Q1. If the President’s rule is imposed on any state of India, which of the following would definitely happen?

  1.  The Vidhan Sabha would be dissolved.
  2. No major government decisions can be made.
  3. It will be imposed for a maximum of three years.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only    

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), often seen in the news:

  1. Every year in the last week of October or first week of November, CVC organizes a week-long Vigilance Awareness Week.
  2. The CVC in 2004 passed the landmark Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of the Informer (PIDPI) resolution under which, if anyone makes a complaint before the CVC, it takes the onus of keeping the name of the complainant confidential.
    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:

  1. Pangong Tso is strategically crucial as it is very close to Ladakh Valley, which was one of the battlefronts between India and China during the 1962 war.
  2. It is believed that the entire Pangong area is covered with Anthracite coal deposits. 

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. With reference to the production and usage of jute in India, consider the following statements:

  1. India is the largest jute producing country in the world.
  2. At present, all the sugar is mandatorily packed in the jute bags.

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. With reference to the Dam projects in India, consider the following statements:

  1. The Ministry of Water Resources, with assistance from the World Bank, took up the Dam Rehabilitation And Improvement Project (DRIP), just after LPG reforms in India.
  2. India has largest number of large dams in the world, which are operational.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. Kumbhar Sashaktikaran Program, launched recently in the country, is an initiative of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC), for empowerment of potters community in the remotest of locations in the country.
  2. Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) functions under the Ministry of Commerce and Industries.

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 Earth Observation Satellites, consider the following statements:

  1. The data from these satellites are used for several applications covering agriculture, water resources, mineral prospecting, disaster management among others.
  2. EOS-01 is the first launch by the ISRO of an earth observation satellite, since the COVID-19-induced lockdown came into force this year.

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 Ministry of Commerce and Industries has recently launched the ‘National Program and Project Management Policy Framework’.
  2. This framework aims to formulate radical reforms in the way large and mega infrastructure projects are managed in India, with an action plan to adopt a program and project management approach to infra development.

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. With reference to the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), consider the following statements:

  1.  The Joint Parliamentary Committee is an ad-hoc body, set up for a given period of time and is aimed at addressing a specific issue.
  2. In order to set up a JPC, a motion is passed in one House and supported by the other House.

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. Quality Council of India is an autonomous body of the Govt. of India, which has been created jointly with the

(a) Ministry of Consumer affairs        

(b) Indian Industry      

(c) Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

(d) Indian Railways

 

Ques  Ans:

1-(b)

2-(c)

3-(d)

4-(a)

5-(d)

6-(a)

7-(c)

8-(b)

9-(c)

10-(b)