June 23, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. Gender Social Norms Index (GSNI), 2023 is released by UNESCO.
2. The ship ‘Anjadip’ has been named Anjadip to signify the strategic maritime importance accorded to the island of Anjadip, located off Karwar, Karnataka.
3. The satisfaction of the President to issue an ordinance is final and cannot be challenged in court.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 2 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1. According to the Gender Social Norms Index (GSNI) 2023, On average, the share of heads of state or government who are women has remained around 10 % worldwide since 1995, and women hold just over a quarter of parliament seats globally.
2. The ship named ‘Sanshodhak’, meaning ‘Researcher’, signifies the primary role of the ship as a Survey Vessel.
3. An ordinance issued by the President must be passed by the Parliament within six weeks from the issuing date.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 2 & 3 only
  • (C) 1 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1 According to the Gender Social Norms Index (GSNI) 2023, 50 % of people believe it is justified for a man to beat his wife.
2. Survey Vessel Large (SVL) ships will replace the existing Sandhayak Class survey ships, with new generation hydrographic equipment, to collect oceanographic data.
3. Article 123 states that the Governor of the state may issue ordinances when the state legislative assembly (or either of the two Houses in states with bicameral legislatures) is not in session.
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 & 2 only
  • (B) 1 & 3 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements regarding the Poshan Tracker App:
1. The Poshan Tracker App provides a comprehensive view of activities at Anganwadi Centers, service deliveries by Anganwadi Workers, and beneficiary management for pregnant women, lactating mothers, and children under 14 years old.
2. The Poshan Tracker App was launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD).
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements regarding the FAME scheme:
1. The government has reduced the subsidy provided under FAME-II scheme applicable on electric two-wheelers registered on or after April 1, 2023.
2. The Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles (FAME) scheme was launched in 2015.
Which of the following statements is/ are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav’:
1. The "Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav" campaign has been launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
2. The campaign builds on existing schemes for girls such as Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP), National Education Policy (NEP), Scheme For Adolescent Girls (SAG), etc.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana’:
1. ‘Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana’ is a Centrally Sponsored Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme launched in 2020.
2. Under this scheme monetary benefit of Rs. 15,000 is given to the expecting mothers from the time of the initial stage of pregnancy to till the time the child is born.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Who has been awarded the “Governor of the Year” at the Central Banking Awards 2023 in London?
  • (A) Urjit Patel
  • (B) Raghuram Rajan
  • (C) Shaktikanta Das
  • (D) Manmohan Singh
The book 'Rebels Against the Raj: Western Fighters for India’s Freedom', has won the £5,000 Elizabeth Longford Prize 2023 for Historical Biography. The Book is authored by ___________.
  • (A) Amit Agarwal
  • (B) Ramachandra Guha
  • (C) Vijay Singla
  • (D) Shashi Tharoor
Who has been awarded the 2023 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labour
  • (A) Lalitha Natarajan
  • (B) Narayan Murthi
  • (C) Chandershekhran
  • (D) Cyrus Mistry
Indian long jumper Murali Sreeshankar secured third place in Paris Diamond League 2023. The event was organized in which country?
  • (A) India
  • (B) Germany
  • (C) USA
  • (D) France
What was the theme of United Nations World Day Against Child Labour 2023 that was observed across the world on 12th June 2023?
  • (A) Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams
  • (B) COVID-19 – Protect children from child labour now
  • (C) Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour
  • (D) Social Justice for All. End Child Labour!
As per the Report released on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, about _________ of the elderly women in Himachal Pradesh have been victims of physical violence.
  • (A) 56%
  • (B) 66%
  • (C) 76%
  • (D) 86%

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