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Weekly Test | January 2018, Week 1

QUESTION 1

Which Indian sportswoman has won triple gold at Egypt Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis Championship 2017?


Mouma Das
Madhurika Patkar
Selena Selvakumar
Poulami Ghatak
QUESTION 2

Satish Chandra, who recently passed away was by profession a _____.


Politician
Historian
Geologist
Scientist
QUESTION 3

The Shaheed Chandrashekhar Azad Bird Sanctuary is located in which of the following states?


Bihar
Uttar Pradesh
Uttaranchal
Himachal Pradesh
QUESTION 4

What is the New Orders' sub-index?


It is a sub index under the Index of the 8 core industries
It tracks the new order to the industries that depicts the domestic market demand side dynamics.
Both 1 & 2
None of the above
QUESTION 5

Consider the following statements: Sriharikota is an island in the Bay of Bengal. It separates Kolleru lake from the Bay of Bengal. Which of the statements above is/are correct?


Only 1
Only 2
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 6

Which of the following statements about Lithuania is/are correct?


Gulf of Riga lies on the west coast of Lithuania
It shares its borders with 4 other countries.
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 7

Which of the following best describes Load in a Mutual Fund.


Load is a commission charged for every rise in the Net Asset Value
It is a commission charged whenever the Mutual Fund is redeemed.
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 8

The goal of project Debug Fresno is ___


to develop world’s fastest computer.
to cut the numbers of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
to replace fossil fuels with renewable sources of energy in the next 50 years.
None of the above
QUESTION 9

Which of the following statements about the Sexual Harassment electronic box (SHe Box) is/are correct?


It aims to ensure the effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and redressal) Act, 2013.
Those who filed for a written complaint with the concerned Internal Complaint Committee (ICC) constituted under the Sexual Harassment Act are not eligible to file their complaint through this portal.
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 10

Consider the following statements about the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017: It seeks to amend the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. It seeks to replace the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017. It aims to authorize the Reserve Bank of India to issue directions to banks for initiating proceedings in case of default in loan payment.


Only 1 and 2
Only 2 and 3
Only 1 and 3
All of the above
QUESTION 11

The Central RoadFund (Amendment) Bill 2017 seeks to add utilization of fund for which one of the following?


National Highways
State roads including roads of inter-state and economic importance.
Rural roads
National waterways.
QUESTION 12

Consider the following statements : An anti-dumping is a protectionist tariff that a domestic government imposes on a foreign imports that it believes are placed below the fair market value. The WTO doesn’t regulate the actions of companies engaged in dumping.


Only 1
Only 2
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 13

Which of the following statements about the National Anti-profiteering Authority is/are true?


It is tasked with ensuring the full benefits of reduction in tax on supply of goods or services to the customers.
It cant impose a penalty on the defaulting business entity and cant order the cancellation of its registration under GST.
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 14

Consider the following statements: The Nai Roshni Scheme is for leadership development of minority women. The scheme is implemented through NGOs.


Only 1
Only 2
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 15

Which of the following statements about Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017 is/are correct? 1. It is being held in India for the first time. 2. The theme for the GCCS 2017 was, 'Cyber4All: An inclusive, sustainable, developmental, safe and secure cyber space.


Only 1
Only 2
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
REPORT

Total Questions - 15