22-7-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Preventive Detention:

  1. It involves the detainment (containment) of a person to keep him/her from committing future crimes and/or from escaping future prosecution.
  2. Article 22 (3) (b) allows for preventive detention and restriction on personal liberty for reasons of state security and public order.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements about the SPV cells:

  1. It converts solar radiation into electricity.
  2. A solar cell is a semi-conducting device made of silicon.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements regarding the Solar Thermal Power systems:

  1. These are also known as Concentrating Solar Power systems.
  2. They use concentrated solar radiation as a high temperature energy source to produce electricity.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

4. With reference to the National Institute of Social Defence, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a central advisory body for the Ministry of Defence.
  2. The institute currently focuses on human resource development in the areas of drug abuse prevention, and beggary prevention only.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation:

  1. NBCFDC is a Government of India Undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  2. It was incorporated under Section 25 of the Companies Act 1956 on 13th January 1992 as a Company not for profit.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. What is New Shephardrocket system?

  1. It is a rocket system meant to take tourists to space successfully.
  2. The system is built by NASA.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements:

  1. Article 135 (2)mentions that at least six judges need to hear cases that involve ‘a substantial question of law as to the interpretation’ of the Constitution.
  2. The Supreme Court bench consisting of at least six judges is called the Constitution bench.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

8. With reference to the Other Backward Classes (OBC), consider the following statements:

  1. It is one of several official classifications of the population of India, along with General Class, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SCs and STs).
  2. The OBCs were found to comprise 52% of the country’s population by the Mandal Commission report of 1980.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. The Kapus are primarily an agrarian community based in the:

 
 
 
 

10. Presently, who is the chairperson of the Lokpal?

 
 
 
 
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