22-12-2021 MCQs Test

10 Questions

1. What are Self-Help Groups (SHGs)?

 
 
 
 

2. What is the Delimitation Commission?

  1. It is appointed by the Governor of respective state and works in collaboration with the State Election Commission.
  2. Delimitation Commissions have been set up four times — 1952, 1963, 1973 and 2002 under the Acts of 1952, 1962, 1972 and 2002.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements about the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act:

  1. It has since been amended thrice – in 1988, 2001 and 2014.
  2. It extends to the whole of India and it applies also to all Indian citizens outside India and to all persons on ships and aircraft registered in India.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. Which of the following statements is/are correct about green hydrogen:

  1. Green Hydrogen blending up to 10% may be adopted in City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks to gain widespread acceptance.
  2. It is a clean-burning molecule, which decarbonizes a range of sectors including iron and steel, chemicals, and transportation.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the Biological Diversity Act, 2002:

  1. It seeks to check biopiracy, protect biological diversity and local growers through a three-tier structure of central and state boards and local committees.
  2. It provides for setting up of a National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) only.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. What is Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP)?

  1. It was launched under the Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP) in 2018.
  2. Companies can put in an expression of interest (EOI) for any area throughout the year but such interests are accumulated twice in a year.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

 
 
 
 

7. What is the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) Scheme?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Aral Sea separates Kazakhstan from Uzbekistan to the south and Uzbekistan from Kazakhstan to the north.
  2. It was previously Central Asia’s largest freshwater lake and the world’s third-largest body of inland water.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. What is PANEX-21?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements:

  1. The government has established a campaign called the Kalam Program for Intellectual Property Literacy and Awareness Campaign (KAPILA).
  2. It also gives financial assistance to encourage the filing of Intellectual Property (IP) at Higher Education Institutions.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 
In which continent is Norway?