Major Program and Policies with Reference to India – Part 8

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Q. Which among the following government schemes related to minorities are associated with skill development?

1. Jiyo Paris

2. Seeko aur Kamao

3. Hamari Dharohar


Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 2,3 and 4 only

(d) 1,2, 3 and 4

Answer: B

Q. Consider the following towns of India:

1. Chettnaad

2. Pedana

3. Kanchipuram

Which of the above is/are famous for the production of traditional sarees/fabric?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. With reference to Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark III, consider the following statements:

1. The launch vehicle will be used to place satellites in both geo-stationary as well as low earth orbits.

2. The cryogenic stage of the launch vehicle uses both liquid hydrogen as well as liquid oxygen as fuel

3. The cryogenic engine for the launch vehicle has been designed by ISRO in collaboration with European Space Agency

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) None

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following statements best explains the process of e-beam lithography?

(a) It is the process of scanning a focused beam of electrons to draw custom shapes on a surface

(b) It is the process of understanding the interiors of the earth using electrons.

(c) It is a method to study the neutrinos in underground tunnels.

(d) None of the above

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following parameters are consider in Gross National Happiness Index?

1. Cultural promotion

2. Good governance

3. Living standard

4. Ecological diversity

5. Freedom to make life choices

Select the correct answer using code given below

(a) 1,2, 3 and 4 only

(b) 2,3 4 and 5 only

(c) 1,2, 3 and 5 only

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

Answer: A

Q. Consider the following pairs:

Year Trifle of HDR

1.2015: Work for Human Development

2.2014: The Rise of the South: Human progress in a Diverse World

3.2013: Sustaing Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerability and Gilding Resilience

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3 only

Answer: A

Q. Which among the following skill development schemes provides monetary reward for Successful completion of approved training programs?

(a) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushal Yojana

(b) Pradhan Mantra Kaushal Vikas Yojana

(c) Nai Manila

(d) Support to Training &Employment Program (STEP)

Answer: B

Q. Which of the following statements best describes “BGR-34” recentyly seen in news?

(a) It is a new pulse variety critical to bring about second Green Revolution

(b) It is a new propulsion system developed by ISRO

(c) It is an indigenously developed drug to control diabetes mellitus.

(d) It is a new vaccine to treat Ebola

Answer: C

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