HINDU MCQs

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  • It is under Directorate General of Health Services
  • Approval of new drugs and controlling the quality of imported drugs fall in its responsibility

Select the correct answer using code given below

 

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer-c Which of the following statements are correct about Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation?

  1. It is under Directorate General of Health Services
  2. Approval of new drugs and controlling the quality of imported drugs fall in its responsibility

Select the correct answer using code given below

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

GS 4 – Corporate governance Draw out the ethical issues involved in investment advice available to institutional investors vis a vis small investors. What are the potential impact of the information deficit of such a scenario? Q2.Consider the following statements about Agni-5

  1. It is a nuclear capable intercontinental ballistic missile
  2. Both Pakistan and China also carry similar technology-equipped missile

Which of the above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer-A India successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5, which has a strike range of 5,000 km, from Dr Abdul Kalam island off the Odisha coast recently. Hence statement 1 is correct Agni- 5 is the intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile. It is the latest in India’s “Agni” family of medium to intercontinental range missiles. India has already joined an elite club of nations that possess the ICBM launch capability when the maiden test-firing of Agni-V was successfully conducted in April, 2012. Only– China, France, Russia, the United States and Britain, have so far possessed such long-range missiles. Israel and North korea are also said to be possessing. These weapons. Hence statement 2 is incorrect.India successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5, which has a strike range of 5,000 km, from Dr Abdul Kalam island off the Odisha coast recently. Hence statement 1 is correct Agni- 5 is the intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile. It is the latest in India’s “Agni” family of medium to intercontinental range missiles. India has already joined an elite club of nations that possess the ICBM launch capability when the maiden test-firing of Agni-V was successfully conducted in April, 2012. Only– China, France, Russia, the United States and Britain, have so far possessed such long-range missiles. Israel and North korea are also said to be possessing. These weapons. Hence statement 2 is incorrect. Q3.Consider the following statements about Voyager 2

  1. It is heralded by NASA
  2. It is roaming outside the solar system currently
  3. It has visited Uranus and Neptune

Which of the statements above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. All of them

Answer-D NASA’s Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space, leaving behind the solar system. Hence statement 1 and 2 correct. Voyager 2 is the only probe ever to study Neptune and Uranus during planetary flybys. Hence statement 3 is correct.GS 3 – Space Explain the potential applications of studying the interstellar space. Q4.Which state is the first to have 4 international airports in India?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Karnataka
  3. Kerala
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Answer-C With the inauguration of the Kannur airport, Kerala has now become the first state in India to have four international airports, with Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode, Kannur. GS 3 – Infrastructure – Airports Examine why there is not only a need for capacity augmentation of airports, but also more regional coverage through more coverage. Q5.In economic parlance, ‘side pocket’ relates to

  1. Classifying debt
  2. Infrastructure creation for more value to a defined product
  3. Employment generation
  4. Budget

Answer-A In economic parlance, ‘side pocket’ relates to Classifying debt Infrastructure creation for more value to a defined product Employment generation Budget Prelims specific Q6.Which of the following statements is/are correct about Central Bureau of Investigation?

  1. The Director of CBI has been provided security of three-year tenure in office.
  2. CBI investigates offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, in which, the superintendence vests with the Central Vigilance Commission.
  3. Select the correct answer using code given below
  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2 both
  4. None of these

Answer-B The Director of CBI has been provided security of two-year tenure in office by the CVC Act, 2003 CVC Act, 2003: the superintendence of Delhi Special Police Establishment vests with the Central Government except investigations of offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, in which, are supervised by the Central Vigilance Commission. GS 2 – Statutory bodies As Supreme Court once coined the term “caged parrot” to describe CBI, not much has changed since then. Discuss the issues with the control of the political executive of the agency. Q7.Which of the following statements are correct about minerals?

  1. They have definite chemical composition
  2. They can be both organic and inorganic substances
  3.  Hydrocarbon minerals are composed entirely of carbon and hydrogen.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. All of them

Answer-D A mineral is a naturally occurring organic and inorganic substance, having an orderly atomic structure and a definite chemical composition and physical properties. Hence statements 1 and 2 are correct. A mineral is composed of two or more elements. But, sometimes single element minerals like sulphur, copper, silver, gold, graphite etc. are found. Though the number of elements making up the lithosphere are limited they are combined in many different ways to make up many varieties of minerals. Hydrocarbons are the organic compounds containing carbon and hydrogen only, e.g., alkane, alkene and alkynes.Hence statement 3 is correct The basic source of all minerals is the hot magma in the interior of the earth. When magma cools, crystals of minerals appear and a systematic series of minerals are formed in sequence to solidify so as to form rocks GS 1 – Physical geography of India Prelims oriented Q8.Consider the following statements about Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

  1. It has been instituted by the Government of India
  2. It has been awarded to Centre for Science and Environment in 2018

Which of the statements given above are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer-B Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development is accorded annually by the by Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust to individuals or organisations in recognition of creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order, ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom. Hence statement 1 is incorrect. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi (India)-based independent research and advocacy think tank, has been named the recipient of this prestigious for the year 2018. Hence statement 2 is correct GS 3 – Environmental conservation Environment and development are complementary, not contradictory. Critically assess. Q9.Which of the following statements are correct about National Payments Corporation of India?

  1. It operates retail payments and settlement systems in India.
  2. It is raised under Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007

Select the correct answer using code given below:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer-c National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is an umbrella organisation for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India. The Company is focused on bringing innovations in the retail payment systems through the use of technology. Hence statement 1 is correct. It is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) under the provisions of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007, for creating a robust Payment & Settlement Infrastructure in India. Hence statement 2 is correct. It seeks to provide infrastructure to the entire Banking system in India for physical as well as electronic payment and settlement systems. GS 2 – Government policies As the retail sector in India is grossly huge, innovative digital payment systems are required. Besides the role of National Payment Cooperation of India, explore the role of fin-tech startups.

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