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Weekly Test | May 2018, Week 1

QUESTION 1

which of the following is/are matched correctly? (1) B.N. Srikrishna committee-- creating a data protection system for India. (2) Shyam Benegal committee-- restricting the role of Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC)


1 only
2 only
both
neither
QUESTION 2

which of the following reports/indices are not compiled by World Economic Forum?


Global Financial Stability Report
Global Competitiveness Index
Global Gender Gap Report
Global Risks Report
QUESTION 3

article 239AA of the Indian Constitution is associated with


Constitution and composition of pachayats
Administration of scheduled and tribal areas
Extent of laws made by parliament and by the legislatures of State
Special provisions with respect to Delhi
QUESTION 4

Consider the following statements with reference to Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International child Abduction (1) The Law Commission of India's draft law- Protection of Children (Inter-country Removal and retention) bill, 2016 is in consonance with it. (2) India has not ratified it as it believes the worst affected in cases under the convention will be when fleeing abusive marriages. select the correct answer


1 only
2 only
both
none.
QUESTION 5

The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017 will be applicable to


companies and individuals
pension funds
stock exchanges
banking and insurance companies
QUESTION 6

Many Indian companies are looking at raising funds through Initial Coin Offerings ICO. Which of the following is correct? (1) It is an issuance of digital tokens that can be converted into crypto currencies and are mostly used to raise funds by start up firms. (2) SEBI regulates ICO in India.


1 only
2 only
both
neither
QUESTION 7

Consider the following about Kaleshwaram Irrigation Project (1) It is a project on River Krishna (2) It is an interstate project between Maharashtra and Telangana. select the correct answer


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 8

Which state of India was the first to implement a 'Food and Nutrition Security Law' ?


Bihar
Maharashtra
chattisgarh
Odisha
QUESTION 9

The 'Ponseti method's recently in news is


A gravitational Wave Detection method.
A teaching method used in schools in Singapore
A non invasive technique for treatment of congenital clubfoot
none of the above
QUESTION 10

Select the correct statements. (1) India's latest ranking on the World Bank Ease of Doing Business has slipped by around 30 places. (2) India has improved by around 20 places on the World Economic Forum's latest Global Gender Gap Index


1 only
2 only
both
none
QUESTION 11

NITI Aayog's 'Darpan' portal will


promote competitive federalism
foster healthy partnerships between the governmental and non-governmental organisations
Enable civil society in keeping track of the country's progress.
promote good practices in the governance thereby promoting federalism
QUESTION 12

The Organic World Congress is held once every 3 years. It is organised by


The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements.
Food and Agriculture Organisation
International Food Policy Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture, India
QUESTION 13

IndiaChain' recently seen in news refers to


A set of software applications stored on the cloud computing platform MeghRaj
An application for Blockchain networks to avert 51% attack
A public digital ledger which duplicates records of ever conformed Bitcoin transaction that originated in India.
A distributed ledger technology-based infrastructure for the Indian government
QUESTION 14

(1) Kiel canal connects North sea with Caspian sea. (2) sea of marmama connects Black Sea with Mediterranean sea. Select the correct answer from the above statements:


1 only
2 only
both
none
REPORT

Total Questions - 14