16-12-2021 MCQs Test

10 Questions

1. Consider the following statements about the Smart Cities Mission:

  1. It was launched in 2015 and is operated as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.
  2. It promotes cities that provide core infrastructure, clean and sustainable environment and give a decent quality of life to their citizens through the application of ‘smart solutions’.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. What is the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP)?

  1. It intends to maximize the value of investments in brownfield public-sector assets by leveraging institutional and long-term financing.
  2. It is worth of Rs 6 lakh crore.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

3. What is Zero-budget natural farming?

  1. It was popularised by Subhash Palekar.
  2. It is both an economically and environmentally sustainable method of crop production.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution:

  1. It is provided under Article 244(2) and Article 275(1) of the Constitution.
  2. It provides for the formation of Tribal Advisory Councils.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:

  1. Most hypersonic vehicles primarily use scramjet technology, which is a type of Air Breathing Propulsion System.
  2. Hypersonic speeds refer to 5 or more times the Mach or speed of sound.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. What are Participatory notes?

  1. These are financial instruments required by investors or hedge funds to invest in Indian securities without having to register with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
  2. These are Offshore Derivative Investments (ODIs) with equity shares or debt securities as underlying assets.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

7. What is Public Accounts Committee?

 
 
 
 

8. Who are Konyak Nagas?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about Miss Universe-2021:

  1. Chandigarh’s Harnaaz Sandhu won the 70th Miss Universe title at a ceremony held in Israel.
  2. This title was given to India in 1994 by actress Lara Dutta.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

10. National Energy Conservation Day is observed on:

 
 
 
 
What is the color of the snow?