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

  1. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) mainly dealt with trade in goods, but the World Trade Organization (WTO) also covers trade in services and intellectual property.
  2. The Ministerial Conference is the highest decision-making body of the WTO and usually meets every two years.

 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. A term ‘FAST’, also known as ‘sky eye’, recently seen in news is

(a) The world’s largest single dish radio telescope 

(b) An exoplanet

(c) A micro satellite launched to the moon

(d) A nuclear powered aircraft

 

Q3. With reference to the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI), consider the following statements:

  1. CDRI was launched on the sidelines of Rio Earth Summit, 1992.
  2. CDRI would only focus on developing resilience in economic infrastructure with special attention to transportation, telecommunications, energy 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

 

Q4. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Earth BioGenome Project aims to sequencethe genomes of all of Earth’s prokaryotic biodiversity.
  2. It would help to discover the 80 to 90 percent of species that are currently hidden from science.

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. Consider the following statements:

  1. Open market operations are the sale and purchase of government securities and treasury bills by RBI or the central bank of the country.
  2. When the RBI wants to decrease the money supply in the economy, it purchases the government securities from the market.
    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

 

Ques  Ans

1-(c)

2-(a)

3-(d)

4-(b)

5-(a)

Mains Ques:

Q.Critically analyse, “Right to Freedom of Religion as enshrined in the Indian Constitution makes India a ‘Secular’ state”.