17-5-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. Meteoroids are objects in space that range in size from dust grains to small asteroids.
  2. When meteoroids enter the Earth’s atmosphere, they are called meteorites.
  3. If a meteoroid enters the Earth’s atmosphere and hits the ground, it is called ameteor.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

2. Who became the first Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympic Games?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about the e-Sanjeevani:

  1. It is a doctor-to-doctor telemedicine system.
  2. It is implemented under the Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centre (AB-HWCs) program.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. With reference to the Red-Eared Turtle, consider the following statements:

  1. They eat flesh of decayed fish and rare frogs.
  2. It is the most invasive turtle and the most traded species of turtle in the world.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. What are the benefits of the Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)?

  1. Apply for Permanent Account Number (PAN) card.
  2. Open special bank accounts in India.
  3. Acquire multipurpose lifelong visa to visit India.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme:

  1. The state governments and Union Territory administration identify the farmers who are eligible for the scheme and share the list with the Centre.
  2. The Scheme initially provided income support to all Small and Marginal Farmers’ families, holding cultivable land upto 2 hectares.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

7. Which of the following state recently declared Malerkotla as an independent district?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements regarding the Governor:

  1. He/she acts as the nominal head whereas the real power lies with the Chief Ministers of the states and his/her councils of ministers.
  2. The primary function of the governor is to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution as incorporated in his/her oath of office under Article 159 in the administration of State affairs.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. The term BRICS was coined by Goldman Sachs in 1999 to indicate the emerging powers.
  2. India has assumed second BRICS Presidency in 2021.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. International Day of Families is celebrated on:

 
 
 
 
In which continent is Norway?

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