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Weekly Test | July 2018, Week 3

QUESTION 1

The ‘Horn of Africa’ is bordered with which of the following water bodies? 1.Red Sea 2.Gulf of Guinea 3.Gulf of Aden Select the correct code:


1 and 2
2 and 3
1 and 3
all of the above
QUESTION 2

Consider the following statements about ‘Nilgiri Tahr’ 1.It is widely distributed along the Western Ghats from Gujarat to Tamil Nadu 2.It is listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List Select the correct statements


1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 3

Consider the following statements about European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) 1.It was founded during the dissolution of the Soviet Union 2.It focuses on Central and Eastern European countries only Select the correct statements


1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 4

‘Anti Profiteering Measures’ is concerned with


Goods and Service Tax
Operation Clean Money
Financial Action Task Force
International Solar Alliance
QUESTION 5

‘River Krishna’ flows through 1.Maharashtra 2.Telangana 3.Andhra Pradesh 4.Telangana Select the correct code:


1,2,3
2 and 3
1,3 and 4
all of the above
QUESTION 6

Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) 2017 was released by 1.NITI Aayog 2.Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) 3.World Bank Select the correct statements


1 and 2
2 and 3
1 and 3
all of the above
QUESTION 7

‘Pulikali’ is a recreational folk art from which of the following states?


Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Odisha
West Bengal
QUESTION 8

‘Rakhine State’ of Myanmar is bordered which of the following states?


Arunachal Pradesh
Manipur
Mizoram
None of the above
QUESTION 9

‘Thiourea’ is/can be used in which of the following? Insect Growth Regulator Antifungal Activity Minimise negative effect of salt stress Select the correct code:


1 and 2
2 and 3
1 and 3
all of the above
QUESTION 10

‘TPOXX’ was in news recently. It is concerned with


Quantum Computing
Small Pox
Origami 3D Printing
Machine Learning
QUESTION 11

Afzal Amanullah Committee was tasked with


Education Policy
Haj Policy
Triple Talaq
Uniform Civil Code
QUESTION 12

Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) is an economic cooperation between all the governments of African countries and which of the following countries? 1.India 2.China 3.Japan Select the correct code:


1 and 2
2 and 3
1 and 3
all of the above
QUESTION 13

‘Honduras’ borders which of the following countries? 1,Mexico 2.Nicaragua 3.Belize 4,El Salvador Select the correct code:


1 and 2
2 and 3
1 and 3
2 and 4
QUESTION 14

‘Operation Basalt’ is


A UN Peacekeeping Operation in South Sudan
A military operation in Democratic Republic of Congo by France
A military operation launched by the Syrian Army and its allies against the rebels in South Syria
Defence co-operation agreement associated with Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)
QUESTION 15

Consider the following statements 1.PirPanjal Range is situated principally in Arunachal Pradesh 2.Nathu La connects Sikkim with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region 3.Dongkha La is a tri-junction of India-China and Afghanistan border Select the correct code:


1 and 2
2 and 3
1 and 3
2 only
QUESTION 16

‘Reciprocal Logistic Support’ was in news recently associated with India and which of the following countries/organisations?


United States of America
France
Russia
South Korea
QUESTION 17

Consider the following statement about ‘Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)’ 1. It was constituted in the wake of the 9/11 World Trade Centre Attack 2.It is under the aegis of Ministry of Civil Aviation 3.It lays down Aviation Security Standards in accordance to Chicago Convention of International civil aviation organization (ICAO) Select the correct code:


1 and 2
2 and 3
1 and 3
1,2 and 3
QUESTION 18

Consider the following statements about ‘[email protected] Campaign’ 1.It sets a collective aspirational goal to reach 30% sales share for electric vehicles by 2030 2.NITI Aayog has put together this campaign to promote ‘FAME India Scheme’ Select the correct statements


1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 19

Consider the following statements about World Customs Organization (WCO) 1. It is an intergovernmental organisation based in Geneva 2.The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System is developed and maintained by the WCO Select the correct statements


1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 20

Consider the following statements about Hague Abduction Convention 1.It is a multilateral treaty developed by the UN that provides an expeditious method to return a child internationally abducted by a parent from one member country to another 2.The Convention applies only to children under the age of 16 Select the correct statements


1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 21

Consider the following statements about Gulf of Aden 1.It is located between Yemen and Somalia 2.Bab-el-Mandeb connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden Select the correct statements


1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 22

Consider the following statements 1.According to National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2015-16 nearly 27% girls were married off before they turned 18. 2.According to the NFHS 2015-16, nearly 8% girls in the 15-19 age group had already become mothers or pregnant. Select the correct statements


1 Only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 23

Consider the following statements


a.A Bail-in occurs when outside investors, rescue a borrower by injecting money to help make debt payments
b.A bail-out occurs when the borrower’s creditors are forced to bear some of the burden by having a portion of their debt written off.
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
QUESTION 24

Consider the following statements about Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP) 1.It does not distinguish between shallow water fields and deep/ultra-deep water fields 2.The producer price of gas is fixed administratively by the Government Select the correct statements


1 only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 25

Global Entry Programme expedites the screening and processing of low-risk, international travellers entering the


European Union
Scandinavia
United States of America
ASEAN
REPORT

Total Questions - 25