IAS Prelims 2016 Corner #4

So let us have some questions from the terms that keep appearing in the newspapers to find out if we did out little extra effort on them. Who knows what’s in store for the IAS Prelims 2016. Here we go!

#1.  Consider the following statements:

1. Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is released every quarter.

2. Index of  Eight Core Industries (ICI) is released every month.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#2. Consider the following statements:

1. Central Sector Schemes are fully funded by the Central government.

2. Centrally Sponsored Schemes are implements by the respective State      governments.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#3. Which of the following grouping of countries operates without any permanent Secretariat?

(a) ASEAN

(b) G-20

(c) APEC

(d) BIMSTEC

#4. Consider the following statements:

1. The Advocate-General of a State is appointed by the State’s Governor.

2. The Advocate-General of a State cannot be removed by the State’s Governor.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#5. Consider the following statements:

1. Creation or abolition of a Legislative Council in a State does not involve an amendment of the Constitution.

2. Parliament has no role to play in the creation or abolition of a State’s Legislative Assembly.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

#6. Consider the following pairs:

                     Body                                     Headed by

1. National Security Council           :   Defence Minister

2. Cabinet Committee on Security :   Prime  Minister

3. Board of Approval for SEZs        :   Commerce Minister

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

(a) 2 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c)  3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

#7. Consider the following statements:

1. Geographical Indications Registry has been set up at New Delhi.

2. All aspects of GI are administered by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer key:

#1. (b)

#2. (c)

#3. (b)

#4. (a)

#5. (a)

#6. (a)

#7. (b)

Explanations shall follow in comment section.

 

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