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1. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements:

  1. The first election for Rajya Sabha held in 1952.
  2. Uttar Pradesh has the largest number of seats in Rajya Sabha followed by Maharashtra.
  3.  Member less than 35 Years is not qualified to be member of Rajya Sabha.

 

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  • a) 1 and 2 only
  • b) 2 and 3 only
  • c) 1 and 3 only
  • d) 1, 2 and 3

2. Question 1 Points

SEA ranching’, often seen in the news. It is:

 

  • a) Over exploitation of marine organisms.
  • b) Artificial recruitment of aquatic organisms into their natural habitat for stock improvement.
  • c) Breeding process of marine organisms.
  • d) Handling oil-spills in the Sea

3. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements.

  1. Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) was formed at COP 21 to increase action towards efficient and resilient buildings and construction sector.
  2. India is a member of Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction.

 

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  • a) 1 only
  • b) 2 only
  • c) Both 1 and 2
  • d) Neither 1 nor 2

4. Question 1 Points

Consider the following.

  1. South China Sea
  2. Yellow Sea
  3. East Sea (Sea of Japan)
  4. Pacific Ocean

 

Arrange the above from West to East.

  • a) 2-1-3-4
  • b) 1-3-2-4
  • c) 1-2-3-4
  • d) 2-3-4-1

5. Question 1 Points

Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme was seen recently in news. It aims to:

  • a) To help MSMEs to get easy access to credit facilities from Public Sector Banks.
  • b) To help address NBFCs resolve their temporary liquidity or cash flow mismatch issues
  • c) To help exporters in special economic zones by providing subsidies to boost exports
  • d) To help MSMEs by expediting the payment process to MSMEs from PSUs.

6. Question 1 Points

If a candidate demands for the recount of votes polled in the Lok Sabha election, the order for the recount can be given by

 

  • a) Returning Officer of any constituency  
  • b) Chief Electoral Officer of any State
  • c) President
  • d) Chief Election Commissioner

7. Question 1 Points

Consider the following passage.

‘A person went to a beach and experienced high tide at 2 p.m. Next day, at the same time he went to experience high tide. But it was delayed by 52 minutes”.

 

 

Which among the following can be the correct reason for such events?

  • a) Rotation of moon is faster than its revolution.
  • b) Rotation of the earth is faster than its revolution.
  • c) Both Moon and Earth rotates in the same direction
  • d) Rotation of the Earth and Revolution of the Moon around the Earth

8. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements

  1.  The Legislative Councils in a State in India can be created or abolished by the President after the State Assembly passes a resolution to that effect.
  2. Currently in India, only six States have their own Legislative Council.

 

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

9. Question 1 Points

Which of the following Indian activist, thinker and social reformer was famously known as Lokhitwadi?

 

  • a) Mahadev Govind Ranade
  • b) Akshay Kumar Dutt
  • c) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
  • d) Jyotiba Phule

10. Question 1 Points

‘Operation Ice Bridge’ aims to understand connections between polar regions and the global climate system. It is a mission of:

 

  • a) NASA
  • b) European Space Agency
  • c) The jointly mission of countries in Arctic Council
  • d) Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos

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