1. Consider the following statements regarding “National Infrastructure Pipeline”:
1. The setup of “Development financial Institution” for infrastructure financing are proposed under this.
2.The centre will have more than 80% share while implementing the project under this.
3.Energy, road, railways and urban projects will account for around 70% projects.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a)1 only.
(b)2 and 3 only.
(c)1 and 2 only.
(d)1 and 3 only.
Answer-D
Explanation-
Statement 1 and 3 are correct:
Statement 2 is incorrect.
Initially, it has been proposed that centre will have 40% share, state will have 39% share and Private sector will have 21% share.  

2.Consider the following statements regarding “Bank board of Bureau”.
1.It was setup on the recommendations of “RBI appointed Nayak committee”.
2.It was part of Indradhanush Plan.
3.It has no say in the appointments of directors and chairpersons in PSBs.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a)1 only.
(b)2 and 3 only.
(c)1 and 2 only.
(d)1 and 3 only.
 Answer-C
Explanation-statements 1 and 2 are correct
Statement 3 is incorrect
It will make recommendation in the appointments of directors and chairpersons in PSBs.
Although, the Ministry of Finance has the final say in the appointments.

3.Consider the following statements regarding “bad loans”.
1. Central and state government has the authority to write off the “bad loans”.
2. Bad loans bought by Bad bank, which is an asset reconstruction company.
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.
Banks have the authority to write off the bad loans.
Statement 2 is correct.

4. Consider the following statements regarding “UAPA”:
1. Only Indian nationals can be charged under this.
2. Life imprisonment and death penalty are mentioned as highest punishment under this.
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.
Both Indian and foreign nationals can be charged under this.
Statement 2 is correct.

5.Consider the following statements:
1. Smog towers building in Delhi is the highest in the world.
2. “Interceptor sewer Project” is recently seen in news is related to improving the pollution level in Yamuna river in Delhi.
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.
Smog tower in china is the highest in the world.
Statement 2 is correct.