Major Program and Policies With Reference To India – Part 2

Q. With reference to National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK), consider the following statements:

1. It is a statutory body under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

2. It monitors the implementation of “the Prohibition of Employments as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013

3. It bears the power of a civil court and investigates cases of specific grievances of Safai Karamcharis

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

Q. With reference to the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement West Antarctic Radiation Experiment (AWARE) project, consider the following statements:

1. The project aims to study the impact of climate change.

2. The project is helmed by the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research goa.

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

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following diseases are parts of Mission Indra Dhanush?

1. Diphtheria

2. Pertussis

3. Polio

4. Tuberculosis

5. Chicken Pox

6. Dengue

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 3 and 4 only

(c) 4, 5 and 6 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Answer: B

Q. With reference to ‘Digital Gender Atlas for Advancing Girl’s Education in India’ consider the following statements:

1. The atlas will provide trend analysis of Gender vulnerabilities based on educational indicators

2. It has been developed by Ministry of Women and Child development in collaboration with UNICEF

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

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following statements is/are correct in the context of the Intellectual Property Index?

1. India fares among the top five countries in matters of intellectual property protection

2. The index is published by the World Intellectual Property Organisation.

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

Answer: D

Q. “Beti Bacchae Beti Padhao Scheme” is an initiative of:

1. Ministry of Women and Child Development

2. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

3. Ministry of Human Resource Development

4. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(C) 1, 3 and 4 only

(d) 2 and 4 only

Answer: C