Q1. With reference to Nag Missile, consider the following statements:
1) It is a third-generation fire and forget class missile and uses an imaging infrared seeker in lock-on-before-launch mode.
2) DRDO is developing HeliNa, a variant, designed for air-launch which is capable of being launched from the indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH).
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

Q2. Which of the following statements is/are not  correct about Bitcoins:
a)  They are basically lines of computer code that are digitally signed each time they travel from one owner to the next.
b) Bitcoin was launched in 2009 by a person or group of people operating under the name Satoshi Nakamoto.
 c) Transactions can be made anonymously.
d) None of the above.
ANS: D

Q3. The World Economic Outlook Report is being published biannually by
a) World Bank
b) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
c) World Economic Forum (WEF)
d) United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
ANS: B

Q4. Consider the following statements about the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT):
 1) It is a statutory body established under the provisions of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992.
2) SAT could not hear the appeals against orders passed by any other body apart from SEBI.
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 Enforcement Directorate(ED):
1) It is responsible for enforcement of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
2) It is composed of officers from the Indian Revenue Service, Indian Corporate Law Service, Indian Police Service and the Indian Administrative Service.
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

Mains Question
Q. “Commitment to end AIDS by 2030 is ambitious, but not impossible to achieve”. Comment.

 

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