TUESDAY JANUARY 16, 2018 DAY 10

India is a member to which of the following groups/agreements?

1. Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)
2. Wassenaar Arrangements
3. The Australia Group

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) 1 and 2 only

Answer (d)

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Nitty-Gritty of Wassenaar Arrangement

MONDAY JANUARY 15, 2018 DAY 9

Lalji Singh who passed away recently, he also known as __________

a) Father of DNA fingerprinting

b) Father of Computer Virus

c) Father of ATM Machine

d) Father of Laptop

>Answer (a)

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SUNDAY JANUARY 14, 2018 DAY 8

Consider the following statements with reference to the Payment Banks

  1. They can issue Debit cards but cannot issue Credit Cards
  2. They are exempted from the CRR and SLR requirements
  3. The main objective of establishing the payment banks is to further Financial Inclusion
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    a) 1 and 2 only
    b) 2 and 3 only
    c) 1 and 3 only
    d) All of the above

>Answer C

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SATURDAY JANUARY 13, 2018 DAY 7

>Consider the following statement regarding National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) under the Goods and Service Tax (GST).
1. The NAA comprises of a Standing Committee, Screening Committees in every State and the Directorate General of Safeguards in the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC).
2. The chairman and the four members of the authority have to be less than 65 years of age.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Solution  (a) 1 only

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FRIDAY JANUARY 12, 2018 DAY 6

>>Which of the following pair(s) is/are correctly matched? (Recently in news)

  1.  Bor Wildlife Sanctuary: Madhya Pradesh
  2.  Narsinghgarh Wildlife Sanctuary: Maharashtra
  3. Gahirmatha Sanctuary: Odisha
  4. Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary: Rajasthan

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  • 1 and 2 only
  • 1 and 3 only
  • 1, 2 and 3 only
  • 3 and 4 only

>> Solution 

Bor Wildlife Sanctuary: Maharashtra

Narsinghgarh Wildlife Sanctuary: Madhya Pradesh

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THURSDAY JANUARY 11, 2018 DAY 5

>>Which of the following is the correct objective of the ‘Commit Program’ launched by the Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension?
a) To set a minimum pension to all Government officers working in State Government.
b) To improve public service delivery through capacity building of officials who interact with citizens on day to day basis.
c) To make Government offices more accessible for People with Disabilities.
d) All of the above

Explanation
>>Solution (b)


The objective of COMMIT programme is to improve the public service delivery mechanism and provide citizen centric administration through capacity building of officials who interact with the citizens on day-to-day basis.
The COMMIT programme is in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Initially on pilot basis the programme will be launched in 6 States of Assam, Haryana, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and West Bengal during the current financial year 2017-18. Next year it is expected to cover all India level.

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 10, 2018 DAY 4

>Which of the following statements are correct about the i3 plan of Government of India?

  1. The plan will be implemented with collaboration with World Bank.
  2. It aims at making India a hub for design and development of pharmaceutical products and solutions.
    Select the code from following:
    a) 1 only
    b) 2 only
    c) Both 1 and 2
    d) Neither 1 nor 2

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TUESDAY JANUARY 9, 2018 DAY 3

>>Ashok Dalwai committee, recently seen in
news, was constituted for which of the
following?

(a) Regulation on Medical Colleges
(b) Rising Non-Performing Assets (NPAs)
of Public Sector banks
(c) Doubling farmers incomes
(d) Hate Speech

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MONDAY JANUARY 8, 2018 DAY 2

> Consider the following statements about PEACE (Promoting Energy Access through Clean Energy) initiative.

  1. It is a joint initiative of India and USA.
  2. It focuses on sharing best practices and institutional and other approaches.
  3. “PEACE setter fund” will be established under the initiative.

Which of the above given statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3 Only
  2. 1 and 2 Only
  3. 1 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3 only

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SUNDAY JANUARY 7, 2018 DAY 1

> The U.N. has described Sabar Shouchagar (Toilets for All) as a unique model for improved sanitation because

  1. The model achieved the first defecation free district in India.
  2. The model involved the community and faith based organization on board.
  3. The model relied completely on private support and donations.

Choose the correct option from below

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1,2 and 3

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