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Q1. Which among the following had recommended the creation of a Lokpal at the centre? A) First Administrative Reforms Commission B) Second administrative Reforms Commission C) Constitution Review Commission D) All of the above
D) All of the above Lokpal is an ombudsman to protect the common man from corruption in public service and power centres. The idea of creating an anti corruption ombudsman, in the form of a Lokpal was first conceptualized in 1968 in the fourth Lok Sabha. Both the first and second administrative Reforms Commissions, and the Constitution Review Commission headed by M. N. Venkatachaliah recommended appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas (at State level)
Q2. No community has been specified as Scheduled Tribe in relation to which of the following States/Union Territories? 1. Haryana 2. Punjab 3. Delhi 4. Puducherry 5. Daman and Diu Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only B) 2, 3 and 4 only C) 1, 3, 4 and 5 only D) All of the above
A) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only No community has been specified as Scheduled Tribe in relation to the States of Haryana and Punjab and Union Territories of Chandigarh, Delhi and Puducherry.
Q3. Consider the following statements about the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018: 1. It punishes the bribe-taker and not the bribe-giver. 2. According to the Act, the trial in cases pertaining to the exchange of bribe and corruption should be completed within two years. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
B) 2 only Bribe-givers have also been included in the legislation for the first time and they can be punished with imprisonment for up to seven years, a fine or both. According to the Act, the trial in cases pertaining to the exchange of bribe and corruption should be completed within two years. Further, even after reasoned delays, the trial cannot exceed four years.
Q4. Consider the following statements: I. Tax to GDP ratio in India is about 16%, including State taxes, whereas in many developed countries it is about 35%-40%. 2. It is imperative that India's tax-GDP ratio also climbs substantially so that our public social investments can rise to the levels that are required. 3. It is the higher rates of taxes which would enhance the Tax-GDP ratio, rather than the expansion of tax base. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above
A) 1 and 2 only Tax to GDP ratio in India is about 16%, including State taxes, whereas in many developed countries it is about 35%-40%. It is imperative that India's tax-GDP ratio also climbs substantially so that our public social investments can rise to the levels that are required. It is the expansion of tax base which would enhance the Tax-GDP ratio, rather than higher rates of taxes.
A) 1 and 2 only No-confidence motion needs the support of 50 members to be admitted. If no-confidence motion is passed in the Lok Sabha, the council of ministers must resign from office. Article 75 (c) of the Constitution says that the council of ministers shall be collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha.
Q7. Consider the following statements: 1. Real rate of interest is better indicator of returns on savings than nominal rate of interest. 2. Real rate of interest is estimated after removing the effect of the expected rate of inflation. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2
Q8. Which of the following countries are the members of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) on Afgan Peace? 1. Pakistarn 2. India 4. Russia Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 3 only B) 2 and 4 only C) 1 and 4 only D) 2 and 3 only
Answer- A) 1 and 3 only The Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) on Afgan Peace comprises Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, and the United States. It was set up in January 2016 to find a political solution to the Afghan conflict.
Q9. Which among the following correctly defines the term 'phytoremediation'? A) The use of any plant to mitigate pollution in air, soil or water. B) The use of sunlight to produce solar energy to counter the harmful effects of burning of fossil fuels. C) The development of new varieties of plants which are resistant to diseases using natural selection. D) None of these
Answer- A) An indoor plant's ability to remove the harmful compounds from the air is an example of phytoremediation, which is the use of any plant indoors or out -to mitigate pollution in air, soil or water.