14-4-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM):

  1. It is implemented by the Department of Science and Technology.
  2. It is an effort to improve the number of supercomputers owned by India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following countries were the observers in the Multinational military exercise Shantir Ogroshena?

  1. USA
  2. UK
  3. Russia
  4. Turkey

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following state of India won the “E-Panchayat Puraskar 2021”?

 
 
 
 

4. With reference to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), consider the following statements:

  1. CEC as well as the other Election Commissioners are appointed by the President.
  2. CEC and the two other election commissioners have equal powers and receive equal salary, allowances and other perquisites.
  3. CEC holds his/her office until the pleasure of the President.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Central government has the power to authorise anyone to use any patents or patent applications for the “purposes of government”.
  2. The Central government issues a compulsory licence in circumstances of national emergency.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the Electronic Solution for Augmenting NaCSA farmers’ Trade in Aquaculture (e-SANTA):

  1. It will act as an alternative marketing tool between aqua farmers & buyers by eliminating middlemen.
  2. It will change the traditional way of carrying out business from a word of mouth basis to become more formalised & legally binding.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Which of the following is/are known as ‘Living Fossils’?

  1. Horseshoe crab
  2. Ginkgo trees
  3. Danube Sturgeon

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. The money present in the currency chest belongs to the bank, not RBI.
  2. The security of currency chests is the subject of the bank in which chests are situated.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

9. With reference to the Raisina Dialogue, consider the following statements:

  1. It is hosted by Observer Research Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  2. “Navigating the Alpha Centurys” was the theme of the 6th edition Conference.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

10. With reference to the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, consider the following statements:

  1. It envisages codifying the relationship between individuals and state institutions as one between “data principals” and “data fiduciaries”.
  2. It seeks to emphasize that data principals will have to maintain security safeguards to protect personal data.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 
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