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Session 6 : Mock Test 2 for UPSC Prelims 2018 and 2019
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Sumant Kumar
B.Tech NIT Allahabad. Have written UPSC Mains 2 times with Physics. Channel "Sumant Kumar" on Youtube for Current Affairs Analysis.

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  1. Sumant Kumar Follow VERIFIED An NIT Allahabad Graduate. Computer Sci&Engg. Have written UPSC Mains 2 times with Physics. Follow me for TheHindu News/Edit+ CA Analysis 40,774 Views in last 30 days N 109,422 Lifetime Views UpVote, Rate, Review. Share 8 Courses 3.9k Followers Following PDFs, Notes, Materials? Facebook ID: AdSumant Telegram Ch: AdSumant By Sumant Kumar By Sumant Kumar (Hindi) Mock Test 1 for UPSC Prelims 2018/2019 (Hindi) April 2018: The Hindu Daily News & Editorial Analysis... unacademy:com/user AdSumant 147 ratings 38 reviews 72 tatings 21 reviews


  2. Initiatives to secure "Digital India" from cyber threats: 1) the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team or CERT-In, India's national nodal agency responsible for dealing with cyber security incidents, established in 2004 2) National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre (NCIIPC) 1) established in 2014 2) to augment the protection of critical information infrastructure in India 3) National Cyber Security Coordinator- established in 2015. 4) Plans to establish a National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC) are already in place 1) it will facilitate cyber-crime prevention, investigation and training for law enforcement agencies.


  3. Consider the following statements with reference to Indian National Movement: 1. First Muslim president of Indian National Congress annual sessions was Syed Badruddin Tyabji. 2. Sucheta Kriplani was the lady representative from India in the Second Round Table Conference. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? a)1 only b)2 only c)Both 1 and 2 d)Neither 1 nor 2


  4. Consider the following statements with reference to Indian National Movement: Badruddin Tyabii (1844-1906) was an Indian lawver who served as the third President of the Indian National Congress. Incidentally, he was also the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress 1. First Muslim president of Indian National Congress annual sessions was Syed Badruddin Tyabji. 2. Sucheta Kriplani was the lady representative from India in the Second Round Table Conference 11st Indian Barrister in Bombay, became the 2nd Indian Chief Justice and was the founding member of Bombay presidency association Rahimtulla M. Sayani became the second Muslim President in 1896 INC Session- Calcutta 2nd Round Conference was held on 1931. Which of the statement(s) given aboveOGandhi represented Indian National Congress is/are correct? Sarojini Naidu represented Indian women. uwomen: Sarojini Naidu, Begum Jahanara a)1 only b)2 only c)Both 1 and 2 d)Neither 1 nor 2 Shahnawaz, Radhabai Subbarayan Indian National Congress: Mahatma Gandhi, A Rangaswami lyengar, Madan Mohan Malaviya Answer: A


  5. Consider the following statements with reference to strategic disinvestment: 1)The minimum shares to disinvest will be 51% 2)Only retail sale of shares will be done. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a)1 only b)2 only c)Both 1 and 2 d)Neither 1 nor 2


  6. Consider the following statements with reference to Meaning of strategic disinvestment: strategic disinvestment: Answer: (A) JStrategic disinvestment implies the sale of a 1)The minimum shares tosubstantial portion of government stake in a disinvest will be 51%. CPSE with transfer of management control Strategic disinvestments have in the past been controversial and often become entangled in legal tussles. 2)Only retail sale of shares will be done Which of the statements given above is/are correct?The minimum share to be disinvested will be 5:1 a)1 only b)2 only c)Both 1 and 2 d)Neither 1 nor 2 percent. Wholesale sale of shares will be done to a strategic partner having international class experience and expertise in the sector.


  7. Which of the following statements regarding strategic disinvestment is/are correct? 1)lt refers to dilution of shareholding of a loss making Central Public Sector unit only. 2)It involves transfer of management control from government to private sector 3)lt is overlooked by DIPAM. Select the correct answer using the codes given above. (a) 1 only (b) 1 and 2 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3


  8. Which of the following statements regarding strategic disinvestment is/are correct? strategic disinvestment OThe disinvestment commission has defined strategic sale: "Strategic disinvestment would imply the sale of substantial portion of the Government shareholding of a central public sector enterprise (CPSE) of upto 50%. or such higher percentage as the competent authority may determine, along with transfer of management control The idea for strategic sale comes from the government's policy for a comprehensive approach for efficient management of Government investment in CPSEs The DPAM (earlier Dept. Of Divestment) works under Finance Ministry and deals with all the matters relating to management of central government investments in equity including disinvestment of equity in central public sector undertakings 1)lt refers to dilution of shareholding of a loss making Central Public Sector unit only. 2)It involves transfer of management control from government to private sector 3)lt is overlooked by DIPAM Select the correct answer using the codes given above. (a) 1 only (b) 1 and 2 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3 Ans C


  9. Department of Investment and public Asset Management (DIPAM) 1)DIPAM is the nodal agency of MoF mandated to advise the Union Government in the matters of financial restructuring of PSUs and also for attracting investment through capital markets. 2)It will also deal with all matters relating to sale of Union Government's equity in PSUs through private placement or offer for sale or any other mode in the erstwhile Central PSUs. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2


  10. Department of Investment and public Asset Management (DIPAM) Revised mechanism for strategic disinvestment 1.Setting up an Alternative Mechanism (AM): * It will decide on the matters relating to 1)DIPAM is the nodal agency of MoF mandated to advise the Union Government in the matters of financial restructuring of PSUs and also for attracting investment through capital markets terms and conditions of the sale from the stage of inviting of Express of Interests (Eols) till inviting of financial bid. It will consist of the Finance Minister, . 2)It will also deal with all matters relating to Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Minister of Administrative Department. sale of Union Government's equity in PSUs through private placement or offer for sale or any other mode in the erstwhile Central PSUs 2.Empowering the Core Group of Secretaries (CGD): It will enable CGD to take policy Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans C decisions with regard to procedural issues and consider deviations as necessary from time to time for effective implementation of decisions of CCEA


  11. Consider the following with reference to India Africa Knowledge Mission: 1)lt is a joint programme of Ministry of Skill Development and World Bank 2)It identifies challenges in skill development in formal sector. 3)It studies the role of federal and state governments in successful delivery of skill training. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? a)1 and 2 only b)1 and 3 only c)2 and 3 only d)1, 2 and 3


  12. Choose the correct statements regarding Geographical Indication: a)The status to the products marks its authenticity and to use the popular product name. b)These could be naturally grown crops like Assanm Chilies or manufactured products like Jaipur Pottery. c)Both A and B d)Neither Ans C


  13. Choose the incorrect statements 1) Darjeeling tea was the first product to accorded with GI tag in India. 2) Nilambur Teak of Kerala is awarded GI tag 3) Gobindobhog rice has been granted GI tag 4)Darjeeling Tea, Blue Pottery of Jaipur, Mahabaleshwar Strawberry, Banarasi Sarees and Tirupati Laddus are some of examples for products having GIs Select the correct answer using code given below. (a) 1 and 3 only (b) 2 and 4 only (c) 1, 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 Ans D


  14. Which of the following schemes or programs facilitate Make in India scheme? eNAM creates unified agricultural market by integrating major agricultural markets which leads to availability of agricultural products at attractive prices. This in turn boosts investments in food processing industry which is a focus industry in Make in India. 1)E-NAM 2)GST reforms 3)Skill India Mission DGST brings simplified and unified tax regime helps 4)Digital India Mission Select the correct answer using the codes given below (a) 1 and 3 only (b) 2 and 4 only (c) 1, 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 Answer:(D) ease of doing business. This brings more investment in manufacturing sector. Skill India enables India utilize high demographic dividend by creating skilled labour. o This further helps in investment in manufacturing sector. Digital India Mission enables ease of doing business and create huge demand for advanced technologies o Manufacturing in electronic products also will get a boost.


  15. Consider following statements with reference to Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana PMKVY: 1)It is under aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2)lts primary focus is on graduates. 3)Sector Skill Councils (SSC) act as implementing agencies. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? a)1 and 2 only b)2 and 3 only c)1 only d)3 only


  16. Impact is significantly low in India because: OCybercriminals typically seek return on investment (ROI) from their crimes. Hence, it makes more sense to seek ransom from people in developed countries who have more money. Measures be protected from Ransomware:- Dregularly back up data to a different location, Duse a good anti-ransomware tool, Da fully updated modern operating system, Densure that all the installed software, especially security software & browser are updated to the latest version, Dexercise caution while clicking on any web link or opening email attachments.