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Weekly Test | January 2018, Week 4

QUESTION 1

Which of the following statements regarding Vittiya aksharta Abhiyaan (VISAKA) is/are correct? 1. It is an initiative by the Ministry of Human Resources Development. 2. It's aim is to propagate education for all.


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

Which of the following statements regarding insolvency and Bankruptcy Code is correct?


The code outlines separate insolvency resolution processes for individuals, companies and partnership firms.
The process should be initiated by creditors only.
Both 1 and 2
None of the above
QUESTION 3

Which of the following statements regarding GST Council is/are correct? 1. It should have a four tier structure. 2. Union Finance Minister will be the chairperson of the GST Council. 3. It will provide 2/3rd voting power to centre and 1/3rd state government


Only 1 and 2
Only 2 and 3
Only 1 and 3
All of the above
QUESTION 4

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana scheme is implemented by which of the following Ministries?


Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Ministry of Power
MInistry of Statistics and Programme
Ministry of Food Processing Industry
QUESTION 5

What is the common name for H5N1?


Swine influenza
Avian influenza
Ebola virus
Zika virus
QUESTION 6

Syria doesn't share its border with which of the following countries?


Turkey
Iraq
Lebanon
Saudi Arabia
QUESTION 7

Which of the following countries are members of ASEAN? 1. Brunei 2. Thailand 3. India 4. Vietnam 5. Myanmar


1, 2, 3, 4.
2, 3, 4, 5.
1, 2, 4, 5.
All of the above
QUESTION 8

What is the other name of K-152 Nepra submarine of Russia?


INS Arihant
INS Vikrant
INS Chakra
INS Virat
QUESTION 9

Recently, in which of the following Sri Lankan cities has India offered to build a solar plant?


Jaffna
Norocholai
Colombo
Trincomalee
QUESTION 10

Which of the following countries are members of BCIM corridor? 1. Bhutan 2. Bangladesh 3. Myanmar 4. India 5. China


1, 3, 4, 5
2, 3, 4 ,5
2, 4, 5
All of the above
QUESTION 11

Which country recently developed a vaccine to fight against tapeworms in pigs?


China
India
USA
Japan
QUESTION 12

Which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. River Ganga passes through 6 states. 2. Chambal and Ken are tributaries of Ganga.


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

Identify the correct statements regarding the Paika Rebellion: 1. It happened under the leadership of Bakshi Jagabandhu Bidhyadhara. 2. It was a non-violent revolt. 3. It was essentially a peasant militia.


Only 1 and 2
Only 2 and 3
Only 1 and 3
All of the above
QUESTION 14

Which of the following statements regarding Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit is/are correct? 1. It is a Free Trade Cooperation between the littoral countries of the Pacific Ocean. 2. India was an observer for the first time in November 2011.


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

In Ecology, Commensalism is where ____


One organism benefits and the other is unaffected.
Both organisms benefit.
One organism benefits and other is harmed.
Both the organisms are harmed.
REPORT

Total Questions - 15