Q1. Consider the following statements:

  1. The State Business Reform Action Plan is released annually by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in India.
  2. Andhra Pradesh retained its top position in the ranking, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Telangana. 

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

 

Q2. With reference to the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), consider the following statements:

  1. Reinvestment of profits from overseas operations, as well as Intra-Organisational loans and borrowings to overseas subsidiaries are also categorised as FDI.
  2. The constant flow of FDI into a country translates into a continuous flow of foreign exchange, which could de-stabilize the exchange rates of a country.

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. A term, ‘Master of the Roster’, often seen in the news, refers to

(a) To the privilege of the collegium system to decide the transfer of judges.        

(b) To the privilege of the Chief Justice to constitute Benches to hear cases.       

(c) To the power of the Supreme Court of India to take up any case from any court of India.

(d) None of the above.

 

Q4. With reference to a disease  called “Africantrypanosomiasis”, sometimes seen in the news, consider the following statements:

  1. It is also known as sleeping sickness, which mainly occurs in the urban areas where people prefer to avoid doing hard labour.
  2. Nagana is a form of sleeping sickness that primarily affects Humans.

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

 

Q5. Consider the following statements:

  1.  The POSHAN Abhiyaan aims to ensure holistic development and adequate nutrition for all the backward classes of the country.
  2. The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD)is the nodal implementing agency for POSHAN Abhiyaan. 

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.  The Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle, which contains an account of the martyrs from India’s First War of Independence in 1857, to India’s Independence in 1947, was released by

(a) Ministry of Culture   

(b) Ministry of Education

(c) NITI Aayog

(d) Ministry of home affairs

 

 

 

Q7. Consider the following statements regarding the Climate & Clean Air Coalition, often seen in the news:

  1.  It is the only global effort that unites governments, civil society and private sector, committed to improving air quality and protecting the climate in next few decades.
  2. The Coalition's initial focus is on methane, black carbon, and HFCs. 

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. Consider the following statements regarding the historical Moplah rebellion:

  1.  The revolt took place in Kerala’s Malabar and involved the Moplah Muslims of the region. 
  2. Gandhi wrote extensively about the revolt, by blaming them for not remaining “strictly non-violent”.

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

Q9. Consider the following statements with respect to “Swachh Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan”.

  1. It is a mass cleanliness-cum-awareness drive to make government offices clean and create awareness amongst citizens.
  2. It has been undertaken by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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 followings statements with respect to the President’s Rule in the Indian context.

  1. President rule under Article 356 of the Constitution of India affects the day to day operation of the State Government and it also means that for the next six months no major government decisions will be made.
  2. A proclamation of President’s Rule may be revoked by the President at any time by a subsequent proclamation. Such a proclamation does not require parliamentary approval.

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-(a)

3-(b)

4-(d)

5-(b)

6-(a)

7-(c)

8-(c)

9-(d)

10-(b)