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Q1. The Service Trade Restriction Index is released by ?

  1. WTO
  2. United Nations Conference on Trade and  Development (UNCTAD)
  3. Organisation of Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD)
  4. World Bank

 

Q2. National Air Quality Indices is released by ?

  1. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  2. Environmental Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA)
  3. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)
  4. NITI Aayog

 

Q3. Which among the following countries participate in Malabar Exercise?

  1. India
  2. U.S
  3. U.K
  4. China
  5. Japan
  6. Sri Lanka

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

      (a) 1, 2, 4 and 5 only
      (b) 1, 3 and 6
      (c) 1, 2 and 5
      (d) 1, 2 and 6

 

Q4. Which of the following statements defines Hague Code of Conduct?

  1. It aims at controlling the technology transfer for nuclear delivering cruise missiles.
  2. It aims at reducing proliferation of Ballistic Missiles
  3. It aims at preventing use of any kind of bio weapons
  4. It is a supplementary code under umbrella Nuclear Non proliferation Treaty.

 

Q5. The name of cyclone ‘vardah’ that hit the south India was suggested by?

  1. Pakistan
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Oman
  4. Thailand

 

Q6. Druzhba-2016 was in news recently.It is a military exercise between

  1. India –Russia
  2. India-Sri Lanka
  3. Russia-Pakistan
  4. China-Russia

 

Q7. Which country in India’s neighborhood was declared malaria-free by WHO recently

  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Myanmar
  4. Maldives

 

Q8. India recently hosted the Golden jubilee celebrations of

  1. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
  2. United Nations Development program (UNDP)
  3. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  4. The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

 

Q9. Apatani Tribe are inhabitants of which state?

  1. Assam
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Mizoram

Q10. Which of the following states have been declared as Open Defecation Free (ODF) states under the Swachh Bharath Mission ?

  1. Kerala
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Sikkim
  4. Gujarat

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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

 

Q11.  Pusa Arhar 16, in news recently is a

  1. Wheat variety
  2. Pulse variety
  3. Rice variety
  4. Maize variety

Q12. Rani ki Vav a ‘UNESCO archaeological World Heritage Site’ situated in ?

  1. Orissa
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Gujarat
  4. Punjab

 

 

Q13. Consider the statement regarding Ind INX:

  1. It is the only international stock exchange of India.
  2. Ind INX is a subsidiary of Bombay stock Exchange.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

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

 

 

 

Q14. What is “ Akashvani Maitree” , which was recently in news?

  1. An Air force exercise between India and Bangladesh
  2. All India Radio channel aimed at strengthening ties between India and Bangladesh
  3. An rescue operation of Indian Air Force in Nepal
  4. A special edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’

 

Q15. Which of the following Statements is/are true regarding MAA Programme:

  1. It is launched by Union Ministry of Women and Child.
  2. It aims at reducing the child marriage and improving Child bearing age

Select the correct answer from the codes given below.

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

 

 

Q16. Consider the following statements about ‘Eco mark’ given to the Indian products

  1. It is given to environment friendly products by Ministry of Environment
  2. It is started in 1991 with an objective of increasing awareness among the consumers towards reducing environment impact

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

 

Q17. Pelargonic Acid Vanillylamide, recently in news for which of the following reason?

  1. A food additive , which was banned by Government of India
  2. A chilli based non-lethal munitions.
  3. Used for making biodegradable plastic
  4. Pesticide used by tea cultivators in North- Eastern states

 

Q18. ‘Niyamgiri’ hills frequently in news are located in

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Odisha
  3. Jharkhand
  4. Chhattisgarh

 

Q19. A new species of ginger Zingiberbipinianum is found from ?

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Western Ghats
  4. Sikkim

 

 

Q20. Consider the following states:

  1. Assam
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Tripura
  4. Jammu and Kashmir

In which of the above states Armed Forces Special Provisions Act (AFSPA) is under implementation?

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

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