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Weekly Test | December 2018, Week 2

QUESTION 1

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘SPYDER’ 1.It is a surface-to-air missile 2.It is an acquired missile system from Israel 3.It has a strike range of about 15 km in low altitude Select the correct statements


1, 2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1, 3 and 4
1 and 3 Only
QUESTION 2

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Igla-S missile system’ 1.It is Russian man-portable air defence systems (MANPADS) technology 2.It is designed for use against visible aerial targets at short range Select the correct code:


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 3

Consider the following system with respect to ‘Akash Missile’ 1.It is a medium-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarine, ships, aircraft, or land. 2.It is a joint venture between the Russia and India Select the correct code:


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 4

‘INDRA NAVY’ is a bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and


Russian Navy
French Navy
Royal Navy
Japanese Navy
QUESTION 5

Consider the following statements about Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017 1.Salt Pans are identified as wetlands in the 2017 rules 2.It does not include artificial wetlands Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 6

‘Chang’e 4’ is a lunar exploration mission that aims to achieve the first soft-landing on the far side of the Moon. It is launched by


1.India
2.China
3. US
4.Japan
QUESTION 7

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘VISIONS-2 mission’ 1.It aims to explore how the Earth’s atmosphere is slowly leaking in to space 2.It is a joint mission by ISRO and NASA Select the correct code:


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 ‘Sivalik Hills’ 1.They are a mountain range of the outer Himalayas 2.They are chiefly composed of sandstone and conglomerate rock formations Select the correct code:


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

‘Qumran Caves’ are located in


1.Syria
2.Jordan
3.Kazakhstan
4.None of the above
QUESTION 10

Which of the following countries is not a member of ‘Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’?


1.Kuwait
2.Bahrain
3.Qatar
4.Iraq
QUESTION 11

Consider the following statements 1. GM foods are within the scope of the Cartagena Protocol only if they contain LMOs that are capable of transferring or replicating genetic material. 2. Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) functions in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 12

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Land Acquisition Act, 2013’ 1. It replaced the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 2. The scope of the Act includes all land acquisition whether it is done by the Central Government of India, or any State Government of India, except the state of Jammu & Kashmir. 3. The provisions of the Act does not apply to acquisitions under the Railways Act, 1989 Select the correct code:


a) 1 and 2
b) 2 and 3
c) 1 and 3
d) All of the above
QUESTION 13

‘Noney’ was in recently in news. Where is it located?


a) Mizoram
b) Manipur
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Assam
QUESTION 14

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CCEW)’ 1. It was launched during the Paris Climate Summit in 2015 2. It is a brainchild of India and China Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 15

Edaphic factors are included in


a) Abiotic components
b) Biotic components
c) Consumers
d) Producers
QUESTION 16

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Chiller Star Labelling Program’ 1.It has been formulated by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) 2.It envisages providing rating in terms of its energy performance Select the correct statements


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

PRAAPTI App and web portal is associated with


a.Power Purchases
b.Coal Block Allocation
c.Road Safety
d.Trafficking of Women and Children
QUESTION 18

Which one of the following is a purpose of ‘UDAY’, a scheme of the Government?


Providing for financial turnaround and revival of power distribution companies
Providing technical and financial assistance to start-up entrepreneurs in the field of renewable sources of energy
Providing electricity to every household in the country by 2020
Replacing the coal-based power plants with natural gas, nuclear, solar, wind and tidal power plants over a period of time
QUESTION 19

Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” 1.Poor households identified using Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 would be provided with free electricity 2.Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) is the nodal agency for the operationalisation of the scheme 3.Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) and Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) have been subsumed under the ‘Saubhagya’ scheme Select the correct statements


a) 1 and 2
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3
d) All of the above
QUESTION 20

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS)’ 1.It focuses on feeder separation (households & agricultural) 2.It focuses on strengthening of sub-transmission & distribution infrastructure including metering at all levels in rural areas Select the correct statements


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

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Shram Suvidha Portal’ 1.It is developed by the Ministry of Labour & Employment 2.It was developed to bring transparency and accountability in enforcement of labour laws and ease complexity of compliance Select the correct statements


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
QUESTION 22

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY)’ 1.It incentivises employers for generation of new employment, where Government of India will be paying the full employer’s contribution towards EPF & EPS both 2.It is targeted for employees earning wages less than Rs 5,000/- per month Select the correct statements


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

The ‘HELP’ and ‘OLAP’ Policy is associated with


Exploration and production of conventional as well as non-conventional Hydrocarbon resources
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
Eco-Sensitive Zones and Environmental Impact Assessment
Women Safety
QUESTION 24

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)’ 1.It provides deposit-free LPG connections to women belonging to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families 2.It is aimed at rationalizing LPG subsidies based on approach to cut subsidy leakages, but not subsidies themselves Select the correct statements


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

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Advanced Motor Fuels (AMF)’ 1.It is one of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) transportation related Technology Collaboration Programmes 2.It provides an international platform for co-operation to promote cleaner and more energy efficient fuels and vehicle technologies Select the correct statements


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

Total Questions - 25