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Jul 14,2019
1.

The vision document ‘Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision 2019 – 2021’ was recently released by:


A) NITI Aayog

B) Reserve Bank of India

C) Securities and Exchange Board of India

D) National Payments Corporation of India

2.

Choose the correct statements with reference to Services Trade Restrictiveness Index (STRI) released by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD):

  1. It helps to identify policy measures restricting trade.
  2. It helps negotiate international agreements and open up international trade in services.
  3. The indices take the value from 0 to 1, where 0 is completely closed and 1 is completely open.

A) 1 only

B) 1 and 2 only

C) 2 and 3 only

D) 1, 2 and 3

3.

Consider the following statements with reference to Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR):

  1. It is a grant-funding mechanism, managed by the IMF that supports disaster risk management projects worldwide.
  2. India is chosen as co-chair of the Consultative Group (CG) of GFDRR for the fiscal year 2020.

A) 1 only

B) 2 only

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

4.

Known as the festival of festivals, the event was started by Sakthan Thampuran, the erstwhile ruler of the region. The swift and rhythmic changing of brightly coloured and sequined parasols called ‘kudamattom’ and the dazzling fireworks in the early morning hours are the festival highlights. The event referred to in the above passage is:  


A) Karthigai Deepam

B) Makaravilakku Festival

C) Thrissur Pooram

D) Bathukamma festival

5.

Which among the following statements are correct with reference to MANAV: Human Atlas Initiative, recently seen in news?

  1. It aims at creating a database network of all tissues in the human body from the available scientific literature.
  2. It was launched by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

 


A) 1 only

B) 2 only

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

6.

With reference to the disease Anthrax, consider the following statements:

 

  1. It is an infectious disease that is caused by a virus, Bacillus anthracis.
  2. It affects animals such as cattle, sheep and goats but not people.
  3. It has been used in biological warfare by terrorists.

 

              Select the correct answer:


A) 1 only

B) 1 and 2 only

C) 2 and 3 only

D) 3 only

7.

Inclusive Development Index is published by


A) IMF

B) WEF

C) UNCTAD

D) Commonwealth Secretariat

8.

Which of the following natural silk varieties are produced in India?

 

  1. Mulberry
  2. Tasar
  3. Muga
  4. Eri

A) 1 only

B) 3 and 4 only

C) 1, 2, 3 and 4

D) 1, 2 and 3 only

9.

With reference to GAMA portal, consider the following statements:

 

  1. It is an endeavour to address the problem of misleading advertisements.
  2. It was launched by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

 

              Select the correct answer:


A) 1 only

B) 1 and 2 only

C) Both 1 and 2

D) Neither 1 nor 2

10.

What do you understand by the term ‘Domain Name’?


A) It is a unique address that computing devices use to identify itself and communicate with other devices.

B) It is the address where Internet users can access your website.

C) A computer program or device that provides a service to another computer program and its user.

D) None of the above