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1. “GIAN” an initiative of the Government of India, is related to

 
 
 
 

2. When the alarm of your smartphone rings in the morning, you wake up and tap it to stop the alarm which causes your geyser to be switched on automatically. The smart mirror in your bathroom shows the day’s weather and also indicates the level of water in your overhead tank. After you take some groceries from your refrigerator for making breakfast, it recognises the shortage of stock in it and places an order for the supply of fresh grocery items. When you step’ out of your house and lock the door, all lights, fans, geysers and AC machines get switched off automatically. On your way to office, your car warns you about

traffic congestion ahead and suggests an alternative route, and if you are late for a meeting, it sends a message to your office accordingly.

In the context of emerging communication technologies, which one of the following terms best applies to the above scenario?

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following:

  1. Jal Jeevan Mission is to ensure piped water supply to all rural households by 2030.

2.This mission will focus on creating local infrastructure for rainwater harvesting, groundwater recharge and management of household wastewater for reuse in agriculture.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. SWEEKAR” and “SWAGAT” recently seen in news are related to

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following:

  1. Bhuvan, is the national Geo-portal developed and hosted by ISRO comprising of Geo Spatial Data, Services and Tools for Analysis.

      2.Geotagging is currently only used for MGNREGA scheme of government.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following:

  1. Revenue bonds where the funds raised are earmarked for one project are termed Municipal bonds.
  2. Municipal bonds have been in existence in India since 1951.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Ease of living index is released by

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following:

  1. Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) provides cashless cover of up to INR 5,00,000 to each eligible family per annum for listed secondary and tertiary care conditions.
  2. The cover under the scheme includes all the expenses incurred from diagnostic and laboratory investigations, full treatment, non-intensive and intensive care services, medicine and medical consumables and post-hospitalization follow-up care up to 45 days.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following:

  1. Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) was adopted by India in 2009-10.
  2. Overall, the Gender Budget Allocation for 2019-20 is close to 10 per cent as a proportion of total expenditure. 

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following:

  1. The share of renewables in total generation has increased from 6 per cent in 2014-15 to 20 per in 2018-19.
  2. Ujjawala is a scheme for prevention of trafficking, rescue and rehabilitation of the victims.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

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