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17-03-2021 MCQs Test

1. What is the difference between the Eastern and Western Dedicated Freight Corridors?

  1. The EDFC route covers Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. While, WDFC covers Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.
  2. The World Bank is funding a majority of the WDFC. EDFC is being funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

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2. What are the Vande Bharat Trains?

  1. It is India’s first indigenously built engineless semi-high speed train.
  2. Earlier, it was known by the name Train 18.
  3. It is energy-efficient as its coaches will be fitted with LED lights.

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3. The Primary Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) are:

  1. Water vapor
  2. Carbon dioxide
  3. Methane
  4. Nitrous oxide
  5. Ozone

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4. Consider the following statements about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

  1. There are 17 goals and 169 targets specific targets to be achieved by 2030.
  2. SDGs are legally binding.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Solidarity Response Fund was established by the:

 
 
 
 

6. What are heavy metals?

  1. Heavy metal refers to any metal and metalloid element that has a relatively high density.
  2. It includes Arsenic, copper, mercury, lead.

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7. Consider the following statements about the Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT):

  1. It is an independent verification printer machine and is attached to electronic voting machines.
  2. These machines are accessed by polling officers only.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the Election Commission of India (ECI):

  1. It administers elections to the offices of the President and Vice President.
  1. It was established in accordance with the Constitution on 26th November 1949.
  2. Article 323 to 330 deals with powers, function, tenure, eligibility, etc of the commission and the member.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

9. When can a member be disqualified?

  1. Voluntarily gives up the membership of his political party.
  2. If a nominated member joins a party six months after he becomes a member of the legislature.

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10. Consider the following statements about the Orunudoi Scheme:

  1. It is a quarterly assistance of Rs. 1000 which will be transferred to women members of marginalised families.
  2. Woman has to be a permanent resident of Arunachal Pradesh, whose composite household income should be less than Rs. 5 lakh per annum.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 
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