28-4-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Power Grid Infrastructure Investment Trust (PGInvIT):

  1. This is the first time a state-owned entity (PGCIL) is monetizing its infrastructure assets through the InvIT route.
  2. This will be only the third InvIT to be listed in the Indian markets, after IRB InvIT and India Grid Trust.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. What is Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT)?

 
 
 
 

3. With reference to the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI), consider the following statements:

  1. Seven of the top ten countries are in Asia and America.
  2. There are four continents represented in the top ten, with Singapore first in Asia, New Zealand leading Oceania, and Canada foremost in the Americas.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. The Kowloon Peninsula is a peninsula that forms the southern part of the main landmass in the territory of:

 
 
 
 

5. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Herd Immunity?

  1. It exists when individuals who are not immune but live in a community with a high proportion of immunity.
  2. It does not mean unvaccinated or individuals who have not previously been infected are themselves immune.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

6. Project DANTAK is related to:

 
 
 
 

7. Russia is funding which of the following projects in India?

 
 
 
 

8. What is Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)?

  1. The Agreement on TRIPS is an international legal agreement between all the member nations of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
  2. It establishes minimum standards for the regulation by national governments of different forms of intellectual property (IP) as applied to nationals of other WTO member nations.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Defense Production Act gives the power to control the distribution of products, to curb the export of raw materials critical for vaccine production.
  2. This has been invoked by the USA to accelerate the production of COVID-19 vaccine.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. What is western disturbance?

  1. It is an extratropical storm originating in the Mediterranean region that brings sudden winter rain to the northern parts of the Indian subcontinent.
  2. It is a non-monsoonal precipitation pattern driven by the westerlies.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 
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