Q1. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Quantum mechanics was developed in the early 20th century, for the first time, to describe nature at the scale of atoms and elementary particles.
  2. Google recently has demonstrated the so-called “quantum supremacy”.

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 Payment banks operating in India:

  1.  Payment banks can accept demand deposits (up to Rs 1 lakh), offer remittance services, mobile payments and other banking services.
  2. Such banks were established on the recommendations of Narasimham committee.

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 regarding the World bank Group:

  1. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. 
  2. The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) was created to promote foreign direct investment into developing countries.

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. In telecommunications, the term asymmetric refers to any system in which the data speed or quantity  of data is the same in both directions, averaged over time.
  2. An Internet connection in which downstream data flows over a broadbandsatellitedownlink, while upstream data is sent over a twisted-pair telephone line, is an example of asymmetric communications.         

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. With reference to the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008, consider the following statements:

  1. The Act makes the National Investigation Agency the only truly federal agency in the country, more powerful than the CBI. 
  2. Act takes away the state’s power of conducting an investigation through the police, while conferring unfettered, discretionary and arbitrary powers on the Centre.

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. With reference to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), consider the following statements:

  1. Borrowing from AIIB is preferred by a number of countries as it charges about one to 1.5 per cent interest, with long term repayment including five-year grace period.
  2. India is the largest shareholder in the bank which has an authorised capital of USD 100 billion.

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. The Global Terrorism Index (GTI), is an annual publication of

(a) Transparency international

(b) United Nations Development Programme

(c) World Economic Forum

(d)  Institute for Economics and Peace

 

Q9. Recently, a prospect of creating a 5G club of 10 democracies was forwarded by UK, amid growing security concerns related to Chinese telecom giant Huawei. Which one of the following countries is not part of the group?

(a) Italy

(b) Japan

(c) Brazil

(d) Canada

 

Q10. Recently, this state of India has planned develop 800 km roads as “Herbal Roads”. These herbal roads will have medicinal and herbal trees along with the land on their both sides. Which one among the following state is the one mentioned above?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Chhattisgarh

(c) Bihar

(d) Uttar Pradesh

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(a)         

3-(c)

4-(b)

5-(d)

6-(c)

7-(a)

8-(d)

9-(c)

10-(d)