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1. Question 1 Points

In the context of Budget 2020-21, consider the following statements.

  1. Revenue Expenditure is more than 85 percent of the total expenditure proposed by government for the FY 2020-21.
  2. Revenue Receipt is more than 90 percent of the total receipt proposed by government for the FY 2020-21.

 

Select the correct code.

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

2. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements.

  1. In 2019-20, total disinvestments exceeded the target set in 2019-20 budget.
  2. Disinvestment target of 2020-21 is more than the budgeted (revised)target of 2019-20.

 

Select the correct code.

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

3. Question 1 Points

Out of the following statements, choose the one that brings out the principle underlying the Cabinet form of Government:

 

  • a) An arrangement for minimizing the criticism against the Government whose responsibilities are complex and hard to carry out to the satisfaction of all.
  • b) A mechanism for speeding up the activities of the Government whose responsibilities are increasing day by day.
  • c) A mechanism of parliamentary democracy for ensuring collective responsibility of the Government to the people.
  • d) A device for strengthening the hands of the head of the Government whose hold over the people is in a state of decline.

4. Question 1 Points

Which of the following is geographically closest to Great Nicobar ?

 

  • a) Sumatra
  • b) Borneo
  • c) Java
  • d) Lakshadweep

5. Question 1 Points

What is the importance of developing Chabahar Port by India?

 

  • a) India’s trade with African countries will enormously increase.
  • b) India’s relations with oil-producing Arab countries will be strengthened.
  • c)  India will not depend on Pakistan for access to Afghanistan and Central Asia.
  • d) Pakistan will facilitate and protect the installation of a gas pipeline between Iraq and India.

6. Question 1 Points

A term ‘wormivet’, recently seen in the news, is

 

  • a) A spacecraft sent to Mercury
  • b) A new insect species found
  • c) A device to reduce air pollution
  • d) An indigenous herbal medication

7. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements regarding Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY).

  1. It is a centrally sponsored scheme implemented by Ministry of Women and Child Development.
  2. Beneficiaries will get the benefits under the scheme only for first child in the family.

 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

8. Question 1 Points

A policy of 'high value, low impact' tourism, recently seen in the news. It is framed by which of the following nations?

 

  • a) China
  • b) Japan
  • c) Korea
  • d) Bhutan

9. Question 1 Points

According to the law of diminishing marginal utility, as the supply of the amount of a good/service consumed increases, the marginal utility of that good tends to:

 

  • a) Improve
  • b) Diminish
  • c) Remain constant  
  • d)  First diminish and then improve

10. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements.

  1. Purandaradasa is recognized as ‘Carnatic Sangeeta Pitamaha’.
  2. The birth of the Musical Trinity - Tyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastri contributed in the development in Carnatic music.

 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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