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QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 92

 Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 92

19 April 2016



Quiz 88 April 14th Question 1 Statement 2: ‘The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) is responsible for administering fireworks-related rules and regulations’ – PESO is by and large responsible (the Controller of Explosives and Chief Controller of Explosives are under PESO) but in some instances it also is the District Magistrate or where there is a Police Commissioner system (like in Delhi or Mumbai, etc.), the Commissioner.

Who is the licensing authority for the manufacture, sale, storage and transport of fireworks?

Up to a certain quantity, it is the District Magistrate or, where there is a Police Commissioner system (like in Delhi or Mumbai, etc.), the Commissioner. The manufacture of fireworks or gunpowder between 15 kg and 500 kg requires a licence from the Controller of Explosives, and larger units must be cleared by the Chief Controller of Explosives. Likewise, there are categories of licences to sell fireworks. The licensing authority is also the implementing authority of the rules.

The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles.

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