1. Consider the following statements regarding the Constitutional Provisions related to the Reservations:

    1. 1. Article 16(4) empowers the state to make any provision for the reservation of appointments or posts to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe employees.
    2. 2. 77th Amendment Act added a new clause (4A) to Article 16, empowering the state to make provisions for reservation in promotion of any backward class of citizens
    3. 3. Article 335 recognises that special measures need to be adopted for considering the claims of SCs and STs in order to bring them to a level-playing field.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


2. Consider the following statements:

    1. 1. Not giving the quota benefits cannot be construed as a violation of any constitutional right.
    2. 2. Reservation of seats to certain communities was not a Fundamental Right.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


3. Tenth Schedule of the constitutions deals with which of the following?


4. Which of the following is/are not the safeguards for the anti-defection law?

    1. 1. The Anti-Defection Law provides a safeguard for defections made on genuine ideological differences.
    2. 2. It accepts split within a party if at least one-third of the members of the legislative party defect.
    3. 3. It also allows the formation of a new party or merger with other political party if not less than two-thirds of the party’s members commit to it.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


5. Consider the following statements:

    1. 1. The eastern swamp deer is only found in Assam
    2. 2. The IUCN status of Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii) is Near Threatened

Which of the above statements is/are Incorrect?


6. Which of the following statements is/are correct about National Commission for Safai Karamcharis?

    1. 1. It is a statutory body of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
    2. 2. It takes suo-moto notice of all such matters that are in relation to the non-implementation of the provisions of Manual Scavengers Act 2013



7. Consider the following statements with respect to Public services:

    1. 1. According to Article 310, members of the defence services, the civil services of the Centre and the all-India services or persons holding military posts or civil posts under the Centre or Civil services of a state, hold office during the pleasure of the president.
    2. 2. A civil servant cannot be dismissed or removed by an authority subordinate to that by which he was Appointed.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


8. In context to the Pacific ‘Ring of fire’, consider the following statements:

    1. 1. It is characterized by active volcanoes and frequent earthquakes.
    2. 2. It has several tectonic plates on its boundaries.
    3. 3. The Aleutian Islands in Alaska also form part of this.

Which of the above statements are correct?


9. Consider the following statements, with regard to International Telecommunication Union (ITU):

    1. 1. It became the fifteenth Specialized Agency of the United Nations.
    2. 2. It is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


10. The ‘SaaRthi App’, sometimes seen in the news, is related to?


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