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Weekly Test | January 2018, Week 2

QUESTION 1

Consider the following statements about the National Human Rights Commission: 1. One member should be serving or retired Judge of the Supreme Court. 2. The Chairman should be a retired Chief Justice of India.


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

Consider the following statements: 1. Thalassaemia and swickle cell anaemia are among the most frequently encountered rare blood disorders in India. 2. Thalassaemia is caused by errors in the genes responsible for the production of hemoglbin and sickle cell anaemia is caused by a viral infection.


Only 1
Only 2
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 3

Identify the correct sentences from the following: 1. The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) is an intergovernmental body. 2. It was established by the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Trade Organization. 3. Its aim is to protect consumers' health and to ensure a fair practice in the food trade.


Only 1 and 2
Only 2 and 3
Only 1 and 3
None of the above
QUESTION 4

Identify the incorrect statements from the following: 1. The Corona is the innermost layer of the Sun. 2. The Corona does not have an upper limit.


Only 1
Only 2
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 5

Which of the following statements about FAME- India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (hybrid and) Electric vehicles in India: 1. The scheme is proposed to be implemented over a period of 6 years, till 2020. 2. The scheme is a part of National Electric Mobility Mission Plan. 3. The scheme is being administered by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.


Only 1 and 2
Only 2 and 3
Only 3
Only 2
QUESTION 6

Consider the following statements about the Green Climate Fund (GCF): 1. It aims to channel funding from the developed countries to the developing countries to allow them to mitigate climate change. 2. It deosn't cover adoption measures to disruptions arising from a changing climate.


Only 1
Only 2
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 7

Identify the correct statements from the following: 1. A hurricane acquires its spin from the Coriolis effect. 2. The diameter of a hurricane decreases as it moves away from the lower latitudes.


Only 1
Only 2
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 8

The first ever International tri services joint exercise has started between which two countries?


India and Japan
India and Russia
India and Singapore
India and South Korea
QUESTION 9

Which Indian-American personality has won the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge?


Mrinali Kesavadas
Rohit Mital
Deepika Kurup
Gitanjali Rao
QUESTION 10

Which state government has launched Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna (BBY) for farmers?


Uttar Pradesh
Uttaranchal
Punjab
Madhya Pradesh
QUESTION 11

The Karera Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) is located in which state?


Uttar Pradesh
Uttaranchal
Punjab
Madhya Pradesh
QUESTION 12

Consider the following statements about All-India Institute of Ayurveda: 1. It aims to integrate traditional Ayurveda with new diagnostic tools and technology. 2. It is the first eve all-India institute for Ayurveda.


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

Who is the author of the book “Beyond the Dream Girl”?


Bhavna Somaiya
Ram Kamal Mukherjee
Ramesh Sippy
Bala Krishna
QUESTION 14

The Ratapani Tiger Reserve (RTS) is located in which state?


Uttaranchal
West Bengal
Madhya Pradesh
Rajasthan
QUESTION 15

Which of the following options describes the viscious circle of poverty?


low income - low investment - low demand - capital deficiency
low investment - low income - low demand - capital deficiency
low income - low investment - low savings - capital deficiency
low income - low demand - low investment - capital deficiency
REPORT

Total Questions - 15