Q1.  Consider the following statements regarding the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI):

  1. It is a statutory body formed under an Act of Parliament, for overall supervision and development of the Insurance sector in India.
  2. Recently, It has launched ‘Saral Jeevan Bima’ Yojana , which have same features, benefits, inclusions and exclusions across all life insurers, though at differing prices.

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. A National Authority of Ship Recycling is planned to be set up to overlook the activities related to ship recycling, at

(a) Chennai

(b) Vishakhapatnam

(c) Tuticorin

(d) Gandhinagar

 

Q3. With reference to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), consider the following statements:

  1. The Fund's mandate includes all macroeconomic and financial sector issues that bear on global stability.
  2. ‘Global Economic Prospects’ is an annual publication of IMF.

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. Gross national product (GNP) is the standard measure of the value added created through the production of goods and services in a country during a certain period.
  2. Gross domestic product (GDP) is an estimate of total value of all the final products and services turned out in a given period by the means of production owned by a country's residents.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. India has been designated as the ‘Vice-Chair’ of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Working Group of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), since its establishment every year.
  2. Together with governments, policy makers and citizens, OECD work on establishing evidence-based international standards and finding solutions to a range of social, economic and environmental challenges. 

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 end-to-end encryption, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a method of secure communication in which nobody in between, be they an Internet service providerapplication service provideror hacker, can read it or tamper with it.
  2. It is made possible through the use of public keyencryption.

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. The Mumbai police recently began “chapter proceedings” against Republic Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami. What does the term ‘chapter proceedings’ mean?

(a)  These are preventive actions taken by the police if they fear that a particular person is likely to disrupt the peace in society          

(b) These refers to the immediate actions taken on filing of FIR by police.

(c) These are steps untaken to in case of cognizable offences

(d) None of the above

 

 

 

Q8. Consider the following statements:

It is the first zoo in India with a white tiger safari. It provides unique situation where the visitors are confined in a vehicle and the animals roam in the open jungle. Also visitors can avail opportunity to slight sloth bears in their natural habitat through safari bus service. It is located in the state of Odisha.

Which one of the following zoological parks has been mentioned above?

(a) Arignar Anna zoological park       

(b) Nandankanan zoological park

(c) Nehru zoological park

(d) Rajiv Gandhi zoological park

 

Q9. Consider the following statements with respect to the “New START” Treaty.

  1. It is a nuclear arms reduction treaty between the United States, Russian Federation and other nuclear powers with the formal name of Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms.
  2. It aimed at reduction of nuclear arsenal.

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. Recently, the SC upheld the Madras HC’s 2011 order on the Nilgiris elephant corridor. Consider the following statements.

  1. Nilgiris Elephant Corridor is situated in the ecologically fragile Sigur plateau.
  2. It connects the Western and the Eastern Ghats.

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-(c)

2-(d)

3-(a)

4-(d)

5-(b)

6-(c)

7-(a)

8-(b)

9-(b)

10-(c)