6-4-2021 MCQs Test

1. Consider the following statements about the Stand-Up India scheme:

  1. It was launched by the government to promote entrepreneurship among women, Scheduled Castes (SC) & Scheduled Tribes (ST).
  2. Bank loans between ₹10 lakh and ₹1 crore are routed to at least one SC or ST borrower, and at least onewoman borrower, by each branch of the scheduled commercial banks.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

2. What are Flash Floods?

  1. It is a rapid flooding of low-lying areas: washes, rivers, dry lakes and depressions.
  2. These are highly localized events of short duration with a very high peak and usually have less than six hours between the occurrence of the rainfall and peak flood.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

3. International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is celebrated each year on:

 
 
 
 

4. The Global Gender Gap Report is published by:

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about to Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN):

  1. It provides financial assistance to poor patients living below poverty line and suffering from life-threatening diseases relating to heart, kidney, liver, etc. for their treatment at government hospitals.
  2. Financial assistance to such patients is provided only through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mechanism and no other means.

Which of the given statement/s is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to Odia Adikabi Sarala Das, consider the following statements:

  1. He was the first scholar who wrote his works in Odia in 15th century A.D.
  2. He started writing his Mahabharata in the reign of Kapilendra, the famous Sena king of Odisha.

Which of the given statement/s is/are incorrect?

 
 
 
 

7. What is Cofferdam?

  1. It is a temporary barrier in or around a body of water.
  2. It allows the process of de-watering, diversion, or damming of water within an enclosed area.
  3. It holds back overwhelming or inconvenient waters and create a dry work environment.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements about the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT):

  1. All its members except for the chairman are selected from the Indian Revenue Service (IRS).
  2. It is administered by the Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance.

Which of the given statement/s is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. India’s Forex Reserve include:

  1. Foreign Currency Assets
  2. Gold reserves
  3. Special Drawing Rights
  4. Reserve position with the IMF

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

10. With reference to the Sukma district in Chhattisgarh, consider the following statements:

  1. It is covered with the semi-tropical forest and is a mainland of tribal community Gond.
  2. One major river that flows through the district is Sabari.

Which of the given statement/s is/are correct?

 
 
 
 
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