Q1. Which of the following have got GI tags in India?
1) Gulbarga Tur Dal
2) Konark stone carving
3) Coorg Green Cardamom
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

Q2. The term ‘Ghost Particles’, recently seen in the news, is used for
a) Neutrinos
b) Black hole
c) Photons
d) Higgs Boson
ANS: a

Q3. Which of the following countries honoured the Prime Minister of India with the “The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance” recently?
a) Oman
b) Iran
c) Bahrain
d) Kuwait
ANS: c

Q4. Consider the following statements about the Indian Special Protection Group:
1) It was raised with the intention to provide proximate security cover to the Presidents and the Prime Ministers of India.
2)  It is a statutory body established by Special Protection Group Act,1988 and it functions under the control of Cabinet Secretariat.
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

Q5. With reference to POSHAN Abhiyan, consider the following statements:
1)  It is a multi-ministerial convergence mission with the vision to ensure attainment of malnutrition free India by 2022.
2) It targets to reduce stunting, under-nutrition, anaemia and reduce low birth weight by 2%, 2%, 3% and 2% per annum respectively.
Which of the following 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. Discuss the issues associated with the ‘Right to Privacy’ and the need for an effective Data Protection Law in India.

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