Q1. Consider the following statements with respect to the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Yojana:

  1.  It is aimed at providing old age protection and social security to the unorganised workers only.
  2. The amount of contributions made by the subscriber and the governments would vary according to the age of the subscriber.

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 Gross Domestic Product (GDP), consider the following statements:

  1. The calculation of GDP is done by adding values of total exports and total imports of a country.
  2. Real GDPallows comparisons of economic output from one year to the next and other comparisons over periods of time.

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. ‘GOCO’ model, often seen in the news, is associated withwhich of the following committees?

(a) Shekatkar committee 

(b) Indra Sawhney committee

(c) Malimath committee

(d) B.N Shrikrishna committee

 

Q4. ‘NATGRID’ has been set up by the government of India for which one of the following purposes?

(a) As a national digital library for making education accessible to all.

(b)To track any terror suspect and prevent terrorist attacks with real time data.

(c) To store extra energy produced.

(d) None of the above.

 

Q5. 'Karanj', 'Vela', 'Vagir' and 'Vagsheer', often seen in the news, are the names of

(a) Indigenously made anti-tank guided missiles.

(b) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

(c) Scorpene-class submarine

(d) Types of soils             

 

Ques  Ans

1-(c)

2-(b)

3-(a)

4-(b)

5-(c)

Mains Ques:

  1. Australia and India share converging interests and similar values. They also share similar types of climatic challenges that are being faced by both the countries. In light of the statement, discuss the potential of India and Australia partnership.