The Hindu Daily and PIB Questions – 15th July , 2021

1. Consider the following statements about ASEAN ?
1. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established in 1967 in Bangkok.
2. Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar and Laos.
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

2. Which among the following is correct about Urban Cooperative Banks ?
1. The Reserve Bank regulates and supervises the banking functions of UCBs under the
provisions of Banking regulation Act, 1949(AACS).
2. Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) are
registered as cooperative societies under the provisions of, either the State Cooperative Societies Act of the State concerned or the Multi State Cooperative Societies Act, 2002.
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

3. Consider the following statements about The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) ?
1.It was established by Government of India by a executive resolution in 1985.
2. To increase the  Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) it offers high-quality teaching through the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode.
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

4. Consider the following statements about Bharat Ratna ?
1. The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India Instituted in 1947.
2. The recommendations for the Bharat Ratna are made by the parliament to the President .
Answer the correct choice
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

5. Which among the following is correct about Dowry prohibition act 1961 ?
1. In Dowry Prohibition Act, dowry includes property, goods, or money given by either party to the marriage.
2. The act so includes prohibiting dowry from  anyone else in connection with the marriage.
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of the above

6. The base year for The wholesale price index (WPI) is ?
A. 2017-18
B. 2011- 12
C. 2013 – 14
D. 2010-11

7. The top Two sugarcane producing states in India is ?
A. Uttarpradesh and Maharashtra
B. Uttarpradesh and Tamilnadu
C. Tamilnadu and Uttarpradesh
D. Tamilnadu and Maharashtra

8. Fair and remunerative price belong to which among the following sector ?
A. Rice and wheat
B. Cereals
C. Sugarcane
D. All plantation crops

9. Which among the following is a discretionary power of Governor ?
A. To appoint ministers of State legislature
B. Ordinance making power
C. To Reserve a bill of state legislature for the consideration of President
D. None of the above

10. Anglo-Indian reserved seats in the Parliament and State Legislatures of India were abolished by ?
A. 103rd constitutional amendment
B. 104th Constitutional amendment
C. 102nd constitutional amendment
D. 101st constitutional amendment

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