Q1. The Global Gender Gap report is published by

(a) World Economic Forum

(b) World Bank

(c) United Nations Development Programme

(d) International Monetary Fund

 

Q2. Consider the following statements: 

  1. At present, only land-attack version of Brahmos missile is available with Indian Army. 
  2. ‘Pinaka’ is an indigenous multi-barrel rocket launch (MBRL) system, which has been developed by the DRDO.

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. Consider the following statements regarding the Central Information Commission of India: 

  1. The members are appointed by a three member committee headed by the Prime minister.
  2. The Information Commissioner shall hold office for a term of five years and shall not be eligible for reappointment.

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. Recently, two BrahMos surface to surface missiles were fired by Indian Air Force at Trak Island, which is located in

(a) West Bengal

 (b) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Odisha

(d) Andaman and Nicobar islands

 

Q5. Which of the following is/are the objectives of the “National Broadband Mission”? 

  1. It is aimed at providing broadband access in all villages in the country by 2022.
  2. It would be solely funded by the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF).

 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

 

Answers

1-(a)

2-(b)

3-(c)

4-(d)

5-(a)

Mains Ques:

  1. What are the challenges to the concept of ‘Secularism’ in India? Explain how it is often diluted in the name of bringing equality into the society.

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