Q1. With reference to the process of removal of judges of the Supreme Court of India, consider the following statements:

  1. Judges of the Supreme Court can be removed only on the grounds of proved misbehaviour or incapacity.
  2. They cannot be removed from office except by an order of the President passed after an address in each House of Parliament, supported by a majority of the total membership of that House and by a majority of not less than two-thirds of members present and voting and presented to the President.

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. With reference to the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), consider the following statements:

  1. NCLAT was constituted for hearing appeals against the orders of National Company Law Tribunals, only under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC).
  2. This tribunal has no role with respect to the Competition Commission of India (CCI).

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 International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), recently seen in the news:

  1. It aims to encourage the promotion of financial technologies (‘FinTech’) initiatives in financial products and financial services across the spectrum of banking, insurance, securities and fund management.
  2. IFSCA has recently introduced a framework for “Regulatory Sandbox”, which shall operate within the IFSC located at GIFT City.

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. The ambitious ‘Ghar Tak Fibre’ scheme, aims to connect all the villages with high-speed internet. 
  2. It is an initiative of theStateGovernment of Uttar Pradesh.

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. The Air Quality Index (AQI) India provides real-time data about PM2.5, PM10, temperature, humidity and noise data of our location, city and state.
  2. The level of pollution rises every year in the months of January and February in India.

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.  The foundation stone of the country’s first multimodal logistics park was recently laid in which one of the following states?

(a) Gujarat

(b) Assam

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Tamil Nadu

 

 

Q7. With reference to the cultivation of Asafoetida (Heeng), consider the following statements:

  1. Asafoetida is endemic to Iran and Afghanistan, but is highly cultivated in India.
  2.  It thrives in dry and cold desert conditions.

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. Pearl River Estuary, recently seen in the news, is one of the most heavily industrialised areas on Earth. This estuary is located in which one of the following countries of the world?

(a) Australia

(b) Indonesia

(c) India

(d) China

 

Q9. Consider the following statements with respect to the recently launched Ayushman Sahakar Scheme, a unique scheme to assist cooperatives to play an important role in creation of healthcare infrastructure in the country..

  1. It was launched by Ministry of Finance and was formulated by National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), the apex autonomous development finance institution.\
  2. NCDC was set up under an Act of Parliament in 1963 for promotion and development of cooperatives. 

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. Consider the following statements with respect to the India-US defence deals.

  1. The Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement largely pertains to geospatial intelligence, and sharing information on maps and satellite images for defence. 
  2. The Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement, allows the military of each country to replenish from the other’s bases: access supplies, spare parts and services from the other country’s land facilities, air bases, and ports, which can then be reimbursed.

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-(c)

4-(a)

5-(a)

6-(b)

7-(b)

8-(d)

9-(b)

10-(c)