17-6-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO):

  1. It is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
  2. It is one of the UN food aid organisations based in Rome (Italy).
  3. Its sister bodies are the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to India’s Nuclear Weapon Program, consider the following statements:

  1. India tested its first nuclear device in May 1974, and remains outside the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).
  2. It was admitted as a member into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in 2016.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following factors influences South-West Monsoon Formation?

  1. The differential heating and cooling of land and water
  2. The shift of the position of Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) in summer
  3. The presence of the high-pressure area, east of Madagascar

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about Ram Prasad Bismil

  1. He was associated with the Brahmo Samaj from an early age.
  2. He participated in the Mainpuri conspiracy of 1918.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Raja Parba festival is celebrated in:

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

  1. It has 30 members at present mainly in Europe and North America.
  2. It was established by the Washington Treaty by the United States, Canada, and several Western European nations.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to India’s forex reserves, consider the following statements:

  1. It does not include Special Drawing Rights (SDR).
  2. It is managed by the Reserve Bank of India.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

8. Amar Katha is an autobiography of:

 
 
 
 

9. Which of these is not included in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution?

 
 
 
 

10. Arrange the following events in chronological order:

  1. Permanent Settlement in Bengal
  2. Subsidiary Alliance introduced by Wellesley in Awadh
  3. Asiatic Society founded by Sir William Jones
  4. Transfer of capital from Calcutta to Delhi

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 
In which continent is Norway?

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