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Q1) Consider the following statements
A) Arvind Panagaria Committee was made to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget
Management (FRBM) Act.
B) Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act enacted in 2003 by the Indian
parliament aims at bringing financial discipline on government expenditure.
C) The committee on its part recommended that the government should target a fiscal
deficit that is 3 percent of the GDP by 2020 and bring it down to 2.5 percent by 2023.
Options:
1) All are correct
2) B & C are correct
3) A & C are correct
4) A& B are correct

Q2) Consider the following statements
A) The upper limit mandated by the supreme court for the reservation is 50%
B) Rajasthan has issued orders for granting 1% reservation to the Most Backward Classes, comprising Gujjars and four other nomadic communities
C) Under Article 360 of the Indian Constitution, it is obligatory for the government to promote the welfare of the OBCs.
D) To examine the issue of sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) G Rohini
committee was constituted.
options:
1) All are correct
2) A & C are correct
3) A, B and D are correct
4) B& C are correct

Q3)Consider the following statements :
A) EPS in place of chemical propulsion used in satellite managed to reduce fuel cargo to 25%.
B) Chandrayaan-2 will be launched by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II)
C) Cassini-Huygens mission

Q4) Which is true Regarding UPSC Chairman & Members:
A) They can hold officer for a term of 5 years or until they attain the age of 62years.
B) The parliament can remove the chairman or any other member of UPSC from the office.
C) They can be remove if they are adjudged insolvent.
D) The President can not remove the Chairman or a member of UPSC for misbehaviour.
Options
1) All are correct
2) Only C
3) Only A
4) A & C

Q5) Which of the following statements are true:
A) There is a treaty between India and Sri Lanka conferring jurisdiction on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to resolve issues related to alleged human rights violations committed by the Sri Lankan Navy against Indian fishermen on the high seas since 1983.
B) The conduct of foreign policy in the country was purely an executive function not amenable to the writ jurisdiction of the High Courts under Article 226 of the Constitution.
Options:
1) Both are true
2) Neither A nor B
3) Only A
4) Only B

Q6) Which of the following statement is/are true
A) Colistin is an antibiotic given to the birds to protect them against diseases or to make them gain weight faster so more can be grown each year at greater profit.
B) Drug resistance has been called one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development by the World Health Organisation.
C) A gene called New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase 1 (NDM-1) makes bugs resistant to carbapenem antibiotics
D) India’s consumption of antibiotics in chickens is predicted to rise fivefold by 2030
Options:
1) All are correct
2) A , B & D
3) B , C & D
4) A , C & D

Q7) Consider the following statements
A) The report, “EU Exit Analysis — Cross Whitehall Briefing was prepared by the Department for Exiting the European Union
B) If Britain opts to remain in the single market, growth over the next 15 years would be 2% lower than if it remained in the union.
C) The report estimates that a deal with China, India, Australia would add in a total of 0.1-0.4% to the British economy in the long term.
D) Calexit is a term used to refer to Catalonia’s secession from Spain
Options
1) A & C are correct
2) D is incorrect
3) A & B are correct
4) B & C are correct

Q8) Consider the following statements:
A) The Thar Link Express connects Khokhrapar in Pakistan and Munabao in Rajasthan
B) The link express has got an extension of five years from Islamabad.
C) The agreement to run the Thar Link Express was signed in 2006 and is one of the cheapest means of transport between the two rival countries Options
1) All are incorrect
2) All are correct
3) A & C are correct
4) A & B are correct

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