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11-04-2020

1

Consider the following statements about the Asian Development Bank:

1. It admits the members of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and non-regional developed countries

2. China holds the largest proportion of shares in ADB.

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2

Consider the following statements about the MGNREGA scheme:

1. It aims to enhance livelihood security in both rural and urban areas by providing at least 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every household.

2. It traces back its source from Article 41 of the constitution.

Which of the above-mentioned statements are correct?

3

In the context of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), consider the following statements:

1. It works to ensure the stabilization of oil markets and the regular supply of petroleum to consumers.

2. Qatar and Ecuador are members of this organization.

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4

In the context of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, consider the following statements:

1. The civilians had assembled for a peaceful protest against the Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act, 1919.

2. Hunter Commission was formed to enquire about this incident.

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5

In the context of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), consider the following statements:

1. NBFC primarily includes any institution whose principal business is that of agriculture activity, industrial activity or
providing any services of immovable property.

2. NBFCs do not form part of the payment and settlement system and cannot issue cheques drawn on itself.

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6

Consider the following statements about theInternational Court of Justice (ICJ):

1. This principal judicial organ of the United Nations is referred to as World Court.

2. India is not a party to ICJ.

3. Being a criminal court it has jurisdiction to try individuals accused of war crimes.

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7

Consider the following statements about the Todas tribes:

1. This ethnic group lives in the Nilgiri Mountains of Tamil Nadu.

2. They are identified as Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs).

Which of the above-mentioned statements are correct?

8

In context ofNational Tiger ConservationAuthority (NTCA), consider the following statements:

1. This statutory organization was constituted under the Biological Diversity Act.

2. It is responsible to conducts a tiger census across India every 4 years.

3. It is chaired by the Prime Minister.

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9

In context of“Khangchendzonga National Park”, consider the following statements:

1. Only wet temperate vegetations are found in this region.

2. It is the first "Mixed Heritage" site of India inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

3. It is part of the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme.

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10

The“Kalapani region”, sometimes seen in news is a disputed territory between