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1. Match the following. Who of the following chairman’s of finance commission of India is correctly matched?
i. 14th Finance Commission Yaga Venugopal Reddy
ii. 4th Finance Commission K.C Neogy
iii. 1st Finance Commission P.V. Rajamannarr
iv. 12th Finance Commission C. Rangarajan
a) Only i
b) The i and iv are rightly matched
c) The i and ii are rightly matched
d) The ii and i are rightly matched
Answer. (b) The i and iv are rightly matched
2. Which of the following statements mentioned below are true in relation to the Pilot Project of Crime and Criminal Tracking Systems launched in the month of January 2013?
i. The project was launched by the Union Home Minister of India, Sushil Kumar Shinde
ii. It aims at creating a comprehensive and integrated system for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of policing through adopting the principle of e-Governance.
iii. Success of the project would help in creation of a nation-wide environment for sharing the crime and criminal information on real-time basis and would connect 14000 police stations across the country
iv. Success of the project would make the Police functioning citizen friendly and more transparent by automating the functioning of Police Stations.
a) All the four statements are true
b) Statements ii, iii and iv are true
c) Statements ii and iv are true
d) None of the above mentioned statements are true
Answer. (a) All the four statements are true
3. The Ministry of Home Affairs on 2 January 2013 ordered foreign tourists not to indulge in the journalistic activities on a particular type of visas available with them. Name the type of visa on which the order was issued?
a) Journalist Visa
b) Tourists Visa
c) Employment Visa
d) Conference Visa
Answer. (b) Tourists Visa
4. India celebrated its 100th Indian Science Congress in the month of January 2013. Match the following options as per the city and the number of Science Congress.
i. 100th Indian Science Congress a. Bhubaneshwar
ii. 99th Indian Science Congress b. Kolkata
iii. 98th Indian Science Congress c. Kolkata
iv. 1st Indian Science Congress d. Chennai
a) Option i matches to option d, ii matches to c, iii matches to a and iv matches with d
b) Option i matches to option b, ii matches to a, iii matches to d and iv matches with c
c) Option i matches to option a, ii matches to b, iii matches to c and iv matches with d
d) Option i matches to option a, ii matches to c, iii matches to d and iv matches with b
Answer. (b) Option i matches to option b, ii matches to a, iii matches to d and iv matches with c
5. Which of the following statements mentioned below is true?
i. The first successful and healthy intestinal transplant surgery in India was given to a software engineer on 24 November 2012 at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon
ii. Union Science and Technology Minister S. Jaipal Reddy on 4 January 2013 declared that the Centre’s allocation for the science and technology and earth sciences ministry had been doubled for the 12th Plan period.
iii. Ministry of Home Affairs on 2 January 2013 ordered foreign tourists not to indulge in the journalistic activities on their Research Visa
iv. The Finance commission is set up after every five years and Article 280 of the Constitution provides for setting up of a finance commission to recommend how net earnings of taxes are to be divided between the Union and states and subsequently among the states.
a) Statement i, ii, and iii are true
b) All the statements are true
c) Statement i, ii, and iv are true
d) Statement ii, iii and iv are true
Answer. (c) Statement i, ii, and iv are true