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

  1. The Bodoland Territorial Council was constituted under the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution of India. 
  2. Assamese, Bengalis, Koch-Rajbongshis, Rabhas, Garos etc are some of the communities residing in this council.

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:

  1. Only recognised political parties can have star campaigners.
  2. The list of star campaigners has to be communicated to the Chief Electoral Officer and Election Commission within a week from the date of notification of an election.

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 concept of the contempt of court in India:

  1. This concept is an Indian innovation and has been exclusively mentioned in the constitution of India.
  2. Civil contempt is more complex than the Criminal one as it consists of three forms of contempt.

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 with respect to the Inter-state water dispute in India:

  1. The Article 262 of India’s Constitution provides for barring the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction over interstate river water disputes.
  2. Under the Inter-State River Water Disputes Act, 1956, the central government is required to set up a Water Disputes Tribunal for adjudication of the dispute, within a year of receiving complaint from the states.

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. World InvestmentReport has been released  by the

(a) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

(b) World Economic Forum

(c) United Nations Development Programme

(d) International Monetary Fund

 

Q6. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) of genetic information that some bacterial species use as part of an antiviral system, can be used as a gene-editing tool.
  2. gRNA is a type of RNA molecule that binds to Cas9 and specifies the location at which Cas9 will cut DNA.

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

 

Q7. Which one of the following enforces the Anti-Trust regulation framework in India?

(a) Ministry of Commerce and Industry        

(b) Information Technology Act, 2000

(c) Ministry of Finance

(d) Competition Act, 2002

 

 

Q8. With reference to the Natural Gas, consider the following statements:

  1.  Natural gas is a mixture of gases, such as, nitrogen, carbon dioxide etc, which are rich in hydrocarbons.
  2. Natural gas prices are affected mainly by demand and supply and it remains unaffected by the seasonal changes.

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 is incorrect with respect to the CAG of India?

(a) The Comptroller and Auditor General is appointed by the President of India and can be removed from office only in the manner and on the grounds that a Judge of the Supreme Court is removed.

(b) The CAG is not eligible for any further office after the end of their tenure either in the Government of India or any State Government.

(c) To enable the office to perform this function smoothly, he is endowed with full access to all the financial records including books, papers, and documents. However, his right to call for information and accounts is statutory.

(d) None of the above

 

Q10. Mumbai police have alleged that three television channels are involved in manipulating the Television Rating Points (TRPs). Consider the following statements.

  1. In India, the TRP is recorded by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  2. TRPs are the main currency for advertisers to decide which channel to advertise on by calculating the cost-per-rating-point (CPRP).

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

 

         

Ques  Ans:

1-(c)

2-(b)

3-(d)

4-(c)

5-(a)

6-(c)

7-(d)

8-(a)

9-(d)

10-(b)