Q1. Consider the following statements:
Besides being well-educated, he was also adept as a soldier by learning the art of warfare at the young age. He was also a devout Muslim who accepted other religions as well. He worked hard for the welfare of his subjects and one of his famous constructions include ‘Daria Daulat Bagh’, as his summer palace. He was also supported by French and he even planted a ‘Tree of Liberty’ to support their revolution. He was
a) Haider Ali
b) Tipu Sultan
c) Nizam of Hyderabad
d) Muhammad Shah Rangeela
ANS: B

Q2. Consider the following statements about Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs):
1) Till now, 75 tribal groups have been categorized by Ministry of Home Affairs as PVTGs.
2) Chenchu tribe of South India comes under PVTGs.
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

Q3. Consider the following statements about the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India:
1) It has the power to decide the extent and manner of audit.
2) Only public organisations are subjected to auditing by this body.
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: A

Q4. With reference to the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), consider the following statements:
1) It is a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
2) It has been fulfilling its mandate within the ambit of the Environmental Protection Act, 1986.
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: A

Q5. With reference to Tea Production in India, consider the following statements:
1) India is largest producer as well as consumer of tea in the world.
2) Relatively large proportion of phosphorus and potash in the soil gives special flavour to tea, as is the case in Darjeeling.
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

Mains Question:
Q. There has been an increasing demand of Uniform Civil Code in India from certain sections of the society. What is the constitutional mandate in this regard? Critically examine its role in securing justice and equality for women in society.

 

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