Q1. Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)?

  1.  CAG compiles and maintains the accounts of the State Governments, but not that of Central government.
  2. CAG has the power to decide the extent and manner of audit.

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 National Clean Air Programme (NCAP):

  1. The programme was launched by the Ministry of Environment to cut the concentration of coarse and fine particles by at least 20% in the next five years, with 2017 as the base year for comparison.
  2.  The programme would be implemented solely by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. Edge computing is a part of a distributed computing topology, in which information processing is located close to the edge where people produce or consume that information.
  2. An edge gateway, can process data from an edge device and then send only the relevant data back through the cloud, reducing bandwidth needs.

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. The terms ‘SWAS’, ‘STAR’ and ‘SAFAL’, sometimes seen in the news are the names of

(a) Robots developed by ISRO

(b)Green crackers

(c) Air purification devices

(d) New apps developed by the MeiTY

 

Q5. With reference to the provisions of Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2019, consider the following statements:

  1.  The central government will set up an Inter-State River Water Disputes Tribunal, for the adjudication of water disputes and all existing Tribunals will be dissolved.
  2. Under the Bill, the proposed Tribunal must give its decision on the dispute within two months, which may be extended by one year.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. Dark web refers to anything on the internet that is not indexed by and accessible via a search engine like Google.
  2. The deep web is a subset of the dark web that is intentionally hidden, requiring a specific browser to access.

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

 

Q7. Which one of the following country is geographically closest to Israel?

(a) Iraq

(b) Syria

(c) Turkey

(d) UAE

 

Q8. Consider the following statements:

  1. National Payments Corporation of India is an umbrella organisation for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India.
  2. It is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India and Indian Banks’ Association under the provisions of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.

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. Which one among the following Ministries recently organised the “Kala Kumbh”?

(a) Ministry of Textiles

(b) Ministry of Culture

(c) Ministry of Tourism

(d) Ministry of Finance

 

Q10. Consider the following statements with respect to the Mughal Emperor “Dara Shikoh”?

  1. He was the eldest son of Shah Jahan.
  2. He translated into Persian the Bhagavad Gita as well as 52 Upanishads.
  3. He wrote Shahjahannama
  4. He was an indifferent administrator and ineffectual in the field of battle.

Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 3 and 4 only

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(a)

3-(c)

4-(b)

5-(a)

6-(d)

7-(b)

8-(c)

9-(a)

10-(c)