Quiz 552: Civil Services Examinations

1. Which among the following is an incorrect statement:
[A]The regulations relating to the issue of Indian Depository Receipts contained in Securities and Exchange Board of India.
[B]The Standard Chartered PLC became the first global company to file for an issue of Indian depository receipts in India
[C]The Indian Depository Receipts derive their value from the shares deposited with custodians.
[D]In case of Indian Depository Receipts, The Custodian is always a foreign entity

2. Who among the following rulers of Bengal had issued a coin named Zurbe Murshedabad?
[A]Mir Jafar
[B]Mira Qasim
[C]Murshid Quli Khan
[D]Shuja-ud-Din Muhammad Khan

3. Consider the following statements:
1. Inter-state Council was established under the provisions of Constitution of India
2. It is a recommendatory body
3. The Prime Minister of India is the chairman of the Inter-state Council
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Both 1 & 2
[C]Only 2
[D]1, 2 & 3

4. Consider the following:
1. Oxides of Sulphur
2. Oxides of Nitrogen
3. Particulate matter
Which among the above have been included in the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]All 1, 2 & 3

5. The drug “Rosiglitazone” which was recently banned from marketing in India is used in which among the following disease?
[A]Cardiovascular diseases
[D]Swine Flu

6. Consider the following statements:
1. The regulation and development of inter-state rivers and river valleys was to be entrusted to various River Boards via the River Boards Act 1956.
2. River Boards were designed to advise the central government on development opportunities, coordinate activities and resolve disputes.
3. The Government of India has constituted River Boards for most rivers in India
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A]1 & 2 are correct
[B]2 & 3 are correct
[C]1, 2 & 3 are correct
[D]None of them is correct

7. Consider the following Conventions of the United Nations:
1. UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
2. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
3. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
The United States has ratified which among the above conventions?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]None of them

8. Consider the following:
1. Region between the rivers Krishna and Tungabhadra
2. The Krishna Godavari Delta
3. Marathawada country
A conflict over which among the above are considered to be the reasons of struggle between Vijayanagar and Bahamani kingdoms?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 1 & 2
[C]Only 2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3

9. Consider the following statements:
1. The office of the Central Vigilance Commissioner in India has a Constitutional Status
2. CVC can be removed by the president of India only on recommendation by the Council of Ministers.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

10. Consider the following words related to Chola Life:
1. Idaivari
2. Alugalsarakku
3. Angadipattam
4. Uppa-yam
The above terms are closely association with which among the following?
[A]Urban Administration

11. What name has been given to India’s first Naval variant of Light Combat Aircraft?

12. Consider the following:
1. The prevalence of TB in India is more in households using electricity, liquid petroleum gas, natural gas, or biogas are more , in comparison to the households using straw, shrubs, or grass for cooking.
2. The gaseous/ liquid fuels allow more exposure to the toxins
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A]Only 1 is correct
[B]Only 2 is correct
[C]Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D]Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

13. Consider the following:
1. Free Legal Aid
2. Adequate means to livelihood
3. Free & Compulsory Education to Children under Age 14
4. Prohibition of slaughter of Cows and Calves
Which among the above were the part of the Original Constitution?
[A]1, 2 & 4 only
[B]2, 3 & 4 only
[C]1 & 2 only
[D]2 & 4 only

14. Who among the following determines the qualifications which shall be requisite for appointment as members of the Finance Commission in India?
[A]President of India
[B]Council of Ministers
[C]Parliament by an act
[D]Union Cabinet

15. Consider the following:
1. Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers
2. Consumer Price Index for Agricultural Laborers
3. Consumer Price Index for Rural Laborers
Which among the above were used in estimation of the poverty in states, in the Lakdawala Formula?
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]All of them


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