Q1. Consider the following statements about Anti- Defection Law:
1) It was introduced by 91st amendment to the Constitution in 2003 by including 10th schedule.
2) It allowed 50%  of the members of a Parliamentary or legislative party to split from their parent party, to form a new party.
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: D

Q2. Consider the following statements about UN Conference on combating Desertification:
1) The Conference was hosted by China recently.
2) ‘Bonn Challenge’ is a global effort related to desertification.
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

Q3. Consider the following statements about India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC):
1) They have been adopted under the framework of UNFCCC’s (COP-21) in Paris.
2) One of them includes the reduction by 33 to 35 per cent of the emissions intensity of GDP by 2030 from 2005 level.
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: C

Q4. Consider the following statements about the ports in India:
1) Only major ports are under the control of Central Government.
2) Ennore and Kandla comes under the category of Minor ports.
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

Q5.Consider the following statements about the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT):
1) It is an adjudicating authority under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
2) It was set up on the recommendations of justice Amitava Roy Committee.
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

Mains
Q. In the emerging global order, instances of overtly undermining multilateral principles of consensus based decisions are increasing. Can India help assert this principle. Elucidate.

 

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