Q1. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Teesta river originates from Tso Lhamo lake of north Sikkim Himalayas.
  2. It forms a boundary between Sikkim and West Bengal and eventually enters Bangladesh where it flows into river Brahmaputra.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2    

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016:

  1. The IBC applies to all corporate persons, including a ‘financial service provider’. 
  2. There is no specific legislation for insolvency of government-owned enterprises.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2    

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q3. The ‘Warsaw International Mechanism on Loss and Damage’, often seen in the news, is associated with

(a) Climate change

(b) Nuclear arms race

(c) Space diplomacy

(d) Poverty alleviation

Q4.  An online system - ARTIS was launched recently for filing anti-dumping applications by domestic industry with an aim to facilitate speedy resolution of dumping issues. It was launched by

(a) NITI Aayog

(b) Central Board of Excise and Customs

(c) Ministry of Home affairs

(d) Ministry of Commerce and Industry

 

Q5. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Indian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (IAPPD) was formed with an imperative of moderating the pace of population growth for a smoother course of development.
  2. The IAPPD is affiliated with many associations, including the Global Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, USA.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2    

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q6.  ‘Nuakhai Juhar’, often seen in the news, is one of the most ancient festivals celebrated to welcome the new crop of the season, in

(a) Eastern India

(b) North-eastern India

(c) Western India

(d) Southern India

 

Q7. With reference to the National Food Security Act, (NFSA) 2013, consider the following statements:

  1. The Act legally entitled upto 75% of the rural population and 50% of the urban population to receive subsidized food grains under Targeted Public Distribution System. 
  2.  The act is being implemented in all the States/UTs, on an all India basis.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2    

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q8. Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to ‘flavonoids’, sometimes seen in the news?

(a) Flavonoids are a diverse group of phytonutrients.

(b) They are responsible for the vivid colors in fruits and vegetables.

(c) Onions, tea, citrus fruit and many spices are a few natural foods rich in flavonoids.

(d) All of the above

 

Q9. Recently, USA has terminated India’s designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the GSP (Generalized System of Preferences). Consider the following statements with respect to Generalised System of Preferences.

  1. Its is a WTO led trade program designed to promote economic growth in the developing world by providing preferential duty-free entry to certain designated beneficiary countries and territories.
  2. The concept of GSP is similar to Most Favoured Nation clause of WTO.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2    

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q10. Consider the following statements with respect to  Central Bureau of Investigation and  Delhi Special Police Establishment Act.

  1. According to Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946 the state governments can withdraw the general consent accorded to CBI.
  2. There are two kinds of such consent, General and Case-Specific Consent.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2    

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(b)

3-(a)

4-(d)

5-(c)

6-(a)

7-(c)

8-(d)

9-(d)

10-(c)