Q1. Consider the following statements regarding the Anti-Defection law in India:
1. A legislator is deemed to have defected if he disobeys the directives of the party leadership on a vote.
 2. Legislators may change their party without the risk of disqualification in certain circumstances.    
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 ASEAN Defense Minister’s Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), consider the following statements:
1. ADMM-Plus is the only official framework of Defense Minister's meetings in the Asia-Pacific Region.    
2. India never participates in this meeting, as it is not a member of ASEAN.     
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.     Fiscal deficit is the excess of total disbursements from the Consolidated Fund of India, excluding repayment of the debt, over total receipts into the Fund during a financial year.
 2. A high fiscal deficit can also be good for the economy if the money spent goes into the creation of productive assets that boost economic growth and result in job creation.    
 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 National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited (NIIFL), consider the following statements:
1. NIIFL is a collaborative investment platform for international and Indian investors, anchored by the Government of India.    
2. It invests only in infrastructure projects in India, with the objective to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for its investors.         
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.  Recently, which one of the following tiger reserves in India, has bagged international award TX2 for doubling the number of tigers in the past four years?
(a) Panna tiger reserve    
 (b) Bandipur tiger reserve
 (c) Pench tiger reserve
 (d) Pilibhit tiger reserve

Q6. Recently, India announced an agreement for building the Shahtoot Dam, which would provide safe drinking water to 2 million residents. It is to be constructed in which one of the following countries?
(a) Bangladesh    
 (b) Afghanistan    
 (c) Myanmar
 (d) South Africa

Q7. Consider the following statements regarding the Mountbatten Plan for India:
1.  It proposed the partition of India and the speedy transfer of responsibility in the form of Dominion Status permanently.
 2. The Princely States were allowed to join either grouping or proclaim their independence and establish their separate relations with Britain.
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 with respect to the Floor Test of the ruling governments:
1. The Floor Test of the ruling government is mentioned in the constitution which came into effect after the enactment of article 356 of the Indian Constitution.
2. The court cannot question the advice tendered by the Council of Ministers to the President and the material behind the satisfaction of 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

Ques  Ans:
1-(c)
2-(a)
3-(b)
4-(a)
5-(d)
6-(b)
7-(b)
8-(d)