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Question:
Consider the following statements regarding ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan’ (PMSYM): 
 
1. It is a pension scheme that applies to both organized and unorganized sectors.
 
2. It is open for those workers who are aged between 18 and 40 years.
 
3. In PMSYM, the individual has to contribute a fixed monthly amount till age 60, while an equal amount is put into the account by the government and thereafter from age 60, he or she will start getting pension for lifetime.  
 
Which of the above statements is/are correct? 
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(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 3 only

Check Answer:

Answer: C
Explanation

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Question:
Consider the following statements:
 
1. Central Adoption Resource Authority is a statutory body of Ministry of Home Affairs.
 
2. It is established under Juvenile Justice Act, 2015.
 
3. It is mandated to monitor and regulate in-country and inter-country adoptions. 
 
Which of the above statements is/are correct? 
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(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Check Answer:

Answer: B
Explanation

Question:
‘BepiColombo’ is a joint mission of which of the following? 
 
1. Sri Lanka
 
2. USA
 
3. Japan
 
4. European Union 
 
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
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(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

Check Answer:

Answer: C
Explanation

Question:
Consider the following statements:
 
1. As per the current budget, the Fiscal deficit is 3.4% of our GDP.
 
2. The current rate of fiscal deficit is well below the target fixed in Financial Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM). 
 
Which of the above statements is/are correct? 
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(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Check Answer:

Answer: A
Explanation

Question:
Consider the following statements:
 
1. Aspergillus fumigatus is a species of virus.
 
2. It is likely to cause disease in individuals with an immunodeficiency.
 
3. It is found only in restricted parts of the world. 
 
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?
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(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

Check Answer:

Answer: D
Explanation

Question:
Consider the following statements:
 
1. Gurjar or Gujjar are a pastoral agricultural ethnic group with populations in India, Pakistan, and a small number in northeastern Afghanistan.
 
2. Monpa is a nomadic group present in Jammu and Kashmir. 
 
Which of the above statements is/are correct? 
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(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Check Answer:

Answer: A
Explanation

Question:
Consider the following statements:
 
1. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) is a quasi-judicial body in India that adjudicates issues relating to companies in India.
 
2. Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Bankruptcy Code) provides wide powers to the NCLT to adjudicate upon the ‘insolvency resolution process’ and liquidation of corporate debtors.
 
Which of the above statements is/are correct? 
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(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Check Answer:

Answer: C
Explanation

Question:
Consider the following statements:
 
1. Yagachi canal is an ancient canal which is found in Halebidu of Karnataka.
 
2. Yagachi river is the tributary of Krishna river.
 
3. In this canal, water flows through gravity. 
 
Which of the above statements is/are correct? 
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(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Check Answer:

Answer: C
Explanation

Question:
Which of the following are considered as Civil Contempt of Court as per the Contempt of Court act, 1971?
 
1. Wilful disobedience to any judgement.
 
2. Wilful breach of an undertaking given to the court.
 
3. Speeches that interferes with the due course of proceedings.
 
4. Publication of signs that lowers the authority of Courts.
 
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
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(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 and 4 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 2 and 4 only

Check Answer:

Answer: A
Explanation

Question:
Consider the following statements regarding 'National Green Tribunal' (NGT):
 
1. The Chairperson of the NGT is a retired Judge of the Supreme Court.
 
2. The NGT has been vested with powers to hear any matter relating to the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and the Indian Forest Act, 1927.
 
3. Orders can be appealed to the Supreme Court. 
 
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect? 
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(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Check Answer:

Answer: A
Explanation