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Question-1

Consider the following statements with reference to GST Council.

  1. The decisions of the GST Council are made by two-third majority of the votes cast.
  2. It is a statutory body which is the key decision-making body that will take all important decisions regarding the GST.

Which of the above are true?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Question-2

Consider the following statements with respect to Union Territories in India

  1. There are only two Union Territories in India which have a legislature.
  2. Jammu and Kashmir is governed by Article 239AA which is same as that of NCT of Delhi.

Which of the above are true?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Question-3

The Leader of Opposition of Lok Sabha sits on the selection committees for which of the following institutions?

  1. Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  2. Central Vigilance Commission
  3. Central Information Commission
  4. Director of Central Bureau of Investigation
  5. NITI Aayog

Which of the above are true?

1,2 and 3 only
2,3 and 4 only
2,3,4 and 5 only
1,2,3 and 4 only

Question-4

Consider the following statements about World Meteorological Organization(WMO)

  1. It is a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to meteorology (weather), climatology (climate), operational hydrology (water) and other related geophysical sciences such as oceanography and atmospheric chemistry.
  2. It was formed in 1950 and its headquarters are at New York

Which of the above are true?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Question-5

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)?
1. It decides the RBI’s benchmark interest rates.
2. It is a 12-member body including the Governor of RBI and is reconstituted every year.
3. It functions under the chairmanship of Union Finance Minister

(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 3 only
(d) 2 and 3 only

Question-6

Consider the following statements with reference to Special Protection Group(SPG)

  1. The SPG was raised with the intention to provide proximate security coverto the Prime Minister, former Prime Ministers and their immediate family members.
  2. It was created after the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Which of the above are true?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2