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17 October 2018 | Prelims Daily with Previous Year Questions

Q.1) With reference to the reporting of sexual offences under Section 19 of the POCSO Act, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. The POCSO Act does not provide for any period of limitation for reporting the child sexual offences.
  2. Any victim, at any age, can complain the sexual abuse faced by him/her as a child.
  3. The POCSO Act, 2012 defines a child as any person below the age of 16 years.

Select the correct codes from the following options:

a) All are correct

b) Only 1

c) 1 and 2

d) 1 and 3

Inspired by: [pib] A Victim of Child Sexual Abuse can file a complaint at any time irrespective of his/her present age

[pib] A Victim of Child Sexual Abuse can file a complaint at any time irrespective of his/her present age

 

Q.2) ‘Ask Disha’ (Digital Interaction to Seek Help Anytime) is a:

a) Digital SHE-box

b) Online counselling against suicide

c) Chat bot for IRCTC Services

d) Portal for Whistle blowers

Inspired by: IRCTC launches ‘Ask Disha’ AI chat bot

IRCTC launches ‘Ask Disha’ AI chat bot

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements about #Self4Society App:

  1. It is an online platform aimed to create better synergies among so many CSR and other initiatives.
  2. It is developed by MyGov.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?

a) Only 1

b) Only 2

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Inspired by: Govt. to launch app to rope in volunteers

Govt. to launch app to rope in volunteers

 

Q.4) With reference to the Unified Payments Interface (UPI), which of the given statements is/are not correct?

a) It is an instant real-time payment system developed by RBI facilitating inter-bank transactions.

b) The interface is regulated by the Reserve Bank of India itself.

c) A user can send money to bank account mapped using Aadhaar number.

d) Multiple bank accounts can be handled using UPI

Inspired by: UPI to facilitate interoperability among prepaid payment instruments

UPI to facilitate interoperability among prepaid payment instruments

 

Q.5) Which of the following multilateral body/organisation is associated with the publication of Global Innovation Index?

a) World Intellectual Property Organization

b) World Economic Forum

c) World Bank

d) International Investment Bank (IIB)

Inspired by: [op-ed snap] India’s abysmal human capital development

[op-ed snap] India’s abysmal human capital development

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