Major Program and Policies With Reference To India – Part 10

Q. The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016aims at granting voting rights to people who became citizens of India following the exchange of enclaves between India and Bangladesh In this context, the bill seeks to amend which among the following?

1. Citizenship Act, 1955

2. Delimitation Act, 2002

3. Representation of the People Act, 1950

4. Representation of the People Act, 1951

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 3 and 4 only

Answer: B

Q. With reference to Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), consider the following statements

1. It is an observatory for detection of Gravitational waves.

2. It is a collaboration between NASA and European Space Agency (EAS).

3. It is placed in space because Earth’s gravity may hamper the test results.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following information can be obtained through Doppler radars?

1. Number of water droplets found in a cloud.

2. Distance of clods of clouds. From land

3. Composition of clouds.

4. Size of water droplets in the cloud

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4

(d1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: D

Q. Consider the following statements about Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers:

1. They are community health workers instituted by Ministry of Women and Child 2.Development it is mandatory that ASHA workers must be qualified up 10 standard

3. They are authorized to perform minor operations in case of emergency

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 2 only

(d) None

Answer: D

Q. With reference to Gina Coefficient, consider the following statements:

1. It uses J-curve to determine income inequality within a country

2. If income inequality increases in a county, its gain coefficient will decrease

3. Increase in GDP will lead to reduction in value of GINI Coefficient

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) None

Answer: D

Q. Which of the following rights are recognized under the Scheduled Trades and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006?

1. Right to hold and live in the forest land for habitation or for self-cultivation for livelihood

2. Right of ownership, access to collect, use and dispose of minor forest produce.

3. Right to protect, regenerate or conserve or manage any community forest resource

4. Right to convert forest villages into revenue villages.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: D

Q. With reference to Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme, consider the following statements:

1. It has been launched as sub-scheme under Pradhanmantri Jan Dhan Yojana

2. The account under the scheme can be opened in both commercial nanks and post offices.

3. It does not allow for withdrawal from the account before the girl child has reached 18 years of age.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) None

Answer: B