Q1. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are more liquid compared to mutual funds,as they are traded on stock exchanges.
  2. ‘Bharat Bond ETF’ is India’s first Corporate Bond ETF.

 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

 

Q2. Consider the following statements regarding the contributions of Dr. B.R Ambedkar in modern Indian history:

  1. A book named ‘The Buddha and His Dhamma’ was written by him.
  2. The formation of the Supreme Court of India in 1950 was also based on the ideas of Babasaheb.

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

 

Q3. ‘SAANS’ campaign, recently seen in the news, was launched by which of the following ministries?

(a) Ministry of Railways

(b) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(c) Ministry of New and Renewable energy

(d) Ministry of Earth Sciences

 

Q4. Consider the following statements:

  1. Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that remains an important cause of death among young children globally.
  2. Measles can be transmitted through contaminated food and water.

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

 

 Q5. With reference to the ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’, consider the following statements:

  1. It is aimed at providing piped water to all households by 2024.
  2. The mission would be implemented in a holistic and integrated manner under the ministry of Jal Shakti.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. a) 1 only
  2. b) 2 only
  3. c) Both 1 and 2
  4. d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Answers

1-(c)

2-(a)

3-(b)

4-(a)

5-(c)

Mains Ques:

  1. Security forces must be trained to desist from panic responses while dealing with extremists. In the context of the statement highlight the challenges faced by security forces in dealing with Naxal problem in India. Also, suggest some measures to bring a balance between use of power and abuse of power by security forces.