10-7-2021 MCQs Test

1. Balabac Strait separates:

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. Event that took place when Lord Reading was the Viceroy was the Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre.
  2. Dandi March took place when Lord Irwin was the viceroy.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about Planet Saturn:

  1. It is the second-largest planet in our solar system.
  2. Titan is the smallest moon of Saturn.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. With reference to the African Swine Fever (ASF), consider the following statements:

  1. It is a highly contagious and fatal animal disease that infects domestic and wild pigs, typically resulting in an acute form of hemorrhagic fever.
  2. As of now, there is no approved vaccine, which is also a reason why animals are culled to prevent the spread of infection.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Programme:

 

  1. AEO is a programme under the aegis of the World Customs Organization (WCO) SAFE Framework of Standards to secure and facilitate Global Trade.
  2. The programme aims to enhance international supply chain security and facilitate movement of legitimate goods.
  3. AEO is a voluntary compliance programme.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about Cassini Mission:

  1. The mission is a cooperation between NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency.
  2. This was the first landing ever accomplished in the outer Solar System.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Which of the above statements is/are correct about the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund?

  1. It is a medium – long term debt financing facility for investment in viable projects for post-harvest management infrastructure and community farming assets.
  2. It will be managed and monitored through an online Management Information System (MIS) platform.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the SPARSH [System for Pension Administration (Raksha)]:

  1. It is an integrated system for automation of sanction and disbursement of defence pension.
  2. This web-based system processes pension claims and credits pension directly into the bank accounts of defence pensioners without relying on any external intermediary.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the dbGENVOC:

  1. It is the world’s first database of genomic variants of oral cancer.
  2. It is created and funded completely by the Department of Biotechnology.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

10. What is the Retrospective Taxation?

  1. It allows a country to pass a rule on taxing certain products, items or services and deals and charge companies from a time behind the date on which the law is passed.
  2. India, the US, the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, Belgium, Australia and Italy have retrospectively taxed companies.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 
In which continent is Norway?