b) Himachal Pradesh

c) Tamil Nadu

d) Mizoram

Ans: B - Himachal Pradesh

  • The Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly has passed the Himachal Pradesh Religious Freedom Amendment Bill, 2022.
  • There is a provision in this bill to prevent mass conversion.
  • In the bill, the conversion of two or more people at a time has been described as mass conversion.

  • It proposes to increase the punishment for forced conversion from seven years to a maximum of 10 years.

Which Wildlife (Protection) Act is proposed to be amended in the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Bill 2021, recently passed in the Lok Sabha?

a) Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972

b) Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1981

c) Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1978

d) Wild Life (Protection) Act, 2002

Ans: A - Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972

  • The Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021 proposes to amend the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

  • The bill proposes to make amendments for better management of protected areas. It seeks to incorporate an explanation to provide that certain permitted activities by local communities such as grazing or movement of livestock, drinking and actual use of domestic water shall be treated as non-prohibitive under section 29 of the Act.

Which of the following state government will introduce India's first Right to Health Bill?

a) Rajasthan

b) Haryana

c) Punjab

d) Uttar Pradesh

Ans: A – Rajasthan

  • The Rajasthan government is likely to introduce the Right to Health Bill, which is 'first of its kind in India', in the Assembly soon.

  • It aims to deliver quality and affordable health care services through government and private health care providers.

Recently Delhi court has rejected the interim bail of famous personality Chitra Ramakrishna, he was related to which of the following organization?

a) ICICI Bank

b) Bombay Stock Exchange

c) National Stock Exchange

d) HDFC Bank

Ans:   C  -  National Stock Exchange

  •          Chitra is accused of acting at the behest of an alleged yogi from the Himalayas and sharing sensitive information.
  •          In 2013, Chitra appointed Anand Subramaniam as Chief Strategy Officer, a position that had not existed before. Subramaniam was working in Balmer Lawrie where his annual package was Rs 15 lakh. But a package of Rs 1.38 crore was given in NSE.
  •          National Stock Exchange of India Limited is the premier stock exchange of India, located in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  •          NIFTY 50; NIFTY Next 50; NIFTY 500 etc. are indicators of
  • ·         It was established in 1992.

Which of the following state has introduced  anti-conversion bill in the legislature recently?

a) Rajasthan

b) Assam

c) Haryana

d) Mizoram

Ans:   c   - Haryana

  •          The BJP-led government in Haryana introduced its new anti-conversion bill in the assembly
  •          Similar bills have been passed in BJP-ruled states such as Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh in the past.

Which of the following state government has reduced the age limit for old age pension from 70 to 60 keeping in mind the social security?

a) Telangana

b) Himachal Pradesh

c) Rajasthan

d) Sikkim

Ans:  B  -  Himachal Pradesh

  •          Himachal Pradesh is divided into three divisions, 12 districts, 51 sub-divisions, 75 tehsils, 34 sub-tehsils and development blocks.
  •          Jai Ram Thakur is the Chief Minister of Himachal and Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar is the 21st Governor of Himachal.