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Weekly Test | June 2018, Week 2

QUESTION 1

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 2

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 3

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


Bihar
Maharashtra
chattisgarh
Odisha
QUESTION 4

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 5

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 6

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 7

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 8

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 9

In 1988, in the third judges case, the court clarified it's position on the composition of collegium. which of the following statements are correct (1) In the case of appointments to the supreme court, it comprises of the CJI and his 4 senior-most colleagues while in the case of appointments to the high courts, the CJI and his 2 senior-most colleagues. (2) for appointments to the high courts, the collegium must consult such other senior judges serving in the supreme court who had previously served as judges of the high court concerned.


1 only
2 only
both
neither
QUESTION 10

which of the following upper air circulation cells are related to India's rains? (1) Hadley cell (2) ferrel cell (3) polar cell


1&2
1 only
2 only
all
QUESTION 11

many Indian companies are looking at raising funds through Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). Which of the following statements are correct regarding ICO? (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
none
QUESTION 12

Greater Nagalim includes Naga inhabited areas from which of the following? (1) Assam (2) Arunachal Pradesh (3) Nagaland (4) Manipur (5) Myanmar


2,3&4
1,2&3
3,4&5
all
QUESTION 13

the multidimensional Gender Vulnerability Index published by the NGO Plan India analyses which of the following issues? (1)safety/protection (2) health (3) education (4) poverty


1,2&3
1 only
2&4only
all
QUESTION 14

which of the following features of our constitution are borrowed from USSR? (1) DPSP (2) Fundamental Duties(3) Ideals of justice in the preamble


1 only
1&3
2&3
all
QUESTION 15

the term 'Hindu rate of growth' characterises which one of the following phases?


from the rise of Marathas to the battle of Plassey
from the Battle of Plassey to Independence
from independence to the 1980s
from economic reforms1990s to 2009
REPORT

Total Questions - 15