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  1. Consider the following statements about Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC):
  1. It is a dedicated roadway for freights connecting Indian states Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
  2. World Bank is helping India in this project.

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
  1. Global Hunger Index (GHI) is published by?
  1. World Health Organisation (WHO)
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  3. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  4. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  1. Consider the following statements regarding regional connectivity scheme ‘UDAN’:
  1. UDAN will be applicable on flights which cover between 200 km and 800 in all regions.
  2. The scheme seeks to reserve a minimum number of UDAN seats.

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

Which country is collaborated in setting up integrated irradiation centres in India?

  1. Germany
  2. Japan
  3. Russia
  4. USA
  1. Consider the statements regarding National Food Security Act (NFSA):
  1. Every state in India has joined the NFSA.
  2. Under NFSA, only a beneficiary under AAY is entitled to subsidised food.
  3. A new public delivery system similar to existing PDS is created exclusively for NFSA.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Which of the following statements are true regarding recent Demonetisation drive?
  1. This is the first time India is initiating a demonetisation drive.
  2. Demonetisation has reduced currency in circulation
  3. It improved the Capital to Risk Adequacy Ratio.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1.  Consider the statements regarding PUSA Arhar and consumption of pulses India:
  1. PUSA arhar is a low maturity period but water intensive variety of pigeon pea.
  2. India is the largest producer, consumer and importer of pulses.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following statements are true regarding ports in India?
  1. Only a 50% of our country’s export-import trade is done through ports.
  2. India has a  ship recycling facility at Alang in Gujarat.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Sampriti is a joint military exercise between,
  1. India and Bangladesh
  2. India and Srilanka
  3. India and Nepal
  4. India and Pakistan

10.Consider the statements regarding Mission Electrification:

  1. It is undertaken by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
  2. It aims at increasing use of renewable energy to reduce carbon footprint.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Which of the following statements is/are not regarding  Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana:
  1. It has been launched by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
  2. The scheme will span for 5 years and provides entrepreneurship education and training.
  3. International best practices in entrepreneurship will be provided through training under this scheme

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 2 only
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 3 only
  4. None of the above
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Surya Jyoti Initiative?
  1. It is a Micro Solar Dome initiative of Department of Science and Technology.
  2. Micro Solar Dome is a day and night lighting system.
  3. It is being implemented in Off Grid regions or Urban and Rural Clusters

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 2 only
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Consider the statements regarding Kala Utsav:
  1. Kala Utsav is an initiative that preserves Art and Culture by rejuvenating and rediscovering different Artforms and living traditions across the country.
  2. Kala Utsav has been initiated as an annual art festival for the students of secondary and higher secondary levels by Ministry of Culture.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2
  1. Consider the statements regarding United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL):
  1. It is the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law.
  2. The Recent 50-year completion ceremony was hosted by India.
  3. All the members of UN automatically become the member of UNCITRAL.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3
  1. Consider the statements regarding Abhay Sonar System:
  1. It is developed by Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory under DRDO.
  2. It is an Advanced Indigenous Distress SONAR System for submarines.

Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
  1. In which of the following Scientific experiments India is a participating member
  1. International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER).
  2. Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)
  3. European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
  4. Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT)

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 2 and 3
  2. 1, 2 and 3
  3. 1,2 and 4
  4. All the above
  1.  What do you mean by the term Seismic micro-zonation?
  1. Subdividing a potential seismic or earthquake prone area into zones with respect to some geological and geophysical characteristics.
  2. Subdividing the country into zones with respect to some geological and geophysical characteristics.
  3. Separation of geological data in line with coverage of the seismograph installed.
  4. None of the above
  1. Logistics Efficiency Enhancement Programme (LEEP) has been undertaken by,
  1. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  2. Ministry of Railways
  3. Tariff Authority for Major Port (TAMP)
  4. Ministry of Civil Aviation
  1. Which of the following represents Brahmaputra Corporation?
  1. It is a notified area committee in Assam.
  2. Corporation for Flood management in Barak and Brahmaputra river.
  3. It is a part of railway ministry to spread penetration of railways in North East.
  4. It is a part of UDAN Scheme to bring about regional connectivity.

20.Consider the following statements regarding  Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles (FAME) Scheme:

  1. FAME is a part of the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan.
  2. The scheme will offer incentives on electric and hybrid vehicles of up to Rs 29,000 for bikes and Rs 1.38 lakh for cars.
  3. FAME Scheme is proposed to be implemented over a period of 6 years, till 2020.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. All the above

 

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