Q1. Consider the following statements about the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of India:

  1. All the members of MPC must be from government services, serving at the level of joint secretary and above.
  2. MPC has been reducing repo rate consistently since last five years.

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

 

Q2. With reference to the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI), consider the following statements:

  1. It is the premier investigating agency of India, which is operating under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
  2. Central Vigilance Commission may direct CBI for the investigation of the cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

  1. d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q3. Consider the following statements about the Bhakti Movement in India:

  1. Bhakti movement in India became popular with the rise of Mahayana Buddhism.
  2. The fact that Lord Buddha came to be regarded as the ninth incarnation of Lord Krishna in the Hindu pantheon, indicates that Buddhism later got subsumed within Hinduism.

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

Q4. With reference to the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED), consider the following statements:

  1. NAFEDwas established to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and registered as a central PSU in ‘Miniratna’ category.
  2. Agricultural farmers are the main members of NAFED.

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. The term ‘Initial Public Offering ‘refers to

(a) the process of offering shares of a private corporation to the public in a new stock issuance. 

(b) a process of offering shares by the public to the government.

(c) a Public distribution System for the welfare of the downtrodden by the government.

(d) None of the above.

 

Ques-Ans

1-(d)

2-(c)

3-(c)

4-(b)

5-(a)

Mains Ques:

  1. What are the challenges being faced by India to enable modern and sustainable energy without sacrificing economic growth and social development, in order to meet the aspirations of its burgeoning population.

 

 

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