Q1. Consider the following statements with respect to the contempt of court in the country:

  1. The consent of the Attorney General is required to initiate contempt of court proceedings.
  2. Interfering in the administration of justice in any manner, forms part of Criminal Contempt of court.

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. Recently, the annual Pneumonia and Diarrhoea Progress Report, 2019 was released by the International Vaccine Access Centre (IVAC). In this context, consider the following statements:

  1. India has made significant progress in its vaccination coverage to prevent child pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths.
  2. The treatment for diarrhoea had the lowest coverage, with approximately 50% of children receiving ORS and 20% getting zinc.

(a) 1 only            

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q3. Consider the following statements:

  1. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was set up as the world’s “Atoms for Peace” organization within the United Nations family.
  2. The IAEA is strongly linked to nuclear technology and its controversial applications, either as a weapon or as a practical tool.

 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 Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) of the country, consider the following statements:

  1. The FCRA is applicable to all associations, groups and NGOs which intend to receive foreign donations.
  2. As per the new rules, notified under FCRA, the administrative expenses through foreign funds have been increased from 50% to 70%.

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. Recently, a new species of primate, Popa langur has been identified in the forests of Central India, with a mask-like face framed by a shock of unruly grey hair.
  2. Mount Popa is an extinct volcano, located in central Myanmar.

 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. ‘Operation Thunder 2020’, recently seen in the news, is associated with

(a) Providing military assistance to an ally country

 (b) Humanitarian assistance during disaster

(c) Human trafficking     

(d) Environmental crime

Q7. Consider the following statements:

  1.  The World Customs Organization (WCO) represents 179 Customs administrations that collectively process approximately 98% of world trade.
  2. INTERPOL enables police in our 194 member countries to work together to fight international crime.

 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 pairs:

            Sector          Regulating Authority

  1. Print Media -  Press Council of India
  2. Films - Central Board of Film Certification    
  3. Television news - News Broadcasting Standards Authority

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 (a) 1 only

 (b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Ques  Ans:

1-(b)

2-(c)

3-(c)

4-(a)

5-(b)

6-(d)

7-(c)

8-(d)