Q1. Which one of the following group of countries are part of ASEAN+3 grouping?

(a) China, South Korea, Japan

(b) India, China, Japan

(c) India, Australia, Japan

(d) India, China, Australia

 

 

 

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC):

  1. The Gulf Cooperation Council is a political and economic union of six Arab states bordering the Gulf.
  2. Since the discovery of oil, the GCC region has undergone a profound transformation and is now home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world.

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 Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), consider the following statements:

  1. It is the implementing body for the Chemical Weapons Convention, which entered into force in 1997.
  2. India is a signatory and party to the Chemical Weapons Convention and was the First State Party to secure the distinction of chemical weapon free state Party, by destructing all its stockpile of its chemical weapons.

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. Which one of the following state capitals of India is located above the Tropic of Cancer?

(a) Bhopal     

(b) Agartala    

(c) Gandhinagar

(d) Kolkata

 

 

 

Q5. Consider the following statements:

  1. GST council is a constitutional body for making recommendations to the Union and State Government on issues related to Goods and Service Taxes and is headed by the Prime Minister.
  2. It was constituted by the President within 60 days of the commencement of Article 280.

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. ‘Secularism’ and ‘Federalism’ were declared as the part of ‘Basic structure’ of the Indian constitution, in which of the following cases?

(a) Keshavnanda Bharti case, 1973

(b) S.R Bommai case, 1994

(c) Champakam Dorairajan Case, 1951

(d) Berubari case, 1960

 

 

Q7. Consider the following statements with respect to the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF):

  1. It is a partnership among governments, multilateral development banks, private sector investors, and financiers, to provide a new way to collaborate on complex projects.
  2. The Governing Council of GIF comprises representatives of funding and technical partners and representatives of emerging markets and is co-chaired by the World Bank Group.

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 one of the following rivers is not a tributary of river Cauvery?

(a) Hemavati river

(b) Noyyal river

(c) Kabbani river

(d) Sabari river

 

Q9. Recently, The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal to set up a major port at Vadhavan. Consider the following statements.

  1. It will be 13th major port in India and is located in the state of Gujrat.
  2. The port will be developed on the landlord model in which the publicly governed port authority acts as a regulatory body and as landlord while private companies carry out port operations—mainly cargo-handling activities.

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. Which one among the following state was first in the country to ban CFL and Filament Bulbs.

(a) Sikkim

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Kerala

(d) Punjab

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(a)

2-(c)

3-(c)

4-(b)

5-(d)

6-(b)

7-(c)

8-(d)

9-(b)

10-(c)