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About Me . Name- Sunil Kumar Singh JRF, Pursuing research Faced UPSC interview in 2015, and 2016 Taught History for 3 years at University level .Follow me at: https://unacademy.com/user/kumarsunilvns99
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MCQ-1 Q. Which of the following is/are NOT True about Delimitation 1. It is a statutory body established for delimiting 2. Article 82 of the Constitution has provision that the Commission constituencies on the basis of population. Parliament by law enacts a Delimitation Act after every census. Select the correct answer using the code given below (b) 2 only (a) 1 only (c) Both 1 & 2 (d) None of the above
The Home Ministry has proposed an increase in the number of seats in the Sikkim Assembly from 32 to 40. A petition was moved in the Supreme Court that Limboo and Tamangs (notified as STs in Sikkim) were not adequately represented in the Assembly. As per constitutional provisions, the total number of seats for STs should be in proportion to the population As per Delimitation act, 2002 and consequent 84th and 87th constitutional amendment acts total number of existing seats allocated to various States in the House of the People and legislative assemblies in all states on basis of 1971 census shall remain fixed till the first census after the year 2026. Special constitutional provisions to Sikkim under article 371(f) have allowed government to make the proposed changes without constituting a fresh delimitation commission as the Article 170 of the Constitution (related to composition of assemblies and some provisions of delimitation for them) does not apply to Sikkim .
MCQ-2 Q. Consider the following statements regarding Global 1. According to it, half the world's wealth is owned by 2. Personal wealth in India is dominated by property Wealth Report 2017 1% world richest. and other real assets. Which of the above statement is/are correct (a) 1 only (c) Both 1 & 2 (b) 2 only (d) None of the above
Recently, Credit Suisse Research Institute released its Global Wealth Report 2017 Total global wealth rose at a rate of 6.4%, the fastest pace since 2012 and reached $280 trillion in 2017. According to it, half the world's wealth is owned by 1% world richest. . . It reflects widespread gains in equity markets and rise in non-financial assets globally. According to it, the geographical coverage of wealth growth in the first . benefitted alil evels of society wdespread than ever before.ihis India's total household wealth stood at $5 trillion and is home to 2,45,000 millionaires. India is 8th largest wealth gain country Since 2000, wealth in India has grown 9.2% per annum, faster than the global average of 6%. .
MCQ-3 Q. Consider the following statements regarding Moscow 1. The Declaration is a step towards the efforts to 2. It aims to eliminate additional deaths from HIV co- Declaration - achieve SDG Goal to end epidemic of TB infection by 2020. Which of the above statement is/are correct (a) 1 only (c) Both 1 & 2 (b) 2 only (d) None of the above
. Recently, WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Tuberculosis in the .During the Conference, Moscow Declaration was adopted by .The Declaration is a step towards the efforts to achieve SDG Goal 3.3.2 to .It aims to eliminate additional deaths from HIV co-infection by 2020 and .TB is world's leading cause of death from infectious disease. According to Sustainable Development Era: A Multi-sectoral Response was held in Moscow. representatives from various countries (including India) end epidemic of TB incidence per 1000 population. establishing a coordinated effort towards action against TB and non- communicable diseases findings, in 2016, about 1.7 million people died which had profound economic and social consequences.
MCQ-4 Q. Recently government has approved creation of National Testing Agency . Consider the following statements regarding it 1. It would be testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions 2. It will conduct entrance tests entrusted to it by any department 3. NTA was recommended in the national education policy 1986. (b)1 & 2 only a. NTra was recommended in the national education policy 1986. Which of the above statement is/are correct (a) 1 only (c) 2 & 3 only (d) All of the above
Recent reports highlighted that the Indian seed market reached a value of more than US$ 3 Billion in 2016, with growth rate of around 17% during 2009-2016. the seed sector is governed by The Seeds Act, 1966 .The Seeds Control Order, 1983 "New Policy on Seed Development 1988 . The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act, 2001 National Seed Plan 2005: Calls for a synergetic approach between agricultural educational institutions, Seed Companies and state government.