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Uploaded on 31/01/2018 
Question : Which among the following is the objective of the ‘Suryamitra Programme’?
Skilling youths in the Solar Energy Sector for operation, maintenance and installation
Credit linked subsidy programme for Solar Power Projects
Creating new entrepreneurs in Solar Energy Sector
Both a and c
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Uploaded on 30/01/2018 
Question : Consider the following about ‘Central Board of Film Certification’:
1. Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is a statutory censorship and classification body.
2. It functions under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 29/01/2018 
Question : With reference to ‘Anti-dumping duty’, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. An anti-dumping duty is a tariff that a government imposes on foreign imports that it believes are priced below fair market value.
2. WTO has strict regulatory guidelines for companies engaged in dumping.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 27/01/2018 
Question : Consider the following about ‘Kyoto Protocol’:
1. Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
2. Parties have committed to reduce GHG emissions by at least 5 percent below 1990 levels in the eight-year period from 2013 to 2020 in the second commitment period. 
3. An Adaptation Fund is in place to finance adaptation projects and programmes in developing countries that are Parties to the Kyoto Protocol.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1 only
1, 2 and 3
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Uploaded on 25/01/2018 
Question : Which of among the following statements is incorrect regarding the ‘Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012’?
A person below 15 years of age is defined as a child under the act
The act defines “penetrative sexual assault”, “sexual assault” and “sexual harassment”
The act defines sexual offence as a graver offence if it is committed by certain specific group of individuals
None of these
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Uploaded on 22/01/2018 
Question : Consider the following about ‘Gaj Yatra’:
1. It is a nationwide campaign to protect elephants.
2. Wildlife Trust of India is the nodal agency for carrying out the campaign.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 20/01/2018 
Question : Consider the following about ‘Plate Tectonics’:
1. The transform plate boundary interaction does not create or destroy the earth crust.
2. The driving force behind plate tectonics is convection in the mantle.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 19/01/2018 
Question : 'Swiss Challenge’ , often seen in news is related to:
Curbing the flow of Black money
Checking illegal trade of wild animals and plants
Process of giving contracts
None of these
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Uploaded on 18/01/2018 
Question : Consider the following about ‘Japanese Encephalitis (JE)’:
1. Japanese Encephalitis is a vector borne disease.
2. The risk of contracting JE is greater in tropical and subtropical areas.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 17/01/2018 
Question : ‘Mahaparinirvana’ in Buddhism means:
Insight meditation
Ultimate state of everlasting  peace and happiness
Physical and mental calm
Offering, welcome, charity, giving and compassion
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Uploaded on 16/01/2018 
Question : Consider the following about ‘Solar Eclipse’:
1. A solar eclipse occurs when earth stands between the sun and moon.
2. A solar eclipse can happen only at full moon.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 13/01/2018 
Question : With reference to ‘Cloud seeding’ , which of the following statements is/are correct?
1.Cloud seeding is a way of changing the intensity or type of precipitation from clouds.
2.Table salt can be used for cloud seeding.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neithe 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 12/01/2018 
Question : Consider the following about ‘National Health Policy, 2017’: 
1. The policy proposes raising public health expenditure to 4% of the GDP.
2. The policy aims to increase life expectancy at birth to 70 years by 2025.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 11/01/2018 
Question : ‘Blue Whale Challenge’, recently seen in news is a/an:
NGO of Japan campaigning against Whaling
Intergovernmental body coordinating to curb trade of endangered marine fauna
Internet Game
None of these
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Uploaded on 11/01/2018 
Question : With reference to ‘Doppler radar’, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Doppler Radar uses microwave for its operation.
2. It cab be used in meteorological observations and measurements.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 10/01/2018 
Question : Consider the following about ‘Swine Flu’:
1. Strain H1N1 of influenza virus is responsible for causing Swine Flu.
2. Swine influenza can be transmitted from person to person. 
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 09/01/2018 
Question : ‘Nuakhai Juhar’ is the harvest festival of which among the following states?
Odisha
Jharkhand
Manipur
Nagaland
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Uploaded on 08/01/2018 
Question : With reference to ‘Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)’, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. IRNSS is also known as NAVIC.
2. It is a constellation on 11 satellites.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
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Uploaded on 06/01/2018 
Question : Consider the following pairs of ‘Harvest festivals’ and their respective ‘States of celebration’:
1. Onam                                    :               Karnataka
2. Ugadi                                    :               Andhra Pradesh
3. Ka Pomblang Nongkrem      :               Meghalaya
4. Nuakhai                                :               Bihar
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3 only
2 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
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Uploaded on 05/01/2018 
Question : ‘Asia-Africa Growth Corridor’ is an economic cooperation agreement between which among the following two Asian countries?
India and China
India and Japan
China and Pakistan
India and South Korea
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