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1. Consider the following statements:

  • 1. The Indian Sunderbans comprise almost 80% of the mangrove cover in the country.
  • 2. The Bhitarkanika mangrove ecosystem in Orissa is the second largest mangrove forest of Indian mainland. 
  • Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

2. Governor of a state should necessarily reserve bills for the consideration of the President relating to subjects:

  • 1. Affecting powers and position of High Courts.
  • 2. Compulsory acquisition of property.
  • 3. Financial powers of Urban Local Bodies.
  • 4. Notifying additional ‘State Language’.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

3.  Union territories are administered by the President acting to such extent, as he thinks fit, through an administrator appointed by him. In this regard the President may:

  • 1. Appoint Governor of a neighboring state as Administrator.
  • 2. Appoint single Administrator for one or more Union Territories.
  • 3. Administrators of some of the Union Territories are designated as Lieutenant Governors.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following statements with reference to Consumer Welfare Fund: 

  • 1. Its aim is to protect the welfare of the consumer, particularly in rural areas.
  • 2. It is set up under Competition Act, 2002.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements about the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act, 2016: 

  • 1. This Act establishes the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as the National Standards Body of India.
  • 2. This act enables the Government to bring under compulsory certification any goods or process or service in the public interest.
  • 3. This act made ‘Hallmark’ mandatory for gold items.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements with reference to Consumer Protection Act, 1986:

  • 1. It sets up a three-tier quasi-judicial mechanism in the country to adjudicate complaints.
  • 2. Each tier of the complaint mechanism has a corresponding pecuniary jurisdiction.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statements about the National Food Security Act, 2013:

  • 1. In some states/UT, cash transfer of food subsidy is undertaken rather than distribution of food grains.
  • 2. Sugar as a subsidized food item is also provided to Antodaya households.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

8.  Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is implementing private entrepreneurs guarantee (PEG) scheme. It is aimed towards:

 
 
 
 

9.  Consider the following with respect to Negotiable Warehouse Receipts (NWRs):

  • 1. It is issued against stocks of farm produces deposited by farmers in warehouses.
  • 2. It increases credit flow in the farm sector.
  • 3. It can be issued only against farm produces procured by FCI.
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

10. In India, Ethanol Blended Petrol Programme (EBP) is set up to: 

  • 1. Conserve foreign exchange
  • 2. Reducing pollution
  • 3. Support to sugarcane growers
  • 4. Meet fuel quality norms for BS-VI stage
  • Select the correct answer using the code given below:
 
 
 
 

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