Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the administration of Delhi:

  1.  The Constitution (69th Amendment) Act, gave Delhi its own legislative assembly and directed that the administrator thereof appointed shall be designated as the Lieutenant Governor (LG).
  2. At present, Delhi is governed by multiple authorities including the New Delhi Municipal Council, Delhi Cantonment Board and Delhi Development Authority.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1.  The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020 allows the central government to regulate the supply of certain food items only under extraordinary circumstances.  
  2. Stock limits may be imposed on agricultural produce only if there is a steep rise in the demand.

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. With reference to the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), consider the following statements:

  1. The scheme was announced in 2003 with the objectives of correcting regional imbalances in the availability of affordable and reliable tertiary healthcare services.
  2. It has two main components, which includes setting up of AIIMS like institutions and upgradation of government medical colleges.

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

 

Q4. Consider the following statements:

  1. An interest rate derivative is a financial instrumentwith a value that is linked to the movements of financial instruments on the stock exchanges.
  2. Interest rate derivatives are often used as hedgesby institutional investors, to protect themselves against changes in market interest rates, but they can also be used to refine the holder's risk profile or to speculate on rate moves.

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 Ministry of rural development had announced a Policy on Promotion of City Compost in 2016.

2.The policy provides subsidy but no mandatory targets have been set.

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. ‘Mission Shakti’, often seen in the news, is associated with which of the following?

(a) Rescue exercise by Indian Navy

(b) Boosting female participation in the economic activities of the country

(c) Launching of COVID-19 vaccine

(d)  Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile testing

 

Q7. Kharai camels, which are known to feed on mangroves , are unique breed of camels found only in

(a) Gujarat

(b) Goa

(c) Odisha

(d) Himachal Pradesh

 

Q8. Recently, due to the rising average temperatures, a 113-square-kilometre block broke off the Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden glacier, which is located in

(a) Alaska

(b) Siberia

(c) Antarctica

(d) Greenland

 

Q9. Which one among the following statements is incorrect with respect to the Bhima-Koregaon Battle of 1818.

(a) A battle was fought in Bhima Koregaon, a district in Pune between the Peshwa forces and the British on January 1, 1818.

(b) The Peshwa army, which comprised mainly of Dalit soldiers, fought the upper caste-dominated British army.

(c) On 1 January 1927, B.R. Ambedkar visited the memorial obelisk erected on the spot which bears the names of the dead including nearly two dozen Mahar soldiers.

(d) None of the above.

 

 

Q10. Which one among the following statements is incorrect with respect to the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana?

(a) Launched in 2014, it is a village development project under which each Member of Parliament will take the responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure in three villages by 2019.

(b) The Project was launched on the occasion of birth anniversary of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan.

(c) An additional 1000 Cr  rupees was allotted  for implementation of a village development plan that would be prepared for every identified gram panchayat with special focus on enabling every poor household to come out of poverty.

(d) The planning process in each village will be a participatory exercise coordinated by the District Collector.

 

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(a)

3-(c)

4-(b)

5-(b)

6-(d)

7-(a)

8-(d)

9-(b)

10-(c)