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Weekly Test | September 2018, Week 1

QUESTION 1

Consider the following statements about ‘Kanthasth’ 1.It is aimed at making the learning of Hindi language easier 2.It is developed by the Ministry of Home Affairs Select the correct statements


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

Which of the following countries was the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India in 2017-18?


Singapore
Mauritius
Seychelles
United Arab Emirates
QUESTION 3

Consider the following statements about ‘Krishna Kutir’ 1.It has been developed by the Ministry of Women and Child Development under the ‘Swadhar Greh’ scheme. 2.It is developed to mitigate the plight of widows living in pathetic condition in Vrindavan. Select the correct statements


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

Transformative Carbon Asset Facility (TCAF) was launched by?


World Bank
UN-Environment
Green Climate Fund (GCF)
Vulnerable Twenty (V20)
QUESTION 5

What is/are the purpose/purposes of Government’s ‘Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme’ and ‘Gold Monetization Scheme’?


(a)To bring the idle gold lying with Indian households into the economy
(b)To reduce Indian’s dependence on gold imports
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)
QUESTION 6

Consider the following statements about Battle of Haifa 1.It is considered as one of the bravely-contested battles of World War I 2.15th (Imperial Service) Cavalry Brigade helped liberate Haifa from the clutches of the Turkish-German forces Select the correct statements


1 only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 7

Consider the following statements about Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) 1.It was officially established on 1 March 1996 at the first summit in Bangkok 2.India joined ASEM in 2008 3.European Union and the ASEAN Secretariat are the regional organisations involved in ASEM Select the correct code:


1,2 and 3
3 only
1 and 2
1 and 3
QUESTION 8

UNSC Resolution 2334 is concerned with?


Resolving the constitutional crisis that followed the Gambian presidential election of 2016
United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)
United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti
Israel settlements in Palestine
QUESTION 9

Consider the following statements about World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) 1.It is recognised as a reference organisation by the World Trade Organization (WTO) 2.The World Assembly of Delegates is the highest authority of the OIE Which of the following statements is/are correct?


1 only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 10

Consider the following statements about ‘FOXSI mission’ 1.It is a sounding rocket mission 2.It built specially to image high-energy X-rays from the Sun by directly focusing them 3.It is collaboration between NASA and the European Space Agency Select the correct statements


1,2 and 3
3 only
1 and 2
1 and 3
QUESTION 11

Consider the following statements about ‘Coffee Krishi Tharanga’ 1.It is an IVR based Digital Mobile Extension Service aimed at maximizing the reach of the Board’s services to increase productivity and environmental sustainability 2.It is jointly developed by Coffee Board and Precision Agriculture for Development India Foundation (PADIF) Select the correct statements


1 only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 12

Consider the following statements about ‘IOWave18’ 1.It is a major Indian ocean-wide tsunami mock exercise. 2.It is organised by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. Select the correct statements


1 only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 13

The ‘kafala system’ governs


Marriages
Water sharing between GCC countries
Public assassination
Migrant Labourers
QUESTION 14

The ‘Khanjar’ an annual joint military exercise is held between India and


Kazakhstan
Turkmenistan
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
QUESTION 15

Partha Mukhopadhay Committee is concerned with


Migrants
Digital Economy
Education
Health
QUESTION 16

Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-IDWH) consists of 1.Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Project Tiger (CSS-PT) 2.Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-DWH) 3.Project Elephant (CSS-PE) Select the correct code:


1,2 and 3
3 only
1 and 2
1 and 3
QUESTION 17

Consider the following statements about ‘Nai Talim’ 1.It is a principle which states that knowledge and work are not separate. 2.An educational curriculum based on this pedagogical principle was promoted by the Mahatma Gandhi Select the correct code:


1 only
2 Only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 18

Consider the following statements about ‘Hope Mission’ 1.It is a space exploration probe mission to Mars 2.It is set to be launched by the Brazil in 2020 Select the correct code:


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

Consider the following statements about Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 1.Most OECD members are high-income economies with a very high Human Development Index (HDI) and are regarded as developed countries 2.All the members of BRICS are members of OECD 3.Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) was developed by the OECD Global Forum Working Group on Effective Exchange of Information Which of the following statements is/are correct?


1,2 and 3
3 only
1 and 2
1 and 3
QUESTION 20

Koodiyattam, a Sanskrit theatre form performed in the state of


Karnataka
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
QUESTION 21

Which of the following statements is correct about ‘Colobopsis explodens’?


It is a species of ant found in Southeast Asia
It is a species of night frog found in Western Ghats
It is a newly discovered moth at Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary
It is a medicinal plant found in Pir Panjal range
QUESTION 22

‘HupB’ is an essential protein of which of the bacteria?


Vibrio cholerae
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Bacillus anthracis
Borrelia burgdorferi
QUESTION 23

‘Eusociality’ is displayed in which of the following? 1.Termites 2.Bees 3.Ants Select the correct code:


1,2 and 3
3 only
1 and 2
1 and 3
QUESTION 24

‘Kebul Lamjao’ is India’s only floating National Park. Which of the following lakes hosts this park?


Dal Lake
loktak lake
chillka lake
wular lake
REPORT

Total Questions - 24