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Sunday test 20-12-2015

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Q1) consider the following statements regarding the office of governor and identify the incorrect              statements.

1)      Governor of a state shall act only on the advice of council of ministers.

2)      Council of ministers at the state shall be collectively responsible for state legislature.

3)      42nd AA of the constitution is made advice of the COM binding on the president of India.


A)     1,2 B) 2,3 C) 1,3 D) 1,2,3,

Q2) consider the following differences between president of India and Governor of a state. Identify the correct statement

A)     President of India enjoys the greater discretion powers compared to the governor of a state

B)     Governor of a state can decide by himself regarding a matter that falls in his discretion or not and president has no such a power

C)     Authority that can impeach the president is parliament of India and Removal of the state governor by the state legislature.

D)     Governor of a state and President of India can prorogue, Extend or dissolve the lower house at their discretion

Q3) consider the following statements in the context of HDR-2015

1)      Guaranteeing rights and benefits of workers is at the heart of strengthening the positive link between work and human development.

2)      Profit sharing with labour and giving employees in enterprises may help cut income inequality.

A) 1 only B) 2Only C) Both 1and 2 D) Neither 1 Nor 2

Q4) Identify the incorrect statement in the context of development in India

A)     India has a greatest Improvement in Percapita income.

B)     Gender Inequalities are increasing in India

C)     As per HDR 2015 - MGNREGA has failed to provide for Livelihood improvements on rural front.

D)     Global nutrition report says that India has improved in its nutrition outcomes

Q5) consider the following statements regarding HDI in south Asia.

1)      Pakistan is better placed than India in HDI

2)      Maldives has the highest score on HDI in south Asia.

A) 1 only B) 2Only C) Both 1and 2 D) Neither 1 Nor 2

Q6) Identify the reasons for growing land fragmentation in rural India

1)      Increasing size of Nuclear families

2)      Inheritance laws in India

3)      Decreasing yield on agriculture


A)     1,2 B) 2,3 C) 1,3 D) 1,2,3


Q7) Identify the correct statements regarding land fragmentation patterns in India

1)      The problem of small and fragmented holdings is more serious in densely populated and intensively cultivated states like Kerala, West Bengal, Bihar and eastern part of Uttar Pradesh.

2)      States having high percentage of net sown area like Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh have holding size above the national average.

A)     1 only B) 2Only C) Both 1and 2 D) Neither 1 Nor 2

Q8) CBI is under the administrative control of the following

A)     Ministry of Home affairs

B)     DOPT – Department of personnel and Training

C)     Law and Justice ministry

D)     CVC

Q9) Which of the following ministries or departments or commissions are involved with Human resource allocations to CBI?

1)      Ministry of Home affairs

2)      DOPT – Department of personnel and Training

3)      Law and Justice ministry

4)      CVC


A)     1,2,3 B) 2,3,4 C) 1,3,4  D) 1,2,3,4

Q10) Identify the correct statements regarding the appointment of the director and officers of CBI

1)      CBI director is appointed by committee consisting of Prime minister, Leader of opposition or single largest party in LS and CJI or any Judge of Supreme court appointed for the purpose.

2)      Officers of CBI are from IPS and are deputed by the Ministry of Home affairs.

Q11) which of the following can be an impact of increase in interest rates by USA fed on Indian Economy.

1)      It can lead to increase in Interest rates in India

2)      It can depreciate Indian rupee

3)      It can decrease the capital flows to India

A)     1,2 B) 2,3 C) 1,3 D) 1,2,3,

Q12) which of the following countries have the observer status in SCO.

1)      India

2)      Pakistan

3)      Iran

4)      Afghanistan

A)     1,2,3 B) 2,3,4 C) 1,3,4  D) 1,2,3,4





Questions for Mains

1)      Energy is necessary for India and not at the cost of our safety. In this context, identify the challenges in taking forward our energy security by relying on nuclear energy.

2)      Critically analyze the role of CBI as an Anti-Corruption agency from the perspective of its autonomy.

3)      Evaluate the India Japan relationship in the context of growing China in Asia. Do you think India shall be promote a democratic alliance in Asia?

4)      Identify the challenges of land fragmentation in India and suggest the remedies.

5)      Work can be an effective solution for Development. Discuss in the light of HDR-2015.





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