Q1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Article 194 deals with the powers, privileges and immunities of the State Legislatures, their Members and their committees.
  2.  There are clear and notified rules to decide what constitutes a breach of privilege, and the punishment it attracts.

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. Additional Tier 1 bonds are debt instruments which bank issues to shore up the capital buffers to meet Basel 3 norms of global banking standards and RBI cannot write down these bonds in any case.
  2. Interest on these bonds can be paid only at the discretion of the issuing body  and that too out of annual profit.

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. Which one of the following countries recently opposed India’s application to European Union, for an exclusive Geographical Indications (GI) tag to Basmati rice?

(a) Nepal

(b) Sri Lanka

(c) Bangladesh

(d) Pakistan

 

Q4.  Recently, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2020 has been awarded to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez, for which one of the following contributions?

(a) For the modern use of Laser light.

(b) For discovering the diverse methods of using Stem cells.

(c) For furthering the understanding of black holes.

(d) None of the above.

 

 

Q5. Which one of the following state/UT governments has recently announced to spray bio-decomposer in the fields to prevent stubble burning?

(a) Delhi     

(b) Haryana

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Punjab

 

Q6. Consider the following statements:

  1. The transport department of Delhi has recently asked all vehicle owners in the state to get HSRP (high security registration plate) affixed on their vehicles.
  2. Once affixed, the unique high security registration plate is electronically linked to the vehicle.

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 Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), consider the following statements:

  1. The purpose of the PMI is to provide information about current and future business conditions to company decision makers, analysts, and investors.
  2. The PMI is compiled and released monthly by the Institute for Supply Management

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis (CAWACH) is an initiative of NITI Aayog and World Bank.
  2. CAWACH supports innovations in the areas of diagnostics, devices, informatics including bio-informatics &  information management systems.

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 international organisation releases “Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report”

(a) International Monetary Fund

(b) World Bank

(c) UNESCO

(d) United Nations

 

 

Q10. Which one among the following pollutants is NOT covered in India’s National Air Quality Index?

(a) PM 10

(b) PM 2.5

(c) Carbon Monoxide

(d) Carbon Dioxide

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(a)

2-(b)

3-(d)

4-(c)

5-(a)

6-(c)

7-(c)

8-(b)

9-(b)

10-(d)