Q1. Bojjannakonda and Lingalametta are the twin Buddhist monasteries dating back to the 3rd century BC, which have been found recently by INTACH, are laocated in the state of

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Karnataka

(c) Tamil Nadu

(d) Odisha

 

 

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the BBIN Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA):

  1. The primary goal of the agreement is to develop functional transport corridors and subsequently convert them to economic corridors. 
  2. Bangladesh has decided to opt out of the agreement, due to the environmental concerns.

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. Lymphatic filariasis, considered globally as a neglected tropical disease (NTD), is a parasitic disease caused by microscopic, thread-like worms. 
  2. Lymphatic filariasis spreads from person to person.

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. With reference to the Nilgiri Biosphere reserve, consider the following statements:

  1.  The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Wyanaad Wildlife Sanctuary Bandipur National Park, Nagarhole National Park, Mukurthi National Park and Silent Valley are the protected areas, within the reserve.
  2. The Sholas of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve are a treasure house of rare plant species.

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. Equator does not pass through which one of the following countries?

(a) Uganda    

(b) Botswana  

(c) Colombia

(d) Indonesia

 

 

Q6. With reference to the Vakataka dynasty of ancient India, consider the following statements:

  1. Nandivardhan, in today’s Maharashtra, was the then capital of the dynasty which ruled south-western India from 250 AD.
  2. Vakataka dynasty built the Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad.

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. Social Mobility Index, has been released recently by which one of the following institutions?

(a) International Labor Organization 

(b) World bank

(c) Germanwatch

(d) World Economic Forum

 

 

Q8. With reference to the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), consider the following statements:

  1. ITCZ is a belt of high pressure, which circles the Earth generally near the equator where the trade winds of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres come together.
  2. The position of the ITCZ varies with the seasons, and lags behind the sun's relative position above the Earth's surface by about 1 to 2 months.

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 the Dividend Distribution Tax.

  1. The Dividend Distribution Tax, or DDT, is taxable at source, and is deducted at the time of the company distributing dividends.
  2. Other than Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT), the Securities Transaction Tax (STT) and Long-Term Capital Gains (LTCG) tax are other major taxes levied on market instruments.

Which of the Statements given above is/are incorrect?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q10.  Budget 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed to increase the limit of insurance cover in case of bank failure on deposits to  ₹5 lakh from  ₹1 lakh.Consider the following statements with respect to  Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC).

  1. The government has set up Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) under RBIto protect depositors if a bank fails.
  2. DIGC covers all commercial and co-operative banks, except in Meghalaya, Chandigarh, Lakshadweep and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Besides, Only primary cooperative societies are not insured by the DICGC.

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-(a)

2-(a)

3-(c)

4-(c)

5-(b)

6-(c)

7-(d)

8-(b)

9-(d)

10-(c)