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1. Consider the following statements regarding recent changes in the FDI rules:

  1. Prior approval from the Ministry of Finance is mandatory for foreign direct investments (FDI) from countries which share a land border with India.
  2. Countries which don’t share a land border with India only have to inform the Reserve Bank of India after the completion of a transaction, irrespective of the sector, rather than seek prior clearance from the administrative ministry.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

2. Prior government approval or security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is required for foreign direct investments in which of the following sectors?

  1. Media
  2. Private security agencies
  3. Civil aviation
  4. Mining
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

3.  Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India is allowed through the automatic route in:

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements about the scheme “Khelo India – National Programme for Development of Sports”:
1. It is being implemented by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
2. It is a central sector scheme.
3. It supplements Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA) and Urban Sports Infrastructure Scheme (USIS) in the field of sports development.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

5.  The U.S. has made a proclamation restricting the issuance of non-immigrant work visas across the board till year-end. Which of the following have been correctly matched in this context?

  1. H-1B visa: skilled workers
  2. H-2B visa: seasonal workers in the landscaping and hospitality industries
  3. L-1 visa: intra-company transfers
  4. J-1 visa: students on work-study summer programs
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements about the ‘Contempt of Court’ proceedings in India:

  1. The objective for contempt is to safeguard the interests of the judges.
  2. Truth and good faith are recognised as valid defences in the Contempt of Courts proceedings.
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

7. Lonar lake in Maharashtra recently made headlines when its water turned pink. Which of the following have been correctly matched in the context of some of the pink and red lakes across the world?

  1. Chott el Djerid: Jordan
  2. Laguna Colorada: Bolivia
  3. Lake Hillier: Australia
  4. Lake Urmia: Iran
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

8. There are many lakes in the world whose water is not clear; instead it is of many different colours. The colour of the water in the lakes is generally because of:

  1. Presence of algae.
  2. Presence of bacteria.
  3. Presence of colourful minerals.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements about the pink-colored ‘Hutt Lagoon’:

  1. It is a marine salt lake located in western Australia.
  2. Its colour comes from the carotenoid-producing algae and dunaliella bacteria.
  3. It has the world’s largest microalgae production plant.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

10. Our country recently observed the birth anniversary of Chandrashekhar Azad. Consider the following statements in this regard:

  1. He was the founder of Hindustan Republican Association.
  2. He participated in the Non-Cooperation movement.
  3. He was involved in the Kakori train robbery.
  • Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

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