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Uploaded on 23/12/2016
Question :
  1. Consider the following about Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  1. The Act provides maternity leave up to 26 weeks.
  2. The Bill introduces maternity leave up to 12 weeks for a woman who adopts a child below the age of three months.
  3. The Bill requires every establishment with 50 or more employees to provide for crèche facilities within a prescribed distance.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1, 2 and 3
2 and 3 only
1 and 2 only
1 only

Uploaded on 22/12/2016
Question : Directions: Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). In the context of the two statements, which of the following is correct?
Assertion (A):  Photochemical Smog is most likely to occur during winter.
Reason (R): Photochemical Smog is linked to calm winds.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and Rare true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.

Uploaded on 21/12/2016
Question : Consider the following pairs of Vitamin related deficiency diseases:
1. Vitamin A     :           Kwashiorkor
2. Vitamin D      :           Rickets
3. Vitamin C      :           Scurvy
4. Vitamin B12  :           Beri Beri 
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

Uploaded on 20/12/2016
Question : Consider the following about Unified Payments Interface (UPI).
  1. UPI was launched by National Payments Corporation of India.
  2. UPI is built on the Immediate Payment Service(IMPS) platform.
 Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Uploaded on 19/12/2016
Question : Hyperloop is a new mode of
passenger and freight transportation
monetary economics
space exploration

Uploaded on 17/12/2016
Question : Consider the following about Square Kilometre Array (SKA)
1. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a large multi radio telescope project aimed to be built in Australia and South Africa.
2. It would have a total collecting area of approximately 100 square kilometre.
3. India along with Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden and the U.K.
4. SKA would be built in the southern hemisphere because the view of the Milky Way Galaxy is best and radio interference least.
Which one of the above is correct?
1 and 4 only
1, 2 and 4 only
1, 3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

Uploaded on 16/12/2016
Question : One of the following is not a Zonal Council

Uploaded on 15/12/2016
Question : Friendship Highway is an 800-kilometre (500 mi) scenic route connecting
India and Bhutan
Myanmar and China
Myanmar and India
China and Nepal

Uploaded on 14/12/2016
Question : India’s one of the ancient practices has recently been inscribed as an element in the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity. It is the  Following 
All of the above

Uploaded on 13/12/2016
Question : Fill the blank with the values given under. Environmental Emergency refers to a situation when Particulate Matter of size less than 10 Microgram Per Cubic Meter (µg/m3) or (PM10) and Particulate Matter of size less than 2.5 µg/m3 or (PM2.5), in the air exceeds the values of --- µg/M3 or --- µg/M3 respectively
500 and 300
300 and 500
100 and 300
150 and 400

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