19-4-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the National Security Act:

  1. It provides for the provision of preventive detention in certain cases.
  2. It empowers the Central Government and State Governments to detain a person to prevent him/her from acting in any manner prejudicial to the national security of India.
  3. It gives power to the governments to detain a foreigner in a view to regulate his/her presence or expel from the country.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the Great Indian Bustard:

  1. It is among the heaviest of the flying birds.
  2. It is also the largest land bird in its native range.
  3. It is protected under Wildlife Protection Act 1972 of India.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. What are green contracts?

  1. It refers to commercial contracts which mandate that contracting parties cut down greenhouse gas emissions at different stages of delivery of goods/services.
  2. The process of implementing a green contract commence at the bidding stage itself, when various interested companies participate in the tender process.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

4. With reference to the Aditya-L1 mission, consider the following statements:

  1. It observes Sun’s Corona, Chromosphere and photosphere.
  2. It is due to be launched in 2022.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the cynodots:

  1. These are small rabbit-like animals.
  2. Cynodonts and living mammals both belong to a group of egg-laying vertebrates (amniotes).

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. Which of the following statement/s is/are incorrect with respect to pharmaceutical exports

from India?

  1. On a continental basis, Africa remains the largest market for Indian pharmaceuticals.
  2. Drug formulations and biologicals remained the second-largest commodity exported by India.

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7. Consider the following statements about the National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) system:

  1. It enables real-time transfer of funds to a beneficiary’s account.
  2. It is generally used for fund transfers of up to Rs. 2 lakh.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

8. With reference to the FASTag, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a reloadable tag that allows automatic deduction of toll without having to stop for carrying out the cash transaction.
  2. The tag uses Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the extradition law in India:

  1. In India, the extradition of a fugitive criminal is governed under the Indian Extradition Act, 1962.
  2. At present, India has an Extradition treaty with more than 40 countries and Extradition agreement with 11 countries.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. What is insulin?

  1. Insulin is a peptide hormone secreted by Pancreas.
  2. It which helps in maintaining normal blood glucose levels by facilitating cellular glucose uptake.

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