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1. With reference to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) – 4 consider the following statements:

  1. As per the recent report of NFHS-4 conducted in 2015-16, 9% women (15-49 years of age) are underweight (BMI less than 18.5 kg/m2)
  2. Jharkhand is the State having the highest percentage of malnutrition among women in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) is a network project of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) launched in February, 2011.
  2. Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA) is a “not–for–profit” Public Private Partnership (PPP) company promoted jointly by the Department of Science & Technology (DST) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements:

  1. PMNRF accepts only voluntary donations by individuals and institutions.
  2. Assistance from PMNRF is also rendered, to partially defray the expenses for medical treatment like heart surgeries, kidney transplantation, cancer treatment and acid attack etc.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

4.  ‘CoNTeC’ sometimes seen in news is an initiative of the:

 
 
 
 

5. With reference to the Enforcement Directorate, consider the following statements:

  1. It is a specialized financial investigation agency under the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.
  2. It enforces the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6.  Consider the following statements regarding:

Assertion (A):  Damanganga-Pinjal Link Project and Par-Tapi-Narmada Link Project are twin links concerning Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Reason (R): National Water Development Agency (NWDA) takes up both inter-State and intra-State projects.

Mark correct answer as:

 
 
 
 

7. With reference to NCLAT, consider the following statements:

  1. It was constituted under Section 410 of the Companies Act, 2013.
  2. It is the Appellate Tribunal to hear and dispose of appeals against any direction issued or order passed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI).
  3. NCLAT decisions can be challenged in the Supreme Court on a point of law. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Consider the following statements:

  1. The amended Foreigners (Tribunal) Order, 2019 empowers individuals to approach Foreigners Tribunals.
  2. The amended Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964 has empowered district magistrates in all States and Union Territories to set up tribunals to decide whether a person staying illegally in India is a foreigner or not.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following pairs:

National Parks/Reserves                               State

  1. Valmiki Reserve                              : Uttar Pradesh
  2. Pakke Tiger Reserve                     :  Assam
  3. Balphakram National Park        :  Meghalaya

 Which of the following pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

10. With reference to the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), consider the following statements:

  1. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) is a member of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) 
  2. It monitors the progress of major projects on a feedback from the Defence Procurement Board.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

 
 
 
 

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