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1. Question 1 Points

Recently, the Ministry of Agriculture issued a draft order, ‘Banning of Insecticides Order, 2020’, in May this year which prohibits the manufacture, sale, and use of 27 pesticides in India as they were likely to involve risk to human being and animals. Keeping this in mind, consider the following statements regarding this.

  1. Currently, there is no legal statute to regulate the manufacturing. Import and export of insecticides and Pesticides in India.
  2. Anupam Verma committee recommended the ban on the 27 pesticides.

 

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. More than 90 percent of MSMEs are Micro Enterprises.
  2. Share of MSMEs in the total GVA and GDP has increased in last five years.
  3. As per the new definition of MSME, the criteria of classification are different for enterprises involved in Manufacturing activities and those involved in Services.

Select the correct code.

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

3. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements.

  1. The Food Corporation of India (FCI) was established under National Food Security Act, 2013.
  2. FCI also facilitates sale of surplus stock under Open Market Sales Scheme.
  3. Movement and distribution of the food grains is important function of FCI.
  4. The Government of India announces the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) as per the recommendation of FCI.

Which of the above statements above is/are incorrect?

  • a) 2 and 4 only
  • b) 1 and 4 only
  • c) 4 only
  • d) 2 and 3 only

4. Question 1 Points

As per the recent telemedicine guidelines issued by Government of India, consider the following statements.

  1. Medicines listed in Schedule X of Drug and Cosmetic Act shall not be provided through tele consultations.
  2. The use of digital technology to conduct surgical or invasive procedure remotely is not permitted.
  3. Telemedicine has been given a legal status in India.

 

Select the correct code.

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

5. Question 1 Points

Which one of the following best describes the objective of recently launched ‘AstroGen project’?

 

  • a) It’s a project to provide assistance to the astronomers, while working in space.
  • b) It has been launched to further study the Big Bang.
  • c) It aims at taking support of global astronauts by the Indian scientists in making human flight successful.
  • d) It is a genealogy project for academics to trace their academic ‘ancestors’.

6. Question 1 Points

Consider the following National Parks.

  1. Mukurthi National Park
  2. Periyar National Park
  3. Anamudi Shola National park

Which of the above national parks is/are located in Tamil Nadu?

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

7. Question 1 Points

The Budget for the State governments under President’s Rule and Union Territory (UT) administrations is prepared by the?

 

  • a) Department of Expenditure of Union Finance Ministry.
  • b) Department of Economic Affairs of the Union Finance Ministry
  • c) Department of Revenue of Union Finance Ministry.
  • d) Department of Financial Services of the Union Finance Ministry

8. Question 1 Points

Samyakdarshana, Samyakjnana, Samyakcharita" are doctrines related to which religion?

 

  • a) Hinduism
  • b) Buddhism
  • c) Sikhism  
  • d) Jainism

9. Question 1 Points

Arrange the following events as per their chronology:

  1. The Indian National Congress took up the Swadeshi call at Banaras session.
  2. Establishment of National Council of Education.
  3.  Split between the Moderates and the Extremists in the Congress.

 

 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

10. Question 1 Points

Who among the following are elected by the Members of Lok Sabha?

  1. Speaker
  2.  Deputy Speaker
  3. A panel of Chairpersons of Lok Sabha
  4. Pro Tem Speaker

 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  • a) 1 and 2 only
  • b) 2 and 3 only
  • c) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

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