Q.1 In the world of technology there was a term “Cyber vandalism”. How it is different from Cyber warfare ? 1) Cyber vandalism is an act of editing the data in electronic form on a computer system in a malicious Manner 2) Cyber vandalism would be an infringement on personal rights, freedom and liberties of an individual or organization 3) Cyber Warfare is politically motivated act of espionage and sabotage on the computer systems and networks Codes: A) 1 & 3 B) 2 & 3 C) 1 & 2 D) 1,2,3 Ans. D Q.2 Recently President has given assent to National Judicial Appointment Commission, which among the following statements are correct ? 1) The bill has granted Constitutional status to the NJAC 2) This bill lays down the procedure for appointment of Judges of the supreme Court 3) It has scrapped the collegium system of appointing judges to higher judiciary 4) NJAC will appoint & transfer judges of Supreme court & High court Codes: A) 1,2,3,4 B) 2,3,4 C) 1,2,3 D) 1,3,4 Ans. C President Assent paves the way for the setting up of NJAC, which will appoint and transfer judges to the Supreme Courts and the 24 High Courts. Q.3 In context with the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana with an aim of eradicating financial untouchability of poor, consider the following statements: 1) It had a target of opening 7.5 crore bank accounts by 2015 2) It is mandatory to open atleast each bank account in every family in the name of female member Codes: A) Only 1 B) Only 2 C) Both are correct D) Both are incorrect Ans. A Q.4 Which among the following are correct regarding Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG Scheme ? 1) This scheme gives cash subsidy on cooking gas directly to consumers 2) Consumers can receive cash through Aadhaar number only Codes: A) Only 1 B) Only 2 C) Both are correct D) Both are incorrect Ans. A Q.5 In context with the Global Arms Trade Treaty, which among the following statements are correct ? 1) It is the legally-binding multilateral agreement 2) Many developing countries including India have ratified ATT 3) It sets global standards for cross-border transfers of conventional weapon Codes: A) 1 & 3 B) 2 & 3 C) 1 & 2 D) 1,2,3 Ans. A The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is a multilateral treaty that regulates the international trade in conventional weapons. It entered into force on 24 December 2014. 61 states have ratified the treaty, and a further 69 states have signed but not ratified it. Q.6 Which among the following statements regarding NASA’s Kepler 2 (K2) mission are correct ? 1) By using k2 size’s measurements it can calculate density of a planet 2) It looks for planets that transit or cross in front of their host stars Codes: A) Only 1 B) Only 2 C) Both are correct D) Both are incorrect Ans. C Q.7 Consider the statements relating to Agni IV missile : 1) It is surface-to-surface missile which is integrated with Ring Laser Gyro based Inertial Navigation System (RINS) 2) It has a strike range of 2000 km Codes: A) Only 1 B) Only 2 C) Both are correct D) Both are incorrect Ans. A It has a strike range of 4000 km Q.8 In recent times, Spirulina, an alga is being popularized because it is a rich source of : A) Carbohydrate B) Folic acid C) Iron D) Protein Ans. D