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1.Consider the statement regarding Swachh Yug Campaign,

  1. It focuses on making slums Open Defecation Free
  2. Ministries involved in campaign includes Ministry of water resources, ministry of youth affairs and Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

2. Global Peace Index in published by

  1. World Organisation for Peace
  2. Institute of economics and Peace
  3. Amnesty International
  4. United Nations Human Rights Commission

 

3. Which among the following agreement deals with ballistic missile proliferation?

  1. MISSILE TECHNOLOGY CONTROL REGIME (MTCR)
  2. Wassenaar Arrangement.
  3. HAGUE CODE OF CONDUCT (HCOC)
  4. Australia Group

 

4.Consider the statement regarding P2P Lending,

  1. It enables capital infusion in large scale infrastructure projects
  2. Currently, there are no regulators for the P2P lending
  3. Lead Banks are the official institutions which function as the intermediary

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2
  4. 1,2 and 3

 

5. Which among the following is/are true regarding National Highways Grid?

  1. It is proposed by National Highways Grid.
  2. The corridors, spaced at a distance of 250 kilometers, will crisscross and connect with each other.
  3. The numbering of all highways running from east to west with odd numbers, and north to south roads with even numbers may also be done.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 2

 

6. Consider the following statements regarding Swadesh darshan Scheme,

  1. It is directly under Ministry of Tourism and Culture.
  2. It focuses on theme based Tourist Circuits

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

7.What is the main aim of Vidyanjali Scheme launched by MHRD?

  1. Delivering volunteer teachers to government schools.
  2. Improving Physical infrastructure of Rural schools
  3. Scholarship for single child
  4. MOOC program for enabling distance education.

 

8.Consider the following statements regarding Mining of polymetallic nodules,

  1. Mining is carried over beyond the exclusive economic zone of a country.
  2. Permission for mining is issued by International maritime organisation
  3. India is the only country with a valid permission for the same.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3
  2. 1, 2 and 3
  3. 1 only
  4. 2 only

 

  9. Which among the following is/are true regarding LIDAR

  1. It is more advanced data transmission technique in which light is used as medium
  2. It helps in data transmission up to 1 GBPS

Select the correct answer using the code given below

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

10. What do you mean by the term Dark Sky Reserve?

  1. Reserve of black soot in atmosphere
  2. Area designated to be free of light pollution
  3. The area in the outer atmosphere where space debris concentrated.
  4. Areas in the universe where high radiation energy is observed.

 

11. Which among the following states has initiated the Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme?

  1. Haryana
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Uttarakhand
  4. Bihar

 

12. Which among the following statement is true regarding Carbifix program is correct?

  1. It aims at fixing carbon dioxide (CO2) in Basaltic rocks
  2. It aims at fixing carbon dioxide (CO2) in Ocean water.
  3. It aims at reducing carbon footprint by developing new renewable energy techniques.
  4. It aims at increasing forest cover to trap carbon dioxide (CO2)

 

13. Which among the following is/are true regarding Jal Rahat?

  1. It is a joint initiative by Assam government and Armed forces.
  2. It focuses on disaster preparedness during floods

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

14. Consider the statements regarding African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (ANWFZT):

  1. The ANWFZT, also known as the Treaty of Pelindaba.
  2. It aims at preventing nuclear proliferation and preventing strategic minerals of Africa from being exported freely.

Which among the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

15. Consider the statements regarding Shangri-La Dialogue:

  1. It was launched by British think tank the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the Chinese government.
  2. Raisina dialogue conducted with the partnership of India is organised in a similar way.

Which among the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

16. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Payment Banks?

  1. Its main objective is to accelerate financial inclusion.
  2. They can deal with remittance services and accept deposits or lend loans of up to Rs 1 lakh.
  3. They can accept demand deposit, issue ATM/debit cards.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

17. Last year a meeting called Rajasva Gyan Sangam was constituted. What was the need of such meeting?

  1. Improve tax administration and tax collection.
  2. Improve ease of doing business in India
  3. Meeting by NITI Aayog for designing the three-year plans
  4. For the faster implementation of Housing for all Scheme.

 

18. Which of the following statements is/are regarding Surya Mitra Initiative?

  1. “Surya Mitra” is a residential program which is 100% funded by Govt. of India and implemented by Ministry of Skill Development (MSDE) across the country.
  2. Surya Mitras are skilled technicians who can install, operate, repair and maintain, provide servicing for solar powered panels, solar power plants, and equipment.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

  19. Consider the following statements regarding Participatory Notes(P-Notes):

  1. P-Notes are instruments issued by SEBI to overseas investors, who wish to invest in the Indian stock markets.
  2. P-Notes are often criticised for being a source for money laundering in India.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

20. Which of the following is/are true regarding Internet of Things?

  1. It is a network of digitally connected physical objects.
  2. It can be installed only in an immobile closed space.
  3. IoT creates opportunities for more direct integration of the physical world into computer-based systems and resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefits

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

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