Q1. In context of Tiger Census 2018, consider the following statements:
1) Karnataka have the highest number of tigers, closely followed by Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
2) Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu registered the “maximum improvement” since 2014.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
ANS: B
Q2. Consider the following pairs:
          Tiger Reserves                      States
1) Dampa Tiger Reserve        -      Manipur
2) Kanha Tiger Reserve         -       Madhya Pradesh
3) Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve -      Uttarakhand
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1,2 and 3
 ANS: B

Q3. Consider the following statements about the National Commission for Minorities:
1) It shall consist of a Chairperson, a Vice Chairperson and five Members to be nominated by the Central Government from amongst persons of eminence, ability and integrity.
2) The repository of powers to declare a community as 'a minority community' is vested with the commission.
Which of the statement given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
ANS: A

Q4. Consider the following statements about the Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPIs):
1) With FPI, an investor does not actively manage the investments or the companies that issue the investments.
2)  FPI is more liquid than FDI and offers the investor a chance for a quicker return on his money.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
ANS: C

Q5. With reference to ‘Ponzi Scheme’, consider the following statements:
1) It is a type of saving scheme where a specified number of subscribers contribute payments in instalment over a defined period.
2) ‘Ponzimonium’ is an outbreak of Ponzi schemes that take authorities a while to snuff out.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
ANS: B

Mains Question:
Q. Third Party intervention in the resolution of Kashmir Dispute has its own limitations. Comment.

 

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