20-5-2021 MCQs Test

1. International Museum Day is celebrated on:

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS):

  1. It is a centrally funded scheme, developed by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
  2. It is a Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to the Eklavya schools, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a Government of India scheme for model residential schools for Indian rural areas across India.
  2. The grants were given for construction of schools and recurring expenses to the State Governments under Grants under Article 270.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

4. What is Escrow Account?

  1. It is a third-party account where funds are transferred to the ultimate party.
  2. It provides security against scams and frauds especially with high asset value and dispute-prone sectors like Real Estate.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

5. Who are DongriyaKondh?

  1. They are natives of Niyamgiri hills, Rayagada (Odisha).
  2. It is one of the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG).
  3. Dongria have a nuclear, monogamous, and patrilineal setup.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

6. What is Sudano-Sahelian Zone?

  1. This region comprises 20 African countries.
  2. It extends from the Sahara Desert to the tropical humid zone.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

7. What is Minsk agreement?

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following statements is/are correct about Arctic council?

  1. It is an international forum that operates based on consensus.
  2. Its mandate explicitly includes military security.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the MGNREGA:

  1. Gram Sabha and the Gram Panchayat approves the shelf of works under MGNREGA and fixes their priority.
  2. Social Audit of MGNREGA works is mandatory, which leads to accountability and transparency.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following has announced the roll-out of News Showcase in India with 30 news publishers?

 
 
 
 
In which continent is Norway?

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