Q1. With reference to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), consider the following statements:
1) DGCA is a statutory body responsible for laying down standards and their implementation for the air transport operations.
2) DGCA is headed by the experts from the aviation sector only.
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

Q2. ‘Composite Water Management Index’ is published in India annually by
a) Central Water Commission
b) NITI Aayog
c) Ministry of Jal Shakti
d) Central Pollution Control Board
ANS: b

Q3. Which of the following energy resources are included in the category of Renewable Energy Resources?
1) Solar energy
2) Ocean energy
3) Small hydro power
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
ANS: d

Q4. Consider the following statements:
1) Repurpose Used Cooking Oil (RUCO) is an ecosystem that enables the collection and conversion of UCO to biodiesel.
2) FSSAI has fixed a limit for Total Polar Compounds at 25 percent beyond which the vegetable oil shall not be used.
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

Q5. A term ‘Paradiplomacy’, recently seen in the news refers to
a) a diplomacy in which all the states are equally represented at the Centre.
b) a foreign policy role for local governments within a democratic federal system.
c) a diplomacy in which states have the power to secede from the federation.
d) None of the above.
ANS: b

Mains Question:
Q. The scrimmage between USA and Russia has left the world startled. Discuss the possible menace this flout of arsenal check could have.

 

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