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1. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statement regarding Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme.

  1. People don’t want to invest in SGB as there is high risk associated with it.
  2. There have been fall in the demand for SGBs in recent years compared to the initial period.

 

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 regarding Foreign Direct Investments in India (Trend based).

  1. There has been a yearly increase in the FDI inflow for every fiscal year during this period 2014-19.
  2. Rate of growth of FDI inflow in India is highest during the period 2014-19 compared to previous terms in last two decades.

 

Select the correct code.

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

3. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements regarding Minamata Convention.

  1. It regulates supply, trade, use, emissions, releases, storage, and the management of waste and contaminated sites of mercury.
  2. Under this treaty, Parties are required to cease the manufacture, import and export of mercury-containing products listed in the Convention by 2020.
  3. India has ratified this Convention.

 

Select the correct code.

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

4. Question 1 Points

As per the recent report, which of the following nations have the “highest plant diversity” of any island on Earth?

 

  • a) Madagascar
  • b) New Guinea
  • c) Fiji
  • d) Peru

5. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements.

  1. One of the key targets of FRBM Act, 2003 was to limit the Fiscal deficit of the states to 3% of GSDP.
  2. The Gross Fiscal deficit of states has always been more than 3 percent (as targeted by FRBM) during the period (2016-2019).

 

Select the correct code.

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

6. Question 1 Points

Recently, a submarine communications cable has been laid on the seabed between land-based stations to transmit telecommunication signals. It has been laid down between

 

  • a) Kolkata to Andaman and Nicobar
  • b) Chennai to Andaman and Nicobar
  • c) Kandla to Chabahar port
  • d) Vishakhapatnam to Maldives

7. Question 1 Points

Consider the following Nations.

  1. Norway
  2. Sweden
  3. North Korea

 

Which of the above nations share boundaries with Russia?

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

8. Question 1 Points

Consider the following statements with respect to a Joint Sitting in the Parliament:

  1. The Chairman of Rajya Sabha presides over the sitting in case of absence of the Speaker of Lok Sabha.
  2. It is governed by the Rules of Procedures of the Lok Sabha and not of the Rajya Sabha.

 

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

Consider the following statements with reference to the Governor of a State/s:

  1. No civil or criminal proceedings whatsoever shall be instituted against her/his in any court during her/his term of office
  2. His emoluments and allowances are determined by the Parliament but charged on the Consolidated Fund of the State/s concerned.

 

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

10. Question 1 Points

Dampa Tiger Reserve is in:

 

  • a) Odisha
  • b) Assam
  • c) Mizoram
  • d) Chhattishgarh

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