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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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bro/sir plz bring former type of mock test, this is also good but i don't know why im feeling previous one is brilliant 1.tq i hope u will understand. (note:i don't know how to talk in hindi but i can understand hindi except the numbers)
  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. Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ORCEP is a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) or 1)RCEP is a proposed free trade comprehensive regional economic integration agreement between the 10-ASEAN countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, agreement (FTA) or comprehensive regional economic integration agreementThailand, Vietnam) and its six FTA partners (Australia, New between the 10-ASEAN countries Zealand, India, China, Japan and Korea) and its six FTA partners Olts negotiations were formally launched at 2012 ASEAN Summit in Cambodia. Till 2017, 16 RCEP member states accounted for population of 3.4 billion people with total GDP (in terms of PPP) of $49.5 trillion, approximately 38% of the world's GDP (combined GDPs of China and India makes up more than half that amount) and 29% of world trade. RCEP is viewed as an alternative to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed trade agreement that includes several Asian and American nations but excludes China and India 2)lts negotiations were formally launched at 2012 ASEAN Summit in Cambodia 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 Answer: C


  3. Consider the following statements with reference to Tejas fighter aircraft 1)lt is lightweight single-seat multi-role jet fighter. 2)lt is equipped with satellite-aided Inertial Navigation System. 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 Tejas fighter aircraft with reference to Tejas fighter aircraft It is lightweight single-seat multi- 1)lt is lightweight single-seat multrole jet fighter. role jet fighter. Olt was developed and manufactured 2)It is equipped with satellite-aidedunder Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) programme, which began in the 1980s to replace India's ageing MiG 21 fighters Inertial Navigation System 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 Answer: C Olt is equipped with satellite-aided Inertial Navigation System Olt has digital computer-based attack system and autopilot mode.


  5. The Indian EXPRESS Wednesday, July 04, 2018 Home India World Cities Opinion Sports FIFA 2018 Entertainment Lifestyle Technology Viral Photos Videos Audio ePaper Home India India to provide tariff concessions on 3,142 items to APTA members India to provide tariff concessions on 3,142 items to APTA members With the implementation of this decision, the coverage of preferences of total tariff lines for each member would come of 10,677 products, up from 4,270 items at the conclusion of the third round.


  6. Which of the following is/are member countries of APTA 1.Bangladesh 2.China 3.India 4.US 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


  7. Which of the following is/are member countries of APTA 1.Bangladesh 2.China 3.India 4.US 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 Answer: C The six member countries of APTA are Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Korea and Sri Lanka.


  8. Consider the following statements with reference to Tejas fighter aircraft 1)LCA Tejas is India's first indigenous fighter to be inducted into IAF 2)It can fire Air to Air missiles, carry bombs and precision guided ammunition. 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


  9. Tejas fighter aircraft Consider the following statements with reference to Tejas fighter aircraft LCA Tejas is not India's first indigenous fighter to be inducted into IAF In April 1967, IAF had formed the first operational squadron with the indigenous HF-24 Marut fighter. It can fire Air to Air missiles carry bombs and precision guided ammunition 1)LCA Tejas is India's first indigenous fighter to be inducted into IAF. 2)lt can fire Air to Air missiles, carry bombs and precision guided ammunition. 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 Answer: B


  10. Consider the following statements with reference to Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA): 1)APTA is an initiative under United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) 2)lt is preferential trade agreement. 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


  11. Consider the following statements with reference to Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA): Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) APTA is an initiative under United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) for trade expansion 1)APTA is an initiative under United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNthrough exchange of tariff ESCAP) ns among developing concessio country members of Asia Pacific Region. It is preferential trade agreement (PTA), under which basket of items as well as extent of tariff concessions are enlarged during trade negotiating rounds which are launched from time to time. 2)lt is preferential trade agreement. hich 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 Answer: C


  12. Consider the following statements with reference to Tejas fighter aircraft 1)lt has limited reach of a little over 400-km. 2)It will be mainly used for close air-to-ground operations. 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


  13. ider the following stat Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA): 1)APTA was signed in 1975 and was formerly known as Bangkok agreement. 2)UNESCAP's Trade and Investment Division in Bangkok, Thailand serves its secretariat. 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


  14. Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) Consider the following statements with reference to Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA): 1)lt is the first plurilateral and oldest preferential trade 2)The six member countries of APTA are Bangladesh, China, 3)APTA aims to promote economic development through lt is the first plurilateral and oldest preferential trade agreement among developing countries in Asia-Pacific. The six member countries of APTA are Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Korea and Sri Lanka. agreement among developing countries in Asia-Pacific. India, Laos, Korea and Sri Lanka. adoption of mutually beneficial trade liberalization measures that will contribute to intra-regional trade expansion and provides for economic integration through coverage of merchandise goods, services, investment and trade facilitation OAPTA aims to promote economic Select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes: (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 1 and 3 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3 Answer: D development through adoption of mutually beneficial trade liberalization measures that will contribute to intra-regional trade expansion and provides for economic integration througlh coverage of merchandise goods, services, investment and trade facilitation.


  15. Index of Eight Core industries register 3.6% growth in May 2018 Index of Eight Core Industries is released by a)Ministry of Commerce and Industry b)Ministry of Finance c) Niti Aayog d)None of the above According to Index of Eight Core Industries released by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the growth of eight core infrastructure industries has dropped to 10-month low of 3.6% in May 2018 due to decline in production of crude oil and natural gas,


  16. Which of the following statements is/are correct wrt Core industries: 1)These particular industry are backbone of all other industries. 2)In India, there are eight core sectors comprising of coal, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity. 3)The eight infrastructure sectors, constitute 40.27% of the total IIP. Select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes: (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 1 and 3 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3


  17. Which of the following statements is/are correct wrt Core industries: Core industries Core industries can be defined 1)These particular industry are backbone of all otheras main or key industries of the industries. econom most countries, these particular industry are backbone of all other industries. 2)In India, there are eight core sectors comprising of coal, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity. 3)The eight infrastructure sectors, constitute 40.27% Din India, there are eight core sectors comprising of coal crude oil, natural gas, petroleum refineryv products, fertilisers steel, cement and electricit The eight infrastructure sectors, constitute 40.27% of the total index of industrial production (IIP) of the total IIP, Select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes: (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 1 and 3 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3 Answer: D


  18. NATIONAL Tax department launches 'instant' PAN card service PRESS TRUST OF INDIA NEW DELHI, JULY 02, 2018 00:00 IST UPDATED: JULY 02, 2018 05:05 1ST The Income Tax Department has launched instant Aadhaar-based e-PAN allotment service for individuals seeking PAN (Permanent Account Number) service for the first time. OThis facility is free of cost and is available for a limited period on first-come, first-served basis for valid Aadhaar holders. It was introduced because of increasing number of people applying for PAN. Aadhaar number of a person This facility is only for resident individuals and not for Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), firms, trusts OThe e-PAN will be allotted on basis of one-time password (OTP) sent on mobile number linked to OIt will have the same name, date of birth, gender, mobile number and address as in Aadhaar. and companies," O Once e-PAN is allotted to applicant through his electronic Aadhaar-based verification system in few seconds, the applicant will be sent the PAN card by post


  19. Which of the following statements is/are correct wrt Permanent Account Number (PAN) 1)PAN is a ten-digit alphanumeric number. 2)It is issued by the Income Tax Department of India in form of a laminated tamper proof card 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


  20. Which of the following is/are purpose of Permanent Account Number (PAN) 1)To facilitates linking of various documents, including payment of taxes, assessment, tax demand, tax arrears etc 2)For widening of tax base and detecting and combating tax evasion. 3)To facilitate easy retrieval of information and facilitate matching of information relating to investment, raising of loans and other business activities of taxpayers collected through various sources, both internal as well as external Select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 1 and 3 only (c) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3


  21. Which of the following statements is/are correct wrt Permanent Account Number (PAN) 1)PAN is unique to individual or entity. 2)lt is valid across India. 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


  22. Permanent Account Number (PAN) Which of the following statements is/are correct wrt Permanent Account Number (PAN) 1)PAN is unique to individual or entity and 2)Once allotted to individual or entity, it is within or across states in India or other it is valid across India. 1)PAN is unique to individual or unaffected by change of name, address entity. factors. 2)lt is valid across India. Which of the statement(s) given 3)lt enables department to link all above is/are correct: (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 Answer: C transactions of person with IT Department.


  23. Which of the following statements is/are correct wrt Permanent Account Number (PAN) 1)Once allotted to individual or entity, it is unaffected by change of name, address within or across states in India or other factors. 2)lt enables department to link all transactions of person with IT Department. 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


  24. Which of the following statements is/are correct wrt Permanent Account Number (PAN) Permanent Account Number (PAN) 1)PAN is unique to individual or entity and it is valid across India 1)Once allotted to individual or entity, it is 2)Once allotted to individual or entity, it is unaffected by change of name, address within or across states in India or other factors. unaffected by change of name, addres:s within or across states in India or other factors. 2)lt enables department to link all 3)lt enables department to link all transactions of person with IT Department. transactions of person with IT Department. 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 Answer: C