4-6-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO):

  1. The Heads of State Council (HSC) is the supreme decision-making body in the SCO.
  2. It includes three observer states namely Afghanistan, Belarus, and Mongolia.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to the SATAT scheme, consider the following statements:

  1. It aims to set up Compressed Bio-Gas production plants and make CBG available in the market for use as a green fuel.
  2. It was launched in 2018, which envisages to target production of 15 MMT of CBG from 5000 plants by 2023.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following statements is/are incorrect about the Milk sector in India?

  1. India accounts for over one-fifth of the global milk production.
  2. This is followed by the US, China, Pakistan, and Brazil.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements:

  1. On 2nd June 2014, Telangana was separated from Andhra Pradesh, with 10 districts and Hyderabad as its capital.
  2. Andhra state was the first linguistic state of India, formed under the Andhra State Act, 1953, taking out the Telugu speaking areas from the State of Madras (now Tamil Nadu).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements:

  1. Unlike the other planets in our solar system, IT spins clockwise on their axis.
  2. IT is the hottest planet in the solar system because of the high concentration of carbon dioxide which works to produce an intense greenhouse effect.
  3. IT has 90 times the atmospheric pressure of Earth.

Identify IT from the above statements:

 
 
 
 

6. What is Disaster Management Act, 2005?

  1. It was invoked for the first time in the country in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic in the year 2020.
  2. The Act designates the Ministry of Home Affairs as the nodal ministry for steering the overall national disaster management.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

7. In Haripura session of the Indian National Congress, who became its President after the resignation of Subhash Chandra Bose?

 
 
 
 

8. Match the following:

1.      Core A.     Thinnest layer of the earth
2.      Minerals B.     Used for roads and buildings
3.      Rocks C.      Made of silicon and alumina
4.      Clay D.     Has definite chemical composition
5.      Sial E.      Innermost layer
6.      Crust F.      Changes into slate
  G.     Made up of molten magma

Select the correct answers using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Arthashastra is the first Indian text to define a state.
  2. Its principal concern is with practical matters of governance.
  3. The paternalistic ideal is reflected in Ashoka Rock Edicts 1 and 2.

Which of the above statements are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following entry is under the Concurrent List?

 
 
 
 
In which continent is Norway?

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