Question Hour--prelims--21st March Shots--from Newspapers & Press Reports

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Question Hour--prelims--21st March Shots--from Newspapers & Press Reports

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  • 1. 
    1. Lee Kuan Yew who died recently was the First Prime minister of Philippines.2. In order to facilitate 'Ease of Doing Business', the Government has launched a single window Private-to-G (G2B) Govt. portal for 11 central government services and private companies for better link ups. 3. Indian citizens living abroad will now be able to file consular grievances online as the Government launched an e-portal to address such complaints promptly and named it as 'AMAN'. Which of the following statements are false?
    • A. 

      1 and 3

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      1 only

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    1.  Selective mining for elimination of bands 2. Scrapping/cleaning of coal benches3. Shale picking, if any, at mine face, stocks, sidings and from the wagons. 4. Crushing arrangement for supply of sized coalWhich of the following steps are taken by the Govt. to improve quality of coal in India?
    • A. 

      2, 3 and 4

    • B. 

      1, 3 and 4

    • C. 

      1, 2 and 4

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    1. The Prime Minister of India as the Chairperson 2. Governing Council comprising only the Chief Ministers of all the States  3. Regional Councils will be formed to address specific issues and contingencies impacting more than one state or a region.  4. The Regional Councils will be convened by the Chairperson of NITI Aayog and will comprise of the Chief Ministers of States and Lt. Governors of Union Territories in the regionWhich of the following statements regarding The NITI Aayog are true?
    • A. 

      1, 3, 4

    • B. 

      1,2, 4

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    1. Governments new scheme called GIAN means Global Initiative of Advertisements & News Networks2. It seeks to invite distinguished Journalists and Media experts including Indian Diaspora from premier institutions across the world, including USA to teach in Indian UniversitiesWhich of the following statements are true?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both 1 & 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 & 2

  • 5. 
    1. The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has taken the initiative to conduct the 1st Indian Open Paralympics Games 2015 in New Delhi 2. The Ministry of Skill Development has decided to constitute a separate “Sector Skill Council” for Persons with Disabilities to scale up the initiative with Quality Standards3. The Govt. launched the National Action Plan for Skill Training of Persons with Disabilities Which of the following statements are false?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    1. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) has launched Cash on Delivery (CoD) service on a pilot basis2. The objective of the scheme of Ashram Schools is to launch it in the Urban Areas for the children of the slumsWhich of the following statements are true?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both 1 & 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 & 2