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Weekly Test | November 2018, Week 1

QUESTION 1

Consider the following statements about Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) The Chairman of the FSDC is the Finance Minister of India Heads of SEBI, IRDA, RBI, and PFRDA are members of the FSDC Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 2

What is ‘Salwa Judum’?


a. A terrorist outfit in Nigeria
b. Drug cartels of Medijin and Cali
c. A militia that was mobilised and deployed as part of anti-insurgency operations in Chhattisgarh
d. None of the above
QUESTION 3

‘Taiwan Strait’ connects which of the following? 1.East China Sea 2.South China Sea 3.Philippines Sea 4.Yellow Sea Select the correct code:


a. 1 and 2
b. 2 and 3
c. 1 and 3
d. 1 and 4
QUESTION 4

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘World Water Development Report (WWDR)’


a. World Water Council
b. UN-Water
c. International Water Resource Association
d. Water Aid
QUESTION 5

‘MILAN naval exercise’ is associated with which of the following groupings?


a. The Quad
b. IOR-ARC
c. BIMSTEC
d. None of the above
QUESTION 6

The Report ‘Air Pollution in Asia and the Pacific: Science-based solutions’ is published by 1.Climate and Clean Air Coalition 2.United Nations Environment Programme 3.Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership Select the correct code:


a. 1 and 2
b. 2 and 3
c. 1 and 3
d. All of the above
QUESTION 7

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Climate and Clean Air Coalition’ 1.It was launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 2.India is one of the founding partners of the CCAC Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 8

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘’Utsonmobile’ App 1.It enables booking and cancellation of unreserved air tickets 2.It is launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 9

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘ReUnite’ App 1.It is a post-disaster family reunification app that enables users to report and search for missing or found person information 2.It is developed by the Ministry of Earth Sciences aftermath of 2013 Uttarakhand Floods Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 10

Consider the following statements about ‘VAHAN’ 1.It is the flagship e-Governance application under National Transport Project 2.The purpose of VAHAN was to automate the RTO operations related to Vehicle Registration, Permit, Taxation, and Enforcement in the whole country Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 11

Consider the following statements about ‘Hydrazine’ 1.It is a molecule of nitrogen atoms and hydrogen atoms 2.It is used as rocket fuel propellant 3.It acts as an oxygen scavenger Select the correct statements


a. 1 and 2
b. 2 and 3
c. 1 and 3
d. All of the above
QUESTION 12

Consider the following statements 1.Indian nationality law largely follows the ‘jus sanguinis’ as opposed to the ‘jus soli’ 2.In the U.S. children obtain their citizenship through the legal principle of ‘jus soli’. Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 13

Consider the following statements about ‘Veer Surendra Sai’ 1.He resisted the British and successfully protected most parts of Western Odisha region for some time 2.He died during the 1857 Sepoy Mutiny Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 14

_____________ has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond.


a. Seychelles
b. Mauritius
c. Maldives
d. Haiti
QUESTION 15

Cyclical Unemployment is the:


a. Unemployment that results when people become discouraged about their chances of finding a job so that they stop looking for work
b. Unemployment that occurs during recessions and depressions.
c. Portion of unemployment that is due to the normal working of the labour market.
d. Portion of unemployment that is due to changes in the structure of the economy that results in a significant loss of jobs in certain industries.
QUESTION 16

Consider the following statements about ‘Sinamalé Bridge’ 1.It links the islands of Malé and Hulhulé in the Maldives. 2.It is funded by the Indian Government Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 17

Which of the following countries are members of Paris Club? 1.China 2.Japan 3.South Korea 4.Israel Select the correct code:


a. 1, 3 and 4
b. 2, 3 and 4
c. 1, 2 and 4
d. 1, 2 and 3
QUESTION 18

‘Agenda for Action 2020’ is concerned with India and


a. African Union
b. BIMSTEC
c. G-20
d. European Union
QUESTION 19

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘INS Arihant’ 1.It belongs to Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear (SSBN) class 2.It will be armed with K-15 and K-4 missiles Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 20

Which of the following is/are correctly matched? 1.Operation Greens – Raising high yielding bamboo plantations on commercial basis in Forest as well as Non-Forest areas 2.KUSUM Scheme – Harnessing solar power for rural India Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 21

‘Aipan’ is a traditional terracotta and white motifs drawn on floors and walls on ceremonial occasions. It belongs to which state?


a. Uttarakhand
b. Karnataka
c. Maharashtra
d. Rajasthan
QUESTION 22

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Kordylewski clouds’ 1.They are large concentrations of dust that exist at the L4 and L5 Lagrangian points of the Earth–Moon system 2.They are exceptionally faint, which makes it very difficult to observe from Earth Select the correct code:


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 23

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Border Area Development Programme (BADP)’ 1.The funds under BADP are provided to the States for execution of projects relating to infrastructure, livelihood, education and health 2.It was initiated during the Second Five Year Plan period Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 24

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Shakti- India’s first microprocessor’ 1.It has been designed by researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) 2.It can work with various devices such as consumer electronic devices, mobile computing devices, embedded low-power wireless systems and networking systems Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 25

Which of the following states is converting ‘INS Viraat’ into a museum?


a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Maharashtra
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Gujarat
REPORT

Total Questions - 25