1. Consider the following statements:

  1. When a state gives a general consent to the CBI for probing a case, the agency is not required to seek fresh permission every time it enters that state in connection with investigation or for every case.
  2. When a general consent is withdrawn, CBI needs to seek case-wise consent for investigation from the concerned state government. 
  3. If specific consent is not granted, the CBI officials will not have the power of police personnel when they enter that state.

Which of the statements given above are correct?


2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Director of the CBI is appointed as per the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act of 1946.
  2. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act (2013) says that the Central Government shall appoint the Director of CBI on the recommendation of a three-member committee consisting of the Prime Minister as Chairperson, the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha and the Chief Justice of India or Judge of the Supreme Court nominated by him.
  3. The tenure for the CBI Director is two years.


Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


3. Consider the following statements: 

  1. The Polluter Pays Principle (PPP) was first recommended by the European Union in 1972.
  2. Maharashtra and Kerala have three wetlands which are deemed to be of “international importance” under the Ramsar Convention.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


4. With respect to the MGNREGA, which of the statement(s) is/are correct?

  1. The primary objective of the scheme is to guarantee 100 days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household willing to do public work-related both skilled and unskilled manual work.
  2. Wages must be paid according to the statutory minimum wages specified for agricultural labourers in the state under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948.
  3. The act mandates Gram Sabhas to recommend the works that are to be undertaken and at least 50% of the works must be executed by them.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:


5. Consider the following statements regarding the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT):

  1. It is a quasi-judicial body constituted under the Section 410 of the Companies Act, 2013.
  2. The President, chairperson and Judicial Members of the Appellate Tribunal are appointed after consultation with the President of India.
  3. It can only hear and dispose appeals against any orders passed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI).

Which of the statement(s) given below is/are not correct?


6. With respect to Parole, which of the following statements is/are correct? 

  1. It is the right of the prisoner.
  2. The sentence of the convict goes along with the parole period.
  3. It can be granted a number of times.



7. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. No alteration in the boundaries of a tiger reserve shall be made except on a recommendation of the Tiger Conservation Authority and the approval of the Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change.
  2. Project Tiger is a tiger conservation programme launched by the Government of India during Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s tenure.
  3. It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Environment.



8. In context to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, consider the following:

  1. It comes under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
  2. It aims to make LPG available to economically weaker households in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


9. Consider the following:

  1. Guillotine was an apparatus introduced in Russia during the Russian Revolution to make capital punishment.
  2. In legislative parlance, It means to bunch together and fast-track the passage of financial business.
  3. It is a common procedural exercise in Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. With regard to Sagar Manthan Dashboard, consider the following:

  1. It is launched by Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW).
  2. It is the Real-time Performance Monitoring Dashboard of MoPSW.
  3. It will ensure the timely completion of projects, informed decision-making, increased efficiency and effectiveness of projects.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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