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CA Revision Module - Test 31 (March 2024)

1. Consider the following statements with respect to Elections in Rajya Sabha

Statement-I: The provisions of the Tenth Schedule, with respect to voting against the instruction of the party, will not be applicable for a Rajya Sabha election. 

Statement-II: The elections to Rajya Sabha are not treated as a proceeding within the Legislative Assembly. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a. b. c. d.

2. Consider the following pairs with respect to WTO’s Subsidies.

         WTO Subsidies                Limits

  1. Green box          –          Subjected to reduction commitments
  2. Blue box             –          Trade distortive subsidies
  3. Amber box          –          No limits

How many of the pair(s) given above is/are correctly matched?

a. b. c. d.

3. Consider the following countries.

  1. Argentina
  2. Brazil
  3. India
  4. Ukraine
  5. Pakistan

How many of the above countries are member of Cairns Group?

a. b. c. d.

4. Match the following with reference to the three stages of India’s Nuclear Program.

Stages

Types of nuclear reactor

By-Product

1. Stage-I

a. Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs

p. Plutonium-239

2. Stage-II

b. Fast Breeder Reactor q. Energy,Uranium-233 and Plutonium-239

3. Stage-III

c. Advanced Heavy Water Reactors (AHWR) r. Energy and Uranium- 233

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a. b. c. d.

5. Consider the following statements with respect to Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR)

  1. India’s first indigenous Fast Breeder Reactor was recently commenced core loading at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, Tamil Nadu.
  2. PFBR has been fully designed and constructed indigenously by BHAVINI.
  3. Once commissioned, India will only be the second country after USA to have commercial operating Fast Breeder Reactor.

How many of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

6. How cruise missiles are different from ballistic missiles?

  1. Ballistic missiles are powered throughout its flight whereas cruise missiles are powered only in the first phase of flight.
  2. Cruise missiles travel at low altitudes whereas ballistic missiles travelled at high altitudes.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

7. Consider the following statements with respect to Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

  1. It aims to limit the spread of ballistic missiles and other unmanned delivery systems that could be used for chemical, biological and nuclear attacks.
  2. It was established by the G-7 industrialized countries.
  3. India is a part of the regime since 2016.

How many of the statements given above are correct?

a. b. c. d.

8. Shanan Hydropower Project, sometimes seen in the news recently, is located at Uhl River. Uhl River is a tributary of?

a. b. c. d.

9. Consider the following statements with respect to Self Help Groups (SHGs)

  1. SHGs are self-managed and have well-defined rules and by-laws.
  2. SHGs can be formal or informal.
  3.  Most SHGs are women’s groups with membership ranging between 10 and 20.

How many of the statements given above are correct?

a. b. c. d.

10. Consider the following statements with respect to the Cervical Cancer.

  1. Almost all cervical cancer cases are caused due to high-risk Human papillomavirus (HPV).
  2. The 90-70-90 targets are a set of goals set by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2020 to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

11. Which of the following regulates the State’s borrowing in India?

  1. Article 293
  2. 7th Schedule
  3. Finance Commission
  4. Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a. b. c. d.

12. Consider the following statements with respect to Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 2024

  1. It overhauled the Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 1983 to improve and contemporize the entire process of certification of films for public exhibition.
  2. The UA category is classified into UA+, UA13+ and UA16+, aiding parents in content suitability decisions for children.
  3. According to the rules, two-third of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Board shall be women.

How many of the statements given above are incorrect?

a. b. c. d.

13. Consider the following statements with respect to Atmospheric Research Testbed

  1. It aims to study the vital cloud processes associated with the Indian monsoon, particularly focusing on the Monsoon Core Zone (MCZ) in central India.
  2. It is a component under AWaRe (Access, Watch, Reserve) program of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
  3. It is being funded by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES).

How many of the statements given above are correct?

a. b. c. d.

14. DIANA, sometimes seen in the news recently, is an initiative of?

a. b. c. d.

15. Consider the following pairs.

           Portal                                       Launched by

  1. SheRNI Portal          –          University Grants Commission (UGC)
  2. PM-SURAJ Portal   –          Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Which of the pair(s) given above is/are correctly matched?

a. b. c. d.

16. Consider the following statements with respect to Status of Leopards in India Report

  1. It is the outcome of the 5th cycle of leopard population estimation carried out by the National Tiger Conservation Authority and Wildlife Institute of India.
  2. According to the report, the number of leopards declined rapidly when compared to 2018 levels.
  3. Madhya Pradesh is having the largest leopard population followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka.

How many of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

17. Dogleg manoeuvre, sometimes seen in the news recently, is associated with?

a. b. c. d.

18. Consider the following pairs.

           GI Products                                                Origin

  1. Risa Textile                                      -           Tripura
  2. Ambaji White Marble                       -           Gujarat         
  3. Ratlam Riyawan Lahsun                 -           Madhya Pradesh     
  4. Narasapur crochet lace products    -            Andhra Pradesh

How many of the pair(s) given above is/are correctly matched?

a. b. c. d.

19. Women, Business and the Law Report 2024 was published recently by?

a. b. c. d.

20. Consider the following statements with respect to Asiatic Lions

  1. The Asiatic lion is a subspecies of lion, slightly smaller than African lions.
  2. At present, Gir National Park, Gujarat is the only abode of the Asiatic lion.
  3. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has recently re-categorized the Asiatic lion’s conservation status as vulnerable from endangered.

How many of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.
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