1. “Trends in World Military Expenditure” Report was released by

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements regarding “e-Gram Swaraj Portal”:

  1. 1.It falls under the Ministry of Rural Development.
  2. 2.The major objective is to bring in better transparency and strengthening of the e-Governance in Panchayati Raj Institutions through decentralized planning.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements regarding Participatory Guarantee System for India which certifies organic Products:

  1. 1.It permits Organic appraisal for the certification of organic products.
  2. 2.Individual Farmers are not covered under this.
  3. Choose the correct statement using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

4. Special Data Dissemination Standard, recently in news, is related to:

 
 
 
 

5. Spratly and Paracel Islands are sometimes seen in news. They are present in which of the following seas?

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to the UNCLOS and its maritime zones, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.UNCLOS is the only international convention which stipulates a framework for state jurisdiction in maritime spaces.
  2. 2.Each coastal state has full sovereignty over its territorial sea as like it has on its land territory.
  3. 3.In contiguous zone, the coastal state has the right to both prevent and punish infringement of fiscal, immigration, sanitary, and customs laws within its territory and territorial sea.
  4. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are not correct?

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to the Basic Structure of the Indian Constitution, which of the statements given below are correct?

  1. 1.In the Kesavananda Bharati verdict, the SC did not define any of the principles as basic structure and defined only after the further case verdicts.
  2. 2.The court held that under Article 368, which provides Parliament amending powers, something must remain of the original Constitution that the new amendment would change.
  3. 3.Federalism and secularism are also included in the basic structure of the Indian Constitution.
  4. Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 
 
 
 

8. In context to Hydrogen Fuel, consider the following:

  1. 1.Its only by-product or emission that results from the usage of hydrogen fuel is water
  2. 2.It can also serve as fuel for internal combustion engines.
  3. 3.It is environmentally friendly and is a non-toxic substance.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. With reference to District Mineral Foundation, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is a trust set up under the Ministry of Mines through the Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Amendment Act, (MMDRA) 2015.
  2. 2.Its objective is to work for the interest and benefit of persons and areas affected by mining related operations in those districts affected by the mining works.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Which of the following Defence Exercises are conducted between India and Australia?

  1. 1.AUSTRA HIND
  2. 2.KAKADU
  3. 3.Pitch Black
  4. 4.Force 18
  5. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

 
 
 
 

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