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Weekly Test | March 2018, Week 1

QUESTION 1

select the incorrect answer regarding National Manuscript Mission (1) the mission has a mandate of identifying, documenting, conserving and making accessible the manuscript heritage of India. (2) Its motto is 'Conserving the past for the future'


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QUESTION 2

consider the following about Swadesh Darshan Scheme (1) implemented by Ministry of Tourism for integrated development of theme based tourist circuits in the country (2) Eco circuits is one of the themes identified under this scheme (3) the five eco circuit projects are in the states of Uttarakhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Mizoram. Select the correct option


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2 only
1,2&3
1 only
QUESTION 3

select the correct answer: consider the following about Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018 (1) With the implementation of the bill, the fugitive economic offenders would be forced to return to India to face trial. (2) It provides for the creatioj of a Special Court under Prevention of Money Laundering Act. (3) An administrator would be appointed to manage and dispose of the property confiscated under the act.


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2&3
1&3
1,2&3
QUESTION 4

select the correct answer about 'Zero Budget Natural Farming' - (1) the idea was propounded by Padma Shri Subhash Palekar (2) according to him, the dung and urine from indigenous breeds of cows are the most efficient manures as compared to foreign bred cows. (3) The more milk the cow gives the more effective is its dung for reviving the soil.


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2&3
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1,2&3
QUESTION 5

Select the correct answers about National Green Tribunal (NGT) (1) It has jurisdiction over civil cases only (2) its chairperson can be a former judge of supreme court or chief justice of high courts. (3) after retirement a member can take up a job related to this tribunal after 2 years only.


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QUESTION 6

select the correct answers regarding SATH(Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital) program (1) It is implemented by central and state governments. (2) The vision of the program is to initiate transformation in the education and health sectors (3) the three role model states under SATH are Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Assam in education sector and Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Jharkhand in health sector.


1,2&3
2&3
1&2
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QUESTION 7

Select the correct code regarding National Green Corps NGC (1) it is a major initiative of MoEF for creating environmental awareness (2) it aims at building cadres of young children working towards environmental conservation and sustainable development. (3) it operates through Eco-clubs set up in schools and registered as members of NGC


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QUESTION 8

select the correct answer regarding Aeroboat (1) It is a joint venture between India and Israel (2) It is capable of travelling in land, water, snow and sand (3) in India these Aeroboats will be useful for disaster management authorities.


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QUESTION 9

consider the following about Operation Greens mentioned in the budget 2018-19 (1) It aims to reduce price volatility in case od onions, tomatoes and potatoes only (2) it will help the farmers to augment their income on a sustainable basis.


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1 only
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QUESTION 10

select the correct answer regarding Nokrek National park (1) it is situated in Garo hills in Meghalaya (2) the Indian wild oranges grown there have a GI tag (3) Nokrek and Shillong are in the same latitude.


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QUESTION 11

select the correct answer (1) A Letter of Undertaking (LOU) is a bank guarantee and is issued for overseas import payments. (2) When an LOU is issued, a message of credit transfer is issued to overseas banks through SWIFT(Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) system


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QUESTION 12

with reference to volcanic dust and their role in climate change which of the following is correct? (1) They reduce the amount of solar radiation reaching the earth's surface (2) They do not block the outgoing long wave radiations from the earth's surface.


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QUESTION 13

select the correct answer regarding the ' day of deliverance' (1) The Muslim League observed the day of deliverance after Congress accepted the two nation theory (2) B R Ambedkar supported and joined the day of deliverance


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QUESTION 14

In organising his Satyagraha against Rowlatt Act, Gandhi used which of the following organisation? (1) Satyagraha Sabha started by himself (2) certain pan-islamist groups (3) Networks of Swadeshi groups (4) Home Rule League networks.


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1 only
1,2&4
3&4
QUESTION 15

The Act which introduced 'Constitutional Autocracy' in British India was


Indian Council Act 1892
Indian Council Act 1909
Government of India Act 1919
Government of India Act 1935
REPORT

Total Questions - 15