1.Consider the following statements regarding “Interim Bail”.
1.It is granted for longer period of time.
2.It is granted to an accused before the hearing for the grant of regular bail.
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.
Answer-B
Explanation-
Statement 1 is incorrect.
Interim bail is granted for short period of time.
Statement 2 is correct.

2.Consider the following statements regarding “Model code of conduct”.
1. It does not contain a provision to deal with prohibiting the “use of caste and communal feelings” while criticizing the political parties.
2. It does not have statutory backing.
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
Answer-B
Explanation-
Statement 1 is incorrect.
Statement 2 is correct.
Under the provision of “general conduct”, prohibiting the “use of caste and communal feelings” while criticizing the political parties.

3.Consider the following statements regarding “jal jeevan Mission”
1.The fund sharing pattern of this Mission is 90:10 for all states and UTs.
2.one of it’s main objective to provide piped water supply to all rural household by 2022.
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.
Answer-D
Explanation-
Statement 1 and 2 are incorrect.
The fund sharing pattern between Centre and State is 90:10 for Himalayan (Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh) and North-Eastern States, 100:0 for UTs and 50:50 for rest of the States.
one of it’s main objective to provide piped water supply to all rural household by 2024.

4. Recently, “Shadow pad” is seen in news is related to-
(a)Newly discovered Hot springs in India.
(b)Chinese malware.
(c)Newly discovered species of frog.
(d)Ultrasonic sound used by Gangetic dolphin while catching their prey.
Answer-B

5. West Container Terminal (WCT) recently seen in news, situated in:
a) Pakistan
b) Myanmar
c) Sri Lanka
d) Bangladesh
Answer-C